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LinkedIn Pipeline Builder: More lazy “recruiting”
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Joel Cheesman, one of the few recruiting industry pundits I agree with much of the time, applauds LinkedIn for its new automated recruiting tool, Pipeline Builder: LinkedIn Introduces Pipeline Builder; Helps Employers Engage, Capture Passive Candidates. I couldn’t agree less with my buddy Joel.

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Established, SEO rich job site up for auction
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JobofMine.com has been around since around 2009 and is a free global job board. I purchased the site 3 years ago and would like to sell it to fund other

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ShiftPixy to open office in New York City
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ShiftPixy to open office in New York City

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Snagajob Adds Value with New Workforce Management Tool for Employers
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Snagajob, the network for hourly work, has announced the release of its new recruiting, scheduling and communication tool for small businesses. The comprehensive technology platform helps business owners and operators in the restaurant, retail and hospitality industries by streamlining administrative duties on a single platform, from managing shifts to removing complicated workflows and difficult user experiences. “Running […]

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51Diangu.com secures angel investment round
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Temp recruitment platform 51Diangu.com (点雇网) has announced that it has secured 6 million RMB ($895,000 U.S.) in an angel investment round from Hangzhou-based Bangshi Capital (帮实资本). 

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Will Facebook One Day Monitor Your Employees’ Mood?
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Journalist Kari Paul wrote an article in Vice about how creepy it was when Facebook’s analytics decided she was depressed and started feeding her ads on depression. Creepy yes, but if you’re interested in analytics you must have a little guilty curiosity as to whether similar analytics could be used to monitor employee mood.

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Boost Productivity With Fidget Spinners and These 4 Other Ideas
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Are you looking to improve employee productivity in your organization? If so, you’ve probably done a lot of research and realized that this performance management consideration is a dynamic field.

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BOSS Zhipin embroiled in death of student
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The fast-growing Chinese recruitment site BOSS Zhipin (BOSS 直聘) has become caught up in a severe public relations backlash after it was revealed that criminals are using the platform to lure users into situations that end in entrapment and even murder.

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Improve Retention Up to 50 Percent Because Post-Exit Interviews Get More Honest Answers
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Most corporate retention programs are driven by emotion rather than data. As a result, even though a data-driven “loss prevention” effort is common throughout the business, there is no one in the retention team who quantifies the percentage of turnover that could have been prevented.

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RecTech Insider for August 2017
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Though it’s vacation season the recruiting technology news is still coming hard and fast. Here’s what happened in the past 30 days. Indeed acquires Interviewed, begins war with Google Hire for your ATS. 70MillionJobs is new job site aims to help people with criminal records get jobs. Branch Messenger has created a self-service platform that […]

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8 Trends and Challenges Facing Search Firms (and Pricing Is One of Them)
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Note: This is the first of a two-part article on what the future holds for external recruiters and executive search, and for the clients they serve. It is developed by the author from a seminar presentation he did in Budapest on “The Future Of Recruitment.” Part two will post Friday.

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5 Best Practices for Running a More Successful Internship Program
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This summer, thousands of young adults in New York City participated in internships that will start them toward successful careers. The interns aren’t the only ones who benefit: host employers across the city reap major rewards by filling skills gaps, infusing new energy into the company, identifying rising talent, and potentially diversifying their workforce.

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Acquisition Alert: Indeed Buys Interviewed
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In their new quest to retain their standing in the online recruiting world since the Google Jobs launch, Indeed has acquired Interviewed.com, a provider of job assessment tools including test proctoring and many ATS integrations built in. Founded in 2015 and located in San Francisco, Interviewed’s clients include leading companies such as IBM, Clara Labs, […]

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Q&A with Said Eastman from JobsInTheUS
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Job boards don’t stick around long unless they are doing something right. Case in point is JobsInTheUS.com a local job network based in Maine. They’ve been around for 18+ years and are still going strong. I caught up with their new General Manager for a quick Q&A. They are also our newest sponsor. Who is […]

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