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Facebook: The New Recruit in the Recruiting Game

December 9, 2011
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Watch out LinkedIn: a raft of new recruiting apps help companies better scout for talent from inside Facebook, the 800 million member social network.
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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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Doing Social Media Checks Right

December 5, 2011
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Social media background checks on potential job candidates have raised some red flags in the legal community, which has created uncertainty for companies on the issue.
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2011 WINNER: Partnership—U.S. Navy

December 2, 2011
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For its program to increase culinary specialists' skills and boost sailors' quality of life, the Navy is the 2011 winner of the Optimas Award for Partnership.
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2011 WINNER: Service—Health Advocate Inc.

December 2, 2011
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For its success in keeping up with the call volume crunch during open enrollment, Health Advocate is the 2011 winner of the Optimas Award for Service.
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High-Profile C-Suite Moves Shines Light on Succession Planning Strategies

December 2, 2011
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In the wake of shifts at the top for Apple, IBM and Hewlett-Packard, heirs in the pipeline can mean a stable transition both financially and in the workplace.
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Detroit 3 Salaried Labor Costs to Overtake UAW Hourly Costs, Researcher Says

November 30, 2011
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For the first time in modern history, overall salaried labor costs next year at the Detroit 3 are expected to exceed those of all UAW-represented factory workers, says Sean McAlinden, chief economist for the Center for Automotive Research.
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Ready for the Next New Deal?

November 29, 2011
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Don't be surprised if the U.S. decides to launch the Next New Deal in the next few years. And if it does, will your company be prepared for a tighter labor market and renewed growth?
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Survey: U.S. Workers Feeling Overwrought and Unproductive

November 27, 2011
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Thirty percent of employees say they were ineffective for at least one week due to job-related stress, while two-thirds of U.S. workers reported extremely high stress levels, including fatigue and feeling a ‘loss of control.'
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