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Software Products Aim to Streamline Succession Planning

January 13, 2006
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Technology vendors tout ability to manage succession and career development plans for more employees and better search for candidates within a company.
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Succession Progression

January 13, 2006
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Done with the right technology, succession planning that reaches deep into the hierarchy can build a company's reputation as a great place to work and, perhaps most important, further strategic goals.
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The Jobs You Can't Do Without

December 13, 2005
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By identifying positions that directly produce revenue, reach customers or encompass skills that differentiate a company from its rivals, employers can put their resources into areas where they'll have the greatest effect.
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Questions Companies Need to Ask About Critical Jobs and Talent

December 13, 2005
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To ensure that they have an adequate supply of high-performing talent for important jobs, CEOs and HR leaders should ask themselves six key questions.
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Questions Companies Need to Ask About Critical Jobs and Talent

December 13, 2005
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To ensure that they have an adequate supply of high-performing talent for important jobs, CEOs and HR leaders should ask themselves six key questions.
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The Jobs You Can't Do Without

December 13, 2005
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By identifying positions that directly produce revenue, reach customers or encompass skills that differentiate a company from its rivals, employers can put their resources into areas where they'll have the greatest effect.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Do We Get Our Founder To Step Down

November 11, 2005
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Our 60-year-old international company posted 2004 sales of about $100 million. Yet our workplace is in trouble. The 95-year-old founder of the family-owned company refuses to retire. Instead, he insists on handling all human resources issues--even though he can not do the job capably. His 71-year-old son hasn't stepped up either. Some employees have gone years without raises or even reviews. Wages are below market, Christmas bonuses have been cut three straight years and employees feel trapped in a power play between three generations of the family. What could we do to communicate the damage to company morale?
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Do I Make a Case for Hiring Full-Time Employees

October 30, 2005
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I am arguing in favor of hiring full-time employees to fill required positions, rather than temporary or contract employees. How do I make the case?
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The Move to Meaningful Metrics

October 25, 2005
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Experts agree that recruiting-effectiveness measures are a more accurate gauge of value than efficiency measures such as time to fill and cost per hire. Designing the best effectiveness metrics is the new challenge.
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Top Performing Hospitals Are Promoting From Within

July 28, 2005
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A look at the workforce management practices in leading medical centers.
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