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Articles by Bridget Testa

Managing in the Heat Takes a Lot of Planning ... and Water

August 30, 2007
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The practices aren’t new or revolutionary: drink water, alternate work and rest periods, wear protective clothing and sunscreens, and schedule work at night or early in the morning when it’s cooler.
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Sharing Talent, Recruiting From Other Industries

May 4, 2007
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The nuclear power business could go after top talent from other industries that rely heavily on engineering.
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An Industry Recharged

May 4, 2007
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The nuclear power industry once had more trained professionals than it could use. Then came Three Mile Island.
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Nuclear Reaction Staffing the Nuclear Power Renaissance

May 4, 2007
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Surprised by its own resurgence, the nuclear power industry scrambles to replace retiring engineers and technicians. The rush for talent in the nuclear power business illustrates how other business can handle the one-two punch of retirements and talent shortages.
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In Katrinas Wake Intensive Care for an Institution

August 25, 2006
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A few days after Katrina’s devastation, Tulane’s medical school administration realized it couldn’t hold classes for at least the fall of 2005. So when Baylor administrators met with the leadership of Tulane and its medical school on September 7 last year, it took no time for an extraordinary agreement to emerge.
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One Year After Katrina, New Orleans Employers See Operations in New Light

August 25, 2006
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Despite the difficulties of life in New Orleans one year after Hurricane Katrina, business is returning to normal for many organizations. But the catastrophic hurricane marked a permanent shift in the region's business and workforce operations.
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Ready for the Big Time

June 16, 2006
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An innovative recruiting and development program--candidates are hired via an NFL-style draft--helps National Oilwell Varco build its next generation of leaders.
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Brief Assignment Makes a Lasting Impact

June 16, 2006
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One of National Oilwell Varco's "Next Gen" recruits helped solve a complex transaction tracking problem and left a lasting positive impression.
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Ready for the Big Time

June 16, 2006
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An innovative recruiting and development program--candidates are hired via an NFL-style draft--helps National Oilwell Varco build its next generation of leaders.
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Brief Assignment Makes a Lasting Impact

June 16, 2006
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One of National Oilwell Varco's "Next Gen" recruits helped solve a complex transaction tracking problem and left a lasting positive impression.
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