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Secrets and Strategy at Kroll

June 17, 2001
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When employees carry guns, evaulations are top secret, and job titles include "Hostage Negotiator," HR can't go by the book. It has to be flexible.
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What Works The Blossoming of a Workplace Drone

April 27, 2001
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Nurturing a true mission requires more than a mission statement .
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Googles Company -- and HR -- Keeps Growing

April 13, 2001
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When Workforce last spoke with Google, they had no turnover, enough resumes to sink a ship, and were giving away free, gourmet lunches to every employee, every day. We thought we'd ask HR Director Stacy Sullivan if -- and how -- life has changed in the slowing economy.
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At This Exotic Workplace, Employees Feel Like Family

October 20, 2000
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At the San Diego Zoo, "there's a deep-rooted sense of loyalty and pride." HR Manager Gabriela Valverde talks about that powerful and successful culture, as well as the challenges a new labor shortage and new attitudes are ushering in.
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A Look at Google's Vital Signs

October 1, 2000
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A snapshot view of Google's recruiting, employee referrals, benefits and other HR programs. The company has almost no turnover, a flood of good applicants, and its IT and non-IT actually get along.
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A Look at Google's Vital Signs

October 1, 2000
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A snapshot view of Google's recruiting, employee referrals, benefits and other HR programs. The company has almost no turnover, a flood of good applicants, and its IT and non-IT actually get along.
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Lessons Learned From the Kursk

August 28, 2000
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The Russian naval disaster -- and the mistakes that followed -- shouldn't be similarly repeated in the corporate world, says guest columnist Brent M. Longnecker.
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HR101 Recruiting & Staffing

July 28, 2000
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From suitcase socials at Schwab to rapid-fire employee referrals at DoubleClick, companies are turning to a little ingenuity in their recruiting and retention programs.
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Happy Employees Often Stem from Clear Values

July 28, 2000
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Motivating employees -- and hiring the right ones -- often means achieving a good fit with company values. At MindSpring, they've pieced together 208 words full of commitments to customers, shareholders, and each other.
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