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DHS Issues Supplemental ‘No-Match’ Rule, Pushes Enforcement

September 16, 2011
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Under the regulation, companies would have to clear up ‘no-match’ discrepancies within 93 days or fire employees in question. A no-match letter could serve as evidence that a company violated immigration law.
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Turmoil Doesn’t Crimp Women’s Programs at Wall Street Firms

September 16, 2011
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Despite market conditions, Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs are introducing new programs to recruit women who have left the workforce for extended periods.
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Dear Workforce How Do We Calculate the ROI of Our Online Job Postings

September 7, 2011
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We want to figure out the return on investment of our job postings, with the aim of cutting our recruitment costs. How do we go about trying to calculate this?
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Dear Workforce How Could We Better Publicize Our Jobs to Would-be Recruits

September 7, 2011
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We have several entry-level job openings for administrative and medical assistants. The problem we face is getting qualified candidates to apply. We have tried posting on a local online job bank, as well as our own Web site, and even interviewed people referred to us by local community colleges and associate-degree programs. In six months, we’ve had fewer than 25 applicants, only five of whom were qualified enough to grant an interview. It doesn’t seem that such positions should warrant the expense of a recruiter. How can we publicize our job openings or recruit candidates in a cost-effective way?
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Dear Workforce What’s The Key To Recruiting More Minority Nurses

September 7, 2011
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How can we develop diverse applicant pools for recruiting registered nurses? Advertising in minority journals is too costly. What are other nurse recruiters doing to find minority applicants?
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Dear Workforce What Is the Optimal Way to Establish New Goals for Recruiters?

September 7, 2011
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I want to revise the goals for our small team of recruiters. We don't do a lot of hiring, but when we do, we are very selective. How then should we be setting these new goals: based on quality of fill, time to hire or other metrics?
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Dear Workforce How Do We Make Ourselves an Employer of Choice

September 7, 2011
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How do we promote our company as an employer of choice to our employees? We are trying to develop an internal communications and are searching for a solid strategy.
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Dear Workforce Which Method Helps Us Prove the Financial Return of Adding New Staff

September 7, 2011
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Can you suggest a standard methodology to prove financial return on the costs of adding a position, including recruiting, salary and benefits? How could a department manager make the financial case for bringing new people on?
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Dear Workforce How Do We Guide Managers to Ask the Right Questions When Interviewing Candidates

September 7, 2011
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What recruitment guidelines can we give to line managers who are involved in our recruiting/hiring process? How can we get them to ask the right questions or follow the right processes/procedures?
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Dear Workforce How Do I Frame Character Questions During Behavioral Interviews

September 7, 2011
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I want to start adopting the behavioral interviews concept, but am having trouble thinking up suitable questions to learn about character traits. Which behavioral questions will help me get information necessary about traits such as high energy level, integrity and ownership?
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