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LinkedIn Referral Policies Could Raise Legal Rift

February 17, 2011
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LinkedIn recommendations are a Catch-22 for companies: preventing employees from writing them could lead to dissent but allowing them raises legal concerns.
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Study: Insurance Industry More Optimistic About Hiring

February 15, 2011
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Of the top reasons given for anticipated staff increases during the next year, 30 percent cited business expansion, 26 percent cited anticipated increases in volume and 23 percent said they are understaffed.
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Goin' Mobile

February 13, 2011
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In today’s high-tech world, recruiting is a 24/7 proposition. Mobile apps are helping recruiters stay ahead of the game and keep movin’ toward the best candidates.
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Tire Maker Looking for a Few Good Students—1,500 or So

February 11, 2011
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Continental plans to recruit primarily engineering and natural science majors as well as some graduates in business and economics.
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Small Banks Make Change in Layout, Job Descriptions

February 4, 2011
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Many financial institutions have changed their hiring and training practices. At Bank of Georgetown in Washington, D.C., the teller window has been replaced with desks and comfortable chairs for customers. And all branch employees are known as customer service representatives.
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The Bait Debate

February 3, 2011
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While some folks are hooked on using social media for getting top recruits to bite, others say the concept is overhyped and old-fashioned methods still reel in the best candidates.
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Despite the Downturn, Infosys Focuses on Full-Time Staff for the Long Term

February 3, 2011
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The decision to honor hiring commitments made to thousands of new college graduates and to avoid layoffs of existing staff stems largely from the company’s goal to be an employer of choice over the long haul.
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Firms Tally the Value in Values-Based Recruiting

January 25, 2011
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The philosophy of corporate culture as a source of competitive advantage—along with a defined mission and adherence to values—has existed for several decades. Yet many companies have struggled to implement these concepts and create mission statements or value propositions to just hang on a wall.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Do We Practically Explain Talent Management?

January 18, 2011
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Many organizations are asking for HR professionals with talent management expertise. Practically speaking, when someone is engaged in talent management, what is he or she doing?
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Ad Firm Turns to Twitter for Intern Applications

January 17, 2011
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The shop moved the application process onto Twitter to demonstrate that it’s thinking about the marketing world through a digital and social media lens, the agency said.
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