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    Twitter Mistakes to Avoid at Work

    A lot has been written about the revolutionary impact of Twitter: how it's changed the way we communicate, how it's connected us to one another and how it's increased transparency in everything we do. But as much as people love Twitter, there's growing concern about other impacts the social networking tool is having, especially when it comes to workplace productivity. ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +6
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    Should Bashing Your Boss on Facebook Be Legally Protected?

    Should Bashing Your Boss on Facebook Be Legally Protected?
    Employees have been criticizing their bosses since the beginning of time. Until the birth of social media, these conversations generally played out in lunchrooms or restrooms, around the water cooler, over a few cocktails at the local pub after working hours, and in the smoker’s circle outside the office building. Regardless if the criticisms were true or not, the context remained ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +2
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    10 Worst Time Wasters at Work

    Time flies when you're wasting it These days, no one can afford to waste time at work. Thanks to widespread downsizing, workloads are piling up. Unfortunately, extra hours in the day are not. Maximizing your time at work can mean the difference between leaving at a reasonable hour (i.e. holding onto your sanity) and staying late unnecessarily. You’ve got a ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +2
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    6 Technology Trends That Will Change How You Do Business in 2010

    Out with the old and in with the new! The past decade revolutionized how we do business but there is plenty more to look forward to in 2010. Below is a sneak peak of coming attractions to get excited about. 1. Phone Liberation 2. Cloud Computing 3. The End of Paper 4. The Battle for Local 5. Social Spending 6. Mobile ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Year in Review: Top 10 HR Moments of 2009

    2009 was an action-packed year from the start, with the inauguration of a new president, a controversial healthcare debate, and record unemployment. It's a miracle we survived it at all! But here we are, at the beginning of a new year and a new decade. Human Resources underwent a major transformation this year — from taking a new focus on ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +2
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    The Beginner's Guide to Social Media Success

    Getting connected online is practically a requirement these days. It's the latest way to make new friends, stay in touch, and — best of all — network. And with HR departments adding social media recruiting to their repertoire, it's also a great way to get a job! But jumping online isn't as easy as you might think. If you're going ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Stalk Your Way to a New Job

    Stalk Your Way to a New Job
    The internet has made stalkers out of all of us. You know exactly what I'm talking about. But instead of stalking your ex-boyfriend's new girlfriend, consider using your newfound detective skills for more productive (i.e. less emotionally jarring) purposes, like snagging the job of your dreams. Interested in a company and need to find a person to contact? Google away. Trying ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Recruiting and Marketing Are Top Benefits of Social Media

    Recruiting and Marketing Are Top Benefits of Social Media
    Employers are already seeing benefits from the use of social media such as Linkedln, Facebook, Twitter, and blogs. Finding good candidates for jobs is a leading benefit cited by respondents to the HRfocus Social Media Survey. Other plusses include marketing and communications benefits for organizations. While there are challenges and a number of respondents are just getting started, social media have ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rate This
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    8 Tips for Job Hunting During the Recession

    The global credit crisis and flat-lining domestic economy could make this one of the most challenging times to be looking for a job in recent history. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of unemployed increased by 3.6 million between December 2007 and December 2008, and the December 2008 unemployment rate hit 7.2 percent. For February 2009, the ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Top 10 Things that College Taught Us About Life

    1. Dorms College is a time of extreme freedom but, let’s face it, not everything about college screams unfettered space. Students don’t usually have a lot of extra money and that means that their personal space is limited. In fact, the average college student has bunked down in a dorm room. According to the 2000 census, about 2 million students were ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Social Media Etiquette

    Social Media Etiquette
    Businesses would be foolish not to be on Facebook, YouTube or Twitter, but they are even more foolish if they don't have policies protecting themselves on those sites. This was the message at a seminar held by Portland law firm Bernstein Shur on Wednesday on workplace legal issues arising from social networking sites. The seminar was part of a larger symposium ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rate This
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    Twitter is the New Tool for Job Seekers

    Twitter is the New Tool for Job Seekers
    Being in the job search is tough and as a job seeker you are not alone, especially with the more than 15 million who are out of work and in the job hunt. People don’t prepare for the job search although they should at least six months in advance. This provides you an opportunity to grow and build your network using ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Is Technology Making You Bad at Your Job?

    Is Technology Making You Bad at Your Job?
    Technology is a beautiful thing. Most of us can’t imagine doing our jobs without it. But sometimes, overindulging in email, texts, and social networking might actually hinder your performance. We’ve identified five ways your iPhone, BlackBerry, Facebook and that endless information superhighway are actually making you worse at your job. Instant message is twisting your words (and making you lazy) Remember ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Three Key Traits of Successful Jobseekers

    Three Key Traits of Successful Jobseekers
    The current job market is challenging for everyone. Job hunters are finding themselves in a long, grueling job hunt – despite years of experience and impressive degrees. Yet, many job hunters are finding success. There is no single formula for job search success. However, Daniel Johnson, Jr., host of How I Got My Job, has noticed that successful job hunters do ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Report: One in Three Regret Posting Personal Information on Social Networking Sites

    Report: One in Three Regret Posting Personal Information on Social Networking Sites
    Shopping site Retrevo learned that around 32 percent of people who post on a social networking site regret they shared information so openly. Users who post criticism about workplaces, co-workers, friends, political views, and other controversial topics often don’t consider the possible severity of these posts.The report focuses on Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, and other social networking sites popular among internet users.  Specifically, ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Why Can't We Be Friends?

    Why Can't We Be Friends?
    I'm a friendly guy. When you come to Portland, I'm there. We can grab a McMenamins beer and chat about talent whenever it suits you. When you e-mail me, I usually respond within a few days if your request isn't out of the ordinary. If you call, I pick up unless I'm on another call or I'm in my writing zone ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +1
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    How to Get a Job Through Your Blog

    How to Get a Job Through Your Blog
    We don't have to tell you — it's not easy to get a job these days. In this economy, it's easy to get stressed out over less-than-plentiful job openings. So the question remains: What's the secret to getting the job you want? Unfortunately, we don't have secrets, but we do have answers. The main one? Start a blog! Come on, admit ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Social Media Goes to Work

    Social Media Goes to Work
    With Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and other social media technologies virtually omnipresent lately, it's not surprising that many managers are wondering how to leverage these tools. Sales and marketing were the first to exploit these technologies, which present new ways of reaching customers. But the real trick is finding ways to improve productivity, collaboration, communication and learning within organizations using tools that ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +1
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    How Employee Screening Works

    How Employee Screening Works
    Not so long ago when applying for a job, your potential employer would look at your resume and cover letter, bring you in for an interview and then hire you if you met the requirements for the job. But in the last decade or two things have radically changed. There are now many different tools that employers use to screen potential ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rate This
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    5 Resources Give Hope And Help to the Unemployed

    5 Resources Give Hope And Help to the Unemployed
    Joel Cheesman posted a link on Facebook pointing to the increasingly depressing unemployment figures (and how they may actually be worse than the numbers show). Here in Oregon, unemployment went from 12.4% to 12.2%. Which I guess is… good? It may be a little too early to be giving each other high fives. People are losing confidence in the stimulus ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +1

Poll: How do you feel about crying at work?

Poll: How do you feel about crying at work?