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Human Resources

LinkedIn Introduces Pipeline Builder; Helps Employers Engage, Capture Passive Candidates
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Employers have been searching for effective ways to connect with passive candidates, or those who aren’t actively looking for employment, for years. Facebook likes and Twitter followers were popular for awhile. Jobs2Web’s platform allowed candidates to supply a small amount.

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July Brings More Ho-Hum U.S. Employment Numbers
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Despite modestly encouraging upticks in several reas, jobs are not being added to the U.S. economy fast enough to really shake things up. Both the country as a whole, and IT workers in particular, continue to muddle through.

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How does GPA factor into employment?
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Grade point average takes center stage as a means of tracking a student’s performance throughout their academic career. In a collegiate setting, merit-based scholarships and financial aid heavily rely on a student’s GPA, and their eligibility for these services may be negatively affected by a lower GPA score. At the University of New Mexico, students […]

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Werk Raises $2.9 Million to Improve Workplace Flexibility for Women
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Werk, a job board platform focused on schedule flexibility, announced on August 4 that it closed its seed funding round, having raised $2.9 million. Female-run venture fund Rethink Impact led the round, joined by SoGal Ventures and Leah Busque. Previous investors Better Ventures, Halogen Ventures, and Precursor VC also participated.

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Combining Common Sourcing Tools to Create a Sourcing Solution – Part 5
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Many tools come and go, but some have become very reliable in our efforts to better source talent. Sourcers are keen on the advantages of sourcing tools, but many are still learning the power behind combining sourcing tools to achieve optimal success.

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Non-Sourcing Tools to Help Sourcers Who Code Excel
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Data hygiene is not sexy, but it is necessary whether you are getting data from manually typed, scraped, or coded sources. Microsoft Excel’s looks have not changed in the last decade. I still consider myself a novice because no one person will ever use all the program’s capabilities.

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The Google Manifesto Debate Tells Us That Diversity Training Is Harder Than We Suspect
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It was inevitable that Google would fire its outspoken software engineer for his controversial manifesto challenging the company’s efforts at diversity and suggesting biology is why there are few female coders and leaders.

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Indeed rents office in Seattle skyscraper
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The world’s top job search engine Indeed.com, which attracted 270 million visits in July (source: Similarweb.com), announced this year’s third office move in the U.S.. This time it leased a 44,631-sq ft office in Russell Investments Center, downtown Seattle D.C..

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Starting a Reading Program Is Good For the Company and For the Employees
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Getting employees to continually improve can be a daunting task. Externally motivating others to change is difficult. But what if you had the ability to internally motivate?

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Is Cultural Alignment Even Possible?
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“Culture is everything people do.”  — Unknown

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What Do Termination Codes Have to Do With Making HR Data Strategic?
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Perhaps it can be said that staff meetings are a necessary evil. It is important for teams to communicate, and a well-designed staff meeting can foster that communication.

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6 Reasons Not to Use SMART Goals For Everything
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You’re probably familiar with the concept of SMART goals. SMART is commonly defined as Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, and Time-bound.

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Feel Secure In Your Job? Then You’re Just Waiting to Be Ambushed
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I worked all those years, coming to work every day, doing a great job. Each year there was a raise and eventually more responsibility.

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How to Recruit a Recruiter
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It’s boom time for recruiters after U.S. job market tightens. According to Bloomberg, “there’s hardly ever been a better, or busier, time to be a recruiter in America.” A high-quality recruiter can make all the difference in an organization’s quality of hire. But hiring that person can be tricky. You won’t be able to tell […]

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