Category Archives: Human Resources

US employment falls

WASHINGTON – UNITED States private payrolls rose less than expected last month and overall employment fell for the first time this year as thousands of temporary census jobs ended, showing the economic recovery is failing to gain traction. Private hiring … Continue reading

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Monster Career Ad Network®, The Largest Recruitment-Focused Ad Network, Continues To Drive Innovation

Monster.com®, the leading job matching engine and flagship brand of Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: MWW) is adding more horsepower to Career Ad Network through two innovations – one designed to leverage an employer’s career site strategy and another that provides real visibility into the source of candidates and ROI. Continue reading

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What’s the “Next Big Thing” in the Job Market?

In 1999, 70% of workers considered it a good time to be looking for a quality job. Only 12% believed that in 2009. Similarly, 64% were confident in 1999 that they could find a new job as good as or … Continue reading

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10 Careers Gone for Good

More than 25%, or over 2 million, of the jobs that were erased from the economy over the past two years are probably gone for good. Continue reading

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Human Resource Management at Microsoft

Microsoft is one of the wealthiest and most successful companies in the world. Even more important, from a human resource perspective, is the fact that Microsoft is an employee-driven organization. While other organizations base their success on better manufacturing techniques, or better technology, Microsoft’s success is based on the effectiveness of their employees. Essentially, Microsoft value their staff and realize the importance of their staff. This focus on employees may, in the future, expand to all organizations. Microsoft then, is worth studying as an example of best practice in human resource management. Continue reading

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