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Security, Trust Are Among Top Concerns for Growing Mobile Workforce

August 26, 2011
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Although telework is becoming commonplace in the corporate world—including in small and medium-size businesses—there are obstacles to conquer. These include management mistrust, worker isolation and data security.
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Securing a Virtual Workforce

August 26, 2011
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Citrix Systems has avoided many of the pitfalls companies have faced with a remote workforce by implementing a solid plan.
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New Tools Cast a Wider Social Network for Recruiters

August 22, 2011
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With the launch of BranchOut in July 2010 and BeKnown and Google Plus, which made their debuts in June, recruiters are trying to decide how to best use a dizzying array of tools to find top talent.
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Unemployed Applicants in the Hiring Process: Ensuring Proper Treatment and Documentation

August 16, 2011
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Suppose unemployed applicants charge that they were not hired because of their unemployment status. They could allege that, despite the absence of any written policy, hiring managers abide by an unwritten policy to exclude unemployed applicants. It’s up to the company—and HR leaders in particular—to be prepared.
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Tech Tools Add a Dose of Transparency to Cut Health Care Costs

August 12, 2011
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As technology continues to mesh with medicine, industry leaders—especially Howard McClure—contend that transparency will cut costs while building a stronger, more responsive health care system.
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Many Firms Find Social Media Workplace Misuse Problematic Study

July 14, 2011
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Of 120 employer respondents, 43.4 percent said social media network misuse has been an issue for them, and 31.3 percent said they have had to take disciplinary action against an employee because of misuse, according to the survey.
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Marriott Hopes to Win With Facebook Game

July 11, 2011
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The novel interactive game, called My Marriott Hotel, was born out of the mega-hospitality corporation’s quest to fill 50,000 jobs worldwide by the end of 2011.
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Special Report on Social Media: You Can't Take Your Online Contacts With You ... or Can You?

June 6, 2011
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As companies rush into the worlds of LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter, some are discovering sticky issues when employees engaged in corporate social media activity depart.
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Out of Site: Remote Possibilities

June 6, 2011
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More employers are benefiting from a mobile workforce through improved productivity, increased employee satisfaction and reduced costs, but they also face new management challenges.
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Tips for Managing Mobile Workers

June 5, 2011
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From collaboration to prepping the tech help desk at the home office, constant communication is the key to successfully managing a mobile workforce.
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