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HR TRENDS IN THANKSGIVING MODE: HOW DO YOU COMPARE?

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Thanksgiving time brings images of friends and family gatherings, in celebration of "good" happenings. In the world of HR new challenges and regulations have brought a wave of changes. How about a quick snapshot of some new trends in HR that ought to bring us thoughts of HR in Thanksgiving mode?

My latest posts were about workplace balance. Overrated? Maybe. See for yourself the general view on the state of  work/life balance ("home, work, and community obligations"). Nevertheless, it is not uncommon to find many HR people appearing to be so unsure about the direction to take when it comes to building internal policies. Here are some HR goodies. See how you do compare or what stand seems attractive to you.

SMALL VERSUS LARGE ORGANIZATIONS
Defining the 2014 National Study of  Employers of the Families and Work Institute (FWI) data:
Small organizations are those of 50 to 99 employees.Large organizations are those totaling 1,000 employees and more. If you are a mid-sized…