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Sourcing Influence: The Future of Recruiting
blog.rivs.com

At RIVS, we raise our coffee mugs to efficient hiring.

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Who Goes to Work to Have Fun?
www.nytimes.com

Trying to make employees happy may achieve the reverse.

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66% of Americans back minimum wage increase, poll finds
www.washingtonpost.com

An increase in minimum wage to cope with economic inequality has support from two-thirds of Americans, according to a Washington Post-ABC News poll. Nearly two-thirds of respondents say federal policy is distorted to benefit the rich at the expense of Americans who are less well off. Almost 60% of respondents say Congress should act to […]

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The American Way of Hiring Is Making Long-Term Unemployment Worse
blogs.hbr.org

Older, well-educated workers who get laid off don’t have an easier time finding jobs than older workers with less education, and in some cases older job seekers’ qualifications can work against them, says Ofer Sharone, a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology who is conducting research on the issue. Older workers who do find […]

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Warren bill ends credit checks on job applicants
thehill.com

Employers would be barred from checking the credit scores of job applicants under legislation proposed Tuesdayby Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass. “This is about basic fairness — let people compete on the merits, not on whether they already have enough money to pay all their bills,” Warren said.

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It’s official: Higher pay attracts better workers
qz.com

It may seem like common sense that if you want to lure better workers, you should pay higher wages. Yet employers and economic theorists alike aren’t sure that is a true, since high pay might attract job applicants who are in it just for the money. So what is an employer to do?

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How an Auction Can Identify Your Best Talent
blogs.hbr.org

Corporate functions are essentially monopolies, with no incentive to compete.

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Retirement Benefit Changes for 2014
money.usnews.com

Here’s how Social Security, Medicare and retirement accounts will change next year.

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RIVS Announces Details of Strategic Partnership with HiringThing
blog.rivs.com

RIVS and HiringThing are delighted to announce details of their strategic partnership and solution integration.

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Doctors avoid LinkedIn, prefer Doximity
www.hiredaily.com

LinkedIn might want you to believe that anyone who is anyone, or wants to be anyone, is profiled or must be profiled on its site. But some professionals deliberately avoid it. Doctors shy away from the business network because they don’t want pharmaceutical reps trying to pitch them products, nor do they want patients contacting them […]

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I Got Hired Through Twitter!
blog.careercloud.com

Lauren Pedigo is a Marketing Associate at Kinvey in Boston. But she didnt get that job by browsing job boards all day. Instead she made twitter her primary job search tool. And it worked! In this 15…

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Recruiters Reveal How to Write a Resume for the New Year
www.mindfieldgroup.com

Recruiters sift through thousands of resumes a year and they’ve learnt a thing or two about how to write a resume that will get noticed.

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5 Ways to Attract the Best Employees in the New Year
www.businessnewsdaily.com

With many employers looking to add new staff members in the new year, employees should have a wide selection of potential jobs from which to choose.

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Millennials Leaving Facebook: What Does This Mean for Recruitment?
blog.rivs.com

Facebook is the “bad habit” many are trying to kick in 2014.

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