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My boss won’t deliver a promised raise
corcodilos.com

Nothing makes you more powerful; nothing lets you make intelligent choices; and nothing keeps your spirits up — like having a good option B when option A doesn’t work out.

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Do You Really Want to be LinkedIn with Me?
www.counterpunch.org

Every couple weeks someone asks me to get LinkedIn with them. I always end up assenting because I don't want to hurt their feelings. But I do wonder about you people who think being associated with me is going to help your career. Did it get past you …

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Have You Noticed, Most Companies Suck at Recruiting
www.timsackett.com

Recruiting isn’t about hiring one person. That’s easy. It’s about consistently hiring one person, and that person should be, at the very least, as talented as the last person you hired. But, really more talented. Then, continually do that, hire better talent, over and over. To do that, you have to be able to continually […]

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These Are The Biggest Mistakes People Make During Interviews
www.fastcompany.com

Body language faux pas derailed candidates’ chances of getting the job as much as what the person said.

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America's Most Hated Companies
247wallst.com

24/7 Wall St. reviewed a range of information, including customer survey results from the American Consumer Satisfaction Index (ACSI), employee reviews on Glassdoor, company stock price, and financial information. These are America's most hated …

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Top Stocks of the day: Workday, Inc. (NYSE:WDAY)
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With its total market value of the company's outstanding shares, the market cap of Workday, Inc. (NYSE:WDAY) in today's trade was 13031.04. Workday, Inc. traded at a P/E ratio of , suggesting the potentiality of a higher growth in the future. By …

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Now You Can Follow Lena Dunham on LinkedIn
time.com

Labeled a LinkedIn Influencer, Dunham seemed ready to bring her trademark outspoken brand of feminism to the professional social network, with a post added to her page Wednesday titled, “Don't Take it Personally When I Tell You 'No.' I'm Using it On …

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Glassdoor predicts the 25 best jobs in America for 2016
www.consumeraffairs.com

Another employment site, Glassdoor.com, has released a list of what it says will be the 25 best jobs in America in 2016. The best position, according to the survey, is data scientist, with an estimated 1,736 job openings and a base salary of $116,840 …

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Is Your LinkedIn Profile Violating Attorney Advertising Rules? Depends.
www.natlawreview.com

The vast majority of lawyers have a LinkedIn page. Or if they don't, their marketing department will make them create one eventually. Some use LinkedIn to build their profile and network, others to promote success, articles and speaking engagements …

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From warehouse to cubicle farm: Exploring Amazon's employee feedback system
gigaom.com

At Jobvite we certainly listen to feedback like this. I can draw direct correlations between an uptick in happiness levels and a big sales quarter or a good run on our product development roadmap. Likewise, you might be able to note a downturn in …

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Ten Terms To Take Out Of Your LinkedIn Profile Today
www.forbes.com

Yet all we see when we scroll through LinkedIn profiles is people praising themselves. We wonder if we're missing the boat by not doing the same thing. No — your instinct is correct! People who brag and boast and trumpet their own fabulousness in …

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Leadership Lessons From Limp Bizkit
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I’m Generation X.  If there was ever any doubt about that, this post should put that doubt to rest. One day last year found me rolling through airports in Baton Rouge and Philadelphia.  As I was running through the Philadelphia airport to catch a plane, I spotted a bunch of old school autographed photos on […]

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Snagajob, The Poor Man’s LinkedIn, Wins $100 Million In Funding
www.forbes.com

Closely held Snagajob doesn’t disclose its financials, but the chief executive officer Peter Harrison said the company employs 300 people and is operating at break-even. Job hunters have created 65 million profiles on the site, while about 200,000 employers use Snagajob to find candidates, mostly for jobs that pay $10 to $20 per hour.

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How Employee Referrals Facilitate Job Recruiting [infographic]
www.payscale.com

Many candidates land jobs by applying on career sites or job boards, but this Jobvite infographic outlines how employee referrals facilitate job recruiting; increasingly, they're helping companies fill open positions. While employee referrals made up …

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