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Giving Job Postings the Boot
Online shoe retailer Zappos is ditching the traditional job-posting process in favor of a new online talent community, but will the new way gain enough traction to cause other organizations to follow in their footsteps?
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The Hiring Advantage of High-Status Firms
New research from Wharton draws some interesting connections between the status rankings of firms and their hiring power in the labor market.
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Can This Relationship Be Saved?
There's a noticeable disconnect between recruiters and hiring managers, according to a new industry survey. What can HR do to get the two sides back on the same page?
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Improving the Mobile-Application Process
Almost half of all respondents in a recent survey of job seekers point to problems when applying for a job via a mobile device. How can HR help streamline the process to keep talent moving through the pipeline?
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The Debate over Employee Mobility
When four Silicon Valley giants recently agreed to settle a lawsuit accusing them of conspiring to prevent the hiring of each other's employees, they avoided having to testify in court and risk a public glimpse into their strategies. Yet, the case has provoked a heated debate on the damage that no-poaching agreements cause.
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Do Job Seekers 'Like' Facebook?
The answer may depend upon whom you ask. But experts indicate most job hunters still prefer to keep their personal and professional lives separate, and, at least for now, Facebook seems to remain more of a branding and informational tool for companies.
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Cracking the Code on Military Resumes
Thanks to a wide range of varied experiences, extensive training and personal challenges, military veterans often make exceptional candidates in the private sector. Yet, due to HR's mistranslation of skill sets from the military to the civilian sector, they are often overlooked.
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Finding the Workforce of Tomorrow
New research finds 50 percent of employers accepting applications from high school students for internships. Younger students naturally come to the workforce with less professional polish, but high schools can still be a rich talent source for employers and recruiters seeking interns, experts say.
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Criminally Overlooked in the Job Market?
Research suggests recruiters find employed job seekers with criminal records more employable than candidates with clean records but no job. Experts recommend HR professionals take a close look at individual circumstances when considering unemployed applicants.
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Recruiters and Their Headaches
What ails recruiters these days? Many say the technology they rely on is cumbersome and unhelpful.
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Talent Management Column

Over the past few decades, organizations have moved toward much greater individual accountability and away from less functional, committee-based approaches when it comes to managing projects. While these new models certainly have their advantages, they also can easily be undermined.
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