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Facebook Up, Twitter Down Among Job Recruiters
smallbusiness.foxbusiness.com

While LinkedIn is still the social network of choice for both job candidates and hiring managers, Facebook is starting to gain ground, new research shows.

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Ranking colleges by employment, Stanford is #2 and Harvard is #9
venturebeat.com

My new favorite college ranking system released a fresh report this week, and the results show why Stanford is gaining a reputation as the best college in the country.

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3 Ways Job Boards can Use Pinterest
jobboarders.com

We’ve been using Pinterest for a couple years now at FlexJobs, and it’s definitely been an evolving process. We started out slow.

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Is The MSW The New MBA?
www.fastcoexist.com

Recent corporate failures demonstrate the need for the very skills that social workers bring. Now a few schools are recognizing this and offering…

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Top Takeaways from the 2014 Jibe Talent Acquisition Survey
jibe.com

Check out the results of the just-released Jibe Talent Acquisition Survey, and independent study of more than 1,200 job seekers and over 300 HR and recruitment professionals.

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Cows can jump, but not over the moon
modernfarmer.com

Cows don’t seem particular springy, but they can jump much higher than you’d think, including in a Finnish “bovine agility” competition. “While the obstacles are far from lunar height, the feat of a 1,500-pound grazer leaping over a bar for sport is undeniably impressive,” writes Tyler LeBlanc.

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Corporations Aren’t Recruiting Enough Weirdos
www.businessweek.com

You want to hire the weird people who offer reserves of untapped, disruptive innovation, not the socially awkward types with big egos.

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Report: More employers seek workers with bachelor’s degrees
www.insidehighered.com

More employers want workers with bachelor’s degrees, even for positions where such credentials traditionally have not been required, according to a recent report by Burning Glass Technologies. The company reviewed job postings that list a bachelor’s degree as a requirement and found wide gaps in some areas between degree requirements for new hires and current […]

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How Creative Projects At Home Jump-start Creativity At Work
www.fastcompany.com

If you’re the type who gets distracted by too many ideas zinging around in your brain, Lyft’s Jesse McMillin has some advice for you.

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6 Reasons Why Employers Detest Conducting Background Checks in New York?
www.employeescreen.com

The Empire State has got it all from my favorite city in the world, New York City, to Buffalo, Rochester and Albany. They’ve got the best pizza in the world, Buffalo Wings, Garbage Plates (see definition at the bottom of this post) and Wegmans (shout out to my friends from Rochester). And while the state […]

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GoodHire Blog: 7 Legal HR Fails Your Company Should Avoid
blog.goodhire.com

Employment laws are constantly evolving and it is your responsibility to make sure your HR practices are legally compliant. With so many little nuances that make hiring so complicated, GoodHire has decided to outline a few common HR fails€™ to improve your business acumen.

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Wages stagnate despite improved economy
www.oregonlive.com

Unemployment is down to 6.1%, layoffs are way down and 2.5 million jobs were added over the past year, according to The Associated Press. Despite these strong numbers, hourly pay has increased only 2%. The disparity may be due to the number of people searching for full-time employment, experts say.

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Uber Is Now Recruiting 50,000 Drivers A Month
www.businessinsider.com

“Hundreds of thousands of partners” are now connected to the company.

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Here’s the stupidest interview question to ask a woman
corcodilos.com

Some might say I’m over-reacting, but when six interviewers (including the recruiters) ask about your husband, something’s up.

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