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Kenexa Acquires E-Learning Solutions Company OutStart

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In an effort to expand its reach into the e-learning market, Kenexa, a provider of business solutions for HR, has agreed to acquire Boston-based OutStart. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. OutStart offers SaaS-based social and mobile learning solutions and will help Kenexa bolster its suite of talent management...
Kenexa Acquires E-Learning Solutions Company OutStart

Want To Get Poached? Try JobPoacher

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Judging from every single TechCruncher’s email inbox word on the street, there are job poachers amongst us. That’s cool, alls fair in love and war and technology recruiting, right? Except when it’s not which, in a world filled with people who just want to win at any cost, is pretty...
Want To Get Poached? Try JobPoacher

Facebook Executives Set for Large Bonuses

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Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's top two executives, are in line for target bonuses of 45% of their salary plus other base wages, according to a federal filing....
Facebook Executives Set for Large Bonuses

Why one OMGPOP developer turned down a job offer from acquirer Zynga

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Over on Gamasutra today, Texas based games developer Shay Pierce has shared his view of the Zynga takeover of OMGPOP and how he is the only employee to be left behind in the new deal. Citing a difference in values, Pierce says that he is reactivating his own company, Deep Plaid...
Why one OMGPOP developer turned down a job offer from acquirer Zynga

Words with Friends players richer than Angry Birds fans?

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A recent study shows that people who play Word With Friends are likely have a higher salary than Angry Birds players, who tend to skew Republican. Oh, and the new iPad is crushing it. [Read more]...
Words with Friends players richer than Angry Birds fans?

An Inside Look At The Crazy, Paranoid World Of Apple Security (AAPL)

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For a year and a half, no one outside of six key personnel — five Apple employees and one employee's wife — knew of the existence of "Project Marklar," Apple's Intel-powered Mac computer. That's according to a person who says she is the wife of a former Apple employee, Kim...
An Inside Look At The Crazy, Paranoid World Of Apple Security (AAPL)

HOLY MOLEY: Facebook Interns Make A Crapload Of Money

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The average pay for a software development intern at Facebook is more than $5,000, according to a collection of responses on Quora. If you ignore taxes, that's a salary of around $60,000 for someone with essentially no experience in programming. One user said the pay was as high as $6,800...
HOLY MOLEY: Facebook Interns Make A Crapload Of Money

Why is startup compensation so mysterious

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If you are an entrepreneur, then it is fairly easy for you to use general rules of thumb to come up with the valuation you are likely to get for your startup — depending on the stage of the company (seed, series A and later stages) and the scale of...
Why is startup compensation so mysterious

FindTheBest Launches A Data-Driven Approach To The Classifieds

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FindTheBest, the startup led by DoubleClick co-founder Kevin O’Connor and backed by Kleiner Perkins’ sFund, has been trying to help consumers make the right decisions by giving them more, and better-structured, data. Now the company is bringing that strategy to a new market — classified ads. “We think the classified...
FindTheBest Launches A Data-Driven Approach To The Classifieds

Microsoft Is Filled With Abusive Managers And Overworked Employees, Says Tell-All Book (MSFT)

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Over the last few years, Microsoft has gained a reputation as a rough place to work. Ex-employees have publicly complained that the company is political and bureaucratic. Now a tell-all book published earlier this year depicts Microsoft as downright soul-crushing.  Stack Rank This! Memoirs of a Microsoft Couple  was written...
Microsoft Is Filled With Abusive Managers And Overworked Employees, Says Tell-All Book (MSFT)

We Hope This Gawd-Awful Cover Letter For An Engineering Job Is Fake

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A firm called Open Source Staffing published a job listing for a contract-to-hire API Engineer position located in New York City. According to a tipster, OSS got the following cover letter, which we sincerely hope was an attempt at humor – and not an attempt to get a job: Dear Open...
We Hope This Gawd-Awful Cover Letter For An Engineering Job Is Fake

Sprint CEO Hesse gets nearly $3 million pay bump in 2011

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The chief executive saw his salary stay the same, but was awarded a bonus and stock awards that pushed his compensation to nearly $12 million. [Read more]...
Sprint CEO Hesse gets nearly $3 million pay bump in 2011

Foxconn Allegedly Hid Underage Workers Before Getting Inspected (AAPL)

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Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn allegedly had prior knowledge of an upcoming inspection by the Fair Labor Association and transferred its underage workers out of sight, reports Apple Insider. Debby Sze Wan Chan, a project officer at Students & Scholars Against Corporate Misbehavior, said she had heard from Foxconn employees that...
Foxconn Allegedly Hid Underage Workers Before Getting Inspected (AAPL)

The Next Web is Hiring a Tech Writer in San Francisco

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We’re looking for a full time (maybe PT if necessary) San-Francisco based tech writer. You need to be incredibly passionate about technology, start-ups, entrepreneurship and Internet culture. You’ll be keen to immerse yourself in the SF technology scene – or indeed already be part of it. You’ll enjoy chasing up...
The Next Web is Hiring a Tech Writer in San Francisco

Apple And Foxconn Respond To ABC's Report On Work Conditions (AAPL)

