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September 30, 2014

Tips and Traps in Managing Social Media @ Work

The use of social media can be a huge advantage to your company, when done correctly.  Without proper limits in place, or forethought, businesses can find themselves in a heap of trouble for actions they take in this realm.  Laura Kerekes, Chief Knowledge Officer at ThinkHR, explores how to handle…
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August 14, 2014

Why Customer Engagement Matters

You've probably heard it said that customers are 10 times more likely to share a negative experience with their network than a positive one.  The customer's voice carries, whether they're advising friends and family on which companies they should and shouldn't patronize or penning product or service reviews online.  And…
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July 30, 2014

How to Get the Job by Going Through the Back Door

It takes a village to find a job - at least in the most effective way.  Dana Manciagli, veteran career coach, global career expert, highly sought-after speaker and author of The Business Journals' Career Mojo column recommends making connections in target companies so you can work the "back door" once you've submitted…
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June 5, 2014

Tips for Crafting the Perfect LinkedIn Profile

There are in excess of 259 million users on LinkedIn.  Sure, this sprawling network spans virtually every possible industry and reaches across the globe, but just considering that figure can make the prospect of setting oneself apart seem pretty daunting.  Fortunately, there's a science to building a profile that turns…
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May 22, 2014

Defining Today’s Job Seeker

A recent Job Seeker Nation Survey revealed that 71 percent of the U.S. labor pool - both employed and unemployed - is on the market for a new job.  The study shows that the majority of job seekers in 2014 are women, most of whom are 30 plus and college-educated.…
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March 12, 2014

Demand for Creatives on the Rise

Employers in the creative disciplines are doing well, which is especially great news for staff and job seekers in the field, and particularly for those pursuing positions in social media, media services and brand or product management.  According to an end-of-year survey by The Creative Group, a leader among creative…
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February 18, 2014

Why are Millennials Struggling to Land Jobs?

Millennials are widely known for their tech savvy and connectedness, but according to many employers, these attributes carry some negative connotations, as well. A portion of this group of twenty-somethings are often striking out in interviews – when they get that far – for a couple of reasons.  For some,…
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February 13, 2014

Social Media in HR

Well over half of companies plan to increase their use of social media this year, and these days, using this tool effectively means you're capable of far more than tracking status updates. Explore more infographics like this one on the web’s largest information design community – Visually. Infographic courtesy of Success Factors and BLR.
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January 30, 2014

LinkedIn vs. the Resume

Alt Eduard / Shutterstock.com If you’re not already using LinkedIn as a key part of your recruiting methods, it’s time to start.  An article published Monday on Recruiter.com suggests that the resume is out and LinkedIn has taken its place.  We’re not altogether convinced, but the argument is compelling.  For…
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October 8, 2013

Social Media: Cautionary Tales

We’re all certainly entitled to our opinions and equally as free to share them, but that freedom to speak (or post or tweet) doesn’t necessarily equal freedom from consequences.  The Web is flush with stories of disgruntled employees who have spoken their minds about their employers or about unfortunate situations…
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