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7 Ways to Energize Employees for the Retail Holiday Season
smallbiztrends.com

For retailers, the holiday season is akin to a marathon and you need to energize employees so that they make it to the finish line. Here’s how.

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The Thing Employees Want Most From a Job
www.businessnewsdaily.com

Money isn’t everything, employees say. This is what many workers would rather have.

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The Resume is Endangered, But (Unfortunately) Not Extinct
blog.rivs.com

For years we have heard about the resume and its impending doom, but it seems to be holding on. For candidates, extinction cannot come soon enough.

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Sourcing Influence: The Future of Recruiting
blog.rivs.com

At RIVS, we raise our coffee mugs to efficient hiring.

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Who Goes to Work to Have Fun?
www.nytimes.com

Trying to make employees happy may achieve the reverse.

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66% of Americans back minimum wage increase, poll finds
www.washingtonpost.com

An increase in minimum wage to cope with economic inequality has support from two-thirds of Americans, according to a Washington Post-ABC News poll. Nearly two-thirds of respondents say federal policy is distorted to benefit the rich at the expense of Americans who are less well off. Almost 60% of respondents say Congress should act to […]

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The American Way of Hiring Is Making Long-Term Unemployment Worse
blogs.hbr.org

Older, well-educated workers who get laid off don’t have an easier time finding jobs than older workers with less education, and in some cases older job seekers’ qualifications can work against them, says Ofer Sharone, a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology who is conducting research on the issue. Older workers who do find […]

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Warren bill ends credit checks on job applicants
thehill.com

Employers would be barred from checking the credit scores of job applicants under legislation proposed Tuesdayby Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass. “This is about basic fairness — let people compete on the merits, not on whether they already have enough money to pay all their bills,” Warren said.

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It’s official: Higher pay attracts better workers
qz.com

It may seem like common sense that if you want to lure better workers, you should pay higher wages. Yet employers and economic theorists alike aren’t sure that is a true, since high pay might attract job applicants who are in it just for the money. So what is an employer to do?

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How an Auction Can Identify Your Best Talent
blogs.hbr.org

Corporate functions are essentially monopolies, with no incentive to compete.

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Retirement Benefit Changes for 2014
money.usnews.com

Here’s how Social Security, Medicare and retirement accounts will change next year.

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RIVS Announces Details of Strategic Partnership with HiringThing
blog.rivs.com

RIVS and HiringThing are delighted to announce details of their strategic partnership and solution integration.

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Doctors avoid LinkedIn, prefer Doximity
www.hiredaily.com

LinkedIn might want you to believe that anyone who is anyone, or wants to be anyone, is profiled or must be profiled on its site. But some professionals deliberately avoid it. Doctors shy away from the business network because they don’t want pharmaceutical reps trying to pitch them products, nor do they want patients contacting them […]

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I Got Hired Through Twitter!
blog.careercloud.com

Lauren Pedigo is a Marketing Associate at Kinvey in Boston. But she didnt get that job by browsing job boards all day. Instead she made twitter her primary job search tool. And it worked! In this 15…

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