Corporate

When A Tie Is Not Just A Tie

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Blog
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When A Tie Is Not Just A Tie
Source: 
Huffington Post
Name/Organization of Person Posting (optional): 
Robin Hardman

The tie-less executive is a bit like the millionaire politician in work boots. The boots have a specific purpose, and the purpose has nothing to do with doing the dirty work.

ReWork: Rethinking Work and Well-being

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Blog
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ReWork: Rethinking Work and Well-being
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Huffington Post

All over the world, more and more businesses are realizing how deeply connected the health of their long-term bottom line is with the long-term health and well-being of their employees.

Two New Reports Claim Firms and Employees Are Out of Step on Flexible Working

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News Article
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Two New Reports Claim Firms and Employees Are Out of Step on Flexible Working
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Insight

Book Review: “You Raised Us – Now Work With Us” by Lauren Rikleen – A Fresh Look at Millennials in the Multigenerational WorkForce

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Book
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Book Review: “You Raised Us – Now Work With Us” by Lauren Rikleen – A Fresh Look at Millennials in the Multigenerational WorkForce
Source: 
www.WorkLifePursuit.com
Name/Organization of Person Posting (optional): 
Karen Murphy, Work Life Pursuit

See my review of a 2014 book written by Lauren Stiller Rikleen, "You Raised Us - Now Work With Us." As a mom of four Millennials and a speaker on Work/Life Pursuit, the title alone attracted me.

The Dawn of the Great Workplace Era

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Report
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The Dawn of the Great Workplace Era
Source: 
Great Place to Work
Name/Organization of Person Posting (optional): 
Judi Casey

On October 23rd, Great Place to Work®announced the 2014 World's Best Multinational Workplaces. In announcing the list of the 25 best multinationals, we also released a new study titled The Dawn of the Great Workplace Era. The report shares our finding that the best workplaces around the world are getting better, and are helping to shepherd in a new, more hopeful economic age.

Colleen Flaherty Manchester and Phyllis Moen on Egg Freezing

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Other
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Colleen Flaherty Manchester and Phyllis Moen on Egg Freezing
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Minneapolis Star Tribune
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Jerry Jacobs

http://www.startribune.com/opinion/commentaries/280373112.html

Egg Freezing? The Idea Sends a Chill

Karma Won't Shrink the Gender Wage Gap

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Blog
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Karma Won't Shrink the Gender Wage Gap
Source: 
Fortune
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Boston College Center for Work & Family

BCCWF Executive-in-Residence Lauren Stiller Rikleen shares steps for shrinking the wage gap (relying on karma not included).

Business Majors: It's Time to Reassess

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Blog
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Business Majors: It's Time to Reassess
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Huffington Post
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Boston College Center for Work & Family

BCCWF Executive Director Brad Harrington considers what educational institutions can do to help business majors find engagement in their work and lead more fulfilling lives. 

No More Working Late: At The End Of Each Day, This Office Disappears

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News Article
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No More Working Late: At The End Of Each Day, This Office Disappears
Source: 
Fast Company

Work-life balance by design: At 6 p.m., the desks retract up to the ceiling, making room for creative community uses and keeping staff from working too late.

25 Ryan Offices Across the United States Recognized for Exemplary Workplace Practices

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Press Release
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25 Ryan Offices Across the United States Recognized for Exemplary Workplace Practices
Source: 
PR Newswire

Congratulations to WFRN 2014 Patron Conference Sponsor, Ryan!

DALLAS, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ryan, a leading global tax services firm with the largest indirect and property tax practices in North America, today announced that 25 of the Firm's locations across the United States won 2014 When Work Works awards recognizing exemplary workplace practices. This prestigious award distinguishes employers that successfully leverage workplace strategies to increase business and employee success.

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