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The Young and The Restless

January 30, 2004
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Young workers seek jobs with flexibility and career growth.
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Seven Myths About Recruiting Technology

January 5, 2004
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Applicant-tracking systems can cost several million dollars. With that investment, time to hire may plunge by two-thirds and cost per hire by 40 percent or more. In many cases, however, the technology proves to be a disappointment. Find out why software isn’t always a panacea for recruiting and retention problems.
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Seven Myths About Recruiting Technology

January 5, 2004
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Applicant-tracking systems can cost several million dollars. With that investment, time to hire may plunge by two-thirds and cost per hire by 40 percent or more. In many cases, however, the technology proves to be a disappointment. Find out why software isn’t always a panacea for recruiting and retention problems.
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What's in Store for 2004

November 25, 2003
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Today, organizations face far greater challenges than ever before: a tough, rapidly changing labor market; a dearth of talent as well as obstacles to keeping existing employees productive; challenges in adequately training and developing workers and soaring health-care costs. The issues for the new year include a changing labor market, dwindling talent, knowledge drains and heightened demand for workforce-management metrics.
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ERP Versus Best of Breed

November 6, 2003
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The debate of ERP versus best of breed is heating up, thanks to more sophisticated software and the ability to integrate more easily and painlessly. The pressure to perform has put information technology under the magnifying glass.
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Technology Evolution--Not Revolution

October 3, 2003
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The 2003 Workforce Management /Findley Davies HR Technology Survey shows that some companies are making progress toward a conversion to eHR, but there's still a heavy reliance on paper and forms. The transformation is proceeding at a "very deliberate pace."
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i Optimas -i Update The Best Get Better

September 18, 2003
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A roundup of what's happened with a few Optimas winners since their awards were given.
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Software Wars and Hard Realities

August 29, 2003
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Companies face steep costs and hard realities in the software wars. Experts say companies could be out hundreds of millions of dollars if their ERP vendors are swallowed up in current or future rounds of software company consolidation. There’s no simple way to sidestep the land mines of today’s business-software market. Yet consultants and analysts aren’t shy about offering opinions.
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IM It's Speedy And It Can Spell Trouble

July 2, 2003
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As instant messaging infiltrates the workforce, concerns of virus protection, legal trouble and lost productivity are rising. While some employees use IM for business, others use it to only boost their social lives. Will employers pull the plug on the instant version of e-mail?
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