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Archive | November, 2012

News Briefs: Recruiting best practices, harassment, tips to de-escalate tense situations, oversharing, and more

Benchmarking best practices for recruitment – HR Daily Advisor sheds light on current best practices in recruitment based on the results of a recent survey conducted by Monster.com and BLR’s HR Daily Advisor and HRhero Line. The first article on survey results – Big Job Boards Are Now the #1 Recruiting Source – discusses recruiting…

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Jeff Hancock: The future of lying

An Associate Professor of Cognitive Science and Communications at Cornell University, Jeff Hancock’s research has focused on how people use deception and irony when communicating through cell phones and online platforms. “On average, people tell one to two lies a day, and these lies range from the trivial to the more serious, including deception between…

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OSHA’s Top 10 Workplace Violations

If OSHA were to come knocking at your door, how ready would you be? Do you know your organization’s most likely safety vulnerabilities? At the recent National Safety Council Congress & Expo, OSHA announced the 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations for fiscal year 2012. These include: Fall Protection Hazard Communication Scaffolding Respiratory Protection…

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Hurricane Sandy Recovery Toolkit

Shelters & Housing To search for open shelters: text SHELTER and a Zip Code to 43362 (4FEMA) For example, if you lived in Washington, DC you would text: SHELTER 20472 Before you go to a shelter, always check with your local emergency management agency for availability & services. Also: Search for Red Cross Shelters FEMA…

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