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Companies Pay Workers to Live Close to the Office

Commute, Distance to Work, People Analytics,

Subsidies help firms attract new hires to high-rent areas like New York City and Silicon Valley By: Rachel Feintzeig Updated Feb. 23, 2016 11:09 a.m. [...]

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Data scientist: Avoid one ‘toxic worker’ don’t hire two ‘superstars’

AntiSocial Behavior, People Analytics, Toxic Employees,

Michael Housman has built a career around using big data to “decode the workforce”. This has included a wide range of statistical projects which aim [...]

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The High Cost of Caustic Workers

People Analytics, Toxic Employees, Workforce Science,

A new Harvard Business School paper attempts to put a price on the cost of keeping toxic employees in organizations. Spoiler alert: It’s steep. By [...]

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How Much Are Caustic Workers Costing You?

By MARK MCGRAW There’s been a lot of research dedicated to studying the havoc wreaked by jerks at work. Some of these studies focus on the [...]

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Are toxic workers more cost effective than superstars?

by Jerene Ang Most firms and research focus on how to hire and retain top performers while much less attention goes to avoiding toxic workers. But learning [...]

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The Naughty Employee Costing Your Company More Than $12,000

By: Millie Dent We all have those colleagues who criticize you to co-workers behind your back, make rude remarks about your outfit or demand extra work [...]

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‘Toxic’ Workers May Be More Cost-Effective Than Superstar Workers, One Study Finds

Imagine yourself as a senior manager at a company that has become aware of a “toxic” worker in your organization. This behavior can put your [...]

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Beware those toxic co-workers

By Christina Pazzanese, Harvard Staff Writer EmailTwitterFacebook They bad-mouth you to work colleagues behind your back; they angrily demand the impossible from everyone but themselves; [...]

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Study finds ‘toxic’ employees hurt everyone at work

By Walbert Castillo, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Work can be busy enough — no one needs to waste their time avoiding colleagues behaving badly. But new research [...]

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Harvard Business School Study Highlights Costs Of Toxic Workers

Disruptive Behavior, People Analytics, Toxic Employees,
Harvard Business School Study Highlights Costs Of Toxic Workers
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Beware the rule-following co-worker, Harvard study warns

By Ariana Eunjung Cha Every workplace has them. The colleague who bad-mouths you behind your back at the water cooler. The boss who takes credit for everyone else’s ideas. The [...]

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It’s Better to Avoid a Toxic Employee than Hire a Superstar

by Nicole Torres Superstar employees are the obsession of the corporate world. They’re highly sought after, given themost attention and the best opportunities, generously rewarded, and expressly [...]

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Why Toxic Employees Can Cost Your Company More Than $12,000

Your business will actually save more money by not hiring a toxic person than by hiring an extremely talented one, according to new research from [...]

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Don’t Focus on Hiring a Superstar. Just Avoid Toxic Workers

by Claire Zillman The move will pay off two-fold. Those who are hiring almost always focus on finding that needle-in-the-haystack candidate—a top performer who is also [...]

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Toxic Coworkers Are More Expensive Than Superstar Hires

By Amy X. Wang It’s not a secret that pushy, aggressive, and inappropriate people in an office—also known as toxic employees—are a drain on both [...]

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HOW TO KILL A COMPANY Turns out, toxic coworkers are more expensive than superstar hires

It’s not a secret that pushy, aggressive, and inappropriate people in an office—also known as toxic employees—are a drain on both a company’s resources and [...]

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3 Policies for Big Data Privacy Problems

Big Data, Privacy, Security,

In the wake of the news about the Ashley Madison scandal–in which hackers released profile information for 37 million users–concerned has grown about data security [...]

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What Happens to Worker Quality During Economic Recessions and Booms?

Macro-Economics, Recessions, Workforce Science,

Citation: Housman M. What Happens to Worker Quality During Economic Recessions and Booms?, San Fra...

What Happens to Worker Quality During Economic Recessions and Booms?
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Pumping Up Productivity

Employee Productivity, People Analytics, Work From Home,

Though economic indicators are headed in the right direction, many employees are increasingly beleaguered and less productive. Here are four key tactics one report identifies [...]

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The Influence of Supervisors on Employee Performance

Supervisors, Workforce Science, Workplace Relationships,

Citation: Housman M. The Influence of Supervisors on Employee Performance, San Francisco, CA: Evol...

The Influence of Supervisors on Employee Performance
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