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3 Ways To Write LinkedIn Posts That Turn Into Career Opportunities
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However, like any sort of creative outlet, writing on LinkedIn is a lot easier said than done. You can't just draft any old thing, slap it up there, and expect it to boost your career. You have to put some care into it. And while some of the same rules …

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What New Jobseekers Need to Know
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Just starting your job search? Here are some things you need to know.

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What is ‘Meaningful Work’, really?
www.timsackett.com

I had a couple of communications recently that lit a fire under my ass over the concept of ‘meaningful work’.  You see, there is this widely held belief by a great number of HR pros that to have true employee engagement your employees must feel like they have meaningful work. I don’t necessarily disagree with […]

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What You Can Learn From the Great White Buffalo
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We all have them—those rockstar employees who are the “go-to” for every hairy problem and on the short-list for every succession plan. Many of us can rattle off 10 of these “A-players,” with little trouble differentiating between them and the “B-players” who are solid employees and coming along nicely but clearly in a different league. […]

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Glassdoor: One in five London businesses have considered job cuts
bdaily.co.uk

26 per cent of London businesses have considered laying off staff, while only 14 per cent of South East firms can claim the same. According to the Q1 15 Glassdoor UK Employment Confidence Survey, the proportion of UK employees who fear losing their job …

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Des métriques d'affaires… aux métriques “humaines”
www.internetactu.net

Tinypulse propose aux entreprises d'envoyer de mini-enquêtes à leurs employés sous forme d'une question anonyme. Des questions qui ont permis parfois d'avoir des réponses peu conventionnelles. Pour mesurer la satisfaction, Tinypulse demande ainsi si …

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LinkedIn Prevails In Lawsuit Over 'Reference Search'
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A federal judge in San Jose ruled earlier this week that LinkedIn's “Reference Search,” a tool it provides to premium members who use it to find job candidates' past colleagues, does not run afoul of a 1970 federal law called the Fair Credit Reporting …

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Tell Me About A Time When You Didn’t Suck at Interviewing.
mattcharney.com

At its core, recruiting is more or less an exercise in making a good first impression; from the 6-8 seconds the average recruiter (if such a thing exists) spends reviewing a resume to the reported 35 seconds job seekers spend, on average, reading an online job description, making an immediate impact is imperative for both […]

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Why LinkedIn spent big on Lynda.com
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LinkedIn strengthened its foothold in the career advancement and networking market last week with its largest acquisition to date and the fourth-largest deal ever in social media. The company's $1.5 billion acquisition of Lynda.com also catapults …

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8 Job Search Podcasts for Job Seekers – FlexJobs
www.flexjobs.com

Motivating and insightful job search resources are always a big help! Check out these job search podcasts to help you be successful in your job search!

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Surprise! You’re an HR Manager! Now what?
www.timsackett.com

It’s graduation season and soon many new HR brothers and sisters will be entering into their first real HR gigs. Many will be titled, “HR Manager”, even without one day of experience.  That’s because in many organizations, HR Manager is the only HR position they have, and they’ll gladly take a young, fresh new HR […]

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The Dos and Don’ts of Sleeping At Work: Lessons From An Alaska Airlines Baggage Handler
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In case you missed it, earlier this week, an Alaska Airlines flight leaving my home base airport of SeaTac, quickly realized they needed to turn around. Shortly after takeoff, the pilot began hearing a banging noise coming from the cargo hold of the plane.  The banging was accompanied by yelling.  It was obvious that there […]

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LinkedIn eats the university
venturebeat.com

In 2011, Marc Andreessen's Wall Street Journal article “Why Software is Eating the World” asserted that software would continue to disrupt new industries, with the next targets being health care and education. This wasn't a bold prediction to anyone …

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Amazon's Secrets of Success Don't Include Coddling Workers
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On GlassDoor, current and former employees often cite Amazon's "terrible perks" and the fact that it's "not employee centric" and "super frugal." A brand specialist in Amazon's Seattle office commented that there are "no parties, happy hours, or meals …

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