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When Workers Suffer From ‘Turkey Hangover’
Acknowledge pre- and post-holiday slump, adjust tasks.

Make assessments forward-looking, strength-based 

Sudden absences increase stress, disrupt workflow, hurt morale.

Most employees spend more hours with workplace pals than family. 

Despite steady corporate growth, businesses cut back on festivities, one survey finds.

How parties, decorations and gift-giving can accommodate non-Christians and atheists.

Less Effective Flu Shot Calls for More Workplace Diligence 
Encourage vaccines, antiviral meds; ensure technology support for working at home

Secularization of the Holidays 
A school board’s decision to take the ‘religious’ out of all holidays raises questions for the workplace.

Prevent Buzzed Partygoers Without Being a Buzzkill
What could possibly go wrong at a workplace holiday party? A lot, if HR managers don’t plan.

Good Workplace Gift-Giving Rule: Would Mom Approve?
During the holidays, avoid jewelry, perfume, gag gifts, expensive items.

Starbucks’ New Dress Code Angers Employees, Customers
Ban on rings with stones, bracelets, wristbands among changes.

HR Thinks Workers Much Happier Than They Are

What if All Company Meetings Were Voluntary? 

Cancer Patient’s Firing Raises ADA Accommodation Questions


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Conducting Effective Employee Surveys
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