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Articles by Rita Pyrillis

Is Your Performance Review Underperforming?

May 5, 2011
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Some companies are moving away from traditional, often unpopular annual performance reviews and turning to other approaches for evaluating staff and giving workers more frequent feedback.
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A Better Performance

May 5, 2011
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Once-a-year feedback via the performance review isn't cutting it anymore, and employees should take note.
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Workers Using Medical Marijuana Hold Their Breath, but Employers Worry They'll Take a Hit

April 29, 2011
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Medical marijuana is a burning political issue in a growing number of states, and employers are scrambling to understand how the laws affect workplace safety, job discrimination and other legal issues.
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Who Knows What Talent Lurks in the Heart of the Web?

March 21, 2011
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Part sleuth, part stalker, sourcers are researchers who use both traditional means to find job candidates and more unconventional ways, such as social media networking.
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Companies Again Giving It the Old College Try

February 18, 2011
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Campus recruiting for both internships and full-time positions is on the rise at top MBA programs, and students such as French face a much friendlier job market than those who graduated in the wake of the 2008 financial meltdown.
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Social Recruiting Survey

February 17, 2011
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The survey was answered by 265 recruiters and recruiting managers and 134 senior recruiting officials.
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The Bait Debate

February 3, 2011
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While some folks are hooked on using social media for getting top recruits to bite, others say the concept is overhyped and old-fashioned methods still reel in the best candidates.
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Programs Help Women Take the Lead

January 26, 2011
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Not since the 1970s and 1980s has there been such a push to help women find their way into the C-suite. With a record number of women earning college degrees, such programs are critical in making more cracks in the glass ceiling.
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Companies Grapple With Viral Vents

December 15, 2010
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A case filed with the NLRB has many employees and employers wondering what crosses the line when it comes to posting comments on social networks like Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, especially when comments are made during off-hours and on an employee’s personal electronic device.
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5 Questions With Joanna Geraghty: Not Leaving Anything Up in the Air

December 8, 2010
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Joanna Geraghty, 38, became JetBlue’s chief people officer in September. Geraghty takes the reins as JetBlue is adding routes and expanding its workforce. But the company’s image also has taken some knocks. Geraghty recently spoke to Workforce Management senior writer Rita Pyrillis.
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