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Attracting IT Graduates to Your Business

Attracting IT Graduates to Your Business

By: An Coppens

Publisher: Impackt Publishing

Publication Date: 12-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 21-FEB-2014

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Capture the best and brightest IT talent for your company. In the competitive IT hiring market, the best candidates are often snapped up by big companies before they even graduate, so what can you do to attract them to work for you? The new generation of IT graduates have their own values and each industry has specific recruitment techniques, and the savvy hiring manager needs to know about both in order to attract the very best graduates. In this practical guide, An Coppens gives hiring managers unique insights into the new generation of IT graduates and what helps them make their...

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The Talent Equation: Big Data Lessons for Navigating the Skills Gap and Building a Competitive Workforce

The Talent Equation: Big Data Lessons for Navigating the Skills Gap and Building a Competitive Workforce

By: Matt Ferguson; Lorin Hitt; Prasanna Tambe

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 23-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 22-DEC-2013

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"Companies that can unleash the passions and gifts of their people will have a competitive advantage in the landscape of the future--becoming curators instead of keepers of talent. This book gives readers some of the keys to cracking that code." --CARLEEN HAAS, VICE PRESIDENT AND CHIEF TALENT OFFICER, HUMANA IS YOUR HR DEPARTMENT PREPARED TO FLIP THE BIG DATA SWITCH? At every stage of the employee life cycle, a data-driven approach to HR can help companies make smarter decisions about their most important asset: their people. In the wake of the greatest shock to the...

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Gender Divide and the Computer Game Industry

Gender Divide and the Computer Game Industry

By: Julie Prescott; Jan Bogg

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 30-SEP-2013

Insert Date: 18-DEC-2013

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While women maintain an increased visibility in the games culture, the issues involving gender in computing gaming is still relevant; and it is evident that the industry could benefit from the involvement of women in all aspects from consumer to developer. Gender Divide and the Computer Game Industry takes a look at the games industry from a gendered perspective and highlights the variety of ways in which women remain underrepresented in this industry. This reference source provides a comprehensive overview on the issue of gender, computer games, and the ICT sector. It supplies students and...

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The Complete Guide to Recruitment

The Complete Guide to Recruitment

By: Jane Newell Brown

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-JUL-2011

Insert Date: 12-SEP-2013

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Recruiting the right people is one of the most important activities organisations can undertake. Getting it right can mean fast, healthy growth and the fulfilment of business goals; getting it wrong can mean heavy costs, sinking morale and stunted growth. The Complete Guide to Recruitment is a practical self-help guide to best practice in recruitment. With international case studies demonstrating how recruitment contributes to business success, it covers every aspect of the recruitment process including: developing an effective recruitment strategy; relationship building for long-term hiring;...

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A Practical Guide to Gender Diversity for Computer Science Faculty

A Practical Guide to Gender Diversity for Computer Science Faculty

By: Diana Franklin

Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers

Publication Date: 01-APR-2013

Insert Date: 23-AUG-2013

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Computer science faces a continuing crisis in the lack of females pursuing and succeeding in the field. Companies may suffer due to reduced product quality, students suffer because educators have failed to adjust to diverse populations, and future generations suffer due to a lack of role models and continued challenges in the environment. In this book, we draw on the latest research in sociology, psychology, and education to first identify why we should be striving for gender diversity (beyond social justice), refuting misconceptions about the differing potentials between females and males....

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Hiring the Best Knowledge Workers, Techies & Nerds: The Secrets & Science of Hiring Technical People

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Hiring the Best Knowledge Workers, Techies & Nerds: The Secrets & Science of Hiring Technical People

By: Johanna Rothman; Gerald M. Weinberg

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 12-JUL-2013

Insert Date: 19-JUL-2013

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This is the digital version of the printed book (Copyright © 2004). Proven Methods for Attracting, Interviewing, and Hiring Technical Workers Good technical people are the foundation on which successful high technology organizations are built. Establishing a good process for hiring such workers is essential. Unfortunately, the generic methods so often used for hiring skill-based staff, who can apply standardized methods to almost any situation, are of little use to those charged with the task of hiring technical people. Unlike skill-based workers, technical people typically do not...

