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January 25, 2013
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Recruiting & Retention 
  • Marriott resisted cutting health benefits during recession, CEO says
    Marriott continued offering health insurance during the recession to employees who were technically ineligible because their hours had been reduced, CEO Arne Sorenson says. Eliminating the benefits would have saved money, but the company would have suffered in the long run because of higher turnover, Sorenson says. "You go back to the Great Depression and Bill Marriott Sr. put a doctor on staff because he knew that his people were under severe pressure because of that depression -- that's 80 years ago," he says. CNNMoney/Fortune (1/24) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
  • 9 secrets of highly successful recruiters
    Some recruiters will be successful regardless of where they work or how much online services such as encroach on their territory, Carol Schultz writes. These recruiters excel at basic habits, such as getting on the phone to find candidates, preparing for interviews and ensuring that proper on-boarding processes take place. (1/24) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
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Benefits & Compensation 
  • 3 reasons your benefits participation is lagging
    Employees are less likely to sign up for voluntary benefits that are poorly communicated, too generic and that provide little financial benefit, Michael Motyka writes. "Factors such as age, marital status, or family structure affect insurance needs, so offering a wide selection of options ensures there is a plan for everyone," Motyka writes. The Employee Benefits Blog (1/23) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
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The HR Leader 
  • What's your big idea?
    Leaders need to have a big, bold vision that others can rally around, writes Karen Kang. That's the best way to burnish your personal brand and to get the most out of your workers, Kang writes. "The measure of your success is not just what others are saying about you, but in the impact you are making on the world," she writes. ThoughtLeaders blog (1/23) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
Workplace Chatter 
  • Quit your job and join TaskRabbit, entrepreneur suggests
    It's possible to earn a living through sharing services like TaskRabbit and Lyft, writes entrepreneur Justin Elof Johnson, who shows how someone with no specialized skills could earn $41,000 a year this way. "Considering people trying to do this get to make and manage their own schedules and effectively be their own boss, this could be an enticing number," he writes. VentureBeat (1/21) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
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