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Rural Renaissance

May 20, 2013
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Recruiting for jobs in remote locations like North Dakota's Bakken region isn't easy. But recruiting from the local population can help a company fill open positions in rural areas faster than targeting candidates from big cities.
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How Do We Successfully Succession Plan and Help Employees Prepare for Retirement?

May 15, 2013
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How do we help retirement-age workers in lower-level jobs make the transition, even as we begin planning succession for higher-level jobs? We have some workers who are several years past our voluntary retirement age and want to make sure the company is prepared for their departure. For other higher-level jobs, we are just starting to look at who our successors might be. —Cautious, HR manager, education, Kingston, Jamaica
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Retention Strategies Take an Advanced Degree of Engineering

May 8, 2013
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With growing numbers of high performers ready to leave their organizations, employers need to realize that those departures can be extremely costly for organizations in the resources it takes to recruit, hire and train new employees.
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The Last Word: Gen Why?

May 1, 2013
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Trust me; work habits know no generational boundaries.
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Nicotine Screenings Snuff Out Some Employment Offers at Health Care Companies

April 30, 2013
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Health care providers, which see their employees as 'role models and advisers to patients,' are among the organizations requiring tobacco testing for new hires.
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More Employees Unhappy With Work-Life Balance: Survey

April 22, 2013
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While telecommuting can allow an employee to balance life and work, it may also limit their upward mobility within a company, according to a recent survey by Korn/Ferry International.
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Employers Plan to Hire Fewer Recent Graduates Than Expected

April 22, 2013
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Students just about to graduate college this spring may have a harder time finding a job than previously expected.
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