Susan Milligan

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  • Wed Apr 16 2014

    The new year can present an uncomfortable task for HR managers, who may find themselves having to say the following to underperforming employees: “Happy holidays; you’re doing a terrible job.”

    No credible HR manager would be so blunt with a worker, but near the end of the year, when many companies typically do performance reviews, managers must know how to present good and bad news. Experts offer the following advice:

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  • Fri Jan 17 2014

    Pity the part-time worker, the person who doesn’t feel like a real member of the team and who barely makes enough to pay the rent and utilities.

    Or don’t.

    Those part-time workers are, in many ways, happier than full-time employees, according to a new book on employee satisfaction.

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