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T3 – CareerBuilder’s TalentStream Technologies
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This week on T3 I take a look at the Pre-hire technology suite by CareerBuilder called TalentStream Technologies.  Last week at CareerBuilder’s Empower conference, they launched a fully integrated suite of pre-hire recruitment services which you probably knew separately as CB1, Broadbean, Talent Network, RecruimentEdge, EMSI, etc. For those who haven’t been keeping up with […]

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Tim Sackett says Sometimes A Job Isn’t Worth It
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Linds Redding, a New Zealand-based art director who worked at BBDO and Saatchi & Saatchi, died last month at 52 from an inoperable esophageal cancer. Turns out Linds didn’t really like his old job and mad hours he spent creating a successful career. Here is what Linds wrote before he died: “I think you’re all […]

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Students and alumni frequent LinkedIn for networking
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Although social networks such as Facebook and Twitter dominate the daily lives of Duke students, LinkedIn has recently carved out a role as the professional network of choice. Since LinkedIn launched in 2003, the site has witnessed massive growth and …

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Everything #HR Needs to Know About User Experience (UX)
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One of the words I’m trying to banish from my vocabulary is “easy.” Easy means something different to everyone. What’s easy to you could be difficult to me and vice versa. Easy implies “no-brainer” and that’s not always the case. Especially when it comes to {Read More}.  

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How did boring old LinkedIn become the bad boy of social media?
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For years, LinkedIn has been derided as the poor cousin of the social media family. The dull networking site struggled to hold its own against its sexier relatives, Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. But last week the professional networking site was …

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LinkedIn's Reid Hoffman To Teach A Stanford Class On Rapid Scaling
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This fall, Stanford students can pick the brain of billionaire LinkedIn cofounder Reid Hoffman, who is teaching a class alongside Greylock partner and former Mozilla CEO John Lilly, investor Chris Yeh and LinkedIn cofounder Allen Blue. The class …

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HR and Cybersecurity
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The recently disclosed data breach of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM), which exposed the Social Security numbers, job assignments, performance ratings and other personal identifying information of millions of government employees, and the most recent hack of the Ashley Madison website should serve as a major wake-up call for HR departments worldwide. These hacks have […]

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More women claim they've been targeted on LinkedIn after Charlotte Proudman …
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A stream of women have gone online to complain about 'creeps' and 'perverts' contacting them through professional network LinkedIn. Users of the website have been tweeting the chat-up lines and bizarre messages they have been sent, complaining that …

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The Power to Transform
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HR Technology Conference 2015 As Steve Boese, co-chair of HR Technology® Conference,  talk with HR leaders from all types of organizations, see demonstrations of the latest HR technology innovations, and look at the significant rise in innovation and in venture-capital funding funneling toward HR-technology solutions, there is no doubt in his mind that understanding and effectively deploying HR technology continues […]

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Fear Of Technology Is Just an Excuse
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As Labor Day has now come and gone, and the long and sultry days of summer begin shifting towards the cooler, brisker days of fall, the change in seasons also brings us just a little bit closer to the mecca of all things HR tech related, the annual HR Technology Conference.  As we approach what […]

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Hackathon: The Answer to Your Business Challenges
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I’ve had a fascination for hackathons ever since the scene in The Social Network where the students were writing code (and drinking shots) to compete for jobs at Facebook. Typically, I’ve heard about hackathons in the context of recruiting. But recently I’ve noticed a change when it comes to hackathons and their purpose. For example, […]

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Companies re-imagining the annual performance review
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“The conference session on blowing up the traditional performance review was standing room only,” recalled David Niu, CEO of Seattle-based TINYpulse, a software tool for tracking employee sentiment through weekly one-question surveys. “One speaker …

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Sometimes a Job Isn’t Worth It
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Linds Redding, a New Zealand-based art director who worked at BBDO and Saatchi & Saatchi, died last month at 52 from an inoperable esophageal cancer. Turns out Linds didn’t really like his old job and mad hours he spent creating a successful career. Here is what Linds wrote before he died: “I think you’re all […]

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Paul Hebert says Only About 50% Of Us Are Above Average
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I tweeted this last night “For whatever reason, we are driven to apply outlier practices to middle-of-the-road companies and expect outlier results.” And if you’re reading this post. There’s a really good chance that you are not an outlier. Don’t get me wrong, I’m a huge fan of outliers. Outliers provide us with directional cues […]

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