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Student Loans Suck
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The Evidence I recently fell upon an article from 2017 that discussed the weight of student loans on young workers. My conclusion? Student loans suck and businesses can use this to their advantage. While the sample size was small (approximately 500 participants), I believe the data from the article to be pretty close to accurate. […]

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Steady performance for 51job in 2018
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China’s leading jobs board 51job.com celebrated its 20th anniversary with strong Q4 and FY 2018 results. Total revenues in 2018 were $3.8 billion U.S. ($550.1 million U.S.), an increase of 31.3 percent year-over-year (Q4 revenues were up 28.5 percent year-over-year).  51job’s underlying metrics were all steady, with a gross margin was 72.2 percent compared with 73.2 percent in 2017, and […]

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Can You Relocate To Lubbock? The New Rules for an Old Recruiting Question.
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“If this job is the right fit for you, is Islamabad a place you’d relocate the family to?” Some of you laughed. I’m not laughing. I’m a recruiter trying to determine if a great candidate will actually move where I need them to move before I destroy 20 hours of organizational time via the interview […]

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The Best Two-Minute Career Advice
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I was given two minutes’ worth of advice nearly twelve years ago, and I repeated that same advice to colleague last week. It’s proof that it’s still relevant, regardless of time. My goal for this article is to be simple, quick, and for readers to come away with the simplest advice to absorb and ultimately […]

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It’s Time to Talk About Mental Health in the Workplace
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Thanks to increased awareness driven by celebrities, athletes, politicians and more, mental illness has become less stigmatizing than it previously was. But as society gains a greater understanding of the issues, the conversation around mental health (and how we should handle it) has failed to permeate the workplace at the same rate. As companies tout […]

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Can the Gig Life Be the Safe Haven for the Overqualified?
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I hate the word “overqualified.” It has this nasty connotation because if someone has a depth of work experience, they can’t fit into a role. They have too many years of experience, too much seniority or too high-level of a title to do the job, at least that’s the vibe I get when someone tells […]

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Snowmageddon: Recruiting Trends & Talent Tech in Vegas
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Last week I attended the Recruiting Trends conference put on by LRP. It’s a new subset of the HR Tech version focusing mainly on recruiting software. It was an unusually cold and snowy week in the desert as the region saw its first snowfall in over 10 years! I woke up Thursday to a winter […]

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Cybersecurity Staffing & The Lean Job Posting
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Deidre Diamond is the founder and CEO of CyberSN. After  21 years working in technology and staffing, and stemming from her love of people and cyber security; Deidre created the Cyber Security Network, a company transforming the way Cyber Security Professionals approach job searches. CyberS

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Meet the RecPlus Speakers: Aseyeh Hatami
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Bans on Google ads and receiving money from abroad, and needing a license for everything are not the usual challenges recruiters face. In her presentation at the RecPlus Conference in Barcelona, Aseyeh Hatami, CEO of IranTalent, will reveal how her business has thrived despite a restrictive regime and tough economic crisis. This article is only […]

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Google makes it easier to find remote jobs in Search
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Looking for a job where you can work from home? Google Search for Jobs is about to make those positions easier to find This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. The post Google makes it easier to find remote jobs in Search appeared first on […]

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Gandhi as Your Employment Brand Writer
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In today’s hot job market nearly all of us are trying to “build a better mousetrap so the world will beat a path to our door,” as the saying goes.  We are all authoring our employment brand, and trying to one-up our competitors.  And a lot of that work revolves around understanding and then documenting/describing […]

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Here’s to the Crazy Ones: And Why You Don’t Deserve Them
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I’ve been doing a lot of performance work for some client companies lately. As you might expect, I’m trying to push the companies to get out of the mindset that the performance review transaction is the reason for the process. Repeat after me:  The reason you do any type of coaching or performance management is […]

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The Politics of HR – Whose Side Are You On?
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Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., HR’s largest membership organization’s CEO has been catching a lot of flack lately. In fact, a band of HR innovators and outliers have pushed the #fixitSHRM hashtag for a while in their displeasure with the CEO’s actions on behalf of the society. It’s even getting some press and blog play in […]

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Doumi upgrades business-end app
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Doumi, the mobile temp work platform created by classifieds giant 58.com (NYSE: WUBA), has announced a number of upgrades to its business-end app. Doumi provides flexible staffing services, including recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) and SaaS, to client companies operating in China, including Starbucks, McDonald’s, Pizza Hut and Uniqlo.  The upgrades will include wide-ranging changes to […]

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