Category Archives: Employee Studies

Kroger’s QueVision fuses data points to shorten checkout lines

As reported by RetailWire’s Bernice Hurst, the top retail innovation in InformationWeek’s Elite 100 recently went to Kroger Co.’s QueVision system, which is designed to ensure that customers never have more than one person in line ahead of them. Now … Continue reading

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Pier 1, are you listening?

Back in 2006, my husband and I were gifted a set of red and white wine glasses from the Pier 1 Imports Essentials collection. They may not be fancy but they’re classic, sturdy and affordable. And what I always liked … Continue reading

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Can top job candidates afford to be picky?

In a downtrodden economy where new employment opportunities seem scarce, most working Americans are simply happy to have a job and are convinced that now’s not the time to be looking. However, for cream-of-the-crop applicants, when it rains, it pours. … Continue reading

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Employers, beware the Madness of March!

The 2012 NCAA men’s basketball championship tournament kicks off tomorrow at noon EDT and the nation is abuzz with talk of brackets, brackets and more brackets. An online survey conducted by Rochester, N.Y., research company Harris Interactive on behalf of … Continue reading

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Dell declines to eschew obfuscation

I love it when business articles mention “unsealed documents” right off the bat. You just know that you’re about to read some juicy details. Such was the case in this New York Times article about the lengths to which Dell … Continue reading

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