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Prepare to Ride the Next Wave

by admin on Wednesday, May 5, 2010 - 11:26pm in Energy

As business cycles back up, we will be presented with different talent management challenges than ever experienced in the past.

Making it through one of the worst recessions in decades was no ride in the park for any industry. In particular, the upstream segment of the energy industry has had its share of layoffs and downsizing. Cuts in late 2008 in anticipation of the downturn and expectations for slow first and second quarters, followed by an even slower 2nd quarter in 2009,...

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LinkedIn: 37 Usage Tips You Need to Read

by admin on Wednesday, May 5, 2010 - 10:31pm in Career Development

Marie Guillot contributed to this article giving 37 great tips on effective use of LinkedIn.

"Use Linked in with the mind-set that you’re not communicating to a faceless stranger; approach people as you would face to face at a networking event or at your table at a luncheon. In approx 200 characters, establish common ground, tell them why you chose them, ask clearly for their help and distinctly what you are requesting. People respond well to requests for help or directions, but don’t...

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Avoid Hiring Mistakes

by admin on Thursday, April 22, 2010 - 3:40am in Employers

At some point in the life of your business, you'll probably need to hire someone to help out.

http://www.inc.com/articles/2001/06/23063.html

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The Perils of Hiring Stars

by admin on Thursday, April 22, 2010 - 3:38am in Employers

Beware the sparkling resume: New research shows that "superstar" employees often do real harm.

http://www.inc.com/magazine/20040801/managing.html

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I work for one of the 10 Best Companies

by admin on Thursday, April 22, 2010 - 3:37am in Employers

Meet 10 employees at the top 10 companies on Fortune's list. Interesting assignments, caring co-workers, stints in Europe: No wonder these folks love their workplaces.

money.cnn.com

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Scenes From the Talent Wars

by admin on Thursday, April 22, 2010 - 3:35am in Employers

As the labor market tightens, employers are going to ever greater lengths to lure top performers. How aggressive are you willing to get?

http://www.inc.com/magazine/20060101/handson-human.html

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Tips to Match a New Recruit's Perspective with Workplace Culture

by admin on Thursday, April 22, 2010 - 3:31am in Employers

A company? s culture is an intricate part of its success. Each employee has a specific niche that they fill to contribute to the company? s success.

http://www.inc.com/articles/2001/03/22355.html

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Recruiting Secrets of the Smartest Companies Around

by admin on Thursday, April 22, 2010 - 3:30am in Employers

An ever-tightening job market calls for rigorous, creative recruiting techniques. Here are some of the good-old-fashioned ways to find workers, plus some new, unorthodox methods.

http://www.inc.com/magazine/19981001/1008.html

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The 4 Hiring Practices of Highly Successful Organizations

by admin on Thursday, April 22, 2010 - 3:28am in Employers

A new survey by human resource consulting firm Development Dimensions International and web-based recruiting resource Electronic Recruiting Exchange (ERE) reveals what keeps successful organizations on top. They don't just glance at a resume and then hire whoever looks good in a suit, but instead use four modern hiring practices to find top...

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19 Strategies for Hiring the Best

by admin on Thursday, April 22, 2010 - 3:27am in Employers

This checklist will help you understand the most important principles in the art of hiring.

http://www.inc.com/tools/2001/01/21392.html

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