The HR Specialist

The United States is the only developed country that doesn’t guarantee its workers paid holidays (or vacation days for that matter). Here’s how many paid holidays employers must grant in the 10 most generous nations.

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At some point in your career, you’re going to screw up. Everyone does. But savvy professionals know how to recover from the inevitable workplace fumbles. Here’s how to turn a negative into a positive, no matter how bad the situation may seem.

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Regardless of marijuana’s legal status, 46% of U.S. workers would lose confidence in colleagues who smoke pot on their own time. That’s according to a new poll by Workplace Options, a wellness consulting firm.

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Employees are more satisfied with their company-sponsored retirement benefits than they were five years ago, but satisfaction with health care benefits, especially the cost of medical benefits, has declined, according to a new survey by the Towers Watson consulting firm.

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The Labor Department’s proposed rule would affect employees nationwide.

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Here’s another reason why the U.S. Postal Service is struggling: No one wants anyone to mail in a résumé anymore.

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More than 60% of employees polled by Glassdoor.com reported that they tended to some kind of work-related matter during their last vacation.

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Does job-hopping (working for various employers for a short period of time) carry the same stigma in today’s job market? Not necessarily, according to a new study from CareerBuilder.

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For many organizations, promotions are random decisions left to managers. That’s a mistake … and a common one. Use these tips to choose the right people for advancement.

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According to an Associated Press report, General Motors is so worried about future litigation that it has ordered employees to stop using 68 specific terms in internal correspondence relating to safety issues.

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