The Last Word

June 2014
HR Weekly;6/30/2014, Vol. 2 Issue 26, p8
This section offers personnel management news briefs as of June 30, 2014 including coffeeshop chain Starbucks' reimbursement of tuition and offer of financial aid for employees who take Arizona State University's online college courses and a Society for Human Resource Management survey on the top factors that create job satisfaction.


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