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Preserving the Starbucks Counter Culture

February 1, 2005
Starbucks’ competitive wages and generous benefits have made frontline recruiting as smooth as a latte. But with explosive worldwide growth, the Seattle coffee giant faces a tremendous challenge: Can it find enough quality employees to keep customers coming back for more?
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The Recruiting Payoff of Social Responsibility

January 25, 2005
Companies are realizing that not only can a reputation for corporate social responsibility be good for branding, publicity and the bottom line, it can also be a valuable recruiting tool. They’re incorporating their values into recruiting and advertising materials more and more both to attract the best candidates and to weed out the ones who wouldn’t be a good fit.
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The Recruiting Payoff of Social Responsibility

January 25, 2005
Companies are realizing that not only can a reputation for corporate social responsibility be good for branding, publicity and the bottom line, it can also be a valuable recruiting tool. They’re incorporating their values into recruiting and advertising materials more and more both to attract the best candidates and to weed out the ones who wouldn’t be a good fit.
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Temps at the Top

July 30, 2004
While still considered a niche industry, interim-executive staffing is becoming increasingly common for companies seeking new tools to spur change and to achieve rapid results. Top-level temporary CEOs, CFOs and CIOs can cost as much as $77,000 a month, but experts say the experience and ability that companies receive for the money can save them millions in the long run. The right interim hire can sometimes make the difference in a company's surviving a crisis period intact.
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Adelphias Rent to Own Recruiting Solution

May 29, 2004
VP John Pitek hired an interim marketing director at a cost of $182,000 per year—higher than the $120,000 salary at which the company eventually hired the interim 60 days later. “It’s a small fee to pay to avoid a big mistake,” Pitek says.
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