October 17, 2005

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Michael Terrazas, Editor

Eric Rangus, Senior Editor

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Jon Rou, Photography Director

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Jessica Gearing,
Editorial Assistant


Human Resources’ Tom Fitch flashed a variety of numbers on the screen Oct. 6 in order to “de-mystify hiring practices at Emory.” Around 100 staff members attended the brown-bag lunch panel in Winship Ballroom where they heard from administrators like President Jim Wagner and Provost Earl Lewis, as well as representatives from HR, the General Counsel’s Office and Equal Opportunity Programs, all of whom discussed various aspects of how and why people get jobs across the Emory enterprise. Within that discussion were informative hints about how to grow an Emory career once it starts.


Panel discusses hiring, promotion practices

The title of the Oct. 6 panel discussion was “De-Mystifying Hiring Practices at Emory,” but for the some 100 staff in attendance in Winship Ballroom, perhaps the best definition of the event was “De-Mystifying Promotion Practices at Emory,” as the speakers not only discussed how people get jobs at Emory but also gave tips on how staff can advance once they are on the payroll.

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