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LinkedIn (LNKD) to Report Q4 Earnings: What's in the Cards?
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LinkedIn boasts worldwide popularity in the emerging online professional networking segment in addition to steady growth. The company reported better-than-expected third-quarter results that also improved year over year. The company witnessed 20% …

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Every Job Description Needs this Statement
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Job descriptions need this one statement in order to stand out to candidates. Check out this great example from a Boston startup.

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LinkedIn sheds $11 billion on stock's worst day since debut
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(by Supantha Mukherjee and Tenzin Pema for Reuters) — LinkedIn Corp's shares closed down 43.6 percent on Friday, wiping out nearly $11 billion of market value, after the social network for professionals shocked Wall Street with a revenue forecast that …

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5 Best and Worst Jobs at Walmart
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Although some of these claims have merit (for example, sales associates typically make just $9 an hour, according to salary data from Glassdoor), there are many Walmart employees who report high job satisfaction and high paychecks. If you're thinking …

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As LinkedIn's Big Shadow Shrinks, TalentSky's Horizons Brighten
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This has been a miserable month for LinkedIn. The company's stock crashed 45% in a single day, amid news of abruptly slowing growth rates, and investor sentiment remains chaotic at best. The world hasn't abandoned interest in LinkedIn's overall …

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12 Work Hacks To Keep You Sharp And Focused Throughout The Day
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This story is part of our monthlong “Work Well” initiative, which focuses on thriving in the workplace. You can find more stories from this project here. Let's be honest: Concentrating on work for eight hours straight is downright impossible. An office …

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Performance Management Economics: Regression to the Mean of Top Performers…
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I’ve got a theory I’ve written about before: EVERY MANAGER and INDIVIDUAL CONTRIBUTOR HAS A SHELF LIFE AT A COMPANY. What’s a shelf life? Shelf life means that you come into a new opportunity with lots of fresh ideas, and you’re engaged and ready to kick some ass. And you do that. Just as importantly, […]

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Real Tips for Acing an Interview
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Tom Gimbel is the CEO of LaSalle Network, a leading staffing and recruiting firm headquartered in Chicago. He’s a nationally recognized job search expert with over two decades of experience in the staffing industry. Over the years He has interviewed thousands of candidates and worked with countless companies, so he knows what the job search […]

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FOT Trades Tim Sackett to Detroit SHRM for 2 Chapter Members To Be Named Later
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PRESS RELEASE ATLANTA, GA FEBRUARY 18, 11:58AM ET Fistful of Talent, a premiere site offering news, thought and opinion in the world of talent management and talent acquisition, has announced the trade of longtime FOT contributor Tim Sackett in conjunction with the NBA Trade Deadline. Sackett will be traded (pending physical) to Detroit SHRM for […]

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Are You Making These 8 Embarrassing Mistakes on LinkedIn?
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LinkedIn can be an incredibly powerful tool for networking, expanding your contacts and even finding jobs, but it has its own unique etiquette land mines. Here are eight of the most common faux pas people make on LinkedIn – and how to make sure that …

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From All Star To Unemployed: How High Performance Can Be Fleeting
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Lost in the shuffle of the recent NBA All Star Game and weekend and the trade deadline that passed last week, was a small bit of NBA news that many casual fans may have missed, or at least not paid it much attention. Here is the news that I am referring to: Boston Celtics release […]

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5 steps to overcoming your fear of publishing on LinkedIn
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There are many types of users on LinkedIn ranging from users who publish new content daily and spend hours on LinkedIn to those who never post content, never Share, never Like and never comment. These users are content to browse and read content …

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SourceCon Orlando, Day 1: Patterns And People Skills
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As promised, SourceCon All Stars has delivered a power-packed session lineup with some of the best sourcing minds in the business. Orlando welcomed attendees with gorgeous (and not too humid!) weather, and night-before networking got things started with fantastic meet-and-greets. This community loves to come together and share best practices, bringing a very “open sourcer” […]

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LinkedIn's Jeff Weiner Q&A: What It's Like Being CEO on the Stock's Worst Day Ever
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The analysts' concern is that their thesis, their very thesis about what LinkedIn is, was wrong—that they thought you were a fast-growth company but instead, you're a slower-growth company, more like a software-as-a-service company. What's right? Oh …

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