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The Hidden Benefits of Employer Branding
Recent upticks in the economy and the labor market in particular have changed the balance of power between employers and job applicants, bringing the concept of employer branding to the forefront.

Ga. Bans Criminal History Disclosure in Public-Sector Hiring
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed an executive order requiring state agencies to remove the criminal history question from initial employment applications, becoming the first state in the South to “ban the box.”

Exit Right: How You Leave Your Job Matters
In the OfficeTeam survey, 53 percent of HR managers said that how an employee quits a job somewhat affects that person’s future career opportunities and one-third said it had a great effect.

Certain Spouses of H-1B Holders Authorized to Work
About 180,000 spouses of high-skilled foreign guest workers will be allowed to file for work authorization in the United States beginning May 26, 2015.

More Employers Hiring Older Workers, Survey Finds
Over half of workers (54 percent) nearing retirement age plan to continue working after retiring from their current career, up from 45 percent only one year ago, according to a study released by CareerBuilder.

Millennials Expect Raises, Promotions More Often than Older Generations
Millennial workers—those in their 20s and early 30s—set themselves apart from older generations by being more likely to expect raises, promotions and bonuses more than once a year; more likely to view having their own office as a right; and more actively looking for new job opportunities, according to survey results.

Freelancers Reshape Labor Market, Nature of Work
Freelance employees working as project-based, independent contractors have grown to make up about 14 percent of the U.S. workforce, marking what some industry executives call a significant shift in how work is done.

Experts Predict Record-Breaking H-1B Visa Demand
Employers should be well on their way to initiating and preparing their H-1B cap-subject visa petitions for the 2016 fiscal year deadline, which is now less than two months away.

Don’t Get Trapped Using the ‘Bogus RIF’ Strategy
What’s the “bogus RIF” strategy? That’s when you’re really firing an employee but don’t want to admit it, so you call it a reduction in force or a layoff, or a job elimination.


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Common Sense Talent Management
Presenter: Steven Hunt, SuccessFactors/SAP Cloud HCM
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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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