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The difference between Google and Alphabet, explained
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Google Capital has invested in Cloudflare, Glassdoor and Duolingo. Calico, Verily: Alphabet's biotech subsidiaries. Both are research and development labs that have hired scientists to pore over medical puzzles. Calico is focused on extending the human …

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Connecticut job growth remains flat
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A look at Connecticut job growth figures.

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What the Hell is Financial Wellness & Why Should HR Pros Care!
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I don’t know about you, but I wasn’t raised in an environment where much of anything was given to me. In my world, Financial Wellness meant our check didn’t bounce when we went to the grocery store or having to go to a different grocery store where we hadn’t bounced a check in a while! Luckily, […]

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"21 Days" Gives Insight into LinkedIn Success
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Launched back in 2003, LinkedIn has made it far easier to network on-line with your ideal fellow professionals and to help grow your business. “21 Days to Success with LinkedIn” follows the activities and lessons learned by a marketer being mentored in …

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11 Little-Known Factors That Could Affect Your Job Interview
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All of us go through it sooner or later – the intimidating meeting that can change our lives. You know well how important it is to create a perfect resume and to show your advantages in this short job interview time.

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Glassdoor comments on Zero Hours Contracts going up by 100000
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“The most common reason that unemployed people turn down zero hours contracts is the need for a guaranteed level of income to make this a viable alternative to receiving unemployment benefit. The perception is that these contracts favour the employers …

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Back to the Basics – Thinking in Variations
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Many moons ago I was listening to a presentation by Glen Cathey and the key take-a-ways was the notion of thinking in variations and the possibilities it presented when coupled with some good old fashioned Boolean.

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Quirky job benefits: Free bacon, bicycle repairs
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Free bacon and bicycle repairs: Are these the top benefits employees are looking for? Possibly not, but they are among the quirkier ones on offer, according to a survey by Glassdoor. The employment review website singled out 20 companies that offered …

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7 things you need to know about background checks, employment screening
www.cleveland.com

Jason Morris, is president and chief operating officer of EmployeeScreenIQ, which surveyed employers about background checks and other employment screening. Among its findings were that most employers will reject applicants who lie about their degrees and diplomas.

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The First 10 Seconds of the Interview
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Believe it or not, the first 10 seconds in an interview can make or break you. In that short period of time, you’ve probably just finished shaking hands and greeting each other, yet the interviewer most likely has sized you up and even decided whether to hire you or not according to research done by […]

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Why A Negative Work Culture Is Better Than No Culture At All
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Hard-driving management with high expectations can be better for a growing business than a loosely defined set of values.

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Problems in job search you can potentially fix
www.jobboardsecrets.com

A reader asked me to list some of the problems in the job search world that could potentially be fixed with new technology. Here are some thoughts on that

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LinkedIn Launches Lynda.com 'Learning Paths' In Push To Grow Education Business
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LinkedIn LNKD +0.46% surprised some investors last year when it made its largest acquisition to date: The $1.5-billion purchase of instructional video site Lynda.com. However, the professional networking site is making it clear it's serious about …

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The mark of a promotable employee
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Not all employees will understand what it takes to get promoted. Nor will all managers. But smart managers and promotable employees will get it!

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