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Why Craigslist May Be Your Customers’ Most Expensive Recruiting Tool
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When asked to pinpoint their most significant threats, respondents to the 2014 IAEWS-Job Board Doctor Global Benchmark Survey didn’t rank Craigslist in the top three. However, they did list the commoditization of job postings and the growth in “free” job sites as key areas of concern, and Craigslist has certainly had an impact on both.

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Source IT Candidates For $100 Each
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A few years ago a tech friend of mine changed his phone number. An inconvenient and, in this day of permanent numbers, a somewhat unusual occurrence.

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Want to Work at Zappos? Join Their Club.
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Zappos is taking the ax to job postings. Prospective hires at the online shoe retailer will have to join a social network, where they will network with current employees and show their passion for the company.

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Reflektive Raises $3.6 Million From Andreessen Horowitz To Rethink Annual …
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Numerous companies have emerged in recent year to kill such reviews, including pulse survey startups like Tiny Pulse that produce frequent, anonymous employee polls to help bosses understand in real time who is happy, who isn't, and what they can do …

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Private sector job growth falls short of hopes
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Job creation in the private sector was disappointingly slow in May, with companies adding just 179,000 positions.

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More and More Employers Are Asking: Is That College Degree Really Necessary?
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The recent stories about Ernst & Young de-emphasizing college performance as a hiring criterion, and the even-more-important case of CapGemini now hiring future consultants right out of high school, has gotten more employers wondering about whether focusing on hiring college grads — in most cases the best ones — is really worth it.

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Rise of the ‘flex’ economy
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Laura Rojas simply couldn’t find the time anymore to help her daughter with her homework. “The networks that we’re all connected to, all the kinds of new technologies, allow for companies to engage talent in a way they never could before.”

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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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4 Most common mistakes starting a job board
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Once of my recent clients asked me this question and I wanted to put this down “on paper” while its still fresh. Newbies in this industry often underestimate…

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3 Things You Need to Do to Better Manage Recruiters
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In a survey conducted by TinyPulse in 2014, 79 percent of employees didn't feel valued at work. Positive reinforcement doesn't take much effort, but it can make a big difference in employee happiness and engagement. In fact, 94 percent of organizations …

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4 ways to empower your HR talent process
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Most companies are still in survival mode with respect to talent acquisition and development. Here are four guidelines for improving the corporate talent process, from consulting firm CEB.

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LinkedIn Releases ProFinder Pilot, Quietly Enters Freelance/Independent …
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We learned that earlier this week, LinkedIn, the online professional network and recruiting platform, quietly launched a pilot of an new offering that connects businesses and local freelancers. The new offering, called ProFinder, represents LinkedIn's …

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The Best Employment Brands (Spoiler Alert: Google Didn’t Rank No. 1!)
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Last year, we published the first-ever rankings of the Fortune 500 employment brands in the U.S. This year, we sharpened our pencils — and our perspective — and did it all over again. The 2015 Fortune 500 Top 100 Employment Brands Report is here, and filled with a quite a few surprises.

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There Has To Be A Better Way To Do VMS!
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Okay, I run a staffing contract IT and engineering staffing firm. Part of our business is making placements with clients who use a VMS (vendor managed service). It’s a highly growing field, for a number of very legitimate reasons.  A VMS is basically a middle man in between the staffing companies that support your company […]

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