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  • Connecting with Bill Sobel

    Recruiter Fran Pomerantz Searches for Digital Excellence

    Fran Pomerantz, founder of New York City-based retained search firm The Pomerantz Group, may never see a résumé as unique, serendipitous ― and utterly fearless ― as her own.

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    HR Steps into the Spotlight

    Back in 2005, Fast Company published an article titled, “Why We Hate HR,” in which the authors argued that the Human Resources department had the greatest potential to drive business performance, but was the one that “most consistently under-delivers.”  What a difference a decade makes.

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  • woman by a wall

    How to Create a Great Workplace and Retain Top Talent

    The topic of businesses creating workplaces where employees actually want to work is a topic almost as hot as tech unicorns. Indeed, perhaps there is a bubble in leadership, too … at least in the publishing business, where books are flying off the presses promising cures to workforce malaise.

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  • dual juggling

    It Takes a Network for CMOs to Stay on Top

    Combine velocity and volatility with the 24/7 global business cycles and it becomes virtually impossible for any leader to stay on top of his or her game. For Chief Marketing Officers (CMOs), staying on top can spell the difference between success and failure, for them as well as their companies.

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  • military veteran

    From Combat to Cloud: Salesforce Retrains Vets for Computer Careers

    As San Francisco returns to its version of normal after the record crowds and nonstop networking at last week’s Dreamforce, one partnership ― between Salesforce and Veterans2Work, a Novato, Calif.-based not-for-profit ― will continue strong throughout the year.

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  • please do not throw stones

    Mind Your Manners on Social Networks

    So you want to incorporate enterprise social software into company operations.

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  • Spidey Goes to Work

    How To Hire Your Super-Team

    The concept of the “super-team” is the heart and soul of countless comic books and movies: a unique group of individuals that come together, despite their different backgrounds, to make something great happen.

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  • Action figure of Mr Spock on a desk

    Stop Treating Your Employees Rationally

    Humans are not logical beings. We're emotional animals. That goes a long way to explaining why employee engagement initiatives at companies have failed over the past 20 years. Bosses approach their workers as if they're rational. Employees react to perceived slights with their hearts and pretend they're using their brains.

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  • Man looking over a railing

    Will A Non-Compete Ruin My Life?

    It's happened. You, an IT worker, with solid skills, credentials and a good 10 year's worth of experience on your resume — not to mention an expensive college education that's still not quite paid for — have been asked to sign a non-compete agreement.

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  • Tabletop collaboration

    Realizing Collaboration's Potential

    For the last 20 years, IT has offered new methods of collaboration and communication. Though the results have not been stellar, investment in collaboration remains high. Today we see knowledge workers provisioning their own tools.

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  • Discussion Point

    Can You Really Keep Your Top Employees?

    The economy is picking up. Wages are -- many experts believe – ready to rise. Companies are slowly expanding their workforces to keep up with demand. After years of too many people for too few jobs, the tide is beginning to turn.

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  • Lives in Limbo The Challenge of OnCall Work Shifts

    Lives in Limbo: The Challenge of On-Call Work Shifts

    It’s been framed as a battle between the bottom line for retailers and quality of life for workers. At issue are so called on-call work shifts, which require employees to call in just hours before their scheduled start times to confirm whether they need to show up.

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  • Gild: We Can Help You Hire While You Sleep

    According to a recent Aberdeen report, 94 percent of company leaders say that effective hiring is key to helping them achieve their business objectives.

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  • The Surprising Scarcity of IT Security Talent

    The Surprising Scarcity of IT Security Talent

    No, it is not your imagination: good IT security help is hard to find. So says a new survey by ISACA and RSA Conference, which reports that 82 percent of organizations expect to be attacked in 2015 – yet acknowledge that they have talent pool that is largely unqualified and

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