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Published Date: 08/11/2014   By Reneé Watkins   Throughout your career, there are always going to be times when you feel nervous, anxious or simply afraid of the unknown. You may be preparing for an important presentation to a group who does not support your proposal. You may have just accepted a new leadership role and suddenly your peers are…
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My garage door opener has a mind of its own. It never fails to let me down. Often when I get home from work, the garage door is wide open. Thankfully, I was able to determine that my neighbor's garage door opener was actually causing my door to open anytime they opened their door. As a result, I changed the code on my opener, and for a few weeks… (Show more)
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Almost all companies, at one time or another, are faced with an important project which involves multiple people in a variety of functional areas. HR projects typically spread their impact across all functions. Here are some of the conflicts that may arise during the course of the project. #1 - Lack of Role Clarity The project manager is… (Show more)
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CAI is pleased to announce that Stacey Northup recently joined our staff as the Marketing Communications Specialist. She will be communicating the latest news and information with members to ensure they enjoy all the benefits of their membership with CAI.   Stacey received her degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from The University of… (Show more)
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There is a fundamental truth that employees do not leave companies…. they leave their managers.  Poor management can cause even the best and most productive employees to become disengaged and seek job satisfaction elsewhere.   In fact, a disengaged or disgruntled employee can infect an entire team, draining the energy and morale from an otherwise… (Show more)
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If you rewind just two short weeks ago, the Department of Labor was preparing for the new overtime rule to go into effect on December 1st.  However, thanks to a federal judge's injunction blocking the rule, the DOL instead found itself filing an appeal on December 1st in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit to try and save the rule.  … (Show more)
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The month of December is a time to celebrate with friends and family that is marked by generosity and giving.  Here at CAI, we want to provide you with an opportunity to give back to your peers and communities.   For every question asked and for every answer provided on the myCAI forum during the month of December, CAI will donate $1 to help feed… (Show more)
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To be an effective leader, you have to accept and understand how to lead and work with a variety of people.  Aside from the various personalities that exist across team members, individual contributors can also vary widely in their skill levels and competency.    It only takes one poor-performing team member to make the entire team struggle to… (Show more)
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REDA is the acronym for Retaliatory Employment Discrimination Act which became effective on October 1, 1992. Initially referred to as North Carolina’s “Whistle Blower Act,” its intent is to protect employees from employer retaliation/discrimination when employees make complaints about such protected rights including workers’ compensation, pay and… (Show more)
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On November 22nd, a federal judge in Texas issued a preliminary injunction that ordered the DOL not to implement the New Overtime Rules, as planned for this Thursday, December 1. This decision is not a complete ban on the new Overtime Rules and CAI encourages members to continue planning and preparing for an eventual implementation in some form or… (Show more)
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