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Enterprises Recruiting Model Transforms Interns Into Managers

May 20, 2009
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The largest car rental company in the country uses a massive internship program to fill its management talent pipeline.
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Crafting Clawbacks

April 29, 2009
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As with other pending legislative and regulatory changes in executive compensation, proposals for mandatory clawbacks are modeled after the provisions now required for companies receiving Troubled Asset Relief Program funds.
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A Nation Under TARP AFLAC's Ahead of the Game

April 29, 2009
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The new restrictions on executive pay at bailed-out financial firms may soon apply to all public corporations, with far-reaching consequences for HR leaders. Insurance firm Aflac, however, is ahead of the game, with say-on-pay and clawback policies on exec compensation already in place.
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Cost-Conscious Firms Find India Offers a Down-Home Recruiting Touch

April 19, 2009
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The fee for one U.S. firm with an India call center is less than half of what U.S. companies might pay for a full-time, in-house recruiter. There’s also additional training in how to sell the U.S. firm and its unique culture to potential hires.
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The Great Pay Freeze

April 16, 2009
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Most companies will freeze or cut salaries in 2009 while quietly funneling money to a small group of essential employees.
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Recruiters Still Courting College Grads, but Signing Fewer New Hires

March 25, 2009
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About 1.5 million undergraduates getting their bachelor’s degrees this year will collide with 1.85 million workers with bachelor’s degrees or higher who are currently unemployed.
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Recruiters Seeking Untapped Talent Among Outplacement Firms

March 11, 2009
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Because recruiting and outplacement are the bookends of the employment relationship, recruiters may find opportunities working with such firms on several levels. And, as recruiters find themselves out of work, outplacement may offer a new career path for those ready to shift their perspective.
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Special Report Background Checking Caution Amid the Credit Crunch

February 27, 2009
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As the recession deepens, employers that routinely include credit and criminal record checks in their screening process should tread carefully to avoid legal trouble.
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Worker Screening Overseas Is Limited

February 27, 2009
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‘What works in the United States doesn’t work abroad. … In Europe, what’s private stays private,’ an attorney says.
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Downturn Dilemma

February 25, 2009
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Companies with pension plans are looking at billions in additional contributions; employers that offer 401(k)s are looking at thousands of retirement-age employees who cannot be managed out of the workforce.
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