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Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Business Application Blueprints by Mike Oryszak

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Building an Employee Corner Web Part

Highlighting employees is a great way to increase collaboration and user engagement. In the past this was done in employee newsletters or other communication methods, but as those methods go electronic and the focus moves towards the Intranet portal as the central communication hub, it becomes another type of information that should be included.

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SharePoint Server's user profiles can provide a rich set of details about users, and can be leveraged to provide a great source of dynamic content around important dates, organization structure, interests, clients, and past projects.

The Employee Corner Web Part will present a list of new employees based on the Hire Date field in the user profiles. Additional examples ...

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