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3 recruiting tech startups you should know
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Of nearly 50 initial applicants, six innovative recruiting tech startups were invited to compete for $10,000 at the 2012 Recruiting Innovation Summit. Presenters gave a live demonstration of their product, took questions from the audience and then answered questions from the panel of judges. Three companies might change the way you work. More



ManpowerGroup supports Ciett goal for reinforcing talent pipeline
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ManpowerGroup is getting behind the new global workforce development goals unveiled at an annual conference held by Ciett, the International Confederation of Private Employment Agencies. Ciett pledged to help 75 million young people enter the labor market, create 18 million jobs, provide 13 million companies with the skilled talent they need to grow, train 65 million people and align 280 million people with a flexible workforce model. More

SuperiorGlacier buys Intelligent Discovery Management
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Legal services and electronic discovery firm SuperiorGlacier Inc. acquired Intelligent Discovery Management, a New York-based firm that provides electronic discovery services as well as legal staffing to law firms and corporate clients. Terms of the transaction were not announced. More

CSG Partners

CSG CSG Partners is a leading nationally ranked investment bank focused on solving the needs of middle-market companies and owners. Founded in 2001, the firm has grown into a leading advisor to Staffing Companies in three service areas: ESOPs, mergers and acquisitions, and capital advisory services. We have built a reputation of having the nation’s leading ESOP investment banking practice.
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IRS to close 43 offices nationwide, 3 in New York
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The Internal Revenue Service is closing more than 1 million square feet of office space in 43 small offices by 2014 and reducing space in many larger facilities — for an expected savings of $40 million for taxpayers, according to the IRS. In New York, three offices are being closed: Syracuse, Plattsburgh and Massena. More

Message for employers: Beware dissatisfaction and word-of-mouth
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According to a new survey conducted by the National Associate of Colleges and Employers, approximately 41 percent of 2012 graduates who are in the market for jobs and who have been networking with employers online have been using social media as a tool to research jobs and the employers offering them. It's important for organizations to keep an eye on what's being said about their business in the social stratosphere. More



5 employment law takeaways from 'American Idol'
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Employment law lessons truly are everywhere. Television powerhouse "American Idol" — the ultimate talent evaluation exercise — recently wrapped its season. Five employment law gems came shining through as the season concluded. More

Interview tips: Why you must pay attention to every candidate
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When you're interviewing a job candidate, you're not just talking to a prospective employee, you're making an impression on the public, says Jon Picoult, founder and principal of Watermark Consulting. People broadcast their experiences, so even if you don't hire the candidate "you want to leave them with a highly positive impression," he explains. More

Mitigate gender bias in hiring
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Gender issues in the workplace have become a hot topic recently. But a new study from Harvard University's Sreedhari D. Desai suggests it's not colleagues or bosses holding back women at work — it's their wives. The study showed that men with wives who did not work outside the home were more likely to believe workplaces with more women on board operate "less smoothly" and are less desirable if those women are in leadership roles. Married men participating in the study also saw women candidates as less qualified for promotion/hire than comparable male counterparts. More




Build a talent network before building your community
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Do you know the difference between a talent community and a talent network? (Did you even know there was a difference?) It's a good practice to build your network — and let your community grow from there. More

Free (or inexpensive) cloud-based productivity tools for recruiters
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Ask recruiters what software is driving their productivity, and you'll get blank stares. People might be living off of email, a calendar, a spreadsheet — or maybe nothing at all. That's fine if you're never out of the office, never miss anything important and never have a computer issue. For those who may have one or more of those issues, using an Internet-based application might be the way to go. More
 


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