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2013 Game Changer: Matthew West

August 11, 2013
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Vice president/chief talent officer, McCann Regan Campbell Ward, New York
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2013 Game Changer: Christopher Winkelspecht

August 11, 2013
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Director, recognition strategic initiatives, Express Scripts, St. Louis
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2013 Game Changer: Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic

August 11, 2013
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Vice president of research and innovation, Hogan Assessment Systems, Tulsa, Oklahoma
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2013 Game Changer: Marc Viola

August 11, 2013
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Senior director of talent acquisition, Loblaw Cos., Brampton, Ontario, Canada
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2013 Game Changer: Chenae Graham

August 11, 2013
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Director of talent management, JPS Health Network, Fort Worth, Texas
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Job Boards Are Down but Not Out

July 16, 2013
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The job-search tools are not just for job posts anymore.


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The Last Word: In Defense of Unpaid Internships

July 2, 2013
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Internships offer one thing that greenhorns crave and employers desperately seek: experience.
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Behavioral Change: Behavior-Motivating Recognition Programs on the Rise, Survey Finds

June 19, 2013
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In the past five years, behavior-motivating plans have become an increasingly popular aspect of employee recognition programs, according to a new survey.
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How Should We Conduct a Cross-Training Session?

June 19, 2013
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We want to conduct cross-training sessions to help some employees acquire new skills. We also have employees that already perform these tasks and don't want them thinking our cross-training is a reflection on their performance. How should we handle this to make sure everyone's on the same page? Is there a better alternative? —Don't Want Hurt Feelings, HR manager, finance/insurance/real estate, Grand Cayman
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How Do I Respond to Employee Concerns About SWOT Analysis?

June 19, 2013
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Some ideas have been presented by management to help employees identify areas of essential skills. One idea is to have employees complete a SWOT analysis. But employees have expressed a range of concerns about SWOT, including: • Since I'm already doing more with less, when do I find time to complete the SWOT worksheet? • If I identify threats, how will I be perceived by management? • Since we have limited funds and can't give raises, how could we capitalize on opportunities that emerge from the analysis? • Will I be considered a narcissist by management if I list things I do well? • How do I list my strengths when I'm not even sure what they are? —Can't Swat These Worries Away, OD director, government, Panama City, Florida
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