2002

Securing Employee Names from Recruiters

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The HR Department of University of Delaware accidently gave a system password to a student pretending to be a University professor. The student used the password to change her grade from an "F" to an "A". Luckily, about two weeks later, the student called the HR department to try the trick again but by this time they were on to the scam. She was arrested and charged with several counts of

Workplace Reality Shows

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I just read this. After a five year break from primetime network television, Roseanne is returning to ABC to star in an ''unscripted reality workplace comedy'', VARIETY is set to report in Friday runs. " I wonder what this could be. There was that odd game show in Argentina called "Human Resources" about two guys facing off for the same job but a show here in the US with Rosie? Who would let

Career Opportunities of the Future

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According to the World Future Society, the following job titles will become prevalent in the next 10-25 years. 1) Artificial Intelligence Technician 2) Aquaculturist 3) Automotive fuel cell battery technician 4) Benefits Analyst 5) Bionic medical technician 6) Computational Linguist 7) Computer Microprocessor Technician 8) Cryonics Technician 9) Electronic Mail Technician 10) Fiber Optic

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In the Who's Minding Your Payroll Department.

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Did you catch this one? "A A US public school teacher''s pay was enough to make Bill Gates or Donald Trump envious. Thanks to a computer glitch, the Detroit teacher was paid $7.9 million before taxes for 18 minutes of work.The teacher, who wasn''t identified, received $4,015,624.80 after taxes. Someone alerted the school district earlier this month, and the money was returned after six days, chief

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Follow Up on the Business Integrity Question

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I mentioned a couple of days ago that I was going to email the author of the Harvard Business Review article about Managerial Integrity and its effects on employee morale and business performance. See the post from Sept. One of the questions that I asked Dr. Simons was ".In In conducting the survey for Manager Integrity, were you able to control for other Managerial mishaps? In other words

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The Negative Effects of Losing Employees' Trust

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Interesting little piece in the Harvard Business Review (Sept 2002) titled The High Cost of Lost Trust. The author and his colleague set out to discover what affects might occur when employees believe there is a disconnect between what their Managers say and what their Managers do. In other words, if the Managers don''t "Walk the Talk" does the effect on employees negatively impact business.

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HR-FISH!

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I''m a sucker for anything motivational. Give me a good book about how you can achieve anything you desire and I immediately begin to write down my goals and dreams. Listen to someone talk about how you have to love your job and I pat myself on the back for having always loved what I have done. That''s why the current generation of workers frustrates me when they seem to be so anti-motivation

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Welcome to Nobscot''s Weblog. This is where you''ll find random musings on Human Resources, employee retention and other miscellaneous tidbits from Nobscot Corporation''s CEO Beth N. Carvin. Here''s a link to more information on Nobscot''s award-winning Exit Interview Management System

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If you would like to blog with me, send me an email at bncarvin@Nobscot.com. I''ll send you back an invitation and you can join in and post to the Nobscot Blog

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Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.