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Quality of Hire Matters When No One Gets Fired

No environment exists in America where people are fired dispassionately, quickly and easily. It just doesn’t happen, folks. Yes, there are boiler rooms and call centers where people smile and dial for dollars. Some sales quotas and metrics need to be attained in backroom offices and on showroom floors or somebody goes home unhappy. But most people quit before they are fired in America….

LinkedIn Gets Boost From Mobile, Overseas Users

LinkedIn Corp. said investments in its mobile app and overseas markets are starting to pay off, as it posted a smaller-than-expected third-quarter loss and raised its financial forecast for the year. After two difficult quarters, the upbeat results and …

BJ’S Gets Boost To Promote From Within

Jeannine Loy, director of talent development at BJ’s Restaurants, took the podium Monday at the 18th Annual HR Technology Conference and Exposition® to tell her story of the restaurant chain’s mission to maintain a culture of promoting from within, no matter what. It was a story of retooling succession several years ago to ensure such a commitment could support growth that’s gone from a…

LinkedIn Gets Boost From Lynda.com Deal

LinkedIn has been overhauling both its recruiting tools and advertising segments. Overall, the company's marketing-solutions unit, which primarily sells advertising on LinkedIn properties, saw revenue rise 32% to $140 million. The company is trying to …