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Free Job Fair Cheatsheet
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We’ve put together a great “cheatsheet” with tons of tips and advice for making your job fair visit a successful one. Job Fairs can be busy and noisy places and your goal is to stand out from the c…

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LinkedIn Is Testing Two New Apps, Plus a Messaging Overhaul
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LinkedIn is developing two new apps, according to people familiar with the matter, extending an industry-wide trend toward single-purpose apps. The apps being tested are LinkedIn Groups, which alerts users when messages are posted to groups to which …

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Mental Health And Recruiting: A Little Honesty
www.recruitingunblog.com

I’ve been thinking of re-launching my blog, and today I think I have something important enough to start writing again. Yesterday, at #truStockholm, I got in to a bit of a conversation with someone about mental health, and how to best support someone suffering with depression from an HR point of view. I’m passionate about […]

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Small Business Tool Tells Whether Employees Are Happy
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TinyPulse's Web-based service even lets you do this in real time by drawing insights from anonymous employee emails that are quickly made available to the small business owner. “I believe folks do care about how happy their people are,” TinyPulse …

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LinkedIn Brings Back Human Editors to Tailor News to You
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LinkedIn, the social networking site for professionals, may not be the first company you'd think to go to for news. But in 2013, it acquired Pulse, a news app created in 2010 by Kothari and his co-founder, Ankit Gupta, as a class project at Stanford …

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The Talent Tipping Point
www.recruitingunblog.com

I’ve never been a big fan of the talent community concept. I get the idea. It would be nice if jobs, careers and companies were interesting enough to support real communities. A real community in my opinion, enables everyone to be able to connect, communicate and set the agenda for conversation. Whilst there was a […]

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Could Moocs be the next big thing in college recruiting?
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If you follow the learning and development community, then Moocs, or Massive On-line Open Courses won’t be a new concept. They have been gaining momentum, popularity and adoption since first appearing in 2008. .Wikipedia defines a Mooc as: “A Massive Open Online Course (MOOC; /muːk/) is an online course aimed at unlimited participation and open […]

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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
www.theverge.com

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
www.timsackett.com

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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