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Apr

Innovative Ways to Leverage Social Media for Your Advanced Recruiting Needs

Social recruitment, the practice of using social networks to match job openings to job seekers, is blowing the doors off of the recruitment models of the past and presenting organizations with the means to advance traditional recruiting elements like sourcing, selecting, hiring and branding to new levels. It’s use is growing exponentially and utilizing platforms like LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Google+, Twitter, and even Pinterest,…

25 Apr 2014
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HR Business Partner Strategy Event
07
Apr

Talent Management Alliance HR Business Partner Strategy Event

Talent Management Alliance (TMA), has shared additional details about its upcoming 2014 HR Business Partner Strategy Event. Held at the Palomar Hotel in San Diego California, from October 28th-30th, 2014. The inaugural 2014 HR Business Partner Strategy Event will feature practitioners and thought leaders who will share case studies about the strategic challenges HR Business Partners face. Speakers include: Brian Jenkins, HR Business Partner,…

27
Jan

At Full Velocity: Executive Effectiveness in a Transitory C-Suite

Insuring your effectiveness and longevity as a CEO requires serious reflection on important questions, including: Are you creating an open and honest relationship with your board? Have you established a long-term vision? Are you charting career paths for high-potential executives? Are you relentlessly striving for excellence? Volatility, change and turnover are facts of life in the C-Suite. Certain factors can be controlled, others cannot.…

Pay Me Now or Pay Me Later – Drawing on Words of Wisdom from Jack Welch

Summary For nineteen years, we’ve studied the most prevalent reasons for executive hiring failure and determined many of these could have been predicted and therefore avoided. A key to avoiding many of these costly mistakes is doing the necessary work up front, carefully determining the critical success factors and objectively assessing the best candidates available against those criteria. Download this Whitepaper Whitepaper provided by:…

30 Jul 2013
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Change in thinking, personal development key in helping generations mix in the workplace

By MaryBeth Matzek It’s a statistic most people in the energy industry know all too well -- 50 percent of their current workforce may retire within the next five to 10 years. While that statistic has companies ramping up their hiring, it also poses a very real challenge: How to get the on-the-verge-of-retirement baby boomers working well with today’s young professionals. As a rule,…

05 Jun 2013
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America’s Veterans & the American Workforce

A resource guide to recruiting, engaging and onboarding our returning heroes Abstract This white paper presents a comprehensive overview of the veterans’ employment and recruiting landscape for both human capital professionals and corporate and government leaders interested in the topic. This wide-ranging discussion touches on the disappointing unemployment rate for veterans of the Iraq-Afghanistan era and suggests a number of reasons why—based on their…

30 Apr 2013
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Companies doing more to attract, retain veterans

By MaryBeth Matzek Loyalty, leadership and a strong work ethic are just a few of the qualifications that set military veterans apart when they enter the civilian workforce, according to HR leaders. With more companies interested in hiring veterans, additional attention is being paid to help those new workers feel comfortable in their new surroundings. Veterans are entering today’s workforce at the highest clip…

19 Apr 2013
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Multiple factors keeping unemployment rate high

By MaryBeth Matzek When looking at the economy, it seems everything is headed in the right direction: the stock market is up; the housing market is the strongest it’s been in years; and corporate profits are skyrocketing. Despite all that good news, unemployment still remains high – 7.6 percent nationally. Financial experts say that’s because this recovery is unlike one ever seen before in…

19 Apr 2013
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The Five Drivers of Happiness at Work

By JESSICA PRYCE-JONES Source: The Source Original Article I am in a wood-paneled boardroom of a large multinational waiting to make a pitch. My stomach lurches as I anticipate having to use the “H” word to the CEO. It just feels too “new-agey” to associate with the hard-numbered world of business. “We’re here to talk about happiness. Happiness at work.” The words sound so…

21 Oct 2011
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Employee Motivation Tips: The Why Matters

Article Summary For leaders of any kind — managers, supervisors, business owners, coaches, teachers, or parents — the lesson in this story is key to understanding what might motivate someone to take action.... When you find ways to communicate with people about issues bigger and more emotional to them — to them is the key point here — they will move to action to…

20 Sep 2011
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Do Happier People Work Harder?

Article Summary Employee engagement may seem like a frill in a downturn economy. But it can make a big difference in a company’s survival. In a 2010 study, James K. Harter and colleagues found that lower job satisfaction foreshadowed poorer bottom-line performance. Gallup estimates the cost of America’s disengagement crisis at a staggering $300 billion in lost productivity annually. When people don’t care about…

20 Sep 2011
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