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How My Linkedin Ad led to an Internship (audio)
blog.careercloud.com

Ever hear of a reverse job posting? Well Nicollette Weinbaum a freshman at the University of Villanova made one and landed an internship with it. (read more about it) We love creative job hunting…

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Changing Jobs After 50 (Part I)
blog.ziprecruiter.com

Changing jobs or careers can be difficult for anyone — those over 50 years of age often face unique challenges. In today’s guest post, career and small business coach Maureen Daniek discusses why …

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Why does LinkedIn want to be a media company? It’s all about the data
paidcontent.org

Why does LinkedIn care if you get your news there or anywhere else? The company knows the more news there is on LinkedIn, the more likely you are to visit, and you’ll keep the business cycle going.

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Get Fired … Seriously
www.linkedin.com

Start-ups and small businesses tend to be more agile and flexible than their larger, corporate siblings. During the nimbler, non-bureaucratic, rat-race of trying to grow or survive, founders, owners, and employees are freer to take risks, be creative, disrupt the old way of doing things, and attempt anything that will help the business be more […]

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How To Get Sued By Your Employees
smallbiztrends.com

A list of things you should never do or you’ll find yourself being sued by your employees. Avoiding lawsuits should be a high priority for small companies.

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Be on the lookout for these resume warning signs
blogs.findlaw.com

Employers can quickly sort through a pile of resumes by looking for warning signs, Betty Wang writes. Be wary of candidates who make spelling mistakes, don’t follow instructions or fail to project a professional demeanor, she writes.

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Beyond the Resume: How to Choose the Best Candidates
www.thedailymuse.com

A traditional resume (or a LinkedIn profile) may be necessary for anyone who’s looking for a job, but in my 10 years as a business owner, I’ve never relied on either one to hire.

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Temporary jobs becoming a permanent fixture
www.usatoday.com

Hiring is exploding in the one corner of the U.S. economy where few want to be hired: Temporary work. From Wal-Mart to General Motors to PepsiCo, companies are increasingly turning to temps.

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SOCIAL MEDIA CONTENT WRITING ALPHABET SOUP
www.thearlandgroup.com

For centuries, different forms of writing have appeared via endless mediums. Now that we have hit the digital age, content writing naturally has evolved.

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Does Offering Free Food and Drinks Lead to High Employee Morale?
www.hiredaily.com

If creating an environment of happy workers sometimes directly relates to creative fulfillment and what those employees get paid, what about those who have to work longer hours? Some companies are asking their employees to take on monumental projects that sometimes require working into the night. When that happens, is it fair for a business […]

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Google likely going after Craigslist, eBay
aimgroup.com

Google Base 2.0? Google Mine lets you share your belongings with your friends and keep up to date with what your friends are sharing. It enables you to control which of your Google+ Circles you share an item with. It also lets you rate and review the items, upload photos of them and share updates […]

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Do Bigger Desks Make People Dishonest?
www.fastcoexist.com

We know that people in large corner offices sometimes do bad things. Could the size of the space actually be one cause?If you’re skeptical about a link between office size and dishonest behavior (and we were), take a look at a new study from Columbia, MIT, Northwestern, Harvard and Berkeley. Across four experiments, it finds […]

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U.S adds 195,000 jobs in June; unemployment 7.6%
www.marketwatch.com

The U.S. economy added a better-than-expected 195,000 jobs in June and employment gains for May and April were revised sharply higher, the U.S. government said Friday. The unemployment rate was unchanged at 7.6%, but the size of the labor force increased by 177,000, according to the Labor Department. Economists surveyed by MarketWatch expected an increase […]

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Happiness Means Creativity: One Company’s Bet On Positive Psychology
www.fastcocreate.com

Cultivating a more positive outlook is a better way of boosting creativity than indulging a tortured genius, according to consultant psychologist and professor Neil Frude who has begun working with ad organization Havas Worldwide London to provide “positive psychology” training to the agency’s staff. It’s all about creating a virtuous circle. “There is a strong […]

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