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March 27, 2014

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Why companies offer sabbaticals to long-term employees

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Why companies offer sabbaticals to long-term employees

The concept of a sabbatical may call up an image of an academic taking a long break from lecturing to conduct research or write a book, but sabbaticals aren’t unheard of in the business world, either.

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January 27, 2014

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How to get the most out of your SHRM membership

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How to get the most out of your SHRM membership

For many human resources professionals, joining the Society for Human Resource Management is a rite of passage.

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September 6, 2012

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Recap: Preparing for the Emerging Workforce Summit

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A selection of tweets from Monster’s Aug. 9 event, hosted by SmartBrief in Washington, D.C.

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September 29, 2011

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Why Workplace Flexibility Works For Hourly Workers

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Why Workplace Flexibility Works For Hourly Workers

In my last post, we took a look at the whys of workplace flexibility and its increasing value to American workers; according to the National Study of the Changing Workforce, 87% of employees report having workplace flexibility would be extremely or very important if they were looking for a new job. In response to this growing demand for flexibility, 66% of employers in the National Study of Employers report they now see workplace flexibility as a strategic business tool that can benefit both employers and employees.

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July 28, 2011

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Should Leaders Embrace Social Media?

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Should Leaders Embrace Social Media?

With all the noise, with all the new tools (it’s not just Twitter and YouTube anymore), with all the organization attention being paid, why should an executive enter into the world of social media – beyond their personal LinkedIn account and FaceBook page?

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June 20, 2011

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Monster @ SHRM 2011 Preview: A Sneak Peek Behind #Booth866

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Monster @ SHRM 2011 Preview: A Sneak Peek Behind #Booth866

SHRM 2011 is almost here and, in preparation for the occasion, the halls at Monster are abuzz with activity and last minute preparations before we head to Las Vegas. In advance of that, we wanted to share with you a brief look at what we’re doing at SHRM this year. Most of all, we’re really looking forward to connecting and engaging with customers and thought leaders to discuss the latest trends and hot button issues for HR professionals across the country. And, if you’re not able to attend SHRM this year, please do check back with us here at MonsterThinking for periodic updates from the show floor.

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August 4, 2010

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Monster Social: SHRM10 Tweetup Highlights & HRFlorida Preview

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Monster Social: SHRM10 Tweetup Highlights & HRFlorida Preview

On August 30, Monster and HR Florida will present the “Official SHRM Florida #MonsterSocial Tweet Up” in Orlando as part of the 2010 HR Florida Annual Conference. To give you a better understanding of what to expect (and what to be excited for), we’re taking a look back at some highlights from the #monstersocial Tweet Up at #SHRM10:

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June 28, 2010

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Breaking News: #SHRM10 Keynote Adds “Surprise Speaker”

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Breaking News: #SHRM10 Keynote Adds “Surprise Speaker”

As part of the Monster.com Social Media Street team, I wanted to the hit floor and find some interesting people to interview, so I grabbed the lovely and talented Laurie Ruettimann of Punk Rock HR to assist me in front of the camera.
As dutiful SHRM members, we proceeded to the official SHRM booth and standing there amongst a crowd of people was none other than Robb Van Cleave, Chairman of the SHRM Board of Directors.

After asking Robb to share some thoughts about the speaker lineup at the conference, she was able to pull out of him that there will be a “surprise speaker” on tomorrow’s opening session agenda who is a “very well known person from an extremely well known political family.”

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June 28, 2010

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Meet the #monsterlive Social Media Street Team

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Meet the #monsterlive Social Media Street Team

Monster’s social media team hit the road this week, traveling to San Diego to cover the SHRM 2010 Conference on a growing range of social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, and this blog, for example). This year, we’ve added two HR practitioners/bloggers to our in house team to help us deliver more in-depth coverage and help us share the story of #SHRM10. Together, the #monsterlive social media street team will be weighing in with each day’s most interesting news and views.

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