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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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Unite or Die

January 30, 2003
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If bankrupt United Airlines is going to survive, CEO Glenn F. Tilton will have to gain the trust of a badly divided workforce and find ways to get them to work together more efficiently. It's not mission impossible: Continental emerged from two bankruptcies and is prospering.
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Loyalty May Become Cool Again

December 30, 2002
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The idea of employees spending their entire careers at a single company was mostly derided in the 1990s as an out-of-date concept from a paternalistic corporate past. But with baby boomers nearing retirement and company knowledge more important than ever, long-term employees will become valuable once again.
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Assessment Tools

November 28, 2002
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Learn about the tools that are utilized to screen applicants, why they’re used, and how they work to make the process more successful.
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Top 25 Corporate Staffing Sites for 2002

October 26, 2002
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A list of the top 25 "careers" sections of corporate Web sites for 2002, from a study on employment sections on Fortune 500 Web sites.
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