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Advertise Here General eBulletin for the Week of August 1, 2011


Co-employment can be problematic. Do you know all the risks? What about working in a church?  Should more stringent background checks be done? How can HR help align organizational goals? The answers to these and other questions in today’s edition of our General ebulletin.

In this edition, background checks, talent war in China, training realities, development planning, and much more.

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"Our thoughts are the currency with which
we buy our lives."

--  Unknown

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Register Now to IHR Conference on July 20/21, 2011 on Leadership

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We invite you to attend one or more of the great conferences offered by   Conferences are offered virtually.  You will earn IHR and HRCI credits, and have access to industry leaders through their trade show booths. Registration space is limited – so register today!

IHR - Institute for Human Resources Virtual Workshops

Technology Enabled Learning
- August 3 - 4, 2011
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Benefits: Cost Containment, Audits & Legal Risk Virtual Workshops
- August 8 - 9, 2011
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Developing Organizational Leadership Capabilities
- August 17 - 18, 2011
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Rewards and Recognition
- August 22 - 23, 2011
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Canadian Masters in HR Strategy and Execution Virtual Workshops
- August 25 - 26, 2011
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Integrated Talent Management
- August 30 - 31, 2011
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Do you have knowledge to share?  Ever wanted to start your own wiki? invites you to check out our wikis and contribute your expertise.

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Co-employment - Do you know the risks?
Co-employment issues can present problems for the companies that supply contingent labor (temps, contractors, consultants, freelancers, and the like) and their clients.
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Churches Doing Background Checks
More churches and faith-based groups are recognizing the importance of stringent background checks among those who working with children.
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Talent Wars Wage in China
Nowadays companies are hiring more local talent in China as the talent speaks the language and understands the culture and the market.
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Getting Employees to Apply Training On-The-Job: How to Turn Hope into Reality
Training is a rite of passage for many employees and required for the certifications and knowledge needed to progress in their careers.
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Stop the Development Planning Madness
Whatever you call it: career latticing, development planning, career management or career planning, it's pretty much all madness.
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10 Things HR Can Do to Help Align an Organization’s Goals
Are ALL of your employees working 100% of the time on things that move your strategy forward?
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Designing Better Compensation Plans
Management consultants say that hiring and keeping good employees should be a high priority for every manager or business owner.
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Compliance Cost and Value
The burden for proof of compliance with various federal and state labor laws is getting tougher, and enforcement is getting more thorough.
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Does Global Culture Impact Executive Compensation?
There is hand-wringing in America over growing income inequality and excessive CEO comp. The gap between the “haves” and “have nots” has gradually widened for decades.
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> 10 Steps to Successful Facilitation - Summary

In 10 Steps to Successful Facilitation, the American Society for Training and Development provides detailed instructions on becoming an effective and skillful facilitator.

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Looking into the Crystal Ball…The Future of The Workforce
Do you know what your workforce is going to look like in the next 5 years? How about the next 12 months? The great recession brought about massive changes within almost every organization, demanding that one person manage multiple roles and...

Date: August 2, 2011
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 PM ET

Technology Enabling the Future of Recruitment
The application of today’s technology in areas like mobile recruiting, SMS, iPhone and Android applications, video interviewing, automated telephony applications, and...

Date: August 3, 2011
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 PM ET

QR Codes in your Training: Improving Learning and Performance
In this highly interactive session, you'll use one of the hottest mobile tech trends to find information and discover ways to incorporate this tool into any organization to support...

Date: August 9, 2011
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET

Drive Workforce Efficiency, Productivity and Engagement by leveraging Mobile HR
Connecting Your Workforce to Your Organization Virtually - Virtually Anywhere.  VDC Research and the ADP Research Institute (ADPRI), a specialized group of market research professionals within ADP, have collaborated to...

Date: August 10, 2011
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 PM ET

10 Things IT Won’t Tell You About Your Performance Management System
IT must be involved in the procurement of any HR Software application, including Performance Management, but there are serious questions about the...

Date: August 11, 2011
Time: 11:00 - 12:00 PM ET

Vital Answers for Workforce Analytics: Operational Metrics
Join us for the Vital Answers for Workforce Analytics webinar series to gain a comprehensive understanding of essential metrics across the four categories of Operations, Recruiting, Retention...

Date: August 11, 2011
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 PM ET

Employees Think You’re a Horrible Boss – Why You Should Engage your Workforce Before They’re Hired
The economic downturn leaves in its wake overworked and frustrated employees ready to jump ship at the first sign of opportunity. Employee engagement is the key to sustaining a long and...

Date: August 16, 2011
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET

Mobile Recruiting for Fast Growing Organizations
Learn how mobile recruiting technologies are changing the game for corporate and third party recruiters working in high-growth environments.

Date: August 16, 2011
Time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM ET


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