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HR's Value Soars at the Exchange

November 14, 2006
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The Chicago Mercantile Exchange’s human resources department, once a largely administrative division, has become a strategic corporate partner.
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5 Questions for Jean Wyer, Principal, PricewaterhouseCoopers

November 8, 2006
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Jean Wyer received her doctorate in accounting some 30 years ago, at a time when attaining such a high level of education was far more common in the field than it is today. The number of Ph.D.s in accounting has dropped by 50 percent, creating what she refers to as a “train wreck” in the making.
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Employers Sending More Women on International Assignments

November 8, 2006
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Employers are sending more female workers on international assignments than ever before, according to a report from Mercer Human Resource Consulting. The study looked at 100 multinational companies with about 17,000 male and female employees working overseas.
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Job Sites Partners in Print

November 3, 2006
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Recent Monster deals may provide a new model for job boards to forge alliances with publications.
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Companies May Not Get Their Moneys Worth From ATS Products

October 10, 2006
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Companies spend millions of dollars annually on sophisticated applicant tracking systems. However, they may not be getting their money's worth when it comes to receiving accurate, in-depth information to help make sound recruitment decisions, according to a new study.
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Mixing Up Its Game Wynn Resorts' Winning Hiring Strategy

August 31, 2006
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When it came time to hire 5,000 people for the opening of its first hotel-casino in Macau, Wynn Resorts knew it Vegas-tested mass-hiring practices wouldn’t get the job done—building brand awareness, establishing trust and personalizing the process would be paramount.
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Wynn Looks to Improve Its Retention Odds

August 31, 2006
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Finding 5,000 employees in a small coastal area of just 450,000 people to staff a massive new luxury resort-casino was just one of the many workforce management challenges faced by Wynn Macau. Just as critical is the company’s ability to retain the talent it recruits once the property opens.
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CEOs Taking Greater Role in Talent Management

August 9, 2006
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About 30 percent of executives who participated in a survey conducted recently by the Economist Intelligence Unit and Development Dimensions International say they devote 30 percent to 50 percent of their time to talent management.
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Studies Examine the Online Job Hunting Experience

August 1, 2006
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CareerXroads recently conducted two quality control exercises to shed light the state of the online application experience.
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Students Seek Pay Packages Offering Security

July 14, 2006
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College undergraduates, burdened with credit card debt, worried about a potential collapse in the Social Security system and influenced by overprotective parents, are anxious about what the future holds and are increasingly turning to employers for stability and security.
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