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Giving back can impact your company's future
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TINYpulse, the employee engagement firm that conducted the research, asked, “What motivates you to excel and go the extra mile at your organization?” Respondents indicated that camaraderie, peer motivation, feeling encouraged, and being recognized, …

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LinkedIn open-sources its Pinot real-time analytics software
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LinkedIn today is making its Pinot real-time analytics software available under an open-source license. It's the latest major release of open-source software from LinkedIn, a company known for using large quantities of data to enrich its own applications.

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How to ask for an early salary raise
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Have you ever asked for an early raise, when you realized a new job was far more than you were told? Or did you quietly keep doing the job without asking for more money?

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9 tiny tweaks that will make your LinkedIn profile stand out
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Ah, updating your LinkedIn profile: It's always way more time-consuming than you think it's going to be. Between filling out past job descriptions and coming up with the perfect summary, it takes a while to make a page that will stand out to employers …

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Steve Boese talks The Culture of Performance and Firing By Form Letter
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Super look at just one of the ways that a ‘performance is the only thing that matters’ culture that is professional American football manifests itself over at Deadspin last week in the piece This is the the letter you get when you are cut from an NFL team. Take a look at a typical player […]

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You Don’t Know A-Players From Your A-Hole
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Lots of buzzwords out there in the new, fast, bold, dynamic, disruptive world of human resources. The one buzzword that’s been around for many years? A-players. As in, “I need to get me some A-players for my B-company so we can turn this horrible organization around and pay our C-Suite more money.” Hooray for A-players! They have […]

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How To Create Your Custom LinkedIn Profile URL – And How To Use It
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If you have a LinkedIn profile — and I certainly hope you do — you're going to want to let people know about it. You can do that easily by sharing the website address (URL) of your LinkedIn profile. The only problem is that the URL LinkedIn assigns …

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LinkedIn makes slight progress on diversity
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SAN FRANCISCO — Change is coming very slowly to LinkedIn which over the past year only slightly increased the number of women and made no headway in increasing the number of underrepresented minorities at the professional networking company.

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Top reasons why workers quit their jobs
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NEW YORK — Quitting a job isn't something most people do lightly. Employers have to give them a really good reason — or several. So what ultimately pushes someone out the door? The top three factors cited by workers in Europe, Asia and North America …

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11 Best Tools for Analyzing Employee Engagement
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We've been using TINYpulse for nearly two years. They automatically send an anonymous one-question survey to your employees every week to help you keep a “pulse” on engagement. The questions range from, “How happy do you feel at work?” to “What …

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Hong Kong banker's 'LinkedIn for helpers' platform going global
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As Laurence Fauchon lay in bed five months pregnant, her mind buzzed with questions, both philosophical and practical, about being a new mum. Perhaps the question that occupied her the most in 2012 as she awaited the birth of her first child was: Who …

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Actors read out quotations from real CVs uploaded to LinkedIn
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According to the description alongside the original upload of the video, the genuine quotations were cherry-picked from the CV website. The names were changed to protect identities – or rather, keep dignities intact – and the participants donned their …

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Sackett’s Guide to SHRM 2015 #shrm15
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It’s that time of year when HR freaks from all over the world begin planning out their annual pilgrimage to the SHRM National Conference. The 2015 SHRM conference is being held in Las Vegas, which always makes it a popular destination to attend. SHRM is expecting over 15,000 HR and Talent Pros to be in […]

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T3 – @ZipRecruiter
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This week on T3 I take a look at the Talent Acquisition technology ZipRecruiter.  Unless you’ve been living under a rock the past year, you couldn’t have missed the media and marketing blitz ZipRecruiter has been putting on.  You can’t turn on the radio without hearing one of their ads, so I was intrigued to […]

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