Misconduct allegations get FBI workers reassigned | Why so many workers tend to wander | CBS hires first chief people officer
October 12, 2018
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Misconduct allegations get FBI workers reassigned
Misconduct allegations get FBI workers reassigned
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The Justice Department's inspector general is reviewing allegations that FBI employees have been involved in prostitution and partying in Asia, sources say. The FBI has reassigned some employees to nonoperational positions, but details of the allegations have not been made public.
New York Post (10/11),  The Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model) (10/11) 
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Recruiting & Retention
Why so many workers tend to wander
It's all too common: New hires enter a job with excitement that quickly trails off and leaves them wondering whether they should leave. Leadership From the Core founder Marcel Schwantes examines some reasons for this discontent -- a feeling that profits matter more than people, dislike of immediate supervisors -- and concludes they all boil down to a perception of disrespect.
Inc. online (10/10) 
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Leadership & Development
Benefits & Compensation
How to compete with Amazon's pay increase
A wage increase from Amazon is putting pressure on small businesses, including ones that do not compete directly with the online retailer, Joyce Rosenberg writes. Instead of competing on pay alone, small businesses can offer flexible work schedules, transportation and other perks, such as training and mentoring.
Lexington Herald-Leader (Ky.)/The Associated Press (10/11) 
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The HR Leader
Tips for building a workplace employees love
Software and service company Kronos has achieved an enviable Glassdoor rating as a great place to work, a goal set by CEO Aron Ain. In fact, Ain has authored a book on the subject and recommends engaging prospective employees early and seeking candidate referrals from employees.
Forbes (10/10) 
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Workplace Chatter
Hawaii animal hospital discovers accidental calls were made by gecko
Hawaii animal hospital discovers accidental calls were made by gecko
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Many people last week received calls from monk seal hospital Ke Kai Ola in Honolulu but were met with only silence. Marine mammal veterinarian Claire Simeone was called 10 times, and when she went to find out why all of the calls were made from one line in the hospital, Simeone noticed a gecko had sat on the phone and was inadvertently calling numbers in the phone's call history with its feet.
The Associated Press (10/9) 
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People try to do all sorts of clever and difficult things to improve life instead of doing the simplest, easiest thing -- refusing to participate in activities that make life bad.
Leo Tolstoy,
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