A Very Special Christmas Eve Story From the HR Capitalist.

The HR Capitalist

The year is 2002 and it''s Christmas Eve. Capitalist Note: This story is a Christmas Eve tradition at the HR Capitalist. Merry Christmas. It''s Christmas Eve. Time for anticipation. Time for reflection.

California Ranks as No. 2 “Judicial Hellhole”


The ruling inspired the Santa Clara County, Orange County and private-sector contingency-fee lawyers to sue narcotics makers in 2014, alleging the makers have caused an epidemic of addiction to painkillers with a “campaign of deception” designed to boost profits. In 2014, an award of $18 million in punitive damages to a single plaintiff and his wife was affirmed by the California Second District Court of Appeal. California was identified as the No.

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How Expensive Will #SHRM15 Hotels Be?

True Faith HR

With the news that hotel reservations are now being accepted for the 2015 SHRM Annual Conference, I bring you my 6th annual expose of SHRM hotel costs. I look at selected SHRM conference brochures (i.e., the ones that I still possessed) over the past 15 years to see what it would cost a person to book a single room on a per night average. Clearly, prices in 2001 will be different than in 2015, so I use an inflation calculator to adjust costs to today''s dollars.

Food Addiction

Revolutionary Wellness

In fact, from 1977 to 2002 consumption of calories through sweetened beverages doubled. 2002;44(3):175-80. Foods that are grown in a factory instead of being grown in the soil are extremely sugary, salty, and fatty.

Is breakfast really the most important meal of the day?

Revolutionary Wellness

2002; 46(1):24-30. The rumor on the street is true; breakfast really is the most important meal of the day but why? And where is the research?

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Take Control of Health Controlling Insulin

Revolutionary Wellness

2002;44(3):175-80. Here's another thing to consider when thinking of disease and weight gain - insulin resistance, which blocks the body’s ability to use energy.

Women Advancing The Workforce [nfographic]

Inpower Coaching

Women-owned businesses are growing significantly, with 20% more business in 2007 than there were in 2002. Although we’ve made great strides over the last hundred years in defining equality and in blurring the line between genders and their roles in society, there aren’t that many women in leadership positions. Well the trend is finally upon us and more and more women are entering into authoritative roles all over the world.

Sarbanes-Oxley Whistle-Blower Provision May Extend to Privately Held Companies


The Sarbanes–Oxley Act of 2002 , also known called Sarbanes–Oxley, “Sarbox” or “SOX” , is a United States Federal Law that enhanced standards for all U.S. The Supreme Court ruled earlier this month in Lawson v. FMR LLC that two former employees of privately held companies were entitled to the protection of the SOX whistle-blower provisions.

Insulin Resistance: A leading factor in weight gain, heart disease, stroke, & cancer.

Revolutionary Wellness

2002;44(3):175-80. Refined carbohydrates come from foods such as white bread, white pasta, white rice, and white potatoes, and from beverages through juices, sports drinks, vitamin water, and soda. All of these foods contribute to the development of insulin resistance, thereby making us sick and causing us to gain weight! Foods that cause a rapid spike in insulin not only make you feel poorly, they also cause your body to pack on pounds.

Support, Collaboration and Caring

Great Place to Work

Respect as a Key Component of a Great Workplace The Society of Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) recently-released 2015 Employee Job Satisfaction and Engagement Survey has some great nuggets of data to take away, including that in 2014, 86% of U.S. This is an improvement of five percentage points since 2013 and the greatest increase in the number of employees satisfied with their current job since SHRM began administering this survey in 2002.

Why smarter machines call for smarter HR

Bersin with Deloitte

Kahneman and collaborator Amos Tversky were awarded the 2002 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences—even though both were trained as psychologists. 2 “On Kahneman,” Edge.org / John Brockman, March 27, 2014, [link]. HR for humans: How data, digital, and human-centered design can transform HR.

For Young Creatives, Where's the "New" New York?

