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Does Music Work in the Workplace?
Many employees agree it has a place, even if it’s a small one.

Losing Talent—Because You Can’t Get Past the Nose Ring?
As facial piercings become more common, are employers prepared to relax standards?

Microsoft’s Hiring of Employees with Autism Raises Management Questions

Workplace Suicide: Companies Can Take a Lead in Prevention
Screenings, well-publicized benefits, transparency about mental health are key. 

Do ‘Flexible’ Workplaces Lead to Sexual Harrassment?
Startups and creative enterprises may be too loose for their own good.

Not Everyone’s a Fan of ‘Employee of the Month’ Programs
Singling out workers can cause resentment, discouragement.

Overwhelmed at Work
Despite technological conveniences and work/life balance, employees are stressing out.

Illicit Office Dalliances an HR 'Nightmare'

Avoiding the Big Breakup 
When the relationship between employer and worker sours.

'A Herd of Deer Made Me Late'
It's hard to be on time for work when you're waiting for the judge to set your bail or you knocked yourself out in the shower.

To Celebrate Birthdays at Work or Not?
Lawsuits and embarrassment are among the pitfalls.


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