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A concierge-type service for your employees

By Robert J. McGarvey

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How do you retain a staff in a time of nearly full employment,when good workers can easily get hired down the street? For aninnovative solution, check into Circles.com, which offers employers aconcierge-type service to be made available to employees.Circles' concierges will do pretty much everything-from walkingdogs and babysitting, to getting tickets to sold-out events, evenoverseeing major house-hold projects. Part of the logic: The less aworker's mind is cluttered by issues from the home front, themore fully he or she can invest in the job.

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