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Countering the counteroffer
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Have you ever sourced the best candidate, sold him/her on the opportunity with your client, worked with him/her through the interview process, helped the hiring manager determine the best compensation package, extended an offer that was accepted — and THEN lost the candidate to a counteroffer? More

Obama plan seeks employer tax breaks
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President Barack Obama outlined a $447 billion American Jobs Act that would cut payroll taxes paid by businesses and offer tax incentives for firms to hire new workers. In a research note, analyst Jeffrey M. Silber of BMO Capital Markets reported the proposal could help staffing firms if approved by Congress. More

Ernst & Young says it's hiring like before the recession
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College recruiting award-winner Ernst & Young is, like PwC, showing signs of better times. It's hiring about 9,000 students, including 5,200 from U.S. campuses, in the 2012 fiscal year, which began July 1, 2011. Those pre-recession levels cover the U.S., Canada, Israel, Mexico and Central and South America. It also will use 3,900 interns and double its MBA hiring. More

33 online recruiting tools
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Here's a sampling of those services to manage your time, life, contacts and information online. More

Hurricane Irene spurs disaster unemployment aid
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Individuals who live or work in Albany, Clinton, Columbia, Delaware, Dutchess, Essex, Greene, Montgomery, Nassau, Orange, Otsego, Putnam, Rensselaer, Rockland, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Suffolk, Sullivan, Ulster, Warren, Washington and Westchester counties, who have become unemployed as a direct result of Hurricane Irene, may be eligible for Disaster Unemployment Assistance relief. Tax relief also is available for certain individuals. More

90 percent of companies now tie pay to performance
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More than 90 percent of organizations now say they are tying salary increases and annual bonuses to specific performance measures, up from 78 percent in 2009, according to a new study conducted by the Institute for Corporate Productivity. More

Happy National Staffing Employee Week
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Employers throughout the country are urged to celebrate National Staffing Employee Week from Sept. 12-18 this year. Created by the American Staffing Association, the weeklong event honors the millions of hardworking people employed by staffing firms across the nation. More

How Mitch Lowe changed way people are hired at Redbox
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Mitch Lowe is not looking for sympathy. He just wants you to know that the rapid growth of Redbox Automated Retail LLC — going from a dozen kiosks to more than 27,000 locations nationwide where you can pick up a movie for a dollar — has come with a few challenges along the way. One of the most complex challenges is finding people to fill the constant job openings that tend to come about with a rapidly growing business. More

Rocky road threatens global mobility of talent
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A report by PwC predicts a 50 percent increase in international assignments by 2020. But as Colin Cottell finds out, there remain obstacles to companies moving their workers around the globe. More
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