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LinkedIn Extends Self-Service Profile Widget To College And University Sites …
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LinkedIn — a social network for the working world with 350 million users — has been taking several steps to build up its profile with educational institutions and specifically students that are making their way from the classroom into the workplace.

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Tips for job seekers: Advice for recent college graduates pt. 2
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Start your job search today: http://cb.com/TcB1VY Being able to take internship, volunteering & class experience and relating it to a new job opportunity will help students set themselves…

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Fayette board creates human resources position
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The Fayette County Salary Board on Tuesday created a position for a human resources director, but the commissioners later took no action to fill the slot. Board members Angela Zimmerlink and Vincent Zapotosky, both county commissioners, and Jeanine …

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4 Ways Using Big Data to Hire People Could Totally Backfire
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Sometimes, companies attempt to use Big Data to right wrongs. The authors cite the example of a company called Entelo that actually offers a hiring algorithm to encourage more diversity. Which sounds great! But it could also be dangerous, the authors …

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Amazon is hiring so many people that interviews take up more than 30% of many engineers' time (AMZN)
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Amazon is growing at such a rapid pace that many engineers spend a big chunk of their time on the hiring process, CTO Werner Vogels said at a panel held by ff Venture Capital at mega-conference SXSW last weekend.  “Our hiring process is extremely intensive and we’re still growing at such a rapid pace that […]

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Here's a simple exercise that can help you think through any big decision
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Anxiety gets a bad rap.  We often talk about it as something that needs to be “cured.” But according to “Anxiety Toolkit” author Alice Boyes, that’s over-simplifying. With a little mental finesse, anxiety can be an ally. Boyes herself uses a simple thinking exercise to put her anxious nature to good use.  “I make myself […]

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17 bizarre interview questions asked by Facebook, Twitter, and other real companies
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“If you were asked to unload a 747 full of jellybeans, what would you do?” (The real question is: If you were asked this question in an interview, what would you do?!) If you apply for a job at Bose, the popular audio equipment company based in Framingham, Massachusetts, you might actually have to answer […]

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7 scientifically proven ways to capture someone's attention
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Whether it’s pitching your startup to an investor or trying to impress your boss, you likely spend much of your life vying for someone’s attention. The good news is that there is plenty of research on how the human brain perceives information and directs its focus. Author and investor Ben Parr went through this research […]

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Job board revenue streams (other than jobs)
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In the golden days of job boards you could get away with just making money on job postings. Not anymore. Here’s a list of other revenue ideas that will help you

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10 Things Recruiters Look for on a Resume
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We asked some recruiter pals what they look for when they first come across a resume. Use these points to enhance your resume before you apply to your next job. If you want to get the interview, pay attention to what recruiters want to see.

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How do you solve a problem like Assad?
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At the end of the execution, he still looks exactly like what he is: a little boy, not a monster. We still do not know … A recent international report on children in Syria found that almost all fighting groups involved in the Syrian conflict were …

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Why LinkedIn Corp Jumped 19% in February
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What: Shares of professional-networking site LinkedIn (NYSE: LNKD ) jumped 19% in February, according to S&P Capital IQ data, as the company delivered another fourth-quarter earnings beat on Feb. 5 — continuing a perfect streak of exceeding analyst …

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How to fix a bad reference the hard way
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So an old boss is going to give you a bad reference and screw up a new job opportunity you worked hard for. Yeow! Don’t just stand there — deal with it head-on. Here’s how.

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How to Get to the Top of LinkedIn's Search Results
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In his book Ultimate Guide to LinkedIn for Business, search engine optimization and online marketing expert consultant Ted Prodromou explains how you can use LinkedIn to quickly engage with ideal customers, partners, and employees, showcase your …

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