Limited Tenure: DARPA’s Unique Approach to Turnover

Some companies go to extraordinary lengths to stay ahead of employee turnover. Zappos has a “pay to quit” policy that offers employees cash to walk away early if they feel the job’s not for them. Several restaurants have experimented with eliminating tips in exchange for higher wages to keep employees engaged. But probably the most […]

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Be Like Mark – Recognition at Facebook

Even though his organization is all about connecting people virtually, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently did a stellar job connecting in person when he inadvertently delivered a clinic on workplace presentations for an employee’s ten-year anniversary. The KX Factor Employee Kang-Xing Jin, known as “KX” to his colleagues, was a dear friend of […]

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DNC Emails Remind Private Orgs to be Mindful of Cybersecurity

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has had some very public work email issues as of late. Soon after FBI Director James Comey announced that his bureau would not be pursuing criminal charges for her private server snafu as Secretary of State, WikiLeaks released some 20,000 emails from the offices of the Democratic National Committee […]

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The Votes Are In: HR Professionals Share Recognition Agendas at SHRM 2016

As employee recognition programs continue to be a critical element of employee engagement strategies, Michael C. Fina Recognition conducted its second annual in-booth survey of more than 300 HR professionals attending the SHRM 2016 Annual Conference & Exhibition in our nation’s capital last month. Respondents confirmed the importance of recognition programs, with the majority (51 […]

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Enabling the Disabled with Engagement and Respect

If you think your daily commute is bad, you should meet Jason Olsen. Jason lives in Gaithersberg, MD and commutes to Washington D.C. for his job, which involves working on disability policy for the federal government. He encounters all the same stressors and hassles of the average commute, the only difference being he’s paralyzed from […]

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