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Work-Life Balance: 70 or 75 – Whatever It Takes
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In the dark ages when I was just a lad and worked at a large incentive and reward company, we had to fill out time sheets each week. Not because we were non-exempt—but because we were billable. And that meant we had to keep track of the hours we worked on client projects. Most of […]

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The new Pulse app uses your LinkedIn connections to show you what to read
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That's why LinkedIn is releasing a vastly redesigned version of the Pulse news reader app (out today for iOS and Android) that it purchased back in 2013. Akshay Kothari, co-founder (and now LinkedIn project manager) of Pulse, said that in the first …

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New York City Council Bans Felony Conviction Box On Job Applications
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Carl Stubbs, 63, stood outside New York City Council chambers Wednesday in anticipation of the councils vote on the Fair Chance Act.

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Moving Past Smile and Dial
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The recruiting world has grown in complexity with each passing year.  Staying on top of the macro trends (mobile, social, etc.) and the moving target related to how candidates find jobs (aggregation, job boards, referrals, etc.) is a full time job.  Throw in the difficulty of measuring the effectiveness of your recruiting spend and it’s […]

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California labor commission rules Uber drivers are employees, which could nuke the $50 billion company
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The California labor commission has ruled Uber…

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Your LinkedIn Profile vs. Your Resume: What's the Difference?
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What motivation does a company have to use your LinkedIn profile? They can't really presume that they can use your LinkedIn profile instead of a resume. It's not a perfect replacement in most cases. As the recruiter wants to present you in a good light …

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LinkedIn Offers Users Free Lynda.com Courses for the First Time
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The professional network is offering its users a free trial to Lynda.com — 30 days for those with premium accounts or 21 days for non-paying LinkedIn users. A spokesperson confirmed that it's the first time LinkedIn has offered any sponsorship like …

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T3 – Recruiter Sidekick
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Today on T3 I take a look at the talent acquisition tool Recruiter Sidekick. Recruiter Sidekick helps take care of one of the biggest issue we all face in Talent Acquisition, regardless whether or not you are agency or corporate.  We do a terrible job a mining our own internal databases! Your internal database in […]

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How to Know if Your Team is High-Functioning
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Want an easy way to delineate between high- and low-functioning teams? Look for disagreements. Don’t see any? Then you’re probably watching a low-performing team. High-functioning teams have lots of productive disagreements. Show me a harmonious team who gets along in constant agreement, and I’ll show you a team that isn’t achieving as much as it […]

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Laurie Ruettimann says Business Travelers Are The Biggest Winners
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I hate it when business travelers are all like, “The road sucks, man. You go to boring meetings in cities that have no soul. You never get to see anything, and if you’re lucky, you get a bite to eat before boarding a flight home. Business travel used to be exclusive and now it’s for […]

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Behaviors That Upset Human Resources | HR Pains
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Do you have any to add to the list? Here are the 8 things we think make HR upset the most!

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Colorado Supreme Court Upholds Firing of Medical Marijuana User
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Dish Network fired Brandon Coats for violated company policy after he tested positive for marijuana even though there was no evidence of drug use during work.

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Why LinkedIn chooses really weird names for the software it gives away for free
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Like all huge internet companies, LinkedIn invents a lot of software to keep it up and running. And like most Valley companies, it turns around and gives that software away for free, so others can use it and add to it, which helps LinkedIn add new …

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How To Improve Your Linkedin Experience
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Linkedin has a great blogging tool and it is a great way for people to learn about you and the information you want to share. I have found a whole new audience on Linkedin that was not necessarily there when I was posting on my blog site. Now, I have …

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