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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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Gimme Attitude

July 2, 2003
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It's a straightforward concept: hire the right people and build a better--and more profitable--organization. And while many corporations still drool over a jaw-dropping résumé, a growing number of organizations are hiring for attitude. They know you can teach job skills, but you can't turn a curmudgeon into a cheerleader.
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Government Workers Can't Find Jobs

July 2, 2003
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Laid-off government employees are fighting to prove themselves worthy of a private-sector job. Just when they thought they were secure, the government makes cutbacks and they have to prove they’re more than nine-to-fivers who file their nails on paid time.
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Turnover in IT Positions

May 2, 2003
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Use this chart to see how your 2003 turnover compares to other companies, and to see how IT turnover has changed when compared to 2002 and 2001.
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Hospital President Sparks Groundbreaking Recruiting Campaign

May 2, 2003
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St. Bernardine Medical Center president Steven Barron asked for 100 new nurses to be hired in 100 days, a steep goal considering the nationwide nursing shortage. Human resources, marketing, and the head of nursing put their heads together and decided--for the first time--that rather than hand off the task to recruiting, the three would work as a team. The result was a slick ad campaign that went far beyond targeting would-be nurses: it re-branded the hospital and gave it a charismatic new image.
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Putting Job Candidates to the Test

April 1, 2003
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Accurate assessments can reduce interviewing time and ensure that bad candidates don't slip through. Here's how three companies made pre-employment tests work.
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A Reference-Checking Checklist

March 4, 2003
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A short form to use when calling references.
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Cisco's Homegrown Gamble

February 27, 2003
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The company that believed buying talent was the key to success now relies on developing the employees it already has. Not everyone is convinced the strategy will keep Cisco Systems on top.
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Estimating the Financial Value of Staffing-Assessment Tools

February 27, 2003
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Here is an explanation of some good formulas you can use to measure the return on investment of an assessment tool. The formulas will help you gauge the impact of a bad hire, a good hire, turnover, and a more efficient staff.
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Ratio of IT Staff to Employees

February 6, 2003
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A chart showing how many techies companies have on staff.
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