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A Short rebuttal to the article- How Should Sourcers Use Facebook In A Post-Graph World?
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On a recent Monday 1 billion people used Facebook. 1 BILLION….  Facebook is a VERY viable tool for sourcing. As sourcing /recruiting professionals we should know how to handcraft our Facebook searches and what tools (like FB UID Scraper Pro) we can use to optimize our sourcing and extracting. From the information we source we […]

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Top 10 Ways To Use Glassdoor For Good (not Evil)
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Let’s face it. HR pros have a long history of being uncomfortable with sites like Glassdoor.com. After all, the only people that use Glassdoor.com and sites like it are disgruntled ex-employees that you fired, right? Wrong. It was wrong 5 years ago, and it’s horribly wrong today. Rather than view these types of sites as […]

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Tim Sackett shares The Top 20 Branded HR and Talent Pros: Meet Arie Ball From Sodexo
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I’m not really sure where Employment Branding started, who the first company was, etc. What I know is one person pushed Employment Branding over the edge and made it cool!  That person was Arie Ball, the Vice President of Talent Acquisition at Sodexo.  That is one major reason Arie was selected to the list of […]

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Work-Life Balance is a Human Resources Imperative
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Earlier this year, I told you that a job in human resources gives you all kinds of flexibility and balance. Most of you thought I was a liar. Then I said that HR should take a sabbatical, and many of you laughed at me. “Who’s got time for a sabbatical?” I weep for you people. […]

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Time To Change the Way I Use Linkedin
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Linkedin groups are not my style. I belong to a few groups and share from time to time, but they have become mostly a broadcasting area for people to promote themselves and their own thoughts. I stay connected to “industry groups” so I can receive …

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LinkedIn Employee Slams Google for Its 'Flawed' Mobile App Study (Updated)
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Several companies were wary of Google's move, particularly those that make their living on their app and like to hawk it in as many ways as possible. An employee at one of those companies, LinkedIn, aired that wariness publicly. Omar Restom, a mobile …

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How Should Sourcers Use Facebook in a Post-Graph World? by @RandyBailey
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Last week I wrote a post about Radaris and Pipl. When I finished, I realized that using these tools became more important and necessary after Facebook removed the functionality I liked the best from Graph Search. Yet, Facebook can still be hugely important for sourcing as a cross-referencing and verification tool. Facebook Graph Search was valuable […]

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What if a drug could save your career? Would you take it?
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It seems like daily we are bombarded by stories coming out in the media of professional athletes who are caught taking performance enhancing drugs.  They risk their entire career by taking these drugs and getting caught. This week and next NFL teams will cut down their rosters, and many players will lose the one job […]

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Steve Boese shares PODCAST – #HRHappyHour 220 – Kathryn Minshew from The Muse
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This week on the HR Happy Hour Show, Steve and Trish welcomed Kathryn Minshew, Founder and CEO of the wildly popular website The Muse to talk about the next generation of workers, and how organizations can best engage with and attract this highly sought-after talent pool. Kathryn shared insights on the kinds of resources for career planning and development that these […]

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Yet ANOTHER Post on Performance Reviews – Personal NPS
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The movie The Usual Suspects had a great line in it… “The greatest trick the Devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn’t exist.” But few remember the second greatest trick the Devil pulled—creating performance reviews. Very few business processes other than the time sheet have been derided as much as the performance review. […]

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Companies start to re-imagine 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 LinkedIn is important to the future of the Internet of things
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Undoubtedly the biggest is an open source technology called Kafka that was originally developed to pass messages between the pieces of LinkedIn's sprawling web application, but which is now becoming a fundamental component of the Internet of …

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LinkedIn Paid Vs. Free — A Review Of Sales Navigator
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If you connect to friends, you might use Facebook, Instagram, or a variety of other tools that emerge almost daily. If you want to build your business and professional network, LinkedIn is the best option in town. Most of the more than 350 million …

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13 Tricks to Become the “Perfect” Candidate
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If you are not really ready to go after the job, then don’t even bother. Your lack of enthusiasm will show in your cover letter, in your resume, and, in the interview. Here are 13 things to do that will demonstrate to the employer that you are the perfect candidate to fill the role.

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