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Jobless Claims Rise, But Economists Eye Seasonal Issues
www.foxbusiness.com

Weekly jobless claims rose more than expected last week, but economists said the increase was likely due to issues with seasonal adjustments. 

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Why Amazon Is Offering As Much As $5,000 To Workers Who Quit
www.ibtimes.com

Amazon bought Zappos in 2009, and four years after the acquisition the company has adopted one of its unconventional human resource strategies.

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Sometimes the only thing worse than having an HR department is not having one
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Companies pursuing flat management structures and more accountability for employees are deciding to do without a traditional human-resources department, finding other ways to manage hiring, firing and benefits.

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Here’s why nixing HR is a bad idea.
www.marketplace.org

There’s a reason that early 21st Century companies of any size end up having – a human resource department.

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Telecommuting can qualify as workplace attendance, court rules
www.theemployerhandbook.com

These blogging fingers have had much to say about telecommuting as a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Now, if you’ll excuse me, these blogging fingers are going to dunk broccoli into spinach dip.

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More employers plan to hire new college grads
www.usatoday.com

Starting salaries staying about the same as last year for recent graduates.

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How to Create a High-Performance Culture
www.smartrecruiters.com

One of the best things about being an entrepreneur is the opportunity to craft your company culture. It’s also one of the hardest, because – let’s face it – you cannot dictate a culture. Ultimately, your company culture is going to be what people make it. But, as a leader, you ought to steer in […]

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How Successful Leaders Build Teams That Thrive
www.tanveernaseer.com

Learn about 3 tactics successful leaders use to build thriving teams that can adapt to the changing needs of their organization.

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5 Things You Should Know About Job Recruiters
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Don’t expect a recruiter to look at your resume and immediately understand where you would fit into their organization or to suggest which career path you should choose. They don’t know you well enough, and they aren’t mind readers (fortunately!)

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3 reasons to love the JOBS Act
www.heritage.org

The JOBS Act would free up the labor market, reduce harmful regulations, and unleash federal lands for productive use.

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Jobs outlook for Class of 2014 looks like this
www.cnbc.com

Job prospects for this year’s college graduates have changed a lot from last year, according to a new survey.

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The choice comes down to more jobs or less inflation
www.marketwatch.com

The Federal Reserve thinks high employment can coexist with low inflation, but ultimately it will have to choose either jobs or price stability, writes Irwin Kellner.

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Google just revealed the incredibly simple formula for killer resumes
qz.com

It’s not exactly E=mc². But for would-be job hunters, it’s probably a lot more useful. In a Q&A-style interview with Google’s senior vice president of people operations Laszlo Bock, The New York Times’s Tom Friedman fished a few seriously helpful words of wisdom out of the search giant’s human resources chief.

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TGI Friday’s accused of labor law violations
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Restaurant chain accused of underpaying workers

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