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September 26, 2012
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Recruiting & Retention 
  • What the NFL's referee debacle can teach you about talent management
    A lockout in the National Football League has forced the league to hire replacement referees who are clearly out of their depth, and the result has been a series of embarrassing incidents involving officiating, Patti Johnson writes. "The same happens when we lower the salary range below market and can't hire the right people, when we promote internally even if the skill gap is too big, or we don't offer the right training for the new system," she writes. (9/25) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
  • How to be a social media savvy HR pro
    While using social media tools, HR professionals should remember to document activity they see that may violate company policy, and should avoid offering recommendations, according to this list of 40 social media tips. Also, it's a good idea to become an expert in hashtags and to add a "recently filled positions" area to your company's website. (9/23) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
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Benefits & Compensation 
  • Apps that let you give virtual high-fives
    Achievers, iAppreciate and GiveAWow are some of the mobile applications that can help recognize and reward your employees for a job well done, Liz Magill writes. For example, the GiveAWow bulletin board's point system "enables employees to earn credit toward Billboard digital music downloads," she writes. Intuit Small Business Blog (9/25) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
  • Companies use alternative methods to report executive pay
    More companies are mentioning "realizable" or "realized" pay in shareholder information on CEO compensation in order to show that executive salaries aren't as high as the numbers stated in standardized compensation summaries. The number of companies using such terms grew from 119 in 2011 to 228 this year, an analysis found. The Wall Street Journal (9/25) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
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The HR Leader 
  • Smart bosses should hire video gamers, not Harvard MBAs
    People who spend their time playing the "World of Warcraft" video game likely will be better employees than those who have earned an MBA from Harvard, says Deloitte's John Seely Brown in this Big Think video. "Warcraft" players have to handle constantly changing strategic priorities and other variables, all while learning to collaborate with and lead other players. "This is an interest-driven phenomenon that unleashes exponential learning of a dimension that's almost unimaginable any other way," Brown argues. SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Leadership (9/25) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
Workplace Chatter 
  • Wandering flock leaves boutique owner feeling sheepish
    A flock of 80 sheep invaded a boutique in the Austrian ski resort of St. Anton, doing thousands of dollars' worth of damage. A store spokesman said he believed that one of the sheep caught a glimpse of itself in a mirror and its curiosity led it to venture through the door. "And being sheep, of course the rest of them decided to follow," the official said. The Daily Mail (London) (9/24) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
Position TitleCompany NameLocation
Corporate RecruiterBurlington Coat FactoryBurlington, NJ
Nurse Recruiter (Part-Time)NYU Langone Medical CenterUS - NY
VP Human ResourcesRocket FuelRedwood Shores, CA
Director, Human ResourcesCMC Biologics A/SSeattle, WA
Human Resources Generalist/RecruiterDKW Communications, Inc.Washington, DC
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