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Monster's Competitors Are Nipping at its Heels

November 6, 2003
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Monster.com and its job-board archrivals are fighting for résumés and listings. But all three face competition on another front, as corporate recruiters find that internal referrals, their own sites and niche job boards are bringing them better candidates.
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Find a Niche, Fill a Job

November 6, 2003
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The war for talent has morphed into a war for the best talent.
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Monster's Competitors Are Nipping at its Heels

November 6, 2003
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Monster.com and its job-board archrivals are fighting for résumés and listings. But all three face competition on another front, as corporate recruiters find that internal referrals, their own sites and niche job boards are bringing them better candidates.
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Pay Unchecked

October 2, 2003
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Human resources failures helped former WorldCom CEO Bernard Ebbers enrich himself at company expense. But the problem wasn't unique to WorldCom. Human resources executives should show some backbone, and just say no to overblown CEO compensation packages.
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A Shock to the System

October 2, 2003
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One consultant's take on Richard Grasso's $187.5 million pay package.
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Clueless Inc. Invites Trouble

September 18, 2003
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If you recognize your company here, you may want to review your policies.
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Blue-Chips Goofs

September 18, 2003
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Sometimes, corporate retreats emphasize quick wits and entertainment, not dexterity and bravery.
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How the Paid Family Leave Law Works

September 18, 2003
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Key components of the new law, from vesting to administration provisions.
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Do it Right or Risk Getting Burned

September 2, 2003
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Employers planning to hike their benefits costs or reduce their coverage must carefully craft their message to employees. Just look at what happened to Lockheed Martin, IBM and American Airlines when the benefit news got out of hand.
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