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Beginning at the end: Designing benefits that work
www.benefitspro.com

A helpful approach to design is to have desired behaviors drive benefit structure decisions and let the budget drive benefit level decisions.

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Companies shift strategies to retain employees
www.theglobeandmail.com

Environics Communications in Toronto provides new workers with a “family tree” that includes staff photos and an office map. It also hands out a quiz that encourages new staffers to learn personal details about colleagues. The quiz asks questions such as “Which Environics employee met Taylor Swift backstage at a concert?”

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Hiring IS NOT Like a Box of Chocolates
www.smartrecruiters.com

Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get,” Forrest Gump so poignantly said. And while I can admit, when life goes a little awry have found myself referencing this mantra. There is one part of life this saying cannot be applied to hiring. Life may be like a box of […]

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Where Is Mobile Recruiting in Healthcare IT Hiring?
blog.imomentous.com

Last week we asked if mobile developers needed to adopt mobile recruiting. It seemed to be a silly question based upon the industry. Of course mobile developers would use mobile recruiting to hire new employees, right? Apparently not. Is the same true in the healthcare industry with regards to IT workers? Apparently so.

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Are career hubs what job boards become when they grow up?
www.jobboarddoctor.com

The traditional job board is evolving – but as science tells us, every instance of evolution isn’t always successful. There have been plenty of dead ends in nature. Same in the job board world – often because the sites in question failed to adapt.

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Your Career Won’t Be Predictable, And That’s A Good Thing
www.fastcoexist.com

To be an effective business leader (and this is, without question, the goal for those of us who want to still be employable moving forward) requires you to not only personally embrace a digital first posture but to also look microscopically at your career to date and where it is headed. I am fascinated by […]

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Employee Satisfaction for Millennials: Part 1
www.hiredaily.com

Now that millennials are entering the workforce, you may be noticing that you need to adapt your employee motivation strategies for this new generation. Millennials are a different kind of employee, and employee motivation tactics that worked for previous generations may not be as effective for millennials. Here is the first article in a two-part […]

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4 Recruiting Trends For Job Hunters, Via LinkedIn
www.informationweek.com

Here’s how 3,300 hiring managers find talent. Take note as you pursue your next job.

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How Offering Employee Benefits Helps Your Small Business
mybackoffice.biz

As the owner of a very small business, you may not be required to provide employee benefits, but there are still plenty of reasons for you to do so anyway.

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Millennials Want Meaningful Jobs That Fix Social Problems
www.fastcoexist.com

If your only source of information about millennials comes from articles about millennials written by the generation that directly preceded it, an image of a person aged roughly 18 to 30-years-old might look like a self-absorbed monster–a kid on a couch whose dead brain cells leak through his nose and onto his iPhone while he […]

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10 Things Not To Wear To Work In The Summer
www.fastcompany.com

We’re as sick of the heat as you are. But that’s no excuse to wear shorts in the office. Or any of the other sartorial sadnesses on this list. And…

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4 attributes of companies with highly engaged workers
businessjournal.gallup.com

Companies with high employee engagement have leaders who understand the value of engagement, and who hold managers accountable for improving it, Ed O’Boyle and Jim Harter write. “Engagement permeates every conversation, whether it’s a one-on-one meeting, a team huddle, or a regional assessment,” they write.

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Do We Have a Talent Shortage or a Talent Transformation?
www.tlnt.com

There have been ongoing debates for a decade or more over whether or not there is a talent shortage. If there was a real talent shortage, we would have seen much different corporate behavior.

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Should LinkedIn Be Scared Of CareerArc Group?
www.forbes.com

One of the top IPOs of the past few years is LinkedIn. The gain? It is over four times. But of course, the company is not the only one trailblazing the employment space. There are a spate of other startups that are gunning for the opportunity as well. And one to keep an eye …

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