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Study: Generational Job Seekers Not Using All Their Tools

September 28, 2012
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Recruiters take note: Baby boomers, Gen X and millennials are spending almost all their time job searching online instead of offline. Boomers turn to LinkedIn first, while Gen X and millennials are first using Google and Google Plus.
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HR Software Vendor Workday Going Public

September 20, 2012
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The human capital management technology darling wants to raise $400 million in a stock offering that's the latest sign of how high profile—and competitive—the market has become.
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IBM Leaps Into HR Software With Kenexa Acquisition

August 27, 2012
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Big Blue sees deal with talent management firm as part of 'big data,' social business strategy.
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Analysis: Transforming the Mobile Workplace While Keeping an Eye on Ergonomics and Underlying Health Risks

August 17, 2012
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While mobile device use in and outside of the office is still too new to know the long-term impact on employees, this reality holds true: Workplace injuries can leave your company at a competitive disadvantage.
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Piercing the Bulletproof Employee

August 16, 2012
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The potential of a retaliation claim certainly ups the ante when terminating an employee who has complained about discrimination.
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Confidential Workplace Investigations are Under Attack … by the EEOC?

August 13, 2012
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The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission should be championing confidential investigations, not signaling that they constitute a flagrant violation of Title VII.
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HR Departments Should Get Involved in Contingent Labor Management

August 10, 2012
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There's a looming battle between HR and procurement over who “owns” contingent labor. And I'm cheering on HR, for the sake of both companies and contingent workers.
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Don't Judge a Book by Its Cover

August 10, 2012
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This awful catastrophe reminds us that we should view people as people, and not as colors, religions, or stereotypes.
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Workforce Survey: In the Company of Contingents

August 6, 2012
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The “free-agent nation” is coming to fruition as never before. But many questions remain about what a more impermanent workforce will look like and how companies ought to manage contingent workers (temporary employees, contractors and independent consultants). To help answer those questions, Workforce Management in June surveyed 1,180 readers on the topic of contingent labor. We found that accessing specialized skills is a key factor in the growing use of contingents, quality concerns are central and companies are starting to develop strategies for becoming a client of choice for contingent workers. The survey captured the views of companies of varying sizes, though about 55 percent of respondents were from firms with one to 500 employees. Roughly three-quarters of respondents work at organizations based in the United States, but all regions of the world were represented. See the results of the survey.
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