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Discusses the unique issues of international recruiting, global talent management, national and regional characteristics, online recruiting, and more.

Among the topics discussed: international recruiting, hr issues, international human resource management, human resources policies, globalization, online recruitment, global HR management, hr policies and procedures, and more related to international and regional issues.

Strange but true requests for leave

13. February 2014

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The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) has generated a lot of stories involving unusual leave requests. Many cases end up in court, which suggests that no matter how bizarre the circumstances, the employee (and his or her attorney) apparently believed the claim was valid.

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All’s fair until love turns into war in the workplace

3. February 2014

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All’s fair until love turns into war in the workplace

As workers are spending more and more time on the job, it’s no wonder that both social and romantic relationships develop in the workplace.

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#HRTechConf: Recruiting Is a People Business

10. October 2013

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#HRTechConf: Recruiting Is a People Business

At the HR Tech conference this week, a panel of recruiting executives moderated by Xroads Founder and Chief Navigator Gerry Crispin took questions on their experiences implementing technology around the globe. A key theme: the fact that recruiting is still essentially a social, people-oriented business. “We’re in a people business and when we take the [...]

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Live from #HRTechConf: Lessons in Global Recruiting

9. October 2013

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Live from #HRTechConf: Lessons in Global Recruiting

At the HR Tech conference this week, a panel of recruiting executives moderated by Xroads Founder and Chief Navigator Gerry Crispin shared their experiences operating on a global level and implementing technology around the globe. Here’s what they had to say about the surprising differences they discovered in their work recruiting in various countries around [...]

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Inside HR: Jennie Walker on Global Workforce Diversity

4. December 2012

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Diversity and the global economy are the human resources trends that have Jennie Walker, founder of Luminary Global, fired up these days. When it comes time to hire new talent, companies can reach around the globe to find the best people, she told Monster at the Society for Human Resource Management’s 2012 conference in Atlanta. [...]

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Looking for Good Jobs? Look to Big Companies

1. November 2012

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This guest post is by Rob Atkinson, co-author of “Innovation Economics: The Race for Global Advantage” and president of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation. The so-called Great Recession that convulsed the U.S. economy from the end of 2007 to the middle of 2009 has been officially over for years, but for most Americans it [...]

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Monster 5 for Friday: Talent War Edition

18. May 2012

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Are you able to recruit the employees your business needs to succeed? This week’s 5 for Friday rounds up some of our favorite links that address the driving forces behind the new war for talent. 5. In War for Talent, “Brogrammers” Will Be Losers. Gina Trapani: “The tech industry’s testosterone level can make the thickest-skinned [...]

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The Future of Work: A Manifesto

15. May 2012

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This manifesto originally appeared on my blog SocialFishing and is my personal output from/summary of 4 incredible days in Omaha last November with Joe Gerstandt, Jason Lauritsen, Jamie Notter, Janyne Peek Emsick, Jen Benz, Eric Winegardner, James Papiano, Stuart Chittenden, Mike Wagner, David Ballard, and Charlie Judy.  It’s a work in progress and  all of it is up for discussion.  I would greatly appreciate your thoughts [...]

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Small Business Financing: Raising Capital in this Economy

16. February 2012

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Small Business Financing: Raising Capital in this Economy

Small business owners need serious cash to get their ideas off the ground. Which type of small business financing is right for you? We asked a group of entrepreneurs who have collectively raised millions of dollars about the good, bad, and ugly of small business financing. First – Is Capital Even Right for You? When [...]

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