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Big banks plan for some big hiring

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February 28, 2013
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The 10 largest banks in America are currently making plenty of hires, according to an article in the International Business Times this week. If you're looking for a job — or a better job — in the financial sector, keep an eye out for job listings from all the biggest banks you can think of: Capital One is now hiring ...Continue Reading

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New progress in the fight for equal pay for women

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February 28, 2013
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An announcement by the US Department of Labor this week heralds major progress in the effort to combat wage discrimination against women. The Labor Department has officially rescinded two enforcement guidance documents from 2006 known as the "Compensation Standards" and "Voluntary Guidelines". With these documents ...Continue Reading

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Revisiting the work from home debate

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February 27, 2013
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With Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's controversial decision this week to end her company's practice of allowing employees to work from home, the debate over telecommuting has been swiftly re-ignited. While some commentators have applauded her decision, saying that it will spark the kind of collaboration and innovation ...Continue Reading

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Phone Interviewing Tips

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February 26, 2013
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The phone interview can be a vital step in the hiring process, especially if the position will require a penchant for clear, effective and charming phone calls. A Huffington Post article last week stressed the importance of a phone call as a necessary step between looking over resumes and calling candidates in to the ...Continue Reading

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Hiring a Certified Ethical Hacker

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February 21, 2013
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Hackers have been making headlines lately, from Chinese hackers targeting the US government, Google and the New York Times, to the tragic story of the late Aaron Swartz and his prosecution for hacking JSTOR. The State Department and Justice Department have turned their attention to combating cyber espionage, while ...Continue Reading

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Crowdfunded ventures and job creation

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February 20, 2013
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An interesting aspect to the JOBS act, signed into law by Obama in April 2012, is the authorization of crowdfunding of equity and debt for the sake of fueling small businesses and thereby creating more jobs. For many would-be business owners or organization founders, securing the necessary venture capital can be ...Continue Reading

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The time is ripe for hiring older workers

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February 20, 2013
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According to the US Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics, 4.7 million Americans can currently be described as "long-term unemployed", meaning that they have been out of work for 27 weeks or more. The most common demographic among this low-on-luck group? People aged 55 or over....Continue Reading

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Re-training programs for moms going back to work

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February 19, 2013
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For many professional women, starting a family can mean anywhere from a few months to many years of time away from their careers. But what happens once the kids who took up so much time and energy as screaming toddlers have morphed into sort-of-self-sufficient teens? Once it's deemed that those grumbling teens can ...Continue Reading

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Tips for employee retention

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February 15, 2013
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At HireMojo, we offer easy hiring software that businesses and organizations need to find and hire the best person for a job. But once the best people are good and hired, how do you keep them around for as many years as you'd like them to?...Continue Reading

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Effects of Raising the Minimum Wage

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February 13, 2013
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Among President Obama's many hoped-for policies outlined in last night's State of the Union address was the proposal to raise the federal minimum wage to $9 an hour by 2015, from its current level at $7.25. It's a lower number than he had aimed for in his first campaign back in 2008, but he will still likely face a ...Continue Reading

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A Love Letter to You : Let's Fall in Love

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February 12, 2013
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Tattoos at Work - Tattoo taboos in the workplace

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February 12, 2013
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Uh oh, maybe pops was right after all. Son/daughter, he wisely said, with that tattoo you'll never get a real job. According to a Salary.com survey, 40% of people aged 18-29 have at least one tattoo. And though they may be employed, there seems to be at least some correlation between having tattoos and experiencing ...Continue Reading

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Ultra Workplace Transparency: What does your coworker get paid?

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February 11, 2013
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If your Monday morning is going a little too pleasantly, here's an awkward water cooler conversation topic to make your office immediately uncomfortable: Ask your co-workers what they're getting paid. Sound like a crazy idea? Not according to the so called "open" companies profiled in a Wall Street Journal article ...Continue Reading

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Fall in love with your hiring this Valentine's Day

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February 08, 2013
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We here at HireMojo thought we'd give you a heads up about a sweet deal over at our parent company Accolo in honor of Valentine's Day. Whether or not you have a hot date lined up for next Thursday night, Accolo Cloud Recruiting can make all your wildest hiring fantasies come true. You know, the ones where you quickly, ...Continue Reading

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Best business jobs in 2013

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February 07, 2013
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If suit-wearing and power lunches are your deal, a career in that vaguely-named sector of "business" may be right for you. And according to the US Department of Labor, the business sector is expected to add 3.8 million new jobs over the course of this decade....Continue Reading

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There's always work at the post office

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February 05, 2013
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What happened to the post office going bankrupt? It turns out that in Minnesota's Twin Cities, at least, things are looking up. According to a local news item, the USPS is currently seeking to hire 400 "city carrier assistants" for the Twin Cities area. The position starts at $15/hour with benefits and opportunities ...Continue Reading

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SuperBowl Ad Parody: Eugene Washes the Car of the Year

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February 05, 2013
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Tips for hiring temporary workers

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February 04, 2013
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There are twice as many part-time employees working in the US today as there were in the late '90s, with around 8.6 million employees working only part-time. (Fun fact: the Forbes article linked below has an amazing typo, claiming there are 8.6 billion part-time employees in the US today. As in, there are more ...Continue Reading

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