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Here’s How To Feel Like You’re On Vacation All Year

With the holidays fast approaching, many of us have vacation on the brain. But despite the well-known benefits of taking breaks, many of us struggle to disconnect from work. More than half of employees end the year with unused time off. This ends up costing employers...

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How To Stay Healthy When You’re Stressed At Work

Tis the season for stress. The holidays are crazy enough, but add in year-end deadlines and sales goals, performance reviews, and the news of yet another raise not given, and you can already feel your blood pressure rise. But there’s good news: You can still stay...

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HR Technology For 2018: Ten Disruptions Ahead

I've been an analyst following the HR Tech market for almost 20 years now, and this year things are changing faster than ever. In the report we just published, "HR Technology Disruptions for 2018," I describe the details. In this article I'll summarize the ten big...

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Ten Things Never, Ever To Wear To Work

I have tried using a dress code policy that simply says "Please dress professionally as our customers visit our facilities often" but that doesn't always work. I have had employees come to work in flip-flops, skimpy tank tops and ripped jeans. Can you please recommend...

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Human resources more relevant than ever

The importance of the human factor in business is now more relevant than ever. Despite automation technology and artificial intelligence, humans will still hold irreplaceable positions in any business process for many decades to come. This is not an exaggerated view,...

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Wanted in HRM and SCM: Modern Hiring Personas

Following an interesting conversation I had with a notable human resources guru this past weekend, I reread a recent post of mine entitled “Millennials Will Transform Procurement — Not by War but Attrition.” I did so to check myself, as she took issue with some of...

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Welcome to LifeHR!

It’s official! BEDC is now LifeHR!  We chose "LifeHR" to specifically reflect our unique role as supporters of HR professionals in various Life Science organizations, and our distinct position at the intersection of Human Resources, the Life Sciences...

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