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Safelite AutoGlass: Optimas Award Winner for Competitive Advantage

November 1, 2012
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For its creative People First initiative designed to engage employees and drive business growth, Safelite AutoGlass is the winner of the 2012 Optimas Award for Competitive Advantage.
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Optimas Awards

December 1, 2011
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The 2011 Optimas Award Winners

December 1, 2011
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Dear Workforce What Is the Optimal Way to Establish New Goals for Recruiters?

September 7, 2011
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I want to revise the goals for our small team of recruiters. We don't do a lot of hiring, but when we do, we are very selective. How then should we be setting these new goals: based on quality of fill, time to hire or other metrics?
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2010 Optimas Award Winners

September 7, 2011
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The 2010 Optimas Award winners have earned distinction because of their ability to tackle challenges with flexibility and ingenuity. There are two overarching themes among the winners in this volatile global economy: how to do more with less and how to find, develop and retain talent.
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DaVita Optimas Award Winner for Competitive Advantage

September 7, 2011
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Faced with a ‘broken’ recruiting function, the dialysis provider overhauls the department to speed hiring and find important management talent.
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Edwards Lifesciences Optimas Award Winner for Competitive Advantage

September 7, 2011
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Cardiovascular device maker Edwards Lifesciences pinpoints and tracks mission-critical jobs to stay ahead of business needs and build a deep bench of important talent.
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Randstad North America Optimas Award Winner for Competitive Advantage

September 7, 2011
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A revamped training program boosts productivity at the staffing company and gets new employees up to speed faster as they learn on the job. During the past six years, Randstad has developed training for new hires that directly resulted in $4.1 million in sales revenue.
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Lesser-Known Defined Contribution Providers Tops in Service Study

July 6, 2011
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While brands like Fidelity Investments, Charles Schwab and Vanguard Group topped the list as recognized leaders in the defined contribution industry, smaller firms were better able to distinguish their brands on service and support. The top three providers cited for service and support were Ascensus, Milliman and Affiliated Computer Services.
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