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Death in the lab: workplace violence

If you were to ask someone to describe what comes to mind when thinking about workplace violence, most people would probably describe an enraged employee coming to the workplace with a gun and opening fire. The workplace would always be some “other” environment than our own: a manufacturing plant, a post office, a food processing…

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Social networking as a tool for hiring and detecting employee fraud

An August study by Harris Interactive for CareerBuilder.com points to something that will be no great surprise to either employers or employees: employers are increasingly using social networking sites to check out job applicants. About 45% of the survey respondents are using social networks to screen job candidates — more than double from a year…

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