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What Do You Do When a Former Employee Shares Company Secrets on Twitter?
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By Eric B. Meyer

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Tips on Applying to a Family-Owned Business
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If you’re actively searching for a job, it is almost guaranteed that some of the businesses you are applying to are family-owned. After all, this type of close-knit small business is what keeps the American economy alive; family businesses generate 60% of American employment opportunities and create 78% of all new jobs, according to research […]

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What Is “Thinking Strategically” Anyway?
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Throughout my career, I’ve seen employees lauded or criticized for their ability to “think strategically.” It’s in numerous competency models and used in performance management systems across the country. We use this term like it’s universally understood, but ask people to describe it and you’ll probably hear inconsistency. So what is “Thinking Strategically” anyway? To […]

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You’re Next: Michigan Senate approves minimum wage of $9.20 an hour
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Michigan senators voted 24-14 to boost the state’s minimum wage to $9.20 an hour in a move designed to head off a ballot proposal that seeks to raise the wage to $10.10 an hour. The Michigan Chamber of Commerce says the bill “goes too far too fast.”

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LinkedIn to Pay $13 Million in Spam Settlement
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Per the settlement, LinkedIn will pay out $13 million, up to $3.25 million of which will go to the attorneys who brought and prosecuted the class action over the past several years. The amount of money each claimant receives will depend on how many …

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Your next job is probably at a small business
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Looking for a job? Think small business.

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Paul Hebert shares Crap On Recognition – #SMDH
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Normally I let articles in the mainstream media that are patently incorrect slide by. There’s just too many of them for me to waste my time trying to correct the idiocy that passes for business journalism in today’s world. It seems to be more prevalent with articles that address the psychology of motivation and engagement […]

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U.S. soon to recover all the jobs lost in the financial crisis
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The U.S. economy is set to recover all the 8.7 million jobs lost in the crisis.

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More Job Applicants Are Failing Drug Tests
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A new study has revealed that an increasing number of job applicants are failing pre-employment drug tests. The study…

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Hiring Too Expensive? Take Advantage of Hiring Inefficiencies
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Organizations can take advantage of hiring inefficiencies by looking at how baseball embraced “advanced” statistics.

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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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