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The FBI's Recruiting Ads

September 5, 2003
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Some samples of artwork done by student groups for the FBI, the INS, and the Department of Homeland Security.
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Three Ways to Find Generation Y

September 4, 2003
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IKEA goes where they go--to the bathroom.
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Cracking the Ex-Files

September 2, 2003
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Conventional wisdom says that former employers won't give references. But, as with so many things, the conventional wisdom is wrong. The techniques for getting the straight story on a job candidate include offering a 1-to-10 scale, expecting cooperation and even faxing over a copy of states' laws that hold employers blameless if the information they share is truthful and without malice. Plus: Steps for fine-tuning the vetting of a job applicant's past.
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Generation Y and the Challenge for Organizations

September 2, 2003
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Three things to keep in mind about the generation of job candidates and employees born between 1978 and 1986.
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There's a New Sheriff in Town

August 7, 2003
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The combined city-county of Jacksonville, Florida, has a new sheriff. He’ll be doing some “tough recruiting,” and his new chief of human resources hopes to make major changes to the workforce-management culture.
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Staffing the United States Senate

August 4, 2003
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In an interview, the head of the U.S. Senate Placement Office talks about what goes into delivering a workforce to the senators.
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A Letter to Pillowtex Employees and Their Families

July 31, 2003
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What Michael Gannaway, Chairman and CEO, told employees about the company's termination of approximately 6,450 salaried and hourly positions.
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iOptimas Award -I Managing Change Almost Curtains

July 31, 2003
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The workforce management leadership at Designer Blinds in Omaha had a narrow window of opportunity to rescue the company from failure. Their efforts won them the Optimas Award for managing change.
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Big, Fast and Easily Bungled

July 31, 2003
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Virtually overnight, the Transportation Security Administration had to hire more than 55,000 workers. Its problems with mishires and layoffs illustrate the issues inherent in fast large-scale hires.
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Top 25 Corporate Careers Sites

July 8, 2003
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Links to the some of the best careers sections of the Web sites of large corporations.
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