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An Ex-Yahoo And Ex-AOLer Teamed-Up To Launch An App To Make Work More Fun
www.businessinsider.com

Here’s how it works: Anyone from a company can sign up and create public or private groups, but you need to have a company email address in order to do so. From there, you simply invite co-workers to the group. You can also create smaller social circles for things like events, lunch ideas, work out […]

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Economists expect this week’s U.S. jobs report to show solid gains
www.bloomberg.com

Employers in the U.S. probably created almost as many jobs in June as in the prior month as businesses grew more confident the economy will overcome the tax increases and government cutbacks that have restrained growth, economists said before reports this week.

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Scammers used state employment website to dupe veterans
www.wral.com

A bogus company offered jobs through the state’s employment website to out-of-work veterans. But the applicants were told they had to pay $150 for “training” that never materialized.

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In China, Full Employment No More
www.forbes.com

Labor market getting a little more difficult in China as economy slows.

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College graduate recruitment at highest level since 2008
www.guardian.co.uk

Survey finds 4.6 percent increase in hiring, but median graduate starting salary remains unchanged.

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Nokia Brings Augmented Reality To Job Search
www.informationweek.com

Nokia’s JobLens app for the Lumia smartphone helps job seekers “see” the open jobs available around them.

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Wendy’s Employee Loves Him Some Frosty
www.wwtdd.com

A Wendy’s employee decided that he didn’t want to waste the time and resources to pour himself a vanilla frosty. Not when he could drink it straight from the tap. The suits at Wendy’s think that this dude sucked the cream out of the hose sometime in May and, like a moron, had someone take […]

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U.S. Companies See Social Media As A Prime Source for Hires
www.fordyceletter.com

America’s recruiting leaders say their top priority this year is finding and hiring highly-skilled workers, and the places they’re turning to find them with increasing urgency are social …

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How A Great Google Workplace Turned Into A ‘Nightmare’
www.businessinsider.com

After speaking with a number of sources, some of whom worked in Google’s Zagat division for the past year or so, we have a story that answers those questions.

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Most Americans hate their jobs, Gallup finds
www.benefitspro.com

A whopping 70 percent of U.S. workers say they are €œnot engaged€ or are actively disengaged€ with their work.

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BeautifulPeople.com Launches Job Platform for Pretty Candidates – Gag Me!
www.hiredaily.com

While we’re appalled by the “pretty people” focus of this new New York City-based global job platform, BeautifulPeople.com’s recruitment service , launched recently, might garner some interest from employers.  We wonder, however, if the U.S. Dept. of Labor might also take note of who is trying to hire based on looks, and the visibility of such […]

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Introducing TheLadders Mobile App
blog.theladders.com

At the beginning of the year, we started working on our first native iOS app in our mission to transform TheLadders into a mobile-first company. Considering the astounding number of consumers who own and use mobile devices to perform everyday tasks, it is not surprising that conducting a job search and corresponding with recruiters would […]

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Fab.com is Battling Executive Turnover
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At least eleven Fab executives have quit or been fired in the past year as well, including the company’s former CMO.

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Indeed.com’s Best Places to Work for Work-Life Balance
blog.indeed.com

At Indeed, we have unique insights and data on work-life balance. People not only find more jobs on Indeed than anywhere else, they also read and submit more reviews than on any other employer revi…

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