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Gen Y: A generation of entrepreneurs
American Express Company    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Gen Y might be more entrepreneurial than anyone thought. The folks at Millennial Branding and analytics firm Identified teamed up to comb through millions of Facebook profiles and discovered where folks aged 18-29 are working. They found a few surprises about the economic life of America's young workforce. More

An army of leaders
Talent Management    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
For companies seeking employees with the drive, agility and collaborative skills to meet today's workplace demands, a group of ready-made leaders stands at attention: former members of the U.S. military. But little research has been done to determine how these candidates can transition to civilian careers successfully or how hiring managers view them as potential employees. More

December 2011 job growth: A tale of 2 estimates
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Many small employers found it difficult to find qualified job applicants in December 2011, according to the latest survey data from the National Federation of Independent Business. The Washington, D.C., lobby group said that small businesses shed an average of 0.15 workers, based on preliminary data from a survey of 735 small business owners nationwide. By contrast, ADP reported that small employers — those with less than 50 workers — added 148,000 new jobs in December 2011, up from 109,000 in November 2011. More

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Regional top 10 employers: Health care, technology add jobs
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The New York's Lower Hudson Valley region's largest private employers have added thousands of jobs amid the sluggish economy, offsetting a similar number of cuts by the biggest government agencies in the area. A Journal News analysis of employment data shows the region's top employers have gone through a shift during the past five years, with high-tech, biotech and other private sectors showing gains as the government sheds jobs. More

10 resolutions that will improve your presentations this year
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A senior executive, after sitting through hours of presentations, has formulated 10 simple rules to serve as a resolution for presenters wanting to improve their craft in 2012. The presenter is better; the audience appreciates the presentation more — everybody wins. More

5 behaviors that can get you fired
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Whether you love or hate your job, you probably don't want to put it in jeopardy because of some behavior you weren't consciously aware was a career hazard. And there are a slew of risky behaviors out there — you don't have to send your boss an angry email to get on his or her radar in a bad way. Here are some behaviors to watch out for. More

Free hiring: The secret of $0 cost per hire.
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Let's be honest, recruitment can be expensive both in terms of time and money. But does it really have to be that way? Here are some great free tools out there that recruiters can use to find and hire people for free. A cost per hire of $0 is not so far fetched as you imagine. More

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Make your cubicle a better place to work
Harvard Businses Review    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Is the space in which you work working for you? When you're there do you feel energized and ready to excel? Is it a comfortable and pleasant place to be? If not, you can use research from a little-known branch of psychology to improve it. More

Is it time to use Klout/Kred scores as part of the hiring process?
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Has anyone asked you "what's your Klout score?" If you are on the leading edge of corporate recruiting and you are constantly on the lookout for new tools and approaches, one of the emerging tools that you should be aware of is social media analytics that measure online influence. More

How to silence negative employees
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When your company is failing you may get only one chance to turn it around. In this five-part series of articles, you'll see how to execute a successful turnaround, using a hypothetical company with no specific product or service.
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