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Behind the Management Shake-Up at Financial Firm LPL

April 20, 2012
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Outsiders said such changes in management were to be expected in a company that has evolved over the past decade from a closely held, private firm to a publicly traded company with a market capitalization of $4 billion.
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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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Military Veterans Finding a Niche Among Auto Dealers

April 5, 2012
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Not only can dealers get one-time tax credits ranging from $2,400 to $9,600 for hiring veterans, but recruiters and dealers say many veterans have attributes that make them strong job candidates.
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How to Find the Right IT Help

March 30, 2012
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Is outsourcing your IT upkeep right for your company—and if so, how can you find the right consultant? Here are some key questions to consider.
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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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Colorado Auto Dealers' Recruiting Plight Reflects National Trend

March 20, 2012
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Across the country, dealers face a similar challenge, especially in attracting young people who embrace technology. Dealers want experienced or educated people who want a career in the auto industry.
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Staffing Firms Still Find H-1B Difficulties

March 12, 2012
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For staffing firms, there has been difficulty bringing in workers on H-1B visas after the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service released the 'Neufeld Memo' in 2010. The memo listed 'third-party placement/job shop' as an example of a firm that does not qualify as an H-1B visa employer.
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Apple and Foxconn: Beginning to See the Light

February 29, 2012
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In remarkable moves, Apple and its major supplier Foxconn recently gave into public demands for better treatment of the workers who assemble electronic gadgets in China.
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