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Employment Reaches A Five-Year High In May
www.careercast.com

CareerCast helps job seekers find a job, create a resume, get email job alerts, read career news and best job rankings. Employers post jobs to multiple sites.

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Check Out The New ‘Snapchat For Work’ App That Let’s You Gossip With Your Coworkers
www.businessinsider.com

It’s called O.T.R., which stands for “Off The Record.”

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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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Exploit Hiring Bias: Be The First Job Interview Of The Day
www.fastcompany.com

If hiring were a mythical place (a meritocracy!) the best candidates would get the best jobs, free of the foibles frequently found in the first-date fussiness of the job interview. But it’s not. New research suggests that you need to be first in line.

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Well-crafted job descriptions make for better hiring
blog.score.org

In my last post, I provided a process-based approach one can take to set the conditions required to ensure your business environment includes processes which facilitate desired employee behaviors. So, how can you recruit and select employees who will fit your organizational needs? I’m going to go back to processes. First, if you didn’t recognize […]

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The right benefits can help change a company’s culture
www.vegasinc.com

In a small sampling of Las Vegas companies, some extraordinary employee benefits quickly become apparent. Those range from pet insurance, the ability to purchase major household appliances interest-free through payroll deduction, Weight Watchers and smoking cessation programs, and even an on-site lactation room for new mothers who are breastfeeding.

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Affordable Care Act Contributing to to Increase in Part-Timers
www.kansascity.com

About one-third of all U.S. part-timers, or almost 8 million workers, say they’re involuntarily in such jobs, reports the U.S. Department of Labor. Avoidance of health care provisions under the Affordable Care Act and weak business conditions are among the reasons cited for the increasing use of part-time workers.

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How Veteran HR Professionals view the Millennial Generation
www.employmentmetrix.com

According to a recent Beyond.com survey, over 84% of Millennial job seekers (age 19-26) are optimistic about finding employment, but there are substantial differences in how they view themselves and how HR Professionals perceive them.

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20 Inconvenient Career Truths
www.careerealism.com

In career coaching, I share inconvenient truths with my clients on a regular basis. I know it’s hard to hear these things but they make you stronger.

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I’m not in the Mood:  Measuring Employee Happiness
www.employmentmetrix.com

As the world continues to capitalize on the explosive use of mobile devices by building apps that make you look pretty or help you make your friends look fat, innovation in HR space is no different. Two recent tools to hit the scene are hoping to help HR professionals better gauge the mood of their […]

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Attracting Passive Candidates In A Simple Way via Job Boards
direct-recruiting.net

Job boards when used in the right way can be a great source of quality candidates.  However it’s widely recognised that job boards tend to attract active candidates, who only make up around 20% of …

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Virgin Atlantic – Story Telling & Employer Brand
direct-recruiting.net

Alex Merrylees, Head of HR for Virgin Atlantic Airways took to the stage in the morning to share his insights into EVP vs Employer Brand, and how Virgin Atlantic connects its “Brand, People & Social Media”.

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‘LinkedIn for Military’ RallyPoint Opens to Vets
www.cnbc.com

A jobs-oriented social network for military service members is opening to a new kind of recruit: Veterans.

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What The Hell is… Big Data?
www.linkedin.com

Big Data is THE biggest buzzwords around at the moment and I believe big data will change the world. Some say it will be even bigger than the Internet. What’s certain, big data will impact

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