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February 2011

Recycled Haitian Concrete Can Be Safe, Strong, and Less Expensive

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Nearly one year after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake rocked the Republic of Haiti, engineering and concrete experts at Georgia Tech report that concrete and other debris in Port-au-Prince can be safely and inexpensively recycled into strong new construction material...

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LinkedIn's Top Overused Resume Phrases

According to LinkedIn profiles of  85 million members,  these words on your resume won't necessarily help you get the interview.

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2011 Buzz - Employee Engagement  

As the economy swings upward, some predict that more than 50% of employees will look for new jobs (Harris Interactive). The Conference Board reported that employee satisfaction is at its lowest level since it began reporting in 1987. From layoffs to pay freezes, 2010 has been labeled the "perfect storm" of employee disengagement.

 

So - how to minimize this potential, very costly churn? All levels of the organization have a role to play in the solution according to research from consultants BlessingWhite.

 

Individuals: Ownership, clarity and action. Individuals need to know what they want - and what the organization needs - and then take action to achieve both.

 

Managers: Coaching, relationships and dialogue. Managers need to understand an individual's talents and interests and match them with the organization's objectives. They need to facilitate strong relationships and engage with employees.

 

Executives: Trust, communication and culture. Executives have to walk the talk, communicate, and align the organization to drive engagement along with results.

 

Without a focused effort, companies may find themselves scrambling for talent just as their business is poised for growth.
About Ideal Technical Staffing Solutions 
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Ten Employment Trends in 2011

Check out key trends for 2011 as compiled by CareerBuilder in a survey of more than 2,400 employers and 3,900 workers nationwide.  "The recession produced fundamental shifts in how companies and workers view the market," said Brent Rasmussen, President of CareerBuilder North America.

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