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Banking on Future Talent

September 18, 2003
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At Bank of America, the CEO is driving the succession-planning effort.
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The International Market for Labor

September 18, 2003
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A report from the Hudson Institute on how demographics are affecting the supply of employees in different regions of the world.
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Tips for Developing a Mobile Talent Pool

September 18, 2003
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At Camping World, a designated HR staff member focuses on matching each employee's list of preferences for seasonal destinations with local managers' projections of seasonal work needs.
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The Do's and Don'ts of Competency Modeling

September 18, 2003
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Realize that competencies are useful only when they are made measurable and observable.
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New Workforce Math

August 29, 2003
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A growing number of companies have decided that traditional human-resources benchmarking doesn't work for them anymore. Todd Raphael looks at the advocates of a new metrics movement.
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New Workforce Math

August 8, 2003
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A growing number of companies have decided that traditional human-resources benchmarking doesn't work for them anymore. Todd Raphael looks at the advocates of a new metrics movement.
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Irreplaceable You

July 31, 2003
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You know the names: Don Hewitt. Sandy Weill. Sumner Redstone. None wanted to name successors, despite directors' and shareholders' pleas. But when leaders are reluctant to cooperate in succession planning, the results can be destabilized companies, demoralized employees and downturned stock prices.
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Government Workers Can't Find Jobs

July 2, 2003
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Laid-off government employees are fighting to prove themselves worthy of a private-sector job. Just when they thought they were secure, the government makes cutbacks and they have to prove they’re more than nine-to-fivers who file their nails on paid time.
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Phased Retirement

July 1, 2003
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Pension laws still present problems, but some organizations--and older workers--are finding informal ways to make phased retirement a reality. Some employers are even targeting retired seniors in recruiting campaigns.
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Measure Supervisors' Competencies

March 27, 2003
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A questionnaire used to identify the competencies required for success at one company.
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