February 8, 2013
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  • U.S. jobless claims tick down; consumer confidence improves
    The slow hiring pattern in the U.S. continued last week as reflected in a small decline in the number of Americans filing initial claims for jobless benefits. Consumer confidence, however, picked up during the week for the first uptick since higher payroll taxes came into effect at the beginning of the year, according to the Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index. CNNMoney (2/7), Bloomberg (2/7) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
The Greatness Gap
Achievers surveyed North American employees about their level of connection with core engagement factors, such as their company's mission, their perceptions and experience of recognition at work, and their workplace culture. The data shows us that there are a few things missing. Read the results
Recruiting & Retention 
  • Are HR and marketing converging?
    The "fuzzy boundary" between marketing and HR means recruiters need to get better at gathering market intelligence and delivering targeted messages, John Boudreau writes. HR departments can become stronger by adding people with marketing expertise, but these types of additions rarely happen. The "degree to which HR reaches out to other disciplines may determine HR's future effectiveness," he writes. TalentMgt.com (2/7) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
Benefits & Compensation 
Regulatory & Legal Update 
  • Tips for using social media to uncover employee misconduct
    Employers are using social media to prove worker fraud and to defend themselves against lawsuits, experts say. If you decide to use this tactic, make sure you verify all information that you uncover, and keep in mind that there may be more to the story than what you see on a social media page, experts say. Human Resource Executive (2/6) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
The HR Leader 
  • What bosses should do instead of micromanaging
    It's tempting for leaders to micromanage their teams and big projects, but it's important to resist that urge, writes CollegeHumor CEO Paul Greenberg. Instead, focus on doing the things that nobody else in your organization can do: solving strategic problems, putting together a winning team and securing the resources your company needs to succeed. CNNMoney/Fortune/You Can't Fire Everyone blog (2/6) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
Workplace Chatter 
  • A striking look at our world
    The winners of the Sony World Photography Awards will be announced in the next two months, but the shortlisted images have been made public. The photos include portraits of Botswanan heavy-metal enthusiasts, amazing wildlife shots and some of the most startling news photography of the year. The Atlantic online (2/6) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
Position TitleCompany NameLocation
Director of Compensation and Benefits West MarineWatsonville, CA
Nationwide Contract Owner Operator Recruiter -Full or Part Time Paramount Freight Systems LLCDallas/Fort Worth, TX
Director, Human ResourcesFiservNorcross, GA
Sr. HR Generalist - RSSP Human Resources UC BerkeleyBerkeley, CA
Corporate Recruiter (14-050)BioClinicaNewtown, PA
Human Resources Coordinator Phoenix Park HotelWashington, DC
Chief Human Resources OfficerAmerican Bar Association Greater Chicago Area, IL
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