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Job Cuts, Creation Nearly Equal in Labor Reports
Over the 12 months ending July 2014, the country has experienced a net employment gain of 2.5 million, according to the U.S. Labor Department.

Federal Workforce Diversity Grows Slightly
Two reports released by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission show that the federal government has increased the diversity of its workforce and seen a decline in the number of equal employment opportunity complaints.

Mixed Hiring Results Projected for September

Technology’s Future Impact on Jobs…Still So Many Questions

 

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Companies Lure Millennials with Zombies, Wine Bars, Mentors
Employers are offering unusual perks--plus good pay and meaningful work--to attract and retain younger workers.
 
New Survey Compares Workplace Traits of Generations Y and Z
Gen Z will be better prepared for the workplace and less motivated by money, according to a recent comparison study of the two worker groups.

Social, Mobile Recruiting Deliver for UPS
Social and mobile media are delivering big hiring results for the shipping and logistics giant.

Three Companies Go Social with Recruiting
Three companies are using social media to zero in on the candidates they seek.

Social Media Use in Hiring: Assessing the Risks
When it comes to using social media for hiring, it’s all about balancing risk.

OSHA: Temp Worker Safety Best Practices
The joint responsibilities of staffing agencies and host employers to protect temporary workers from safety and health hazards on the job are assembled in a new guidance.

Placing, Keeping Expats in Beijing More Difficult
How can you retain employees who are already based in Beijing but beginning to voice concerns about air quality?

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

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

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

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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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Getting the Message Out, Getting Candidates In
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Presenter: Jessica Miller-Merrill, SPHR, Xceptional HR
Sponsor: Jobvite
Consultant and author Jessica Miller-Merrell shares cutting-edge techniques companies are using to attract high-quality candidates and how you can adapt these to your workplace, regardless of your size or industry. 

Recruit Like Google (Even Though You're Not)
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Presenter: Sabrina Baker, PHR, Acacia HRSolutions
Sponsor: Epicor
Social media is important, but it's just a small part of the recruiting marketing effort. Sabrina Baker, PHR, who works extensively with small and medium-size companies, will offer an array of actionable -- and affordable -- ideas to land the most desirable candidates on the market.

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