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Companies Asking for SocialNetworking Passwords Should be Outed Online

20 March 2012

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I say, if a company wants social media passwords as a pre-requisite to employment, people should be informed about it …online. Social media is a two-edged sword, and companies that think they can hide behind their corporate firewalls and bureaucratic red-tape have much to learn. Maybe, if their entire PR department is managing a reputation crisis over perceived privacy violations, they won’t be so keen on seeing what WE are saying about them?

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Job Trends: Moonlight, Part-Time Desired by Candidates

12 June 2008

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It’s likely a result of the current economy, but we have noticed a very high percentage of people coming to us and looking for part-time or extra work on graveyards/evenings/weekends. These are generally very talented individuals who like their current job/employer, but are looking for additional work to take on. Likewise, these same people are [...]

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Technical Recruiting Dictionary

27 March 2007

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I’m always explaining the nomenclature of technical recruiting. It’s not necessarily a well-formed language, but it does have various constructs that are helpful to understand. To make it a little simpler, I’ve gathered some definitions and placed them in a group here on the website called Glossary of Recruiting Terms. Current definitions I have made [...]

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CareerBuilder Pays $500,000.00 For Overtime Pay Violations

13 February 2006

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Internet employment Web site CareerBuilder.com, headquartered in Chicago, has paid $524,216 to 677 workers to resolve allegations of overtime pay violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act brought by the U.S. Department of Labor. Officials alleged that violations occurred when the company improperly classified some workers as exempt from overtime pay, and failed to compensate [...]

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