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Survey: 37% Use Social Media to Check Candidates

April 18, 2012
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Thirty-four percent of hiring managers and human resources professionals said they found information on social media that caused them not to hire a candidate.
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Study: Internal Sites, Referrals Key to Finding New Hires

April 9, 2012
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A new study finds nearly two-thirds of recent hires actually found their positions through such internal sources as company career sites and referrals.
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Recruiting and Recruiting Technology Ticks Upward

April 6, 2012
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Through the use of recruiting software, organizations help speed the process along. The tools can create a potential pool of talent to keep on hand, winnow down stacks of applicants to find those most qualified, or do pre-screening so recruiters can focus their attention on the most promising candidates.
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Contingent Workers to Make Up Bulk of New Staff at Auto Plant

March 22, 2012
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Volkswagen Group of America plans to create 800 new jobs at its Chattanooga, Tenn., manufacturing facility, the company announced. Many of those new jobs will go to contingent workers at the facility who are now employed by Aerotek, opening up opportunities for new contingents.
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U.S. City Now Deemed World's 'Most Competitive'

March 13, 2012
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New York is the leading city in the world for global competitiveness, edging out London and Singapore, according to a new report.
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New York City Tops U.S. List for Tech Job Postings

March 13, 2012
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The March listing marks 13 consecutive months of New York City posting the largest volume of tech jobs. Still, other cities are growing their listings at a faster clip.
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Cloud Computing Generates New York City Jobs

March 5, 2012
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A new report shows that the shift to the cloud will add more than 60,000 jobs in New York this year.
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Teleworking Has Come a Long Way for Workers

March 5, 2012
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National Telework Week, slated to start Monday, recognizes the financial and employee retention benefits of working remotely.
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Northwestern, Chicago Law Schools Tops for New Grads Landing Jobs at Big Firms

February 28, 2012
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The National Law Journal said that in 2011, fewer graduates went to the nation's largest firms than the previous year.
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'Kelly Girl' Turns 66: An Interview With Carl Camden

February 16, 2012
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As part of our 90th anniversary, Workforce Management is talking to some of the people and organizations that helped influence today's workplace. In this installment, Workforce Management contributor Richard Rothschild speaks with Kelly Services Inc. president and CEO Carl Camden. For Kelly, it all began with a secretary who couldn't work because she was too ill. Sixty-six years later, it has become a multinational job placement company that finds temporary employment for 530,000 workers annually. With 8,000 full-time employees worldwide, the Troy, Michigan-based company's iconic image remains the “Kelly Girls,” those well-dressed women who would show up for office assignments wearing white gloves. Indeed, many observers still refer to the company with the words, “Oh, you're the Kelly Girls.”
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