Cornerstone On Demand

The group of creative innovators and problem-solvers defined by social scientist Richard Florida in 2002—scientists and engineers, professors and teachers, poets and architects, nurses and doctors, artists and musicians—are spreading their wings and flocking to new frontiers.

Chill Out: It Really Doesn't Matter Where Your Kids Go to College.

The HR Capitalist

I've got a senior in High School, and you know what that means - time for admission envy, parental handwringing and everything that goes with along with that. Sarah's going to Vanderbilt/Harvard/Stanford. Man, I wish my kid would have worked harder. I get it - we all want more for our kids.

What You Should Know About Leadership Development Training

Workplace Psychology

leaders and followers or among peers in a self-managed work team) (Day, Fleenor, Atwater, Sturm, & McKee, 2014). As mentioned earlier, one of the fears and obstacles to training evaluation is deciding when to evaluate and how to isolate the effects of training (Kraiger, 2002).

California Work-Related Injury and Illness Rate is Lowest in 13 Years


The Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) released California’s 2014 Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illness, showing work-related injuries remain at their lowest level since 2002. Cal/OSHA uses the survey data to “refine and strengthen workplace safety and health regulations.”.

The Changing Face of Disability Over Time

Thrive Global

The same trend can be seen for 2014, with 6.9 The disability that is least common in both 2014 and 2017 is social and behavioural, including attention deficit disorder, autism, and anxiety. The disorders have increased similarly, ranking the same in 2017 as they were in 2014.

How Expensive Will #SHRM14 Hotels Be?

True Faith HR

With the news that hotel reservations are now being accepted for the 2014 SHRM Annual Conference, I bring you my 5th annual expose of SHRM hotel costs. Clearly, prices in 2001 will be different than in 2014, so I use an inflation calculator to adjust costs to today''s dollars. So, how does the 2014 Conference in Orlando compare to years past?

Gamification Over: Three Mistakes to Avoid in Your Promotions


According to P & S Market Research , the global gamification market is projected to grow to $23 billion by 2022, up from $1 billion in 2014. Coined in 2002 and made popular in 2010, gamification’s staying power amongst organizations, large and small alike, shows that when done right, it can bring tangible benefits to your incentives programs, and, ultimately, your company.

How Expensive Will #SHRM16 Hotels Be?

True Faith HR

With the news that hotel reservations are now being accepted for the 2016 SHRM Annual Conference in Washington, DC, I bring you my 7th annual expose of SHRM hotel costs. To be honest, I gasped when I saw the prices for 2016. Is this the most expensive SHRM Annual Conference when it comes to hotels?

Ways to Improve Results of Workplace Diversity Initiatives

Get Hppy

In 2002, only 61 percent of Fortune 500 companies included the LGBT community in their nondiscrimination policy. In 2014, that number rose to 91 percent. Having strong diversity in the workplace encourages growth and introduces new experiences and perceptions.

If at first, you don’t succeed, try, try, try, try again. Then, file an age discrimination lawsuit. Then try again.

The Employer Handbook

In 2002, with an eye toward teaching in the future, she went back to school and earned a degree in early childhood education. And in the Winter of 2014, the woman did land a job in the school district as a full-time substitute teacher.

Positive Psychology Strategies for Keeping Stress at Bay Through the Ongoing COVID-19 Crisis

Thrive Global

natural disasters, war, campus tragedies) report lower rates of PTSD (Chen, 2017; Lies, 2014; Vieselmeyer, 2017). 2002; Owren & Amoss, 2014). 2014). 2014). 2002) Perceived attributes of health-promoting laughter: a cross-generational comparison.

The Financial Future Is Female

Thrive Global

When I met my wife in 2014, she was a single mom. She got married while in college in 2002, and even began a successful career in television after she graduated. Much of what I learned about work and about money, I learned from the women in my life.

Ten years after self-reflection

Thrive Global

I started at uni in 2002, by 2004 I was engaged in two research groups and one non-profit organisation. 2014 was a game changer for me. In my first article to Thrive Global, Working the wait , I explored the opportunity the recent pandemic surge gave us to rethink our ways into the future. In a feedback, a reader pointed out she missed who was speaking behind the words. Who was I ten years prior and who am I thinking of becoming in 2030. She wants to see through.

