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Suburban Flight: Google Moving 3,000 Motorola Mobility Jobs Into Chicago

July 26, 2012
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The 3,000 jobs figure could grow, as Motorola Mobility expects to consolidate other offices into the new downtown space and add more if it is successful in releasing new products in the fast-changing market for cellphones and other wireless devices.
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Seasonal Firefighters to Become Eligible for Federal Employee Health Benefits Program

July 18, 2012
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President Barack Obama was motivated to order several federal agencies to change those policies by a recent visit to Colorado, where wildfires have burned hundreds of thousands of acres and destroyed dozens of homes.
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Indianapolis Law Aims to Curb Temp 'Blacklisting'

July 17, 2012
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The rule prohibits hotels from signing deals with contractors—such as staffing firms—that prevent the hotels from hiring the contractor's employees directly, according to city documents.
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How High a Priority Is Time-to-Fill When Filling Vacant Positions?

July 17, 2012
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How important is the time-to-fill metric in the health care industry? Our top management puts a lot of stock in this, which is understandable. However, I want to make sure that not only do we fill positions quickly, but more important, we get the best available candidate. —Quality Not Quantity, health care recruitment specialist, health care, Poughkeepsie, New York
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IT Onboarding Crucial to Productivity: Survey

July 13, 2012
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Despite their agreement on the importance of onboarding programs, 57 percent of IT leaders say they have a formal, strategic onboarding plan less than 20 percent of the time, while just 18 percent of IT professionals say sufficient attention is given to developing a strong onboarding program.
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Contingent Overcompliance

July 13, 2012
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Excessive fear regarding the misclassification of workers and resulting liability can lead organizations to distance themselves unnecessarily from contractors and temps. The result is bad for both companies and contingents.
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CareerBuilder: Expect More Temps on the Job

July 5, 2012
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A new survey by the job board giant sees a spike in temporary hires but also found that employers plan to hire more permanent, full-time employees.
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Even 4th of July Fireworks Need a Contingency Plan

July 2, 2012
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I'm sure you have star employees without whom your business would suffer. Yet, do you know if they are content with their job? Or, do they feel underpaid, under-appreciated, or overworked? Tomorrow, one could walk out the door.
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How Should We Use Retirees to Train Our Younger Workers?

June 28, 2012
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Our organization would like to implement cross-training in light of a large number of seasoned employees who are approaching retirement. How can we go about keeping these experienced folks on as consultants after they retire? What is the key to making this solution work? —Training and Retaining, human resources director, services, Colton, California
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