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Articles by Gina Ruiz

The Art and Science of Recruiting a Diverse Workforce

May 10, 2006
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Minorities are an increasingly large and important part of the workforce as the nation’s population becomes more ethnically and racially diverse. Building a diverse workforce is a strategy that makes good business sense.
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A Heaping Helping of Metrics

May 3, 2006
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Evaluation tools are a good way for employers to understand if they are getting a good return on their investment in employee training.
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Cheesecake Factory Cooks Up a Rigorous Employee Training Program

May 3, 2006
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Workforce training and development initiatives are ubiquitous in the restaurant industry. But there are only a handful of programs that can rival the breadth and depth of those that are offered by the company
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Kimberly-Clark Developing Talent in Developing World Markets

April 12, 2006
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Kimberly-Clark has steady increased its talent development and training programs during the past 10 years.
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What Young Graduates Want

April 11, 2006
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A new study suggests that many young job seekers want the same things that older workers prize when it comes to health and retirement benefits.
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Age Wave Adapting to Older Workers

March 29, 2006
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The ranks of workers 55 and older are swelling, yet few employers have adjusted to meet the needs of this strategically important segment of the workforce. Researcher and author Ken Dychtwald says companies might want to start thinking about flexible schedules, ergonomics and enchanced opportunities for older workers before they lose vital expertise.
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Ratner’s Search for Affordable Health Insurance Leads to Limited Benefits

March 17, 2006
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High premiums made an HMO too expensive for many of Ratner Cos.’ workers. A limited-benefit health plan offered an affordable, but imperfect, alternative.
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Limited-Benefits Plans Poised for Expansion, Greater Debate

March 17, 2006
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Supporters say the low-cost, bare-bones programs can help extend coverage to more workers, while critics worry that they will take the place of comprehensive health insurance.
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AOL Founder Champions a Revolution

February 21, 2006
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Steve Case's new venture bets big on defined-contribution plans that reduce employer costs upfront, but could raise new problems for large companies.
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RICO Lawsuits Show Need to Eye Recruiters

February 16, 2006
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Zinkle Fruit Co. paid $1.3 million to settle a lawsuit filed by a group of legal workers accusing the grower of depressing wages, which is illegal under RICO laws, by hiring illegal immigrants. The fine marks the first time that legal workers will receive damages for wage depression attributed to hiring illegal immigrants.
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