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Candidate Tip O’ The Week: Just say No Thank You….
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Last summer, my oldest daughter worked in a daycare. Forty hours a week, sometimes split shifts, and a lot of times… the poop work. Literally. She had a great time with the kiddos (except for that poop part!), learned a lot about holding down a real job, split shifts, commuting, taxes, office politics.  And she […]

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WEBINAR: The New HR Math: Dumbing Down HR Analytics for Everyday HR and Talent Pros
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It all started with a great premise: Let’s teach kids an easier way to understand math so they won’t end up hating it. We can all buy into that, right!? What came out was a classic organizational nightmare of project-gone-wrong, in a way only HR can truly understand—the Common Core was born. Now, there you […]

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In stinging defeat for Google, LinkedIn scores lion's share of real estate …
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The city council handed LinkedIn about 1.4 million square feet, the lion's share of roughly 2.2 million square feet of available commercial square footage for the area. Google came away with 515,000 square feet — enough for just one piece of its …

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Airbnb's 5-Star Recruiting Twist: The Competitive Power of Nice
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(Dig back far enough on the career site Glassdoor.com and there's a post by a disappointed Airbnb job-seeker recounting a series of “disorganized” Skype calls with recruiters in which “not a single one looked at my résumé.”) Candidates were so …

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How Recent Graduates Can Make More Money At Their First Jobs
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He always counsels students to do lots of research on their potential job before they even go on their first interview, which should include extensive salary research on sites like Glassdoor, PayScale and Salary.com. Tim Luzader, who runs Purdue …

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3 Apps for Your Job Hunt that Don’t Have Jobs
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Career Toolbelt (free) The Career Tool Belt series of free mobile apps make it quick and easy to job search when you’re on the go. The apps provide 150+ careers tips, 30 days of advice for landing your dream job, and tips and advice for acing a job interview. You’ll have all the information you […]

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More than just a job posting
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In addition to running this blog I have a new full time gig as Director of Digital Recruiting for a cruise line company here in Connecticut. My position allows me to…

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Get the LinkedIn Advantage
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For your public profile instead of using the default URL LinkedIn automatically gives you, customize your public profile's URL to be your actual name. For example, mine is http://www.linkedin.com/in/catrionapollard. I have added this to my email …

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LinkedIn’s Stock Tumbles On Weak Future Outlook
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Although LinkedIn posted 35% revenue growth in Q1, its share price tumbled by around 20% post the earnings release, as the investors were disappointed with the future guidance. Specifically, the revenue forecast for Q2 2015 and the profitability …

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T3 – iRevu
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This week on T3 I review the the mobile micrco-feedback performance management technology, iRevu.  iRevü allows you to send micro-feedback to employees in real time, so they can view their feedback and respond in real time.  It’s a simple easy to use interface, that can interact with your system of record or performance management system […]

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When Employees Bite Back: Prepping for the Feedback Session That’s Going to Suck…
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It’s May. Getting near halfway through the year. Might be time for you to actually give some feedback to the people who work for you. Or, if you’re an HR pro, to encourage managers of people to give that feedback to the masses. But we wait.  Because the people who most need the feedback don’t always […]

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Can Talking About Our Salaries End the Wage Gap?
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While websites like Glassdoor host anonymous salary confessionals, #talkpay allowed viewers to see what people are currently making in relation to their past experience. One man who does exactly what Voswinkel does contacted her to say he makes more …

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The New College Grad's Guide to Money
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Graduates of the class of 2015, it's time to further your education. Yes, you just spent four years amassing a crazy amount of knowledge. But despite all you've learned, you possibly still have an incomplete in one subject: money. Suddenly you're at a …

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Less than a quarter of Wall Streeters are happy at work
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Despite having good, stable salaries and a strong sense of purpose in the workplace, only 22 percent of finance pros are happy with their jobs. That's according to a new study from TINYpulse, a company that collects data on employee satisfaction in the …

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