Category Archives: Workplace issues

Your happiness makes me happy! =)

This week I returned from an intellectually stimulating, culturally fascinating 11-day research trip through Japan.  (Thanks again to Foreign Press Center Japan for awarding me this very generous reporting fellowship to examine in depth the topic of my choice, with … Continue reading

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Creatively tailoring corporate philanthropy to your workforce’s values

One of my favorite columnists, Mike Cassidy at the San Jose Mercury News, just wrote about how one of my favorite companies (yes, the one that I work for!) has distinguished itself with an innovative corporate-philanthropy program. And, as his … Continue reading

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Savvy ways to retain employees

The Wall Street Journal just posted this article — Google to Give Staff 10% Raise — which reveals two fascinating tidbits for HR wonks like me: 1) While the companywide pay raise was prompted by the worrisome exodus of Googlers … Continue reading

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