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Linkedin launches the perfect feature for lazy job seekers

Ever seen your dream job posted on LinkedIn, but been too lazy to ask for a referral? You're in luck: LinkedIn now does that for you.  LinkedIn has rolled out "Ask for a Referral," a feature that will allow you to ask LinkedIn connections for a
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Dude lands a job by making this super catchy rap video instead of a cover letter

This copywriter's cover letter sets a pretty high standard for job applications.  Chase Zreet applied to work on the Sprite account at Wieden+Kennedy, an ad agency in New York. Instead of submitting a traditional cover letter, he submitted a
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In These New Recruiting Videos, a Robot Takes Over the Job and Fails Miserably

A robot takes over a teaching job, and it doesn’t go well, in a new set of videos aimed at attracting teachers to Louisiana. It’s part of a statewide campaign out of Baton Rouge partly to recruit teachers but even...
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The Demand for Degrees Is Screening Out Too Many Candidates

A recruiter’s job has never been easy. And it’s getting harder with the economy producing jobs at a furious pace and lots of competition for available talent. But is it getting unnecessarily more difficult to fill jobs because of an...
johnsullivan's picture Launches and Raises $18 Million to Bridge the Divide Between LinkedIn and Job Boards

People on LinkedIn aren’t looking for a job and too many candidates on job boards aren’t qualified. Therein lies the heart of start-up and how it hopes to break through the crowded space of recruitment technology. “
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Woman gets email rejecting her for a job because she's not a man

Finding out you didn't meet the requirements for a job you wanted is always tough to hear.  But, a company in Spain is facing an almighty backlash after it sent a candidate an email telling her she didn't get hired because she isn't a man. SEE
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My favorite thing about 'Fifty Shades Freed' is how terrible everyone is at their job

Warning: Spoilers follow for Fifty Shades Freed. If there's one thing you should take away from Fifty Shades Freed, it's this: No matter how bad you are at your job, you're still not as bad as literally every single character in this movie. 
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How to find a rewarding career in the tech world

   Finding a new job in tech is never a simple process — especially when you add happiness to the list of things you want. More than any other time in history, we’re looking for careers that not only financially support our
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When will technology disrupt higher education?

From: Buisness-standard By Kenneth Rogoff Recommended by: business-standard Let's face it, college faculty are no keener to see technology cut into their jobs than any other groupIn the early 1990s, at the dawn of the Internet era