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Articles by Eilene Zimmerman

Keeping Tabs on Productivity of Recruiting Tools

March 22, 2005
While many companies have no idea which sources of candidates are producing the best employees, others have turned source-of-hire research into a science. They’re using the information to determine how their recruiting investments are paying off, to cut out poor-performing venues, and to negotiate better contracts with vendors.
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Monical's Piping-Hot Idea

March 1, 2004
The small pizza chain saw that an economic downturn and voracious competition could destroy it. Management at the Bradley, Illinois, chain knew that, with 37 company-owned stores and 18 franchises, it would need a creative strategy to compete with large, well-financed companies during the coming economic downturn. So it remade itself from top to bottom, reaping big monetary and retention benefits.
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The Joy of Flex

March 1, 2004
Cendant Mobility's Flexible Work Options program has saved the company millions of dollars, energized the workforce and brought turnover down to less than 10 percent.
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