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Canadian civil servant sacked over fabricated CVs
A civil servant in Canada lost her job after lying on her CV for...
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- Posted November 28, 2016
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Republicans in Congress are planning to reduce the size of the federal workforce and...
- Posted November 25, 2016
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As citizens of the USA come to terms with the shock victory of Donald...
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US staff engagement creeps up, despite complaints over performance management
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- Posted October 12, 2016