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Automated Reference Checking: Better Intel in a Fraction of the Time

March 15, 2012
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Armed with this software, not only can companies obtain better feedback from references, but also they can obtain more of it per candidate.
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Pet Projects

March 13, 2012
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A growing number of employers let employees bring pets to work, especially dogs, a benefit, experts say, that reduces stress and increases employee loyalty.
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Fighting for Employment: Veterans in the '40s and Today

February 22, 2012
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To celebrate Workforce Management's 90th anniversary, we're running a series of articles looking at important workforce-related issues with a then-and-now theme. This installment examines employment for veterans returning from war with a focus on the 1940s and the aftermath of World War II. Next month, we look at the 1950s and the generational workforce.
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EAPs Modernize, but Employees Are Slow to Catch On

February 21, 2012
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Despite the smorgasbord of new services, few employees use their employee assistance program, studies show. The national average for utilization has hovered around 3 percent for years.
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Well-Trained Managers Can Curb Attrition

February 20, 2012
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It may not always be a straight-line connection, but managers exert great influence on whether top performers stay or go.
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Social Studies: How to Use Social Media to Build a Better Organization

February 13, 2012
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More and more companies are turning to social media as a way to tap the innovation and talent that leaders know could blossom, if the right people could connect. How can your organization use social media to solve problems and create a sense of community?
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