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Home Depot Hiring 70,000 Seasonal Workers

January 12, 2012
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The home improvement retailer said that half of last year's seasonal hires stayed on in permanent jobs. Those positions included cashiers, sales associates, lot associates and garden associates.
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Archer Daniels Midland Announces Plan to Cut 1,000 Jobs

January 11, 2012
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The cutbacks represent 3 percent of the company's total workforce, according to a release issued Jan. 11.
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Recruit Co. Lands Staffing Firm for $410 Million

January 4, 2012
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It marks the latest large-scale acquisition for Tokyo-based Recruit, and will result in Advantage Resourcing divesting most of its non-Japanese operations.
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Survey Reveals Slight Climb in Full-Time Hiring

December 28, 2011
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An annual CareerBuilder forecast also shows 59 percent anticipate no change in their staff levels and 11 percent are unsure whether there will be change.
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Help Wanted: Vets, Foreign Workers Sought by U.S. Organizations

December 20, 2011
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A new SHRM survey, ‘Global Competition and Hiring Strategies,' marks the third and final survey in a series by SHRM that explores the ongoing impact of the recession.
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Majority of Workers to Be Independent By 2020

December 20, 2011
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Independent workers include those on fixed-term contracts, independent consultants, those working through temporary agencies, workers on an on-call arrangement and those who own a business with less than five employees.
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Morgan Stanley to Pare Workforce by 1,600

December 15, 2011
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Reps are safe, but 'business won't entirely escape the belt-tightening.'
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Mexican-Americans Aren't Moving Up, Study Finds

December 15, 2011
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Fewer than 1 percent of U.S.-born Mexican-Americans hold jobs in science, technology, engineering or mathematics.
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IBM Announces Vendor Management System Acquisition

December 15, 2011
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The acquisition is part of the company's 'Smarter Commerce' initiative begun in March 2011 and aimed at helping companies respond to shifting customer buying patterns.
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