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Temp Workers: Key to Knowledge Retention, Innovation

Posted by on Oct 31, 2009

How can you integrate and retain the experience and knowledge of talented temporary employees? Check out 6 ways to optimize contract employee performance in the Yoh white paper, to create an environment where temporary and permanent employees work together.

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Productivity – Up or Down?

Posted by on Oct 15, 2009

What can be learned from Super Bowl players, that you can apply to change management and the tasks involved? Read about the traits of Rex Grossman, Lovie Smith and Brian Urlacher!

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Boost Performance By Doing Good

Posted by on Sep 25, 2009

How can you motivate your top talent to spur growth and renewal? Research by Sylvia Ann Hewitt, economist and member of the World Economic Forum Council, suggest - Altruism. Read examples of how corporate programs make good business and give back to their communities!

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Congratulations Chicago Bears

Posted by on Sep 15, 2009

Congratulations to the Chicago Bears, the 2007 NFC Conference Champions who are now on their way to the Super Bowl in Miami. Their hearts and wills carried them to victory. The sleet and snow worked in our favor too. Go Bears! AP Photo: Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher (54) holds the George Halas Trophy after the Bears beat New Orleans...

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Five Key Employment Trends for 2007

Posted by on Aug 31, 2009

Did you know that the U.S. unemployment rate is at its lowest level in five years? This means a highly competitive market for talent promises to provide plenty of opportunities and challenges to both companies and candidates. According to ExecuNet, here are five key trends poised to shape the U.S. workplace in 2007: 1. New War For [Executive] Talent Yields Better Pay Packages 2. Merger and Acquisition Activity Will Be No Match for Mid-Cap Business Growth 3. Strong Job Growth for the Healthcare Sector 4. Despite Demographics, Gray Ceiling Won’t Fall 5. The Number of Job Searches Buried By Digital Dirt Will Rise You can find more details – including some...

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Come on…it has to be said…

Posted by on Jun 15, 2009

When it comes down to the performance of a football team or a company team, engaging the heart will increase the effort given and lift performance higher than following any technique, model, formula, method.

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Compensation is on the Rise in 2007

Posted by on May 15, 2009

Survey on compensation trends by NFI Research reflects a likely increase due to: Business conditions, Performance and Employee retention.

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2007 Hiring Outlook

Posted by on Mar 15, 2009

Whether the hiring outlook is positive or negative depends on any number of factors, including how data gets interpreted, the business sector being covered, and geographic region. Examine data carefully. Pay attention to hiring trends in specific industries and geographic regions. And know what skills are in demand in the fields that affect your business.

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Robert Reich: The Economics of People

Posted by on Oct 31, 2008

Robert Reich (former Labor Secretary under President Clinton) comments on the need for a new way to think about people as globalization, disruptive technology and aging demographics bear down on the U.S. economy.

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Survey: Employment Outlook Positive for 2007

Posted by on Jul 31, 2008

NFI Research survey suggested that the majority of executive and managers expected an increase in employee numbers over the next 12 months, due to business increase, expansion, business stability, industry and economic conditions.

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