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- Invest more time in hiring to spend less time firing. Dempsey, Karen // Personnel Today;2/6/2007, p12
The article presents the author's views about hiring of employees. The author says that if organisation is inundated with hundreds of applications per vacancy as is the case for Internet search engine giant Google Inc., then recruitment becomes a much more absorbing process. Liane Hornsey, human...
- Google makes the mind boggle with its recruitment challenges. Willock, Rob // Personnel Today;2/6/2007, p6
The article reports that Google Inc. is growing so fast that its senior managers spend 30% of their time interviewing prospective employees. The Internet giant receives 250 applications for every vacancy, according to Liane Hornsey, the firm's human resource (HR) director for Europe, the Middle...
- Searching for success. Vorster, Gareth // Personnel Today;11/27/2007, p22
The article profiles Liane Hornsey, the human resource (HR) director at search engine Google Inc. The biggest issue she faced in the profession is the continues demonstration of its value, and constantly trying to add yet another initiative, or another bit of jargon, to show why it is important....
- Finders keepers. Brockett, James // People Management;9/18/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 19, p28
The article analyzes the recruitment and retention strategies of the search engine Google. For the recruitment process, Liane Hornsey said that the company used to have an average of eight or nine interviews and came down to four or five. The company is committed to its 360 degree interviewing,...
- U.S.-based Companies Rely on Local Talent. // Workforce (10928332);Sep99, Vol. 78 Issue 9, p28
States that the best way to establish international business is to hire local talents, according to the Management Recruiters International (MRI). Comments from MRI president Allen Salikof; Implication of such an approach.
- Plethora of flextime, other perks are tying HR chiefs up in knots. Costello, Mary Ann // AHA News;07/24/2000, Vol. 36 Issue 29, p8
Discusses the challenges faced by human resources management executives on recruiting employees amid competition and labor shortage in the United States. Report by the American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration on workforce; Requirement for hospitals to enhance employee...
- In the hiring line. Welch, Jilly // People Management;6/26/2003, Vol. 9 Issue 13, p29
Deals with the unpopularity of online hiring among human resources and recruitment professionals in Great Britain. Attributions to the trend; Benefits of the technology; Factors contributing to the slow progress of online recruitment. INSETS: HOW E-SAVVY IS YOUR FIRM?;A MATCH MADE ONLINE.
- UK Seafarers Decline. // Logistics & Transport Focus;Sep2000, Vol. 2 Issue 7, p13
This article reports on the findings of a research study, co-authored by David Glen and James McConville, which found out that the number of people earning their living as sailors in Great Britain is continuing to decline due to inadequate recruitment, which fails to exceed retirement rates. The...
- The worker shortage hits small firms. Sundaramoorthy, Geeta // Business News New Jersey;08/09/99, Vol. 12 Issue 30, p36
Focuses on the strategies used by employers and staffing companies to address the shortage of qualified workers. Includes use of incentives; Innovative methods used by employment agencies for getting clients the workers they need; Factors driving labor shortage.