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Trending: New LinkedIn platforms changing the job search
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If you haven't done it in a while, might be time to update your LinkedIn profile. Last week, the company announced a new platform called Referrals, a way to find job candidates based on similar desired profiles. This is good news for employers and …

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Background Check Delay Story Makes for Bad Dinner Conversation
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The natural tendency is to blame the background screening company, right? “Surely, they’re too busy otherwise the work would be completed.”

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Refresh Your LinkedIn for Holiday Networking: a 10-Point Checklist
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When you create your profile, LinkedIn includes a default – typically your current title and company. But you can change that. If your title is generic and your company isn't a household name, it might not be clear what you do and what your industry …

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Why Your Social Recruiting Isn’t Working
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Your social recruiting strategy was designed to help you weed out bad candidates. Could it be having the reverse effect?

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Top Traits that Employers Want: Leadership
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Whether you have just completed your degree and are ready to enter the workforce, or have been working away for a while now and want to move up the ladder, you’ll find one of the main traits that employers look for consistently (and yet often cannot find easily) is leadership potential.

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Brilliant management advice from LinkedIn's billionaire founder
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In his book "The Alliance: Managing Talent in the Networked Age," Hoffman and entrepreneurs Ben Casnocha and Chris Yeh explain how employers can attract and retain the best employees through the formation of alliances where everyone wins.

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Steve Boese share Notes From The Road #19 – Red Eye Diaries Edition
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Submitted, or at least started to try and submit, from the new and improved Delta Sky Club in SFO while awaiting a redeye flight from SFO – JFK. Here are, for your consideration, a series of slightly disjointed and possible incoherent observations of the red eye flight and the kinds of travelers that find themselves […]

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6 Skills Employers Will Value in the Future
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What skills will I need to be a marketable employee in the future? Anybody who envisions themselves in the job market five to ten years from now has surely asked themselves this question on multiple occasions. Check out this great list we put together.

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GE’s “Owen” Employment Branding is Brilliant!
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If you haven’t seen these TV commercials for GE (they also have a ton of radio ads in the same genre) you’re missing out on one of the best employment branding campaigns that have come out in years! “What’s the matter with Owen?” is the series and they’re very funny! The ads show that GE […]

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The importance of employer branding.
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Today, employer branding plays a major role in a company’s recruitment process. But what is employer branding actually? Employer branding has everything to do with your existing staff and the employees you want to hire in the future.

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3 Great PowerPoint Resumes
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Did you know you can make a great resume PowerPoit instead of just a regular one pager? Yep. We found 3 great examples of presentation style resumes on Slideshare and wanted to share them with you.

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Nina Parr Discusses Job Search Relocation
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Nina Parr, is a former recruiter and the co-founder of The Love Your Job Project to teach frustrated millennials how to find jobs they really want by sharing recruiting industry secrets, skills and strategies. She joins us today on the show to discuss tips for relocation. “Job seekers should also make their move seem like […]

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LinkedIn is developing tech to stop itself from spamming you
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Nothing is quite as joy killing as realizing the only new messages in your inbox are automated emails from LinkedIn. LinkedIn knows this, and it's begun addressing the issue to prevent its website from becoming the ultimate bane of every email user's …

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Tech Tips: How To Visualize Sourcing Data
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Lately I’ve been testing some tools to help better understand the often large amounts of data that I source from. I live in spreadsheets and while I can pivot, slice, and plot data in excel well, sometimes I need a purpose-built data tool to see the underlying context. After testing enterprise-level platforms that were overkill for […]

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