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30 Hours For Society: How History (and Government Regulation) Bred Inefficient Business Practices

After recently reading a few articles on the adaptation of a 30 hour work week in Sweden, We are becoming believers that the “American” approach to productivity and efficiency is highly inefficient. 1,702 more words

30 Hours

Mining needs to invest more in L&D Programs

A large international accounting firm recently announced the results of its analysis of the Australian mining sector and, in short, basically said that we’re still in the ‘boom’ (albeit at the tail end of it) but that we’ve moved from a situation where there was a BIG fight to hire enough skilled staff to do the job, to making sure that they got as much as possible from the established workforce (and other resources) to stay competitive and provide a return to their investors. 57 more words

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Opinion: Mining needs to invest more in L&D Programs

A large international accounting firm (no prizes for guessing who) recently announced the results of its analysis of the Australian mining sector and, in short, basically said that we’re still in the ‘boom’ (albeit at the tail end of it) but that we’ve moved from a situation where there was a BIG fight to hire enough skilled staff to do the job, to making sure that they got as much as possible from the established workforce (and other resources) to stay competitive and provide a return to their investors. 65 more words

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Diversity Recruiting Strategy - First Steps

Many diversity conversations start with the question, “how do we recruit more people of color (or more women or more ________ people)?” and while recruitment is certainly a worthy area to address, it’s helpful to take a step back and look at the inside map of your current staffing patterns first. 815 more words
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Remote Workforces Key to Dallas Business Growth

By: Lane Sorgen, General Manager, South Central District, Microsoft Corp.  

If you’re anything like me, you’ve walked into White Rock Coffee or another local coffee shop on a weekday morning and been surprised by the number of businessmen and women occupying tables, sipping caffeinated concoctions, and working on laptops, tablets and cell phones. 446 more words

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