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Can I trust Glassdoor reviews?
corcodilos.com

HR departments pay Glassdoor to subsidize anonymous ratings and salary surveys. Reading anonymous customer reviews when you buy a camera or a waffle iron is one thing But when you’re checking out an employer, due diligence is crucial. We’re talking about your career and your income.

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Woman Creates Fake Mickey Mouse Business Cards, LinkedIn Page in Disney Ticket …
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Jennifer Anne Cardema, 22, of Pacifica, California, is accused of posing as a Disney employee and selling fake tickets to unsuspecting families. A 22-year-old California woman is accused of posing as a Disney employee, complete with bogus Mickey Mouse …

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Where Does Retention Start?
www.timsackett.com

The biggest thing in HR and TA in 2016 will be retaining your employees. Not just top talent, but that middle of the road, shows up every day, glue type talent.  Retention is a concept that most HR and TA pros haven’t had to worry about this for a long time, but it’s quickly the […]

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15 inspirational recruitment quotes
qandidate.com

We have gathered 10 motivating and inspiring quotes for you. Enjoy and get inspired!

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How to Appeal to Multiple Audiences on LinkedIn
www.business2community.com

One of the secrets behind a successful LinkedIn profile is getting as specific and niche as you possibly can with the services you offer and (more important) the audience you serve. But what happens when you serve more than one type of audience or buyer?

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Referrals lead to better quality hires, finds Jobvite
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According to statistics from cloud-based social recruitment software provider Jobvite, while only 7% of job applications come from people being referred by friends or family, this small figure accounts for 40% of all new recruits. Moreover, such …

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Caroline Banton: 3 ways your social media accounts hurt your career
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Only 4 percent of recruiters do not use social media when looking for potential candidates, and 72 percent consider data analytics to be very important in the hiring process, according to the JobVite Recruiter Nation Survey for 2015. Social and …

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Twitter's Revenue Growth in 3Q15 Beats Facebook, LinkedIn
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LinkedIn's (LNKD) revenues rose 86.2% from $522 million in fiscal 2011 to $972 million in fiscal 2012. Revenues rose 57.3% year-over-year in fiscal 2013 to $1.52 billion and 45.1% year-over-year in fiscal 2014 to $2.21 billion. On a quarterly basis …

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Key geographies still missing in AWS data center locations
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… have data sovereignty laws, but with a new administration taking office in the country, there are fears those laws could become stricter and nationalized, according to Theodore Kim, senior director of software as a service (SaaS) operations for …

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WANTED: HR exec with the guts to not ask for your SSN
corcodilos.com

I’m calling HR out: Give me one good reason why an applicant’s SSN is necessary to proceed with a job interview.

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2015 Top Post: Top 25 Rap Lyrics That Shaped My Leadership Style
www.timsackett.com

I’m on vacation this week, so you’re getting a best of week from The Project. These are the most read posts of 2015 to this point. Enjoy!  Last year I did blog series on The Top 25 Rap Lyrics that shaped my leadership style.  The posts, individually, still get clicked a ton, so I decided […]

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Take a break from distraction and accomplish more in your workday
business.financialpost.com

It's a busy time of year for many people and along with that there are often more distractions than usual. If you want to make the most of your workday, it's a good idea to take a step back and decide how you can cut down procrastination and boost your …

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How I Got My Job in SEO
www.careercloud.com

Last year we did a few interviews with people about how they got their job. And in 2015 we are continuing that popular series with the first of many articles and podcasts that profile successful job seekers. Today Al Ruggie details how he got his job in SEO (search engine optimization).

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Just Be Yourself on LinkedIn — and Watch Business Boom. (Infographic)
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How would the LinkedIn crowd respond to that? What pushed me was realizing it's one thing to know your values, and another thing entirely to put those values on display in a professional setting. I coach others to be living expressions of their values …

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