20 business, tech, and science podcast picks for 2020


Reply All : Hosts PJ Vogt and Alex Goldman started the podcast in 2014 with Gimlet Media. The show has been going strong since 2002 and hopes “to make science accessible to broad audiences.”. If you’re hoping to expand your knowledge in 2020, there’s a podcast out there for you.

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Data Breaches, a New Google Partnership & Other Weekly News


Researchers looked at data collected from the General Social Survey from 2002 to 2014 and constructed a multidimensional measure of how health, mental health and on-the-job injuries were associated with employees’ quality of work among 6,000 adults in the US. This week in Homebase News we cover the increasing trend of data breaches among small businesses, the correlation between health and employment, Google’s new partnership with Olo, and more.

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Actionable Tips for Improving the Employee Experience, Turnover & Patient Satisfaction


2014). 2014 National Healthcare and RN Retention Report. JAMA 2002; 288(16): 1987–93. We recently conducted a study that focused on uncovering the key factors that impact two healthcare metrics – employee turnover and patient satisfaction (HCAHPS). Because these factors are critical to healthcare organizations functioning effectively. Spoiler alert – the approach we outline in this blog works.

Which Kills Faster: COVID-19 vs Stigmatisation of a COVID-19 Patient

Thrive Global

Previous strains of the virus, SARS and MERS had raged in 2002 and 2014 respectively, though neither has as much impact on the world as COVID-19 now does. At the moment, the world suffers a severe outbreak of a new strain of the coronavirus, code-named COVID-19.

How to Empower Leaders to Become Engagement Champions


Josh presented the Simply Irresistible Organization model at the Achievers Customer Experience (ACE) conference back in 2014. Since its founding in 2002, Achievers has partnered with hundreds of organizations to improve employee engagement and positively impact business results.

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How Expensive Will #SHRM17 Hotels Be?

True Faith HR

sd of $42.00) Philadelphia (2002): $229.88 (sd of $61.46) New Orleans (2017): $221.39 (sd of $35.56) San Diego (2005): $215.58 (sd of $52.58) Atlanta (2012): $208.28 (sd of $23.24) Las Vegas (2007): $176.21 (sd of $33.96) Orlando(2014): $163.69 (sd of $36.43) Las Vegas (2015): $144.22 (sd of $23.08) Las Vegas (2011): $136.35 (sd of $18.91) SHRM 2017 looks to be around the middle of the pack compared to other years.

New Report May Help COBRA Plan Admins Seeking Insight on HCTC Advance Payment Process

HR Daily Advisor

The HCTC was originally created in 2002 to aid workers displaced by trade-related shifts in employment. From 2002 until the credit’s expiration in 2013, the tax credit fluctuated in size; however, at the time of the credit’s expiration, the credit represented 72.5%

Overcoming the Manager Divide: How HR can Accelerate the Path to Gender Pay Equity


This was increased to two months in 2002.) Over the past few months, I had the privilege of taking part in a ground-breaking research project.

Understanding Change and Its Impact on Engagement


Gray and Laidlaw ( 2002 ) argued that the more embedded these processes are within management, the more effective the outcomes are because they enhance the quality of working relationships, harmony, and trust.” By: Leigh Burger. Senior Implementation Manager, Achievers.

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Are You Falling for the Myth of “Failing to Plan is Planning to Fail”?

Business2Community Leadership

For instance, a 2002 study of major construction projects found that 86% went over budget. In turn, a 2014 study of large IT projects found that only 16.2% You probably heard the business advice of “failing to plan is planning to fail.”

Changing Employee Needs Driving a New Look for Overseas Job Transfers, Says Survey

HR Daily Advisor

For the seventh time since 2002, Cartus Corporation has released its “Trends in Global Relocation: Global Mobility Policy and Practices” survey report , which outlines the challenges companies are facing, the solutions they are employing, and where they are sending their transferring employees.