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Mobile Now Accounts for Half of All Job Searches
blog.indeed.com

Mobile job search is not a thing of the future, it is a reality today. Half of all job searches on Indeed come from a mobile device, and now, employers can reach this highly engaged audience.

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LinkedIn: Busted for U.S. wage law violations, sued for “injury” to users
corcodilos.com

LinkedIn comes up a mess these days as members cry foul, court lets a consumer class action proceed, and U.S. Department of Labor makes LinkedIn pay nearly $6 million in restitution and damages for wage law violations. Were you affected?

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Simply Hired Report Finds Job Openings Grew 1.74% in July 2014
www.businesswire.com

Simply Hired today released its August 2014 U.S. Employment Outlook report, which finds that nationwide job openings grew 1.74% month-over-month in July.

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Harassment is more difficult to prove than discrimination
hr.blr.com

A federal appeals court has ruled that a black electrician can move forward with claims of race discrimination and retaliation, but that he had insufficient evidence to proceed with a claim of harassment. The case demonstrates that discrimination and retaliation claims are much less likely to be dismissed than harassment claims, lawyers at Jack Nelson […]

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Smaller 401(k)s outperform bigger plans
www.benefitspro.com

The smallest 401(k) plans are performing better than big ones, based on a Judy Diamond Associates analysis that looks at participation rates, contribution rates, return on investment and absence of signs of distress.

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Should That Employee Be Fired? Ask These 5 Questions First.
www.entrepreneur.com

Terminating a worker is a big decision that should be done with care, so carefully evaluate these factors before taking any action.

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Look for Macgyverisms When Hiring a Recruiter
fistfuloftalent.com

It came up again last week, one of my favorite things to pontificate about: how to hire a good recruiter. This time, I was sitting in a meeting with a team that is planning to revamp their recruiting program this year. We spent hours brainstorming and talking about recruiting strategies that promote accountability, visibility and […]

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Career Advice From the Dalai Lama
thebillfold.com

“I think if we make a special effort to cultivate good relationships with people at work, get to know the other people, and bring our basic good human qualities to the workplace, that we can make a tremendous difference,” he writes. “Then, whatever kind of work we do, it can be a source of satisfaction.”

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LinkedIn Had To Pay Workers Nearly $3.5 Million In Unpaid Overtime After Breaking Federal Labor Laws
thinkprogress.org

LinkedIn has to pay employees nearly $6 million in unpaid overtime and damages after a federal investigation found the company violated the Fair Labor Standards Act.

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Glassdoor Expands Beyond Salaries, Highlights Company Perks And Benefits
www.fastcompany.com

Employers will be able to showcase their benefits packages, which employees can review anonymously.

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10 Ways To Contact Candidates Without Relying on LinkedIn Inmails
www.sourcecon.com

This post originally appeared on the SironaConsulting.com. What would your manager say if you had a 75% failure rate? Would he or she be happy? Turn it around the other way – you are &

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Help! I’m a floundering headhunter!
corcodilos.com

A good, successful headhunter creates a potent network of solid contacts and sources his or her own candidates — that’s what client companies pay for. If you rent those services elsewhere, you’re not a headhunter.

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5 Reasons You Have NOT Hired a Job Seeker with a Disability
disabilitysolutionsatwork.org

Disability stereotypes influence how we view a job seeker with a disability when making hiring decisions

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4 Million Fewer Jobs: How The BLS Massively Overestimated US Job Creation
www.zerohedge.com

Here is the bottom line: since Lehman, or starting in 2009, the Birth/Death adjustment alone has added over 3.5 million jobs. Or rather “jobs”, because these are not actual jobs – these are BLS estimates for how many jobs newly-formed businesses have created based purely on statistical estimations and hypotheses that the US economy in […]

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