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Bigfoot, The Easter Bunny, The Tooth Fairy and Passive Candidates
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Talk about a lie. No such thing as passive candidates. Everyone is a candidate until they tell you no. Treat every single candidate respectfully. Give a damn about them and/or the fit to your firm. That’s it. The rules of the movie Roadhouse apply here—be nice, until it’s time to NOT be nice.

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Jack Welch identifies career-killing behaviors
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Resisting change, looking to identify problems instead of solving them and dwelling on your next career move are some of the worst behaviors to exhibit in the workplace, writes former General Electric CEO Jack Welch.

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How Obama wants to soften the sting of expensive child care
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Betsey Stevenson on the origins and cures for the gender wage gap, as well as what to do about outrageously expensive childcare.

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Should New Employees Choose Their Managers?
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Is it a workplace fantasy, or a management style that could actually work?

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5 Things Recruiters Don’t Normally Share With Job Seekers
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Susan LaMotte shares some insider tips to help job seekers understand how recruiters conduct their work.

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Why Monster.com Is Failing And Others Will Follow
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It wasnt a loss of earnings that caused the loss of purpose; it was a loss of purpose that caused earnings to decline. The leaders were so intent on making money from their existing business models, that they lost sight of the true purpose of their business, to improve life for their customers. With no […]

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LinkedIn Users Sucker-Punched by Wrong References
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LinkedIn’s “Trusted References” service is a cheap sucker-punch straight to your career and reputation. Now any personnel jockey can “check a reference” on LinkedIn without having the faintest idea what she’s doing — and you get screwed out of a job.

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5 Ways to Revolutionize Your Referral Program
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Employee referral programs typically outproduce any other source of hire, when looking at recruiting cycle times, costs, and new hire quality. No surprise,

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What An In-House Career Coach Can Do For Your Company
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It’s not just about how your employees perform at workit’s about how they do at life.

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The simple key for making employees happier
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When it comes to earning workers’ respect, managers should keep this key ingredient in mind.

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Script for a Perfect Job Interview
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Job interviews are very strange events. Until you get to the interview, you don’t know whether you’re going to have a casual conversation over a cup of coffee like normal humans, or whether you’re going to be interrogated like a burglary suspect under hot lights.

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How to make your resume stand out from the crowd
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Three ways to create a resume that will stand out to recruiters.

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10 Commandments of Twitter Recruiting
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Want to get better at recruiting on Twitter? Check out this great slideshare presentation from your friends at Jobcritters.com.

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George Janin – The Cold Calling Recruiter
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From our archives here’s a great piece of audio from startup recruiter, Georges Janin, who is based in New York City. It was recorded at last years NYC Recruiter Meetup. In it, George discusses how he cold calls hard to find tech candidates. Worth a listen if you want to improve your cold calling skills.

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