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March 4, 2014

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It’s tax time! Are you counting fringe benefits?

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It’s tax time! Are you counting fringe benefits?

Many employers provide fringe benefits to employees such as reimbursement for travel expenses but may not realize that these benefits could be taxable income to employees.

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January 15, 2014

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How to build an employer brand on a small budget

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How to build an employer brand on a small budget

A strong employer brand is critical to recruiting great talent, but building one can be especially challenging at small businesses where there may not be a dedicated HR pro, much less an in-house recruiter.

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January 13, 2014

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If weather keeps employees from work, must they be paid?

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If weather keeps employees from work, must they be paid?

Winter is here, and already there have been major winter storms and a nationwide deep freeze (aka the “polar vortex”). Snow, ice and/or subzero temperatures have forced companies to close their offices and stores, and have prevented employees from getting to workplaces that remain open.

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February 16, 2012

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Small Business Financing: Raising Capital in this Economy

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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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January 5, 2012

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What the Semantic Cloud Means for Talent Management

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What the Semantic Cloud Means for Talent Management

Large employers with complex and rapidly evolving labor needs require an integrated talent management system that will support long-term success. Unfortunately, such a solution has been easy to imagine but nearly impossible to realize. To that end, HR executives look to data mining and data analytics to boost the power of their workforce planning, allowing them to anticipate specific needs for learning and development programs that can fill potential talent shortages.

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December 1, 2011

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Engaging Contingent Workers: The Employer Social Contract

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Engaging Contingent Workers: The Employer Social Contract

Bruce Morton, CMO of Allegis Groups Services, has a unique viewpoint on the changing nature of our global workforce. As Bruce says, our contingent workforce is growing and engaging contingency workers matters more. ”Organizations are realizing that having the best talent is of key importance to their success.” He believes we are moving to a time when companies will ask, “how do you want to engage with us?”

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November 9, 2011

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Making Meaningful Connections: How To Attract And Engage Veteran Talent

Making Meaningful Connections: How To Attract And Engage Veteran Talent

Here at Monster and Military.com, our ultimate goal is to get veterans to work in meaningful jobs that put their hard-earned skills to work in a civilian setting while giving employers access to a pool of largely untapped and highly valuable talent. Our just-released Veterans Talent Index more than supports the notion that veterans bring a unique set of skills and added value to the employers that hire them. Employers we surveyed overwhelmingly agree that hiring veterans just makes good business sense – nearly all (99%) employers who had hired a veteran felt their work experience was about the same or much better than non-veteran workers. Of that, 69% of employer respondents felt that veteran workers perform their job functions ‘much better’ compared to non-veterans.

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November 8, 2011

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Hiring Veterans: Why HR Pros Can’t Handle the Truth

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Hiring Veterans: Why HR Pros Can’t Handle the Truth

As HR and recruiting professionals, we are constantly looking for “silver bullets” when it comes to hiring. We’ll pretty much try and do almost anything it we think it’s going to bring our organizations better talent. This is why I’m perplexed at the one huge miss most organizations are not fully invested or under-utilizing when it comes to talent acquisition: hiring veterans.

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November 1, 2011

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Millennial Myths and the Truth About Gen Y Workers

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Millennial Myths and the Truth About Gen Y Workers

While Generation Y is in the midst of booming into the workforce, the job market for millennials is anything but booming. The truth is, there seem to be fewer and fewer jobs available, a matter further complicated by the fact that many members of the emerging workforce have been pigeonholed into stereotypes that aren’t necessary reflective of reality.

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