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LinkedIn: Why This Candidate Is Worth Considering
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LinkedIn now sees revenue growing 20% to 22% this year, down from 35% in 2015. Yet even in that slower-growth mode, the stock's selloff looks overdone. Overly sour sentiment heading into its first-quarter earnings report Thursday should provide brave …

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Is It Time to Kiss LinkedIn Groups Goodbye?
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LinkedIn is the most popular career networking site on the planet, with more than 414,000,000 users in more than 200 countries and territories. With the networking success, LinkedIn Groups expanded to include brand marketing groups targeting customers …

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13 states raising pay for minimum-wage workers
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Thirteen states will raise minimum wages at the start of 2014, and 11 others are expected to consider similar moves next year.

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HR Has an Emerging Role in Battling Sex Trafficking
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During her darkest days, the young woman had no job and drugs and alcohol became a constant. That changed when she entered Hire Hope, a program that provides life skills and other training and job opportunities for former sex trafficking victims.

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Summer hours: Awesome perk or stressor?
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Summer here in Minnesota means spending time by the water. In the land of 10,000 lakes (the number is actually higher), there’s no shortage of shoreline perfect for sunbathing, fishing or building

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The Stay Interview – A Perfect Way To Increase Employee Retention
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Losing employees can prove to be very costly. Click here to learn some ways to improve employee retention.

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You’€™re Hiring the Wrong People and It’€™s Hurting Your Business
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Stop hiring the wrong people and start leveraging data to improve the quality of hires and drive healthier business results.

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One Big Negotiating No-No
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You buy a new car, then arrive at the dealership to pick it up and hand over a check for the agreed-on price. The salesman tells you he hopes you don’t mind, but he wants to charge you a few grand more. Is that okay with you?

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How a naive young grad blew it
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Would you volunteer your parents’ house for a business retreat for your boss and co-workers — right before quitting your job for a 50% salary increase at another company? I couldn’t make this up if I tried…

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Here Are All The Quantifiable Reasons You Should Hire More Women
www.fastcoexist.com

If the right thing to do wasn’t a compelling enough reason, now there are numbers.

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How to Write Better Cover Letters and Emails to Employers
www.careercloud.com

When you’re applying for a new job, you don’t get more than one chance to make a good impression. If you are submitting a resume via email, then you have to write a nice introduction and attach flawless application documents that will make you a memorable candidate.

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How S.A.F.E Are Your Hiring Practices?
blog.goodhire.com

Interviewing prospective hires is both exciting and stressful. With so many names, faces, and stories, many qualified interviewees may seem like the perfect fit for your company, but you can never be 100% sure. Now more than ever, it is important for HR professionals to take the next step and develop Safe Hiring Programs (SHP).

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Data Driven Organization Design – Q & A with Rupert Morrison
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Rupert Morrison is the CEO of the UK-based analytics firm Concentra..  I asked Rupert about the evolution of organizational design and how data, analytics and technology are changing the way companies are creating environments for performance to sustain a competitive edge. To read the interview, please click here.  

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Kaplan Triumphs Again Over EEOC on Employment Credit Reports
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This case is important for those that conduct pre-employment credit reports and those concerned about the EEOC’s perspective on employment background checks.

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