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Blogging is interesting because sometimes you research and report, other times you give pure opinion.  Today is an opinion day, and it’s a fine line between doing that and becoming “preachy”.  The truth is that there have been times when I’ve been nearing job burnout during my career.  Face it, we all have those times.  It’s important to think about ways to head that off instead of waiting for things to get to that point.

April 26, 2016
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We live in an age of rage: road rage, work rage, online rage and relationship rage. About 9 percent of U.S. adults (22 million people) have incidents of impulsive fury, according to recent combined research from Harvard, Columbia and Duke universities.

But good news lies in the brain’s neuroplasticity, the ability to create new neural pathways that help us cope with current hurts and past wounds. 

March 7, 2016
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Coping with Cognitive Declines at Work

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September 3, 2015
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When an Employee Has a Seizure-What Next?

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July 31, 2015
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AOL's Outing of 'Distressed Babies' Raises Questions About Medical Privacy

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July 20, 2015

More Regulation to Prevent Sleep Deprivation on the Job May Be Brewing

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June 4, 2015

 

Updated daily, the HR News home page is your one-stop shop for the latest news and featured articles. This page compiles top staff-written and external news of general interest to HR, plus major stories in the HR Disciplines. 

 

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February 20, 2015

The Ebola virus has reared its ugly head inside the U.S. and is spreading at an unknown rate due to the nature of its incubation period. While guidance is available from the CDC and other health organizations, it is not entirely clear that we know everything about how the disease may be transmitted.

The “facts” and updates change hourly, so, by the time you see this post, these will have changed again.

October 18, 2014
 
Cancer costs employers in the U.S. about $19,000 annually per 100 employees in lost work time and medical treatments, according to new research findings by the nonprofit Integrated Benefits Institute (IBI).
 
Specifically, lost work time and underperformance at work (presenteeism) due to cancer costs employers $10,000 per 100 workers, while medical and pharmacy treatments cost about $9,100, IBI found.
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April 7, 2014

With the November 2013 release of An Employer’s Guide to Cancer Treatment and Prevention, the nonprofit National Business Group on Health (NBGH) and National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) culminated a three-year initiative to help emplo

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December 6, 2013
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The American Heart Association reports that more than 154 million U.S. adults are overweight or obese. And according to the Kaiser Family Foundation, about 39 percent of U.S. employees say they work in white-collar professions, which can mean spending a lot of time sitting at a desk.

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August 7, 2013