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Off with their heads: Microsoft to lay off 18,000 employees and kill the most interesting thing Nokia’s done in years
pando.com

Between the 18,000 people who will lose their positions at Microsoft and the Nokia X devices that will be forced to adopt Windows Phone instead of using Android.

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Algorithms cull job seekers in slow U.S. labor recovery
columbiadailyherald.com

One morning last month, a group of job seekers gathered in a cool basement meeting room under a Washington condominium to hear a talk and share stories.

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The Problem(s) with Ban the Box
www.employeescreen.com

Ban the box has gone viral. And while the removal of this little check box has potentially made life easier for job seekers with a criminal past, it has created much confusion and frustration for employers. If you haven’t been in the loop, “ban the box” is the catchy phrase that refers to removal of […]

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Business majors’ job prospects are looking bright
fortune.com

For business graduates, job placement appears to be on par with last year, if not slightly better, and salaries are holding firm.

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8 Secrets To Writing The Perfect Resume
www.businessinsider.com

Maybe there’s no such thing as the perfect resume — but you can get close by doing these 8 things.

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16 U.S. Cities Where Women Actually Earn More Than Men
www.fastcompany.com

These American cities defy the gender wage gap, but is it enough?

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How Laurel Lindsay Recruits with Social Media
tinyurl.com

Sometimes practical lessons work best when it comes to social recruiting. So we asked around on one of our favorite G+ social media communities about how people use social media to recruit. Laurel Lindsay, Founder of The New Media Group in Western Canada was kind enough to give us some great answers. 

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Multi-Screen Candidates Are Not Distracted Candidates
www.imomentous.com

The average job seeker has access to multiple devices throughout the day. That doesn’t make these multi-screen candidates distracted candidates, however.

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5 Ways Telecommuting Saves Employers Money
www.entrepreneur.com

Many employees hate commuting to jobs they otherwise love. Employers can save big money allowing them to work happily from home.

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8 Things to Ask Employees Before They Leave for Vacation
smallbiztrends.com

Summer vacation is a great time for employees to recharge, but it leaves you short staffed. These employee vacation time preparation tips will help.

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Wanted HR big data tools now in Canada | AIM Group
aimgroup.com

Wanted Technologies brings talent supply and demand products into Canada. .

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Why Your Social Recruiting Isn’t Working
www.imomentous.com

Your social recruiting strategy was designed to help you weed out bad candidates. Could it be having the reverse effect?

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I Flunked My Social Media Background Check. Will You?
gizmodo.com

Your next job application could require a social media background check. Odds are, you have no clue what that means. Nobody does. It’s new and scary and probably scours the Web for pictures of you puking on the beach.

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You won’t believe how much these Silicon Valley interns are earning
venturebeat.com

Silicon Valley’s green horn high school interns are raking in a lot more dough than the average San Franciscan.

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