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On Monday night, Nightline aired a special report that took a look behind the scenes of a Foxconn factory. Now Apple and Foxconn have issued statements to clarify aspects of people saw, reports ABC. Apple responded to one worker's claim that she carves Apple logos into 6,000 iPads per shift:...
Apple And Foxconn Respond To ABC's Report On Work Conditions (AAPL)

Tim Cook highest compensated CEO in 2011 with $378M package, followed by Larry Ellison at $76M

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According to The Wall Street Journal, Apple CEO Tim Cook was the highest paid CEO in 2011, with a pay package equating to $378M at the time it was awarded. However, the package consisted largely of 1 million shares of Apple stock that cannot be sold before 2016 or 2021....
Tim Cook highest compensated CEO in 2011 with $378M package, followed by Larry Ellison at $76M

Middle East job portal Bayt sees a major revamp, adds analytics and real-time CV translation

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The Middle East’s number one job portal, Bayt, has been steadily adding new features, in what would appear to be a bid to become the LinkedIn of the region. Its most recent update brings a completely overhauled look and feel to the site, packed with new features for its users,...
Middle East job portal Bayt sees a major revamp, adds analytics and real-time CV translation
Sprint to give $100 toward iPhone 4S during trade-in promo

Are You a WordPress Coder from who has been to the core and back? Lets chat.

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Wanted! Someone to help us change the face of modern news reporting. VentureBeat is looking for an experienced, creative, high-end VP PHP coder to build some of the coolest projects in the media world today. You should have experience working on WordPress (VIP is a plus), and be familiar...
Are You a WordPress Coder from who has been to the core and back? Lets chat.

Dear self: Startup training starts right now

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Photo via Frédérique Voisin-Demery I think it’s really easy for developers to forget how much power they have. Designers too. Even with all of the articles about the talent drain, and stories of acqui-hires with developers fetching $1 million apiece, it really feels like the talent still hasn’t figured out...
Dear self: Startup training starts right now

The Only OMGPOP Developer to Say No to Mark Pincus: ‘Zynga Asked For Too Much’

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Mr. Pierce (via twitter/IQpierce) On Shay Pierce's Twitter bio, the Austin-based designer and developer identifies himself as the maker of the puzzle game Connectrode before concluding with, "I worked for OMGPOP until the Zynga buyout. True story." The last line is an understandable. On the heels of what played out...
The Only OMGPOP Developer to Say No to Mark Pincus: ‘Zynga Asked For Too Much’

Author Using Kickstarter To Offer His Book To The Public Domain, And Help Other Creators To Do The Same

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I was recently alerted to an interesting project and organization seeking to get more new works into the public domain. It's been started by Aaron Pogue, who self published some books last year, selling well over 100,000 copies, and allowing him to not just quit his job, but to start...
Author Using Kickstarter To Offer His Book To The Public Domain, And Help Other Creators To Do The Same
Why Content Favors the Old (Entrepreneur)

How One Startup Managed Its Investment Cash Flow

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Backblaze, a leader in cloud storage, just celebrated its fifth anniversary. While the company is now profitable and its seven founders are getting paid salaries, that wasn't always the case. We got a chance to look deep into the company's balance sheet and see exactly how it managed its...
How One Startup Managed Its Investment Cash Flow

Source: Layoffs Are About To Hit HP (HPQ)

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It's no secret that HP is considering layoffs and soon. Meg Whitman has even publicly hinted at them. Question is, how many employees will be axed? One source at HP claims the job cuts are going to be massive. While this is just one source, we know that tension inside...
Source: Layoffs Are About To Hit HP (HPQ)

Bogus Stats Again: BSA Puts Out Its Yearly Propaganda About Software Piracy

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For the 9th year in a row, the Business Software Alliance (BSA), an organization that mainly represents Microsoft's interest, has put out its ridiculous "Global Software Piracy Study", which argues that tons and tons of software is being pirated, and if only people paid for it, there would be $63.4...
Bogus Stats Again: BSA Puts Out Its Yearly Propaganda About Software Piracy

Facebook Cofounder Disses Yammer By Saying It Looks Like Facebook (FB)

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Facebook cofounder Dustin Moskovitz is doing a little trash talking about his competition. Moskowitz's current project, Asana, aims to make it easier to split up work tasks. As such, it competes with companies like Yammer, Salesforce.com, and Jive. "The first time I looked at Yammer, I thought I was on...
Facebook Cofounder Disses Yammer By Saying It Looks Like Facebook (FB)

College Grads Don't Want To Go Work For Startups

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Here's a surprise: college graduates aren't all that interested in startups. So says job search site SimplyHired.com. It surveyed over 250 folks in college and found that only 4 percent named a startup as their ideal place to work. More students wanted something a teeny bit bigger like a small...
College Grads Don't Want To Go Work For Startups

Naveen Selvadurai 'Tried To Fight' His Departure From Foursquare

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On Sunday, Naveen Selvadurai announced he would be leaving the company he co-founded, Foursquare. "I feel I’ve done all I can do and I’m moving on," he wrote. "I realize that I have a desire to do something new." The announcement makes it sound like Selvadurai chose to leave...
Naveen Selvadurai 'Tried To Fight' His Departure From Foursquare
Founders Should Give Their Stock Back: Why Vesting is in Your Startup’s Best Interest
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