RSS icon

Top Stories

Recruitment

Making the Case for Flexibility

May 29, 2004
Comments (0)
One firm is learning new ways to measure productivity beyond just billable hours.
Read More

Adelphias Rent to Own Recruiting Solution

May 29, 2004
Comments (0)
VP John Pitek hired an interim marketing director at a cost of $182,000 per year—higher than the $120,000 salary at which the company eventually hired the interim 60 days later. “It’s a small fee to pay to avoid a big mistake,” Pitek says.
Read More

Companies Demand Vetted Temps

May 28, 2004
Comments (0)
Facing the risk of property and identity theft, some companies insist that their staffing agencies run background checks on temporary workers--and pay for it.
Read More

Screening Out Bad High-level Hires

May 3, 2004
Comments (0)
Organizations that once considered a recruiter's recommendation, interviews with senior staff, and some sold references and perhaps a good skills test are now requiring the finalists for top-tier jobs go through even more vetting. Blame it on the fear factor.
Read More

The Money Is Pouring In, but Social Technology Has Yet to Match the Hype

May 3, 2004
Comments (0)
Millions of dollars in venture capital are flowing into social-networking Web sites, allowing people to figure out exactly who knows the people they know. This technology offers a lot of hope for recruiters—hope that is yet to be realized.
Read More

What Students Want Out of Internships

April 2, 2004
Comments (0)
Students want to either strengthen a good resume or try out an industry or a job. Other than that, they just want some extra money to meet college expenses.
Read More

What Students Want Out of Internships

April 2, 2004
Comments (0)
Students want to either strengthen a good resume or try out an industry or a job. Other than that, they just want some extra money to meet college expenses.
Read More

Turnover Is the New Enemy at One of America's Oldest Restaurant Chains

April 2, 2004
Comments (0)
Seventy years ago, Steak n Shake started selling burgers and milkshakes with a special focus on customer service. By last year, service was suffering as turnover topped 200 percent. The company is working to turn things around, an effort that could save several million dollars a year and increase the rate of new-store openings.
Read More