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Some Investors May Request Protection From Acqui-Hires

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Inside baseball warning, but I like writing about the things being discussed that the press never really picks up on. Acqui-hires, if you aren’t aware, are the acquisitions of startups by large companies (usually Facebook, Google and Twitter) that are made primarily for the teams, not the products. Every few...
Some Investors May Request Protection From Acqui-Hires

Hiring People Away From Facebook Is Easy Now, Say Rivals (FB)

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Several industry sources tell us that because morale is low at Facebook, the company is having a hard time recruiting and retaining employees. A series of high-level departures over the summer seems to bear this out. We've heard three popular theories. One source, a board member of a big Valley...
Hiring People Away From Facebook Is Easy Now, Say Rivals (FB)
Apple’s next iPhone to launch in October according to Foxconn exec

New Trend: Ask Foxconn HR reps when the new iPhone will launch (this time October)

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Remember all the way back to last week when a Foxconn HR/Parking lot attendant told a Japanese NEws Crew that the iPhone was coming in June? Not so says another un-named HR representative reports Kokatu. South Korea’s Maeil Business Newspaper begs to differ. According to a recently published article, the paper asked the head...
New Trend: Ask Foxconn HR reps when the new iPhone will launch (this time October)

Foxconn HR manager pegs next-gen iPhone for October

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The next-generation iPhone will ship in October, a report from South Korea's Maeil Business Newspaper suggests. The paper has directly questioned the head of human resources at Foxconn's Taiyuan factory. "We just got the order. It [the iPhone launch] will be around October," the source claims. The person also backs...
Foxconn HR manager pegs next-gen iPhone for October

The Head Of HP's Research Lab Is Out (HPQ)

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Prith Banerjee has been running HP Labs for five years but he's out the door on April 15, AllThingsD reports. HP's research and development organization has been under increasing scrutiny as HP struggles to regain a reputation for innovation. CEO Meg Whitman made the change, AllThingsD says, because she...
The Head Of HP's Research Lab Is Out (HPQ)

HP Loses An Important Big Data Exec As Chris Lynch Leaves (HPQ)

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Chris Lynch has left HP, Silicon Angle reports. Lynch came on board a year ago when HP acquired Vertica for a reported $350+ million. It's not terribly surprising that he left when his one-year golden handcuffs were unlocked. But its still a big loss for HP. Lynch was the...
HP Loses An Important Big Data Exec As Chris Lynch Leaves (HPQ)
Marissa Mayer, Who Just Banned Working From Home, Paid To Have A Nursery Built At Her Office (YHOO)

New iPhone to debut in October, Foxconn employee says

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Apple's next iPhone -- rumored to be called the iPhone 5 -- is launching in October, the head of human resources at Foxconn's Taiyuan factory reportedly said. [Read more]...
New iPhone to debut in October, Foxconn employee says

The Rise of Full-Box CRM

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Editor’s note:  Jon Bischke is a founder of Entelo and is an advisor to several startups. You can follow Jon on Twitter @JonBischke. CRM is a massive business. At least an $8 billion industry according to Gartner. Salesforce, the company you think of when you hear CRM (after all, it is their ticker symbol) has a market cap north of $21...
The Rise of Full-Box CRM

Workday Stock Soars 72% On IPO (WORKP)

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Workday, a  a cloud-based human resources provider, has begun trading on the New York stock exchange, and it's done so with a classic IPO pop. Priced at $28 per share, it's now going for ~$48, a 72% boost. That sounds like great news for Workday founder David Duffield and venture backers Greylock...
Workday Stock Soars 72% On IPO (WORKP)

Newspaper Puts Reporter On Leave For Posting Link To Article About His Employer On Facebook

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We've mocked various newspapers for their ridiculous "social media policies" in the past -- which often try to limit how reporters engage with the community. The whole notion seems backwards. But now one newspaper -- the Colorado Gazette -- has taken things to ridiculous extremes: putting reporter Barrett Tryon on...
Newspaper Puts Reporter On Leave For Posting Link To Article About His Employer On Facebook

How Companies Will Resolve Generational Tension In The Office

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The age make-up of an office is more diverse than ever before. People are retiring at a much older age and many young people are skipping college to enter the workforce. The challenge of having five or more age groups working in same office is the rise of generational tension,...
How Companies Will Resolve Generational Tension In The Office
Why Marissa Mayer Told Remote Employees To Work In An Office ... Or Quit (YHOO)

Yahoo app now summarizes stories with beautiful, full-screen images

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale Yahoo updated its iOS app today to include its recently purchased Summly technology. Now, you’ll be served much more enticing story summaries with beautiful images before you dive into your content. The company purchased Summly at the end...
Yahoo app now summarizes stories with beautiful, full-screen images

