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1996 Innovation Optimas Award ProfileBRCisco Systems

October 1, 1996
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HR uses the Internet in creative, dynamic ways. An internal homepage keeps employees informed and cuts paperwork, while an external page boosts recruiting efforts.
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Gain the Edge in the Knowledge Race

August 1, 1996
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American companies today must compete not just with their domestic neighbors but with companies far away as well. What gives one company a competitive advantage over another? It's people and the knowledge they possess.
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Employing Society's Outcasts

April 1, 1996
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Never say never. Companies that employ individuals whom other companies consider unemployable—such as the homeless, former felons or people with little formal education—are finding that the benefits far outweigh the risks, and that it's also the socially
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Under Fire at the LAPD

April 1, 1996
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Perhaps no other police force in the world is as well-known as the Los Angeles Police Department. Amid all the recent turmoil from high-profile cases, one thing is clear. The city's future depends on the LAPD's ability to adopt successful human resources
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Hiring the Gang Member Gone Straight

April 1, 1996
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Are we, as HR managers, never to forgive and forget—even after an employee has distinguished himself on the job?
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America Online Boots Up for Hypergrowth

December 1, 1995
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As the number of cybernauts increases, companies that offer commercial online access are expanding faster than a mouse click. Learn how AOL recruits and trains its employees to provide instant customer service for its new electronic community.
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Catch the Wave as HR Goes Online

July 1, 1995
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Cyberspace offers new frontiers in recruiting, networking and information gathering. In fact, going online is changing the HR function at companies such as Cisco Systems, Hydro Quebec and Lotus Development.
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How Fun Flies At Southwest Airlines

June 1, 1995
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By allowing outrageous behavior, SWA ensures that it recruits and trains employees who can flourish in a friendly work environment and foster good customer service.
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HR at Inova Reengineers Recruitment Process

June 1, 1995
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By simplifying its recruitment procedures, a non-profit health group reduced its number of applicants and interviews. And instead of relying on outside sources for hires, Inova increased the number of internal transfers among its current employees.
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Attracting the Right Employees and Keeping Them

December 1, 1994
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Employers are experimenting with everything from pre-employment tests to random acts of kindness to discover the tie that binds.
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