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Among the topics covered: industry developments, Monster news, Monster products, Monster events, BeKnown, Monster employment index, HR news, recruiting news, recruiting strategies and processes, and much more.

Increasing diversity in the workplace

18. April 2014

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Increasing diversity in the workplace

Increasing diversity in the workplace is an important issue for politicians, average Americans and employers alike. Gender has been talked about a lot recently with last week’s Equal Pay Day, but diversity also incorporates hiring employees of different racial and religious backgrounds, a variety of ages and military status. This week’s news roundup brings you [...]

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This week in HR

11. April 2014

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This week in HR

Reinventing HR, downsizing HR and big data analytics for HR have all been hot topics this week. Read on to learn more. HR downsizing seen as potentially dangerous trend Employee Benefits News: “According to Boro, the short-term benefits achieved from HR outsourcing can stifle business operation and management, as well as block real person connections. [...]

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When should you conduct a background check?

7. April 2014

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When should you conduct a background check?

Job applicants may not always be completely honest and disclose all requested information on his or her application. That is why background checks are a valuable tool.

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Debates about women and the workplace

4. April 2014

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Debates about women and the workplace

This week’s roundup brings you five articles highlighting the debates currently underway regarding women and the workplace including the Paycheck Fairness Act, Women’s Economic Security Act, minimum wage and flexible working.

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After a mixed start, March economic report will tell the tale of Q1

3. April 2014

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The U.S. economy seems to be on the rebound following a December to forget.

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Why you need an efficient onboarding process

28. March 2014

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Why you need an efficient onboarding process

BambooHR, a human resources software and services provider, recently published a study about onboarding which surveyed over 1,000 employee about their experiences starting new jobs.

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There are limits to what employees can say through social media

27. March 2014

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There are limits to what employees can say through social media

Guidance published by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in recent years has, at times, had employers wondering if there was anything employees could do on social media that wasn’t protected by the National Labor Relations Act (NRLA).

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The 11 red flags to watch out for during an in-person interview

25. March 2014

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The 11 red flags to watch out for during an in-person interview

What is one major red flag startups and small businesses should look out for during in-person interviews, and why?

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Cultivating a better workplace culture

21. March 2014

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Cultivating a better workplace culture

Thriving businesses require thriving company cultures. This week’s roundup brings you five articles to help you cultivate a better culture at your workplace.

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