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Put Your Best Foot Forward On LinkedIn
skadeedle.com

LinkedIn offers the opportunity to connect with over 225 million professional members. How do you optimize your profile to stand out from the crowd and get found?

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Will America Create Happy Workers with More Vacation Time?
employeesatisfaction.quora.com

Is the real step toward creating happy workers in the U.S. workplace giving them more vacation time? That could be the future of the American worker if the Fair Labor Standards Act is modified by help of Florida Representative Alan Grayson in the U.S. House of Representatives. But that still…

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The First Day on a Job Is Fun. Really.
online.wsj.com

The first day on the job is often the worst, but some companies are turning to orientations that seem more collegiate than corporate: Think networking sessions and officewide scavenger hunts.

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Square Pegs: Keeping Good People At Your Company
hrringleader.com

Most articles on leadership and management focus on developing your own team or your skills and ability to manage and lead. My challenge for you today is to look at another team in the organization and see if you find a square peg.

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HR & Recruiting Partnerships: Welcome to the Third Party
www.talemetrytoday.com

Finding, attracting and engaging the right talent means building the right HR & recruiting partnerships. Check out these strategies for partnership success.

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Why the US Is ‘No-Vacation Nation’
www.cnbc.com

The United States lags when it comes to offering workers time off, and is especially tough on part-time workers.

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The Best U.S. Cities For Working Women
www.fastcoexist.com

Somehow, equal pay for women is still an issue; legislation is being passed as I write this to ease the gender pay gap. But the problem isn’t equal. For the 49.3% of U.S. workers that are women, certain cities and metro areas are far more likely than others to yield a fair work environment.

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Class of 2013 Job Seekers: Buy, Sell or Hold?
money.usnews.com

What employers really think of the newest job seekers.

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Video Interviewing – Is Seeing Believing?
www.recruitingblogs.com

Video is taking over. This week on a Recruiting Trends webinar, Maren Hogan and Joel Cheesman shared some pretty astonishing statistics about video and its imp…

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How iPhone Can Be Used for Business Leadership Effectiveness
employeesatisfaction.quora.com

Technology is often blamed for the lack of communication in today’s business world. Too many voicem ails and e-mails to answer is often given as a reason. However, it really needn’t be that way. Effective communication between you and your staff is so vitally important, including feedback from…

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The Dive
www.thedeepdiver.com

In Human Resources the days are long, the challenges numerous, the praises few, but the goal is simple. We strive to improve the world of work, while strengthening the bottom line. At The Talent Pool we help our clients identify, maximize and retain the talent necessary to actualize their missions. Here on The Dive we […]

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Valuing the So-Called Me Me Me Generation
www.ere.net

Talking about millenials is a hot topic. Whether it’s how to hire them or ways to work with them, love them, or hate them, analyzing gen Y seems to be an area of continual fascination.

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4 Ways to Build a Better Agency with Smarter Hires
digitalmarketer.com

An advertising agency can be a tough place to work: High pressure, tight deadlines, and demanding clients are all part of the daily grind. Employees who thrive under pressure, day in and day out, prosper at advertising agencies – and drive the agencies’ success as well.

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The Fair Market Value of Employees by Paul Hebert
www.hrexaminer.com

We continue to hear the C-Suite talk about employees as their most important asset. Expensive placques line mahogany walls all over corporate America engraved with the company’s commitment to its associates, employees, team members, (insert buzz word for worker here). Everyone talks the talk when it comes to the employees being the fuel that drives […]

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