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States and Feds Differ on Sharing Job Listings

June 4, 2007
The Wagner-Peyser Act, passed in 1933, established a nationwide system of public employment offices. And for years, states have sought to create a more efficient labor market by sharing job-opening information among themselves through America’s Job Bank, the public job Web site slated to close June 30.
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Breaking the Job Bank

June 4, 2007
Less than a month before America’s Job Bank disappears, employers, states and other organizations are scrambling to prepare for life without the free government job site. The Department of Labor announced in early 2006 that the venerable site would close June 30. And during the past year at least two private-sector groups have announced products designed to replace AJB’s services.
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Firms Still Fond of Foreigners in China

March 26, 2007
“Localizing” the leadership of China operations with Chinese nationals long has been a goal for multinationals, both to save on compensation costs and develop a better understanding of the country. But given the tight market for managers, fast-growing multinationals continue to rely on expatriates.
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Caring for Cokes Talent

March 26, 2007
Jonathan Taylor is Coca-Cola’s vice president of human resources for China, Mongolia, Taiwan and Hong Kong. But the 38-year-old U.K. native came to this role after spending years in health care and gradually traversing the globe.
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TiVo for Work

March 23, 2007
Explaining how Best Buy and CultureRx implemented a workplace culture that’s based on outcomes and not how many hours people spend in the office can be a little difficult at first. Here’s how one of creators of the approach—called the Results-Only Work Environment, or ROWE—describes it.
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