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University to Provide Online Reputation Management to Graduates

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Syracuse University has purchased six-month subscriptions to Brand-Yourself.com’s online reputation management platform for all 4,100 of its graduating seniors. The platform will help students monitor and shape their online presence during the job search process.According to a recent study by Cross-Tab Marketing services, 75% of HR departments worldwide are...
University to Provide Online Reputation Management to Graduates

Former Ask.com CEO Skip Battle First Outsider To Join LinkedIn Board

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Professional social network LinkedIn is announcing the addition of a new board member today. Skip Battle, former CEO of Ask.com, is joining the company’s board of directors, joining founder and chairman Reid Hoffman, current CEO Jeff Weiner, Greylock’s David Sze, and Sequoia’s Marc Kvamme. Both Sequoia and Greylock have led...
Former Ask.com CEO Skip Battle First Outsider To Join LinkedIn Board

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg on women in tech, teens on Facebook and the Instagram purchase

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Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg spoke today at the D11 conference in southern California. ”Men still run the world, and I’m not sure how well that’s going,” Sandberg opined right off the bat. One of the major issues, she says, is that gender issues simply aren’t being discussed enough. “When you say...
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg on women in tech, teens on Facebook and the Instagram purchase

5 Tips for Creating an Internship Program for Your Startup

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As more and more college students look for internships, hoping to gain valuable work experience prior to graduation, startups would be wise to create strong internship programs. That was the message of Richard Bottner, founder of the college recruiting firm Intern Bridge and Mark Babbit, founder of the internship matching...
5 Tips for Creating an Internship Program for Your Startup

Timetastic makes asking for time off work simple - and maybe even fun

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The whole business of asking for time off is a pain for employees and managers alike. All too often it involves a trail of emails, spreadsheet adjustments, writing on wallcharts and the like. Timetastic is a new app that simplifies the process and almost makes it (dare we say) fun....
Timetastic makes asking for time off work simple - and maybe even fun

Larry Ellison's first Tweet

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It took a while, but one of the Valley's most outspoken executives is finally on Twitter. FORTUNE -- Oracle's cloud is almost seven years in the making—about the same amount of time it took for Larry Ellison to join Twitter. The outspoken CEO issued his first Tweet on Wednesday and,...
Larry Ellison's first Tweet

"Do You Believe In Aliens?" GetHired Lets You Ask Applicants Anything

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Suki Shah is the founder of GetHired, a hiring platform that should help you avoid job interviews like these. We caught up with Shah to learn about how video pre-screening and the occasional oddball question can have a helpful winnowing effect for your hiring process. FAST COMPANY: You got the...
"Do You Believe In Aliens?" GetHired Lets You Ask Applicants Anything

Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google? by William Poundstone – review

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William Poundstone's guide to Google's selection processes works better as a book of challenging logic puzzlesSome way into this book, you realise something, or at least I did. Only the first 136 pages have anything to do with Google's interview technique. The rest, for almost as many pages, is consumed...
Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google? by William Poundstone – review

Let the cloud wars begin

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Oracle’s $1.9 billion acquisition of cloud-based talent management software maker Taleois a shot across the bow to rival SAP. FORTUNE — Take that, SAP. Oracle just announced it is buying Taleo, maker of cloud-based talent management software, for $1.9 billion. The move comes just two months after rival SAP said...
Let the cloud wars begin

Bizodo Turns on Revenue with Paperwork Automation Tool

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Although it seems hilariously outdated, faxing is, apparently, still a thing. Many businesses still send faxes, and many spend lots of time and money dealing with the related paperwork. The promise of the paperless office has been elusive since the 70s. In fact, paperwork is a $400 billion a year...
Bizodo Turns on Revenue with Paperwork Automation Tool
Entelo Launches To Help Businesses Recruit The Best Candidates, Even If They're Not Looking

Bangladesh-based Interview Master nabs funding to help streamline the job interview process

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Interview Master, a Bangladesh-based app that screens job candidates, has received a round of funding from Indian venture capital firm VentureNursery that will allow it to expand globally, Tech in Asia reports. Companies can use the software to streamline the entire job application process, from the initial job posting to the...
Bangladesh-based Interview Master nabs funding to help streamline the job interview process

6 Ways to Recruit Talent for Startups

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Small startups rarely have a recruiting professional on their team — or even someone who has enough spare time to imitate a recruiting professional. That’s one reason why it can be hard for small growing companies to compete for top talent with larger companies’ HR departments.One effective strategy is...
6 Ways to Recruit Talent for Startups
Startups: Build a great culture, fail small, and pay what you owe
After One Tweet, Larry Ellison Takes a Break

MongoDB FTW: Fast-growing 10gen hires first CFO

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10gen, the creator and proprietor of the extremely popular MongoDB NoSQL database, is growing up fast and on Tuesday announced it has hired Sydney Carey as the company’s first-ever chief financial officer. Carey comes from enterprise software company Tibco where she was executive vice president and CFO. According to 10gen...
MongoDB FTW: Fast-growing 10gen hires first CFO
Sheryl Sandberg Is Getting Dragged Into A Messy Lawsuit Against Google, Apple, Disney, Adobe, Intel And Intuit

Eventbrite and Survey Monkey buddy up to improve user feedback for events

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SurveyMonkey, the online survey company and Eventbrite, the ticketing and events firm, have partnered to provide a better method for feedback. The hope is that the integration of these two services will provide ways for organizers to collect feedback and suggestions from attendees that may improve future events. The new...
Eventbrite and Survey Monkey buddy up to improve user feedback for events

Anti-Feminist Bombthrower Amity Shlaes Tells Women VCs to Shut Up and Smile

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Ms. Shlaes. (amityshlaes.com) Conservative opinionater, provacateur and frequent feminist-offender Amity Shlaes writes at Bloomberg yesterday that "women win in venture capital when they don't sue." Seeing as how women have been not suing for years, and 35 out of the 71 largest venture capital firms in the U.S. have all...
Anti-Feminist Bombthrower Amity Shlaes Tells Women VCs to Shut Up and Smile
Meet Saba, the Social Network That Rates Your Job Skills
How Microsoft turned its workers' performance reviews into steel cage death matches

What every enterprise should know about social-business tools

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Social-business tools are everyone in today’s enterprise, integrated into not just employee communication tools but also integrated into HR departments, finance departments, and other areas of day-to-day business. In the latest GigaOM Research podcast we hear from collaboration experts Stowe Boyd and David Coleman on the latest tools disrupting the...
What every enterprise should know about social-business tools
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