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Domestic Hiring Plans Improve From a Year Ago

March 8, 2010
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The study is based on a survey of private-sector human resources professionals at more than 500 manufacturing and more than 500 service-sector firms.
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Terminated Retiree Benefits Drive Auto Parts Supplier Visteon's First Annual Profit

March 1, 2010
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Automobile parts supplier Visteon posted a full-year net profit in 2009 for the first time in its history, boosted by a $195 million gain from terminated retiree benefits.
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Attracting Layoff-Wary Millennials

February 25, 2010
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Commentary: Many workers under 30 have been stung by the recession and the layoffs that affected them and their friends and family. They’re wary of working in corporate America, but there are things your organization can do to mend fences with this important workplace generation when you begin to hire again.
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Retool Your Layoff Process Now to Improve Hiring Later

February 25, 2010
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By retooling the way layoffs are managed now, you may boost your future recruitment, particularly of Millennials.
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Annual Filing Shows Google Recruiters Took a Hit

February 24, 2010
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The company had 19,835 full-time employees at the end of 2009, compared with 20,222 a year earlier, it says in its annual report filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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Well-Known Trade Magazine 'Training' to Shutter Next Month

February 19, 2010
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The publication is widely recognized in the HR industry, particularly for its popular and well-respected list of best companies for training, the Training Top 125. Winners for the 2010 list were named earlier this month and include IBM, Ritz-Carlton, Ernst & Young, PricewaterhouseCoopers and EMC.
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Motorola Exec Sued for Taking Job With Rival Says He Had OK

February 16, 2010
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The executive’s attorney says the suit is the result of Motorola’s effort to boost perceptions of its network business, which it has been rumored to be trying to sell as part of its larger plans to split up the company.
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TOOL Leading After Layoffs

February 4, 2010
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This e-book is designed for managers and HR leaders who are looking for ways to re-energize and align their people in these tough economic times.
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Survey of Ohio Workers Sends Mixed Signals About Employees Outlook

January 22, 2010
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The Spherion survey finds 43 percent of workers were confident in their ability to find a job, an increase of nine percentage points from the previous month.
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