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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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Small Business Tool Reports on Employee Happiness
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Happy workers are key to small business success, and a startup is offering an easy and affordable way for small business owners to keep track of how their people feel. TinyPulse's Web-based service lets you do this in real time by drawing insights from …

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How Recruiters’ Work Often Undermines Effective Talent Acquisition
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Ask recruiters and they’ll often tell you that multitasking is a requirement of their jobs. Some even say that company leadership endorses and promotes multitasking as a desirable work habit.

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It’s the Yahoo CEO’s Big Opportunity to Become a Pioneer For Work-Life Issues
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Marissa Mayer came to Yahoo with transformation in mind.

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'I Died on Monday,' Businessman Announces Death Date on LinkedIn
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In LinkedIn post, Cambridge-educated Simon Binner said plans to die in the Eternal Spirit clinic in Basel October 19 following his diagnosis of Motor Neurone Disease in January. London: A 57-year-old terminally ill man used his LinkedIn profile to …

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Gamification or Desperation?
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I hate the phrase gamification. To me, it’s a term that serves little purpose than to give journalists and “pop up” guru’s a hook around which to generate hype and promote their personal agenda’s. Nope, not a fan. I am, however, a fan of game mechanics, a much more meaningful way to refer to this […]

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Don't make this mistake on LinkedIn
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USA TODAY columnist Steven Petrow offers advice about living in the Digital Age. Last week, I received two very inappropriate LinkedIn requests. No, not inappropriate because I didn't know them (a topic I have written about previously). But, in fact …

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Why More Tech Companies Are Rethinking Their Perks
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A recent study by Tinypulse found that employees who feel tired and burnt out are 31% more likely to look for a new job than those who feel comfortable with their workload. And Gallup's latest workplace survey found that disengaged employees costs the …

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Simon Binner announces suicide plan on LinkedIn
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Referring to his period with the company, his LinkedIn entry reads: 'I handed over my operations director role to Hannah Drury and became a non-executive director. I died on Mon 19 Oct 2015.' Mrs Binner has previously campaigned for changes to medical …

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Weekly Wrap: Who Does HR Really Work For, Anyway?
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Editor’s note: Weekly Wrap has been on hiatus. Thanks to all of you who asked about it.

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Who Will Your Pallbearers Be?
www.timsackett.com

I had lunch last week with a good friend of mine.  We’ve been trying for six months to get this lunch set up, but just haven’t been able to make it happen. This is a guy I love!  We worked together at Applebee’s, spent basically every day together. He’s the best operations person I know, […]

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Recruiting Was Fine Until You Screwed It Up
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Every day, I’m lucky enough to get to talk to the people on the cutting edge of the recruiting technology industry; most of these are entrepreneurs who share a passion for their mostly cookie cutter products and the belief that, somehow, they’re going to help fix recruiting, which every single one seems to think is […]

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LinkedIn Groups gets (mediocre) makeover, new iOS app
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The redesigned LinkedIn Groups interface and new iOS app aim to bolster the service, but bringing order to the chaos of message boards is no small task and many early users aren't impressed.

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A Former Google Recruiter Reveals The Biggest Resume Mistakes
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You learn to spot mistakes fast when you review 3 million resumes a year.

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