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Leadership in Action: What Every Leader Should Know about Expatriate Effectiveness

Leadership in Action: What Every Leader Should Know about Expatriate Effectiveness

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Publisher: Center for Creative Leadership

Publication Date: 01-AUG-1999

Insert Date: 08-MAY-2013

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Expatriate assignments increase the talent pool from which the future senior leaders of the organization can be selected. ...

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Find (and Keep) Top Talent for Your Business (Collection), 2/e

Find (and Keep) Top Talent for Your Business (Collection), 2/e

By: Vince Thompson; David I. Russo; Rusty Rueff; Hank Stringer; Cathy Fyock; Martha I. Finney

Publisher: FT Press

Publication Date: 26-APR-2013

Insert Date: 04-MAY-2013

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A brand new collection of state-of-the-art talent management techniques Breakthrough talent management techniques! 5 authoritative books bring together the state-of-the-art in finding, growing, and keeping world-class people! Talent is everything — and finding, growing, and keeping the best talent has never been more difficult. This 5-book collection brings together powerful new insights, techniques, practices, and skills for improving the way you manage talent in any organization, industry, or environment… including the talent that matters most. (Yours!) In 17 Rules Successful Companies...

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Leadership in Action: Dividends and Interest - Blind Dating as a Career Booster

Leadership in Action: Dividends and Interest - Blind Dating as a Career Booster

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Publisher: Center for Creative Leadership

Publication Date: 01-FEB-2000

Insert Date: 18-APR-2013

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It amazes me that in these days of high-pressure headhunters and vast Web sites that list thousands of job openings, people continue to find some of the very best jobs by being open to an occasional blind date. The kind of blind date to which I am referring is vocational, not social. ...

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Leadership in Action - In Focus - CEO Selection - Room at the Top for Wise Choices

Leadership in Action - In Focus - CEO Selection - Room at the Top for Wise Choices

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Publisher: Center for Creative Leadership

Publication Date: 01-AUG-2002

Insert Date: 11-APR-2013

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It's not difficult to make the case that choosing a CEO is the most important decision an organization makes. Historically, the outgoing CEO has made this decision, but boards of directors are finding that an adviseand- consent role is no longer enough. ...

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Leadership in Action: In Focus - Talent Management - Engaging and Developing is Key to the Challenge

Leadership in Action: In Focus - Talent Management - Engaging and Developing is Key to the Challenge

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Publisher: Center for Creative Leadership

Publication Date: 01-OCT-2007

Insert Date: 03-APR-2013

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Even the best recruitment tactics will not be enough to combat today's talent challenge. High compensation packages and bonuses are easily matched by competitors. Instead, a more discerning response is required. ...

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Leadership In Action: In Focus—Aquiring Talent—The Value of Hiring for Team Fit

Leadership In Action: In Focus—Aquiring Talent—The Value of Hiring for Team Fit

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Publisher: Center for Creative Leadership

Publication Date: 01-OCT-2009

Insert Date: 25-MAR-2013

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When a work group's effectiveness depends on a mix of skills, expertise, and perspectives and the team members depend on one another, team fit should be part of the staffing decisions. ...

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Hiring The Best, 5th Edition

Hiring The Best, 5th Edition

By: Martin Yate

Publisher: Adams Media

Publication Date: 30-AUG-2005

Insert Date: 27-FEB-2013

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Employees are your company's number one asset. Hiring the Best offers managers and HR personnel a proven and practical approach to recruiting and selecting the right people for the job. With over 400 questions you can use to interview candidates and obtain the most pertinent information, you'll be armed with the tools you need to ensure that you are indeed Hiring the Best . Completely revised and updated! Updates include new section on electronic recruitment, revised resource section, and information about law and guidelines that influence hiring practices. Hiring the Best ...

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Chasing Stars

Chasing Stars

By: Boris Groysberg

Publisher: Princeton University Press

Publication Date: 19-APR-2010

Insert Date: 22-FEB-2013

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It is taken for granted in the knowledge economy that companies must employ the most talented performers to compete and succeed. Many firms try to buy stars by luring them away from competitors. But Boris Groysberg shows what an uncertain and disastrous practice this can be. After examining the careers of more than a thousand star analysts at Wall Street investment banks, and conducting more than two hundred frank interviews, Groysberg comes to a striking conclusion: star analysts who change firms suffer an immediate and lasting decline in performance. Their earlier excellence appears...

