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Don't Let Your Pension Plan Discourage Older Workers

November 26, 2003
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Older workers sometimes are forced to retire and go to work for another company, even through their original employer would benefit from their staying.
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Sun Trust Bank Combines 28 Recruiting and Screening Systems into One

November 6, 2003
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SunTrust combined 28 recruiting and screening systems into one with a minimum of chaos and a maximum of teamwork. It saved money, got better candidates and won SunTrust the Optimas Award for service.
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Drug Testing's Negative Results

October 3, 2003
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Convinced by shaky economic data and appeals to civic virtue, employers have long allowed themselves to be persuaded that testing employees for drug use is the right thing to do. Now, after hard looks at budget and some long-simmering issues about trust and efficacy, they're not so sure.
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Positive Drug Rates by Drug Category

October 3, 2003
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A chart showing positivity rates for marijuana, cocaine, PCP and other drugs
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It's Alcohol That Should Be Tested

October 3, 2003
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Most people don't realize that alcohol is a drug.
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The Temp Match Game

October 3, 2003
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Hiring the wrong temp can leave ugly permanent marks on an organization--unhappy customers, plummeting productivity and high costs. The right temp can help increase revenues, whittle down labor costs and enhance productivity. Some companies have figured out how to find temporary workers that exactly match their business and culture.
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TSA Administrator For a Day

September 18, 2003
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Experts offer suggestions for large-scale hiring, including offering an incentive plan for local recruiters.
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Employee Theft Drops, Loyalty Soars

September 18, 2003
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The assessments reduce many of the personnel problems that affect operating costs and quality of service.
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