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Career Confessions of Gen Z: 3 Tips for Starting a New Job — The Intern Addition
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STOP, COLLABORATE, AND LISTEN. While these may be the words to an iconic and catchy song — you’re welcome if it’s now stuck in your head — they are also words of wisdom for a college student or new grad about to start an internship or entry-level job. So, let’s take a piece out of […]

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How can I get hired with a felony record?
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You committed a crime. You paid your dues. 5 years later, how do you get a job? You fess up, line up some back-up, and you make a commitment. Nobody said it was easy. What’s your take on this – especially if you’re an employer?

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It’s Okay to Tell Your Critics to Suck It!
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In the corporate world, everyone is a critic!  Everyone!  We’ve gotten really good at a learned behavior. No longer can we send out a final product the first time. Why?  Because everyone wants to trash it and change it so it can be this really nice piece of vanilla crap!  Welcome to Corporate America. But […]

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No, really, just keep being wrong!
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I was with some HR Pros recently and one of them shared a standard HR axiom about what we do as HR Pros in the vain of maintaining consistency. If we are wrong in the beginning then we just keep being wrong!  It sounds idiotic doesn’t!?! But you see it every single day in HR. […]

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Career Confessions of Gen Z | The Power of Seeing – B-roll!
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Hello everyone! Thank you for joining me on this Gen Z journey. In the last episode, I talked about what verbal and spoken content can do for your recruiting methods, but I think it’s just one side of things to simply hear what a job is like. It takes it to a whole other level […]

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Career Confessions of Gen Z: Busting Common Misconceptions
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Tim Sackett released a tweet last week about a Gen Z coworker not knowing what Kinko’s was. That coworker was me — GUILTY! I have to admit, maybe my lack of awareness of Kinko’s is due to my age, or maybe it’s due to the fact that I grew up in a very small, rural […]

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Your Weekly Dose of HR Tech: @HireOnLinkedIn Launches New “Help Wanted” Service for SMB!
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At LinkedIn Talent Connect last year, LinkedIn talked about how they weren’t satisfied with just helping white-collar workers network and find jobs. They spoke specifically of things in the pipeline that would help SMB employers hire blue collar workers as well. I think we all wondered what that looked like since those who network on […]

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Indeed delivers 65% of hires. Yup?
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Indeed does not get paid to fill jobs. It makes more money when employers and job seekers keep going back to keep looking. Has anyone explained that to employers and job seekers? What’s your experience with Indeed?

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Should Employees Have to Payback Payroll Errors?
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So, an in the trenches Recruiting and HR Pro, Kristina Minyard (@HRrecruit on the Twitters) brought up a really great question last week, that had a pretty big response. Kind of a black and white response, meaning you either were in one camp or the other. (BTW – go connect with Kristina – she’s a […]

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Ex-CBA boss appointed Seek AP&A CEO
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Seek, the No. 1 job site in Australia, has found its new AP&A boss in Ian Narev, the former chief executive of Australia’s largest bank. Narev, who ran the Commonwealth Bank of Australia for six years, will take on the dual role of chief operating officer and chief executive of the Asia Pacific and Americas […]

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Writing LinkedIn Recommendations like We Write Yelp Reviews!
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I want to start a trend. I’ve had some really great people write LinkedIn recommendations for me. I think all of them are from people I’ve actually personally worked with and had a strong relationship. The dirty little secret, though, is no one really ever reads or pays attention to these reviews. I mean, no […]

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Liepin continues solid growth in FY2018
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In its first annual report after listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange last June, China’s leading high-end jobs platform Liepin has announced that it won’t be paying out a dividend to shareholders as it continues to push all of its available capital into expansion.

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How to Speak Gen Z – The HR Edition!
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I wanted to share this video on “How to speak Gen Z” that my Recruiting Manager, Zach Jensen, from my office found. Zach is a Millennial and his original comment was something like “I don’t get it!” Zach gets most everything, he’s a complete rock star in recruiting! So, this made me laugh out loud! […]

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Career Confessions of Gen Z: HR without a Degree
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It was exam season of my 2nd year at UC Berkeley, the “#1 Public University in the World”. Per the typical college student in the midst winter, I thought, “What am I going to do this summer?”. Little did I know, this single thought would change my life forever… To paint this picture a little […]

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