Opinion

Alma Media’s LMC launches job app Profinaut
www.aimgroup.com

In the Czech Republic, LMC launched the app-only job service Profinaut to facilitate part-time projects for professionals.

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Who Knew the World’s Best HR Technology Talks Happened in Cleveland!?
timsackett.com

That’s right kids! I’m coming to Believeland! Wednesday, April 12th, from 4-6pm, I’ll be speaking at Cleveland SHRM’s – HR Technology SIG. This will be a great night of learning and fun. It’s awesome that the HR and TA community leaders in Cleveland are putting this on, I can’t tell you how forward thinking that […]

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Is a 3-page resume too long?
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Is a long resume a bad idea? Will employers automatically reject 3 or more pages? You’ll be surprised how long a manager spends reading a resume.

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You Are Rating Employees Even When You Say You’re Not
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Note: This is the second of three articles dealing with managing performance and compensation in the post-ratings organization. Monday’s article discussed the broad issues raised when ratings are eliminated. Wednesday, the final article discusses ratings distribution.

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TextRecruit Raises $3 Million
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TextRecruit has raised $3 million in series A financing, led by San Francisco-based investment firm SignalFire.

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T3 – Great Video as Part of Employment Brand and Beyond? @LaunchMediatv
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This week on T3 I present an option for doing great video for the majority of us. LaunchMedia.tv is a video production crew that has created a nice niche in the employment space. Employment branding, recruitment, safety and training videos, etc. Unless you’ve been living under a rock you know video has exploded! Short-range video […]

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The Chad & Cheese Podcast: Elevated Careers by eHarmony | Indeed.com | Slack Attack | JobSpotting App | WorkHere
www.hiredaily.com

This week, the boys first take a trip down Memory Lane, discussing the history of job matching and how eHarmony can’t even make it work. Can anyone? Indeed.com

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A Few Words About Hiring, Managing and Training
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Short takes on hiring, managing and training from the Humetrics blog:

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Honestly, You’re Not Disrupting Recruiting!
timsackett.com

So, there’s a ton of TA Technology on the market that is claiming to ‘disrupt’ recruiting. The recruiting they are claiming to disrupt is the agency recruiting game, for their ‘ever so thankful’ corporate talent acquisition ‘partners’. I’m going to name them, new ones crop up every day it seems, but I won’t give them […]

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Austria’s Lehrberuf.info widens offerings under Russmedia
www.aimgroup.com

The No. 1 platform for apprenticeship positions now offers a career test with job matching through its partnership with TalentsConnect.

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Hi, My Name is Tim, and I’m a Lonely Middle-aged Guy.
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Middle-aged men face this weird life-path. You start a career. Get married. Move to the suburbs. Start a family. Become a little league coach. Watch your kids graduate. Then you get ready to die. I feel like I’ve got more friends than ever in my life, but if I stop and really put down on […]

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Why Won’t Your Employees Go See The Doctor?
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So, we have few major psychological issues that come into play when drag our feet in not going to see the doctor when we need to. 1. We don’t have the time! Ugh, these doctor offices are all run by former DMV or post office workers who were fired for poor performance in being too […]

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3 Ways to Get Rid of an Overpaid, Underperforming Employee
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One of the biggest issues we face as HR Pros is trying to get rid of our overpriced employees.  Let’s be real, we made our own bed with this issue!  We were the ones going to our ‘comp’ guy, going “No, we have to go over the range, this talent is worth it!”  Now you’re living […]

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What the Federal Reserve doesn’t know about recruiters
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The Fed’s economists suggest you switch jobs and employers if you want a big raise. What the Fed doesn’t know is, recruiters might stop you.

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