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LinkedIn shares fall more than 28% on guidance
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LinkedIn reported fourth-quarter earnings and revenue that topped analyst estimates, but shares in the company tanked in after-hours trading on weaker-than-expected guidance. The company said Thursday that it saw adjusted earnings of 94 cents per share …

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How An Introvert And Extrovert Found Workplace Happiness
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I had finally gotten the big promotion I'd always wanted. It was my tenth year at a big healthcare company. My first seven years were spent as a Six Sigma Black Belt (aka project manager). My new title was Master Black Belt (or, for those not familiar …

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Equal Opportunity Employment Is A Myth.
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As a white male, there are few conversation topics more taboo than talking about (much less writing about) the issue of race. It’s one of those things, like politics, sex or religion, that’s just not considered apropos for the workplace. This is why we only speak of ‘race’ in terms of “diversity” and “inclusion.” While […]

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Startup Spotlight: @teaminterviewed Helps Find the Top Candidates in a Stack of Resumes
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This week, the Startup Spotlight shines Chris Bakke, Co-Founder of Interviewed. 

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LinkedIn to Acquire Connectifier
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In a letter to Connectifier users, John Jersin announced LinkedIn is planning to acquire Connectifier.

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Recruiters – Have You Figured Out Snapchat? You better…
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I’ll be the first to say, I don’t currently use Snapchat.  My sons do. In fact, they use it constantly. So, do their friends. Teens and College students are using Snapchat to communicate with each other in a major way, and you are starting to see major stars and athletes join as well. Unless you […]

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LinkedIn tanks, tells investors they're wrong
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LinkedIn (LNKD), the online networking site for professionals, is seeing its shares tank 24% in after-hours trading after telling investors their expectations for future revenue and profit were way too optimistic. The company, which provides a service …

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Talent Ticker, February Edition
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It’s already February and the latest round of talent technology news is full of interesting startup, mergers and funding. Here’s whats happening. Snagajob, America’s largest marketplace for hourly work, has completed a $100 million Rho Acceleration-led investment with NewSpring Capital and the Invus Group.

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The Cavaliers Fired The Best Coach In Their History, And What That Reminds Us About Talent
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About two weeks or so ago, the NBA’s Cleveland LeBrons Cavaliers unceremoniously fired their head coach David Blatt. This was despite the team holding the Eastern Conference’s best record (at the time of Blatt’s sacking, the team was a stellar 30-11). Last year, in Blatt’s first season as head coach the team made it to […]

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Snagajob, The Poor Man’s LinkedIn, Wins $100 Million In Funding
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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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Grovo Raises $40M To Deliver Employee Training With Quick, Digestible Content
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Grovo, a company offering “micro-learning” content and related technology/services to help businesses train their employees, has raised $40 million in..

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​”Yay Days” and “baby cash”: The top 20 employee perks
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Still, the basics — such as healthcare, paid time off and paid sick days — remain the most sought-after benefits from the employee standpoint, job site Glassdoor found in its new benefits report. “Benefits and perks do carry a monetary value. It's …

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Someone nominated Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize
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Nobel Peace Prize nominees: The Greek island groups welcoming Syrian refugees, an escaped ISIS sex slave turned women's rights activist, the negotiators who ended five decades of civil war in Colombia, National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden.

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The Best Cloud Computing Companies And CEOs To Work For In 2016
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Using the 2016 CRN list as a baseline to compare the Glassdoor.com scores of the (%) of employees who would recommend this company to a friend and (%) of employees who approve of the CEO, the table below is provided. You can find the original data …

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