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Returning Veterans Unarmed for Job Searches

November 9, 2011
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Face long odds in finding employment; have trouble translating their experience into work skills.
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Tech Tools for Hiring Disabled Candidates

November 4, 2011
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Here are some handy tools when considering hiring disabled workers.
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Video Interviewing Cuts Costs, but Bias Worries Linger

October 5, 2011
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One recruiter says that since incorporating online interviews she has cut spending from about $10,000 per search to roughly $500. Yet an employment lawyer advises clients to proceed with caution when using it.
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2011 Game Changer: Ryan O'Leary

September 29, 2011
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Manager, human capital consulting, PDRI, Arlington, Virginia
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Do We Curb Toxic Employee Behaviors?

August 29, 2011
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I am HR Manager a nonprofit mental-health organization. Many managers are complaining about poor workplace behaviors of employees. Although not illegal, these behaviors are unhealthy and unproductive. Employees do not seem capable of getting along with each other, and it's harming our ability to work efficiently. What can I do to address these behaviors and improve this toxic work environment?
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Is There a Bias Against Hiring the Jobless?

April 29, 2011
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Experts contend that employers increasingly discriminate against jobless Americans in hiring decisions, and such practices could violate equal opportunity laws.
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E-Verify at a Glance

March 24, 2010
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Although there is growing use of E-Verify by private employers, a large percentage of those companies are using it because they are required to—either because they operate as employers in a jurisdiction where it is legally required or because they are federal contractors or subcontractors. For the vast majority of employers in the U.S., E-Verify is still optional. The chart below shows the circumstances in which E-Verify must be used, and when it’s merely an option for an employer to consider.
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Foiling R&eacute;sum&eacute; Fraud

August 6, 2009
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In a tough job market, some candidates go beyond being creative and fake aspects of their résumés to increase their attractiveness to would-be employers. By recognizing a few of the most commonly used deception techniques, employers can better position themselves to identify applicants who work hard to hide a history of hardly working.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Do We Plug Skills Gaps of Our Recruiters?

September 9, 2005
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Recruiters at our company have a tough time closing deals. They gather specifications, source qualified candidates, screen and interview candidates and compile 'short lists'--and then they wait to hear back. Trouble is, I think our recruiters either a) have poor communication skills or b) aren't doing their jobs efficiently. How do I identify and plug the gap? What training modules might exist for enhancing their skills?
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