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Record 94,031,000 Americans Not in Labor Force; Participation Rate Stuck at 38-Year Low for 3rd Straight Month
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A record 94,031,000 Americans were not in the American labor force last month — 261,000 more than last month — and the labor force participation rate stayed stuck at 62.6 percent, a 38-year low, for a third straight month in August, the Labor Department reported on Friday, as the nation heads into the Labor Day […]

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The Top 20 Branded HR and Talent Pros: Meet Arie Ball from Sodexo
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Let’s face it – Fearful of the spotlight and conservative to a fault, HR pros generally aren’t the best examples to look towards when it comes to professional branding. Kris Dunn (Kinetix RPO, The HR Capitalist) and Tim Sackett (HRU Technical Resources, TimSackett.com) think that needs to change.  That’s why they created this series – The […]

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How to Reinforce Positive Employee Behaviors
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That's why you offer them a raise, put a ping-pong table in the staff room, and provide other 'cool' perks, like an office beer fridge and weekly yoga," says Entrepreneur.com contributor Lisa Evans. "But a recent report by TINYpulse shows all those …

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Why Isn't Your Video on LinkedIn?
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As the business owner of a company that creates commercial videos, I often get asked where the best place is to post video content. The obvious answer is your website and YouTube. But there's another less obvious place I'd like to suggest: LinkedIn. If …

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The Happiness Index: Why It Matters for Today's Organizations
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The findings were based on a new study from Tiny Pulse, which found that the reasons behind this malaise include lack of opportunities for professional growth, lack of recognition for their work, and lack of high-quality relationships with their coworkers.

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App of the Week: LinkedIn Lookup makes finding your co-workers easy, even if …
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linkedin lookup If you're part of a large company, finding all your coworkers online can be tough. Sure, you could turn to the company intranet, but that was designed in 1999 and only half the people have pictures on their page. Or you could turn to …

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A Short rebuttal to the article- How Should Sourcers Use Facebook In A Post-Graph World?
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On a recent Monday 1 billion people used Facebook. 1 BILLION….  Facebook is a VERY viable tool for sourcing. As sourcing /recruiting professionals we should know how to handcraft our Facebook searches and what tools (like FB UID Scraper Pro) we can use to optimize our sourcing and extracting. From the information we source we […]

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Top 10 Ways To Use Glassdoor For Good (not Evil)
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Let’s face it. HR pros have a long history of being uncomfortable with sites like Glassdoor.com. After all, the only people that use Glassdoor.com and sites like it are disgruntled ex-employees that you fired, right? Wrong. It was wrong 5 years ago, and it’s horribly wrong today. Rather than view these types of sites as […]

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Tim Sackett shares The Top 20 Branded HR and Talent Pros: Meet Arie Ball From Sodexo
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I’m not really sure where Employment Branding started, who the first company was, etc. What I know is one person pushed Employment Branding over the edge and made it cool!  That person was Arie Ball, the Vice President of Talent Acquisition at Sodexo.  That is one major reason Arie was selected to the list of […]

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Work-Life Balance is a Human Resources Imperative
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Earlier this year, I told you that a job in human resources gives you all kinds of flexibility and balance. Most of you thought I was a liar. Then I said that HR should take a sabbatical, and many of you laughed at me. “Who’s got time for a sabbatical?” I weep for you people. […]

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Time To Change the Way I Use Linkedin
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Linkedin groups are not my style. I belong to a few groups and share from time to time, but they have become mostly a broadcasting area for people to promote themselves and their own thoughts. I stay connected to “industry groups” so I can receive …

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LinkedIn Employee Slams Google for Its 'Flawed' Mobile App Study (Updated)
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Several companies were wary of Google's move, particularly those that make their living on their app and like to hawk it in as many ways as possible. An employee at one of those companies, LinkedIn, aired that wariness publicly. Omar Restom, a mobile …

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How Should Sourcers Use Facebook in a Post-Graph World? by @RandyBailey
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Last week I wrote a post about Radaris and Pipl. When I finished, I realized that using these tools became more important and necessary after Facebook removed the functionality I liked the best from Graph Search. Yet, Facebook can still be hugely important for sourcing as a cross-referencing and verification tool. Facebook Graph Search was valuable […]

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What if a drug could save your career? Would you take it?
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It seems like daily we are bombarded by stories coming out in the media of professional athletes who are caught taking performance enhancing drugs.  They risk their entire career by taking these drugs and getting caught. This week and next NFL teams will cut down their rosters, and many players will lose the one job […]

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