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Your Job Posting Requiring a Bachelor’s Degree is Discriminatory!
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From the world of sports this week in 2019 – The NCAA (collegiate sports governing body) came out with rules for agents working with college athletes who are underclassman but trying to make a decision to test the NBA waters before graduation. Take a look at what they had to say: “With this in mind, […]

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Want to build a community?
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I get asked quite often by folks who want to build a community and/or are already starting a community to be apart of their community. My first question is always, “Why do you want to build this community?” It’s pretty straight forward. It should be simple to answer. Most will go all guru-like about wanting […]

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Connect launched for govt freelance projects
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Tokyo-based freelance jobs information firm Lancers Inc. has launched a new freelancing site Connect to showcase specialized projects from local governments and major developers.

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Your Weekly Dose of HR Tech: @SparcStart launches Amplify Video Management System
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Today on the Weekly Dose I take a look at SparcStart‘s newest product, Amplify. Amplify is a video management system/platform where you can store all of your employment branding and recruiting-related content no matter where it was produced. So, you can bring videos in from professional third parties, YouTube, employee-generated videos from their phones, videos […]

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Should I extort a salary raise out of my boss?
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Using a new job offer to leverage a raise in salary from your current employer is almost always a costly mistake. Consider the risks and the better option.

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Persol Holdings to pull plug on WebAn
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Staffing firm Persol Holdings Limited has decided to terminate the Japanese oldest part-time job site WebAn.jp, citing constantly falling profitability and fading competitive advantage as two reasons for the decision.

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3 Steps to Getting Sh*t Done!
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There are times when I struggle to get things done.  I’m a really good starter of things. I love starting projects!  I can always see how I want it finished (a little shout out to Covey – Begin with the end in mind).  But like most things you start, eventually things get bogged down, and […]

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Words matter! If you want more gender diversity in your applicants!
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New data study released by LinkedIn this week titled “Language Matters Gender Diversity Report” has some awesome insight to how the words we use in job descriptions and job postings have a dramatic impact to who actually applies to jobs. We’ve known some of this for a while, but the LinkedIn data is very robust […]

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The Employee Walk of Shame
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I’ve lost jobs and I’ve called old employers to see if they would want to hire me back. I’ve usually gotten a response that sounded something like, “Oh, boy would we want you back but we just don’t have anything. Good Luck!”  Many of us in the talent game talk about our employee Alumni and […]

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Miidas.jp introduces new talent hunting tool
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Passive jobs app Miidas.jp has introduced a unique talent hunting tool that helps employers understand candidates’ behavior characteristics that are difficult to be identified in their work history and during interviews.

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The Single Greatest Trait an HR Pro Can Have!
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HR 101. If there is one thing I could give a new HR Pro it would be this simple advice. No matter how prepared you think you are, you really only need to prepare yourself, for one thing. What’s that ‘one’ thing? You’re going to be surprised in your career with some stuff! You don’t […]

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Russian classifieds announce their financial results for the second quarter of 2019
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The No.2 Russian horizontal classified Youla and Yandex Group that owns three Russian verticals have announced their results for the second quarter of 2019.

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Why Do We Have Chronic Low Performing Employees?
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Do you guys want to know a little secret?  You know how I like hanging out with smokers because they have all the cool inside information before anyone else?  Your chronic low performers have a similar skill.  It’s kind of like information. Chronic low performers are really good at being low performers!  They’ve figured it […]

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How do you tell an employee they need “development”?
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I’ve been doing a video series over at Saba Software called Talent Talks for the last year or so. Yesterday they put up the latest video where I discuss how does one of your managers tell an employee they need development. Let’s face it, most of our employees think they’re awesome, so being told ‘you […]

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