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Go Ahead and Get Drunk at Work
www.slate.com

Matt Robare asks: “Has anyone ever studied productivity gains from decline of 3-martini lunch + other day drinking?” I don’t know of any great papers that look at the specific history of this. It’s worth noting that cause and effect can be hard to disentangle.

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Craiglist Doesn’t Play Around with Scrapers and Spiders
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Is it illegal to visit Craigslist when the site tells you not to? In a new ruling on a closely-watch case about data scraping, a federal judge suggested that start-up 3Taps violated an anti-hacking law by disguising its IP address.

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4 Early Stage Startups Recruiters and Sourcers Should Watch
www.sourcecon.com

Do you consider yourself an early adopter? If so, here is a list of early stage startups that could prove useful to sourcers and recruiters in the near future. This list is made up of startups currently in private beta, so start following them now to stay up to date on their developments.

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Why You Should Treat Your Current Job Like It’€™s a New One
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The best thing you can do for your career is to do an amazing job in your current position

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You’re Wasting Your Time With Reference Checks
www.profitguide.com

Candidate-supplied references are usually nothing more than glowing reviews. There are smarter ways to see if someone will fit.

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Obamacare, tepid U.S. growth fuel part-time hiring
www.reuters.com

U.S. businesses are hiring at a robust rate. The only problem is that three out of four of the nearly 1 million hires this year are part-time and many of the jobs are low-paid.

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Perfect your Mobile Recruiting Strategy in 4 Easy Steps
www.recruiter.com

We’re living in a mobile world—you use your smartphone to find out the latest headlines; tablet to watch videos; and E-readers to learn a little more about your industry. It’s hard to remember a time without a gadget in the palm of your hands, and why would you want to? Everything is done at your […]

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Service Workers Without Background Checks: A Recipe for Disaster
www.employeescreen.com

If you’re like me, you can barely change a light bulb, so when the wash machine breaks or the air conditioning goes out, you’re likely to call a company to fix it.

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It was either president of the US or Qandidate.com…
qandidate.com

Meet Tycho! Tycho is one of the three partners at Qandidate.com. He started this exciting journey in the recruitment space together with Remy Verhoeven en Wouter Goedhart more than 6 years ago. Initially with VONQ and recently also with Qandidate.com. Edition seven of our meet the team series.

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Innovation in recruiting Part Three – Mobile apply is a faster horse
qandidate.com

Innovation in recruitment by @billboorman is a 5 day blogpost series, sharing some of the learnings in recruitment. Today Mobile. How many times have you heard it said that mobile apply is the holy grail, that because everyone has moved to consuming content by mobile, then being able to simply apply on a mobile device […]

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The Top 12 DNA Traits of a Good Sourcer
www.sourcecon.com

DNA – Are these innate or learned behaviors? Do we naturally fall into more of a sourcing role, or recruiter / account management role, based on our DNA?

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Sorry, Paywalls Won’t Save Newspapers
www.bloomberg.com

Phil Bronstein, former executive vice president at the San Francisco Chronicle, talks about the future of digital media. He speaks on Bloomberg Television’s “Bloomberg West.”

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Bad Boy Entertainment Sued by Intern — HOW DARE YOU MAKE ME GET COFFEE?!
www.tmz.com

Sean Combs is a corporate tyrant who had the audacity to force an unpaid intern to … gasp … GET COFFEE … this according a new lawsuit obtained. "Making deliveries" "answering phones" and "gift wrapping" – hi, every internship. http://t.co/yzd9WtJtlA via @TMZ — Kathleen (@_fabuloscity) August 20, 2013 Hope it get's thrown out of court, […]

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Job Postings:  Lease or Buy?
ht.ly

When it comes to buying job postings, companies are just now starting to dip their toes in the Cost-Per-Click (CPC) water, but is CPC-based job advertising really better than the traditional bulk-buy and all you-can-post-models?

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