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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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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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Survey: Crowd Sourcing a Second Job for Many

December 22, 2011
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Crowd sourcing can involve breaking up a large task such as validating data or translation into many small tasks and farming them out to numerous workers online instead of hiring a single worker or small number of workers to do the single large task.
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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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California Supreme Court Nears Ruling on Meal Breaks

December 16, 2011
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While meal-period laws vary nationwide, California is among the states wrestling with how far employers should go in policing meal and rest breaks.
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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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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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Hotel Chain Sues Search Firm for $5 Million

December 15, 2011
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UPDATE: A hospitality industry executive search firm that was sued by a New York hotel operator in a lawsuit seeking $5 million in punitive damages said the allegations in the lawsuit are false.
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Nothing Seems to Be Clicking

December 5, 2011
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Experts predict that the hiring drought, which has overtaken the U.S. employment landscape over the past few years, will continue in 2012 as companies are still cautious about the recovery.
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