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The Language of Job Listings
A recent analysis finds job listings for many of the fastest-growing roles and industries use predominantly "female" language that deters men from applying and thus limits the candidate pool. What can HR do to prevent gender bias -- conscious or unconscious -- in job descriptions?
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Curtailing Credit Checks
A bill being considered by the D.C. Council Judiciary Committee would largely prohibit employers in the nation's capital from checking job applicants' credit histories. Experts predict we'll see similar legislation in other cities, but no movement at the federal level.
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Global-Local: Sourcing Global Talent
When it comes to scouring the globe for talent, it's vital to consider both the benefits of a comprehensive global screening policy and the best practices that come along with developing those policies.
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3 Ways to Keep Pace as Boomers Retire
Baby-boomer retirement has changed the face of the American workforce. And as aging employees retire -- more and more of them every day -- someone needs to fill their shoes. What is your organization doing to ensure the right people are being prepared to take their place?
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Wld U Like 2 Wrk Here?
Texting is becoming an important part of the recruiting process. However, companies must be aware of potential legal issues.
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'Fit' to Hire?
The dating site eHarmony is the latest vendor to enter the hiring arena, with a platform designed to match jobseekers with companies whose cultures best align with their personalities and values. But critics say it can potentially undermine workforce diversity, experience and other factors.
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Surprising Data on Hiring Bias
New research finds companies may be committing less racial bias in hiring than before, but some experts are skeptical about the results.
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Joining the 'Best' Crowd
A global certification organization has joined the field of "best workplaces" offerings, and is looking for companies that have the best HR policies and procedures for developing employees in the United States and around the world.
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Alternative Approaches
While competitive base pay may play an important role in recruiting candidates, a new survey shows more companies are planning to boost their reliance on alternative rewards to bolster their offers.
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Nurturing Boomerang Employees
While nearly all HR managers recently surveyed said they would be glad to welcome back employees who had left on good terms, more than half of workers surveyed said it's unlikely they would apply for a job with a former employer. Where's the disconnect and how can HR repair it?
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Talent Management Column

There's a big difference between a dollar spent on a robot and one spent on a worker. And this difference helps explain investors' and employers' general reluctance to invest in employees.
Stuck in Reality Dec 21, 2016
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