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Big, Fast and Easily Bungled

July 31, 2003
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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Gimme Attitude

July 2, 2003
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
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
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
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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Cisco's Homegrown Gamble

February 27, 2003
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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