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Theyre Hired Now the Real Recruiting Begins

January 5, 2004
The first 90 to 100 days of an employee’s tenure, often called “re-recruiting,” can be the difference between an employee who stays for a decade and one who’s gone before the year is out. Find out what some companies are doing to ensure a smooth first three months, moves that can result in cost reductions of 66 percent.
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Creating a Culture

November 26, 2003
Health First wanted its employees to feel that it was the best place to work. This was the wellspring from which came quality, service and customer satisfaction.
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Creating a Culture

November 26, 2003
Health First wanted its employees to feel that it was the best place to work. This was the wellspring from which came quality, service and customer satisfaction.
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Sound the Retreat

September 2, 2003
Although the dollars that companies spend on retreats have fallen with the weakened economy, some organizations still sign up for off-site meetings that involve physical challenges and offbeat exercises. There's considerable debate about whether organizations can really rev up leadership skills or build a team through games, firewalking, rock-climbing or whitewater rafting. Last month's resignation by the U.S. Postal Service's Inspector General in the wake of her million -dollar retreats (which included mock trials and costumes) hasn't helped the image of retreats.
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