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Ensure Safety, Security with Holiday Employment Screening
If you hire holiday or other temporary workers, it's important to hire ones that you can trust.

Obama Plan Grants Work Authorization to Nearly 5 Million
Employers must undergo balancing act during implementation period.

Executive Action Promotes ‘Small Fixes’ to High-Skilled Immigration
The Department of Homeland Security had directed the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and Immigration and Customs Enforcement to review, expand and improve a number of classifications that affect businesses that employ high-skilled foreign talent.
Immigration Processing Delays Hurt Business
Employers report much longer processing times than government estimates.

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Being clear about what a position involves in the job posting is the best way to attract the most qualified candidates.
Monitor Job Classification Migrations
Exempt positions can migrate to nonexempt for a variety of reasons, which raises the question of whether exempt employees should be required to fill out time sheets. Management attorneys are divided over whether they should.
Sourcing Trails Less Travelled for Niche Positions
The marketing of niche jobs to qualified candidates typically requires a bit more work, and a recruiter cannot rely solely on web-based tools and search functions.
How Facebook Recruits
World’s largest social network leverages, among many platforms, social signals and predictive analytics to find talent.

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Long-Term Unemployed
SHRM is committed to helping to remove the barriers that may prevent qualified workers from being fully considered for jobs—particularly because of their long-term unemployment status. Click here for resources that can help HR professionals address this challenge.

Manufacturing: Hard To Fill Jobs
This SHRM Foundation briefing addresses what manufacturers can do to ensure they have access to the workforce talent they need now and in the future. Read more in the report Closing the Manufacturing Skills Gap.


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Leading Indicators of National Employment (LINE)
SHRM's monthly report tracks trends in the labor market, including hiring projections released one month ahead of the Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Situation report.

Metro Economic Outlooks
These reports provide comprehensive analyses of the largest U.S. metropolitan areas' economies.

Workplace Flexibility Resource Page
Visit this resource page for the latest on addressing work/life challenges through flexible arrangements and strategies.

Military Employment Resources
Read about how HR professionals find, hire and retain skilled military service members.

Workforce Readiness Resource Page
This resource page provides information that can help HR professionals address the issue of workforce preparedness.

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Seattle & King County Public Health
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Lucite International Inc.
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Arnold Motor Supply & The Merrill Company
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Clough Limited
Richland, WA
Kadlec Regional Medical Center
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Yuma Regional Medical Center

 Featured Video


Managing People and Expectations
Peter Sheahan, CEO of ChangeLabs, offers advice on how to manage both people and expectations in your organizations.
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Common Sense Talent Management
Nov. 20, 2 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. PT

Presenter: Steven Hunt, SuccessFactors/SAP Cloud HCM
Sponsor: SuccessFactors
Maximizing workforce engagement and performance is often not just about doing new things. It is about doing fundamental things in new and more effective ways. Review methods for designing and deploying effective, strategic HR methods built for the future while leveraging the lessons of the past.

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