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New York City Ordered to Pay $128M to Minority Firefighter Applicants

March 12, 2012
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The lawsuit originally was filed in 2007. In July 2009, Judge Garaufis ruled that the New York City Fire Department's reliance on two written exams constituted employment discrimination against minorities in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
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Labor Department Guide Helps Women Find Green Jobs

February 8, 2012
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The guide focuses on helping workers learn about a range of in-demand and emerging jobs, as well as job training opportunities and career development tools, the agency said.
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Facebook: The New Recruit in the Recruiting Game

December 9, 2011
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Watch out LinkedIn: a raft of new recruiting apps help companies better scout for talent from inside Facebook, the 800 million member social network.
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How Do We Determine an Applicant's Flexibility and Problem-Solving Skill?

November 16, 2011
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I have been told to look for the following traits/competencies when interviewing job applicants: 1) adaptability/flexibility 2) problem-solving Which particular questions should we ask? —Hiring for Attitude, recruitment specialist, Milan, Italy
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Surveys Focus on Veterans' Employment

November 11, 2011
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A CareerBuilder survey found that 20 percent of employers plan to actively recruit U.S. veterans over the next 12 months while a separate survey by Monster.com found that 69 percent of firms found that veterans perform their job functions 'much better' than non-veterans.
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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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Experts Still Warn to Beware of Information from Social Media when Hiring

November 4, 2011
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There is 'so much information that's available out there' that the employer has to filter out the information to be sure it does not learn about issues it should not know about, such as religion and politics, panel contends.
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