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February 19, 2014

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3 new ways companies are rewarding employees

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3 new ways companies are rewarding employees

The workplace is evolving and so are employees’ ideas of how they want to be rewarded for the work they do. For example, a recent Monster poll found the emerging workforce is more receptive to flexible schedules and more interested in work-life balance.

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April 25, 2012

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How Small Businesses Can Recruit Gen Y Talent

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You may hear a lot of complaints about the youngest members of the workforce today, but thanks to Generation Y, there’s never been a better time for small businesses that are hoping to attract top talent away from big companies, says Roberta Matuson, president of Human Resource Solutions and author of “Suddenly in Charge: Managing [...]

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April 20, 2012

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Now is the Time for Gen Y Leaders

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Here’s a thought experiment for you.  Take a deep breath, clear your head and think for a little while about what kind of leadership the world is going to need in the future.   Need a jump start?  Just think about the rapidity of change in the global economy, global politics and consumer technology in the [...]

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April 13, 2012

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Monster 5 for Friday: Workplace Perks Edition

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Monster 5 for Friday: Workplace Perks Edition

One of primary reasons Americans forfeited two vacation days on average was their heavy workloads. Although companies reported that employees were 22% more profitable in 2011 than 2010, many employers are also realizing that less-stressed, rested and happy employees result in higher productivity and retention rates.

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April 6, 2012

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Monster 5 for Friday: Gen Y in the Workforce

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Monster 5 for Friday: Gen Y in the Workforce

Companies can work to avoid the high cost of turnover by keeping Gen Y’s attention through training and employee development programs. We’ve rounded up the top five articles with tips, examples of successful programs, and interesting data on employee growth programs.

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March 30, 2012

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Monster 5 for Friday: Talent War Edition

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Monster 5 for Friday: Talent War Edition

College students across the county are rejoicing: after several years of reduced post-college career opportunities for the emerging workforce, the college graduate class of 2012 has more job prospects. Companies across the country are trying to gobble up the brightest and most creative minds in the graduating class through company branding, perks and outreach strategies. The War for Talent is back on.

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March 20, 2012

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MetLife: Benefits Play Crucial Role in Talent Management Strategy

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Employers are continuing to bet heavily on benefits programs to attract and retain employees, a report released this week by MetLife found. But what that means in practice has evolved in response to generational shifts, as well as changes in the health care and retirement landscape. “The workplace has changed rather dramatically over the last [...]

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March 9, 2012

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Monster 5 for Friday: Discovery Edition

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Monster 5 for Friday: Discovery Edition

One of the most exciting parts of working in human resources is the constant innovation and discourse on our recruiting, hiring and retention methods. This week, we’re sharing selections that will give you a glimpse at the various ideas and trends in the world of hiring and optimization.

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March 7, 2012

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Educating and Engaging the Emerging Workforce

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Educating and Engaging the Emerging Workforce

How critical is social media to the Emerging Workforce and how are they incorporating social into their professional lives? On Thursday, February 23rd, Monster hosted an invite-only summit to share best practices with employers and college recruiters on how to reach the next generation of job candidates through social media and networking platforms, such as Facebook.

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