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Month: October, 2012


Thursday, October 25th, 2012   via   universum-group

This year, the Universum Top 100 will reveal the Top 100 Employers in the country across 4 key areas of study as voted by over 65,000 undergraduate and MBA students in the 2012 Ideal Employer Student Survey. In addition to the rankings, the insert will feature reflections of 20 employees on their experiences working for the world's most admired companies providing a rare insider's view of what it is like to work at BP, Deloitte, General Electric, KPMG, Mars, the National Security Agency, Shell Oil Company, and more!

"The Universum Top 100 is meant to be a resource for students a…


Thursday, October 25th, 2012   via   select-international
Pittsburgh, 10.25.12 — Select International, a global employee assessment and hiring solutions provider, announced a new release of SelecTrak®, its applicant tracking system. The updated version launched on October 14th and supports all of Select International's pre-employment assessment tests.

Some of the SelecTrak® upgrades include:
 Assessment Delivery Enhancements
 Enhanced Profile Based Scoring for flexibility and fine-tuned performance metric…

Americans Eyeing Executive Salaries as Election Approaches

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012   via   compdata-surveys

Kansas City, Kan. — With the election just two weeks away and much emphasis being placed on the increasing wage gap between the upper and middle classes, executive pay is once again becoming a source of scrutiny for many Americans. Compdata Surveys' Executive Compensation 2012/2013 survey results reported chief executive officers earned an average base salary of $413,300 in 2012.

Chief operating officers earned $261,400 in 2012, while chief financial officers earned $235,200. Top …

From Salary Sacrifice to Rice Allowance: White Paper Helps Global Employers Share the Value of Total Compensation

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012   via   totalrewards-software-inc

ROCKLIN, Calif. / October 24, 2012 — This summer the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) reported most UK employers are wasting the money they spend on salaries and benefits by leaving employees in the dark about their true value.

The answer? Total compensation statements. A new white paper from Total Rewards Software explains how to successfully launch a global benefits communication campaign using these statements. Included are interviews with corporate benefits executives who share their …

Short Attention Span Land

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012   via   afi-international-group-inc

If we think about the most common factor involved in all accidents; especially workplace related, it would be hard to argue the fact that attention span, or better yet lack of would be at the top. For those that would like to argue that alcohol or drugs would play a part they would be correct as well. Even though, the byproduct of these always equates to an impaired ability in terms of decision making, it is alike to an impaired ability to pay attention or a shortened attention span in…

High Risk Employee Terminations Not Always Obvious

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012   via   afi-international-group-inc

There are two types of terminations that should be considered high risk. One is when aggressive behavior by the individual to be terminated has reached an unacceptable level and that behavior is the reason for the termination. The other kind can sneak up on you and many workplace violence prevention policies do not address it. In this type, the person has displayed continuously deteriorating work performance leading to the need for the termination. What makes this situation high risk is that the underlying cause(s) …

Johnson & Johnsons Wellness & Prevention, Inc. and Lake Nona Institute Join Forces to Create Measurable Health and Wellness Community Program

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012   via   wellness--prevention-inc
Orlando, FL— October 23, 2012 — Wellness & Prevention, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson company, is pleased to announce a collaboration to examine and address today's most challenging health issues with the Lake Nona Institute, a non-profit organization that is developing health and sustainability programs in Orlando's 7,000-acre Lake Nona community. Wellness & Prevention plans to launch a first-of-its-kind longitudinal research study that will transform the community into a living laboratory for exploring health challenges and testing new initiatives that could have a measurable i…

InterviewStream Helps Job Seekers Avoid an Interview Scream

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012   via   interviewstream-llc

BETHLEHEM, PA / October 23, 2012 -- InterviewStream, the most widely used video interview provider since 2003, brings you -- an interview parody with a ghost, the devil, and Frankenstein, along with the top 10 tips for avoiding the horrors of a scary job interview.

In today's crowded job market, InterviewStream is deployed by Fortune 500 companies, the world's largest career transition firm, and over 400 campuses worldwide to conduct pre-re…

SkillSurvey Webinar Highlights Strategic Value of Online Solutions for Reference-Checking

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012   via   skillsurvey

WAYNE, Penn. — October 23, 2012 — Reference assessment solutions provider SkillSurvey will present strategic hiring best practices in their upcoming webinar, "The Evolution of Reference-Checking into a Strategic Hiring Solution," on Thursday, November 8 from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. EST.

Research from SHRM shows that 96 percent of human resources professionals check references, yet fewer than 25 percent of those checks are able to produce adequate information beyond employment verification. This webinar will examine how the

Equifax Workforce Solutions Webinar to Help Employers Efficiently Manage Unemployment Claims Online

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012   via   talx

Bob Austin, vice president, Unemployment Claims Operations, and Michele Heckmann, marketing manager, Customer Insight, for Equifax Workforce Solutions (formerly TALX), a leader in human resource services

Will present a complimentary webinar, "CaseBuilder: An Evolution in Unemployment Claims Management," to help employers efficiently and accurately manage their unemployment claims activity online.