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Are Internal Promotion Rates Increasing?

April 29, 2014
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Research reports suggest companies are finding it hard to hire externally. Has this led to an increased rate of internal promotions on average? How are companies filling jobs that become available if there truly is a skills shortage? Our small firm wants to figure out the best strategy to fill jobs that may become vacant in the near future.

— Sizing Up the Future, manager, services, Amherst, Massachusetts


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Receiving a Requested Transfer as an Adverse Employment Action

January 15, 2014
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Is a transfer to the very same position, for which, just nine months earlier, an employee had applied, an 'adverse employment action' sufficient to support a claim of discrimination? Amazingly, the 6th Circuit answered, 'Yes.'
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Social Media Transforms the Recruiting Software Industry

May 9, 2013
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Social media sites have become such a prevalent part of the recruiting process that most recruiting software providers are integrating them into their applicant tracking and assessments process.
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Game-Maker Electronic Arts Revamped Its Workforce to Remake Itself

November 8, 2012
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To shift from retail to online sales, the game-maker used LinkedIn, other tools to hire creatively as part of a global talent overhaul.
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LinkedIn Gains Clout as Recruiting Mainstay

November 8, 2012
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In four years, the 187 million member business network has amassed 13,700 corporate customers for its recruiting software and related services.
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Recruiting Orientation Guide

October 1, 2012
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What Is Wrong With Our Recruitment Process?

July 31, 2012
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Our human resources department attracts and selects top-notch candidates, sells the company very well and arranges a solid orientation program for newcomers. Yet other departments seem to cause a high rate of turnover soon after the probation period and during the first year. How do we improve our recruitment process and avoid these setbacks? —It Hurts When They Leave, human resources manager, services, Alexandria, Egypt
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Going Prospect Hunting for Auto Technicians at Local Vocational Schools

April 26, 2012
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Auto Dealer Joel Higley advertised for a service technician 10 years ago. He didn't get one application. The stinging memory of that experience prompted Higley to get involved in a nearby vocational technology school to recruit a homegrown work force.
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How Many Positions Should Our Recruiters Be Filling?

March 13, 2012
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Are there industry averages for how many positions a recruiter should fill every month/quarter/year? —I'm CEO, but I Don't Know, services, Mississauga, Ontario
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