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Companies re-evaluating the annual performance review
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“The conference session on blowing up the traditional performance review was standing room only,” recalled David Niu, CEO of Seattle-based TINYpulse, a software tool for tracking employee sentiment through weekly one-question surveys. “One speaker …

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'Why I fell victim to a LinkedIn scam – and why I would again'
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The bar for me accepting a LinkedIn connection request is very low: if I think I know you, or if it looks like you work in the same industry, I accept your request. I treat LinkedIn the same as I treat Twitter, Facebook or my blog: I assume everything …

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Why I Bought More LinkedIn Stock
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LinkedIn (NYSE:LNKD) stock is on a tailspin lately, accumulating a loss of more than 35% from its highs of the last year. Believing the decline was presenting an opportunity, I added to my LinkedIn position a couple of weeks ago. Things did not go as …

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CareerBuilder Empower 15 Live Stream Wednesday Sept. 10th!
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Next week Wednesday, September 10th, CareerBuilder has asked me to Host their Live Stream of Empower 15! That’s right, someone made the brilliant decision to put me on LIVE. Lights, camera, action!  To bring to you all the cool stuff happening at Empower! The Live Stream will start at 8am CST and go all day […]

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The RIGHT Way To Source Candidates
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Would things be easier if there was a right way? Honey, there is no right way.  ~Hozier Sorry to lead you in… but really there is no right way to source. There is the right way for you, of course, but no right way—a way that fits all shapes and sizes. That’s always my disclaimer […]

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Tech Workers are Unhappy
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Seattle's TinyPulse has raised $3.5 million in funding by aiding companies like Airbnb and Brooks shoes to monitor employee sentiment by compiling weekly surveys. TINYpulse undertook the poll of 5,000 engineers, developers and IT specialists at 500 …

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LinkedIn Open-Sources FeatureFu, A Toolkit For Building Machine Learning Models
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LinkedIn today announced that it is open-sourcing an internal tool called FeatureFu. The FeatureFu toolkit is meant to make it easier for developers to build their machine learning models around statistical modeling and decision engines. The idea here …

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LinkedIn-based intelligence gathering campaign targets the security industry
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For the past several weeks an intelligence-gathering campaign has been using fake LinkedIn recruiter profiles to map out the professional networks of IT security experts, researchers from F-Secure have discovered. LinkedIn can be a great tool to …

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Record 94,031,000 Americans Not in Labor Force; Participation Rate Stuck at 38-Year Low for 3rd Straight Month
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A record 94,031,000 Americans were not in the American labor force last month — 261,000 more than last month — and the labor force participation rate stayed stuck at 62.6 percent, a 38-year low, for a third straight month in August, the Labor Department reported on Friday, as the nation heads into the Labor Day […]

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The Top 20 Branded HR and Talent Pros: Meet Arie Ball from Sodexo
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Let’s face it – Fearful of the spotlight and conservative to a fault, HR pros generally aren’t the best examples to look towards when it comes to professional branding. Kris Dunn (Kinetix RPO, The HR Capitalist) and Tim Sackett (HRU Technical Resources, TimSackett.com) think that needs to change.  That’s why they created this series – The […]

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How to Reinforce Positive Employee Behaviors
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That's why you offer them a raise, put a ping-pong table in the staff room, and provide other 'cool' perks, like an office beer fridge and weekly yoga," says Entrepreneur.com contributor Lisa Evans. "But a recent report by TINYpulse shows all those …

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Why Isn't Your Video on LinkedIn?
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As the business owner of a company that creates commercial videos, I often get asked where the best place is to post video content. The obvious answer is your website and YouTube. But there's another less obvious place I'd like to suggest: LinkedIn. If …

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The Happiness Index: Why It Matters for Today's Organizations
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The findings were based on a new study from Tiny Pulse, which found that the reasons behind this malaise include lack of opportunities for professional growth, lack of recognition for their work, and lack of high-quality relationships with their coworkers.

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App of the Week: LinkedIn Lookup makes finding your co-workers easy, even if …
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linkedin lookup If you're part of a large company, finding all your coworkers online can be tough. Sure, you could turn to the company intranet, but that was designed in 1999 and only half the people have pictures on their page. Or you could turn to …

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