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Positioned

Positioned

By: Dan L. Ward; Rob Tripp; BILL MAKI

Publisher: AMACOM

Publication Date: 15-FEB-2013

Insert Date: 12-JAN-2013

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From the C-suite to the sales force to the ground floor, downtime is deadly. When a job opens or turns over, organizations must adjust seamlessly. In Positioned, some of the world’s best people strategists examine how best to address the constant challenge of having the right people available when needed. Thought leaders including Dave Ulrich, John Boudreau, James Walker, Jac Fitz-enz, Peter Howes, Dan Hilbert, and Naomi Stanford weigh in on the future of strategic staffing, virtual workplaces, disruptive technologies, globalization, and what practices will—and will not—help organizations...

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The Leadership in Action Series: On Selecting, Developing, and Managing Talent

The Leadership in Action Series: On Selecting, Developing, and Managing Talent

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Publisher: Center for Creative Leadership

Publication Date: 27-JUN-2012

Insert Date: 20-DEC-2012

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Even in the midst of economic upheaval, organizations need to recognize that selecting, developing, and managing the right leadership talent will help them not only survive but thrive when the economy eventually rebounds. Despite the fact that there are millions in the ranks of the jobless, there remains an acute shortage of talent. So how can organizations best select, develop, and manage their talent? This collection of sixteen pieces-written by the Center for Creative Leadership's highly experienced and knowledgeable faculty members and researchers as well as by prominent practitioners...

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Knowledge Management: The Death of Wisdom

Knowledge Management:The Death of Wisdom

By: Arnold Kransdorff

Publisher: Business Expert Press

Publication Date: 24-SEP-2012

Insert Date: 08-DEC-2012

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This book is about an unintended—and unnoticed—consequence that is needlessly costing commerce and industry an unimaginable amount of money. It was in the early 1980s that someone smart thought that the flexible labor market would allow employers to quickly adapt their workforce to the new industrial technology-led revolution. It did, but the trouble is that nobody thought of the downside consequences— short jobs tenure and the continual loss of the organizations’ unique, hard-won and expensively acquired knowledge and experience. Inside, you’ll learn how employers can continue to take...

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How to Recruit and Hire Great Software Engineers: Building a Crack Development Team

How to Recruit and Hire Great Software Engineers: Building a Crack Development Team

By: Patrick McCuller

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 14-NOV-2012

Insert Date: 05-DEC-2012

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Want a great software development team? Look no further. How to Recruit and Hire Great Software Engineers: Building a Crack Development Team is a field guide and instruction manual for finding and hiring excellent engineers that fit your team, drive your success, and provide you with a competitive advantage. Focusing on proven methods, the book guides you through creating and tailoring a hiring process specific to your needs. You'll learn to establish, implement, evaluate, and fine-tune a successful hiring process from beginning to end. Some studies show that really good programmers can...

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Technology-Enhanced Assessment of Talent

Technology-Enhanced Assessment of Talent

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Publisher: Jossey-Bass

Publication Date: 26-APR-2011

Insert Date: 01-DEC-2012

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This new volume provides research-based guidelines to help practitioners make better decisions on using technology to assess talent at all levels of the organization and for a full range of applications, from entry-level selection to senior-level succession and talent management. The book reviews of the various ways technology can enhance the administrative ease, credibility, validity, and cost effectiveness of assessments used by organizations in selection and other candidate evaluation processes. It also addresses measurement issues, examines case studies of current practice, and...

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The Executive’s Guide to Consultants: How to Find, Hire and Get Great Results from Outside Experts

The Executive’s Guide to Consultants: How to Find, Hire and Get Great Results from Outside Experts

By: David Fields

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 16-NOV-2012

Insert Date: 20-NOV-2012

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Maximize Your Return on Expertise Research shows a high proportion of consultants fails to deliver results on time, on budget, and on target. Rare is the project that exceeds your expectations.But help is here. The Executive’s Guide to Consultants explains how to ensure that every project delivers measurable benefits every time. This book will help you find experts, invest wisely, accelerate change, and achieve your most important goals by tapping into the genius of others. ...