Keith Rabois Leaves Top Operating Role At Square

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Long-time investor and valley executive Keith Rabois is leaving his chief operating officer position at payment company Square, in a surprise announcement by the company tonight. Chief operating officer Sarah Friar will be acting COO as it looks for a replacement. Rabois joined in August of 2010 and developed most non-product...
Keith Rabois Leaves Top Operating Role At Square

And Now There’s An Ad Network For HR Bloggers

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To some TechCrunch readers, a blog post about human resources may sound like a bit of a snooze (well, unless “talent war” is in the headline). But for others, it’s the heart of their business, and of course there’s a big industry built around HR services and products. That’s why...
And Now There’s An Ad Network For HR Bloggers

Online Alarm Clock - Human Resources Reference http://bit.ly/9uxKRy

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Online Alarm Clock - Human Resources Reference http://bit.ly/9uxKRy

A First Exit For One of Thiel’s 20 Under 20: GigLocator Sells To Brooklyn Bowl’s Peter Shapiro

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That didn’t take long. Just a week after Peter Thiel’s foundation announced its second class of fellows, its first one just had its first exit. James Proud, who hails from South London, just sold his company GigLocator to Peter Shapiro, the owner of the Williamsburg-based Brooklyn Bowl. The price wasn’t disclosed, but Proud...
A First Exit For One of Thiel’s 20 Under 20: GigLocator Sells To Brooklyn Bowl’s Peter Shapiro

Workday Adds Time-tracking Module to Cloud HCM Software

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Workday is expanding its cloud-based human resources and financial applications' footprint with a new employee time-tracking module, the company announced......
Workday Adds Time-tracking Module to Cloud HCM Software

Microsoft Isn't The Only Tech Company Doing Forced Employee Ranking (MSFT)

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Microsoft has been taking a lot of heat over its employee review process known as "forced ranking" or "stack ranking." But Microsoft is far from the only tech company doing it. We've heard from employees at Dell, Accenture and Deloitte who tell us they've experienced the same sort of thing....
Microsoft Isn't The Only Tech Company Doing Forced Employee Ranking (MSFT)

The uncomfortable difference between being a founder and an employer

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It’s a common gripe about tech blogs: They spend so much time focusing launches and exits that they don’t write much about the stuff in between. And that stuff is exactly where companies are made or broken. We’re guilty of this too. Which is why we’re following up our previous...
The uncomfortable difference between being a founder and an employer

Five Key Takeaways From Workday's IPO Filing

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The enterprise software market on Thursday suddenly got an intimate look inside Workday, a red-hot startup that makes cloud applications for human resources and......
Five Key Takeaways From Workday's IPO Filing

Workday adds time-tracking module to cloud HCM software

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Workday is expanding its cloud-based human resources and financial applications' footprint with a new employee time-tracking module, the company announced Tuesday....
Workday adds time-tracking module to cloud HCM software

Foxconn Human Resources Chief Claims October Launch for iPhone 5

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Proving that Foxconn employees, even those associated with worker hiring, aren't necessarily privy to information on launch schedules for Apple products, Kotaku reports on an article from Maeil Business Newspaper offering new claims on an iPhone 5 launch date. The report notes that the newspaper contacted the chief of human...
Foxconn Human Resources Chief Claims October Launch for iPhone 5

Yahoo's Mayer taps Jacqueline Reses to run People and Development

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Yahoo's People and Development division handles human resources and talent acquisition across the world. [Read more]...
Yahoo's Mayer taps Jacqueline Reses to run People and Development

This Study Shows That Engineers Care More About Money Than Bankers

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The long, grueling hours that bankers put into work are rewarded with hefty incomes, so it makes sense to associate higher salary with the meaning of success.  But now a new study published by CareerBuilder said that engineers actually care more about money than those who work in finance.  Out of the...
This Study Shows That Engineers Care More About Money Than Bankers

Former Apple SVP calls Forstall firing "deserved and justified"

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Enlarge / Former Apple SVP Tony Fadell. BBC News Apple let go of its polarizing head of iOS software engineering, Scott Forstall, last month amid claims that the engineer clashed with other executives and refused to take ownership of the faults in iOS 6 Maps. Former Apple SVP of iPod...
Former Apple SVP calls Forstall firing "deserved and justified"
Google Docs pioneer Sam Schillace joins Box as VP of Engineering

How Obama's data scientists built a volunteer army on Facebook

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No matter how good your social media team is, the chances are it’s never done anything like this. Rather than just using Facebook as a channel for posting messages and tracking its followers’ feelings, the Obama for America data science team turned social media into a tool for efficiently recruiting...
How Obama's data scientists built a volunteer army on Facebook
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