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Why Amazon Is Offering As Much As $5,000 To Workers Who Quit
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Amazon bought Zappos in 2009, and four years after the acquisition the company has adopted one of its unconventional human resource strategies.

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CareerCloud Launches Employer Branding Service
www.careercloud.com

Employer branding doesn’t have to be hard. Consider having CareerCloud write a job story about your hiring needs and employer value proposition.

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LinkedIn to let companies target members by language, location
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LinkedIn Corp on Tuesday rolled out a new feature that allows companies to target audiences by language preference and geographical location as it seeks to grow and retain members.

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CAREER ADVICE: Never Let Your Boss Tell You How Other People Feel About You Without Forcing These 2 Questions…
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Dateline: Somewhere in Corporate America. The Scene: A C-Level is telling the HR pro who reports to him what another C-level thinks about her performance (hint—it’s not glowing). The Mistake: The HR Pro in question thinks that since the C-Level reporting the feedback is supportive of her (it’s the other guy with the problem, right?), […]

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What Apple Knows About User Experience Design
www.imomentous.com

Apple’s iOS Human Interface Guidelines reveals the contrast in mobile-first user experience design and legacy Internet software trying to keep pace.

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Anemic September Job Growth Raises Worries Over Economy’s Future
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The government delivered unexpected job news this morning, reporting that September posted a surprisingly small 142,000 increase in U.S. employment. The report from the U.S. Labor Department was well below the 203,000-206,000 increase forecast by economists.

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The SHRM and HRCI Battle Is Not Critical to Good HR
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If you’re in the HR industry, unless you’ve been hiding in a cave the last couple weeks, I’m sure you’ve read countless posts about the fallout between SHRM and HRCI regarding HR certification. While SHRM has always promoted HRCI as the place to go for HR certification (PHR, SPHR and GPHR), it has suddenly done […]

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5 Key Staffing Company Trends To Look Out For In 2016
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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), temporary recruitment hit an all-time high of 2.9 million jobs in mid-2014. And it is still rising. Click to read what to look out for.

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Smart Hiring: How a savvy manager finds great hires
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She doesn’t rely on job boards. She treats applicants respectfully and always gets back to them. She explains interviewing procedures clearly in advance. She doesn’t waste applicants’ time. And she doesn’t demand their salary history.

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10 Embarrassing Things NOT to Include in a Resume
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When it comes to putting together your resume many people do it wrong. They include stuff that doesnt really belong. In this article you will learn from the painful mistakes of others, and how to avoid these major resume fouls.

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How Scout Exchange aims to make recruiting more accountable
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Last year $7.4 billion was spent on headhunting fees. (Headhunting used to be) an old boys club of who you knew and the resume you put across the table, and they would charge 20 percent to 25 percent fees on it. When a company bids with a search firm in the Scout marketplace, the settlement […]

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A Former Google Recruiter Reveals The Biggest Resume Mistakes
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You learn to spot mistakes fast when you review 3 million resumes a year.

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How Promotions Really Work
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Learn how promotions work, why some people get promoted while others don’t, and how to plan and negotiate for your next one.

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How LinkedIn embeds diversity goals into day-to-day management
fortune.com

She tells me that several of her management peers have agreed to similar arrangements, while at least another 50 employees have dedicated 5% of their time—and a portion of their overall annual pay—toward the diversity cause at LinkedIn LNKD -0.72% .

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