At this year’s State of the Union Address, President Barack Obama made headlines by asking Congress to raise the federal minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $10.10.
It was a bold move by the president, as minimum wage has always been a political hornets’ nest. Liberals have argued that workers need to earn a living wage, whereas hardcore conservatives question the need for minimum wage laws at all.
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How to source on the lesser known sites!! Odesk
Odesk is simply a place were freelancers make themselves available for you to hire. The skills range from; developers, SEO. PM, and so much more. …Continue
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There is a misnomer floating around cyberspace that the job interview should be just as much about the hiring manager selling the job to the candidate as it is the candidate selling themselves to the hiring…Continue
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Monday, I spent the day looking through career pages to find the best ones on the web. And while I saw many fantastic pages - including Bonobos, …Continue
Warren Buffett puts a premium on collecting behavioral data while hiring. Credit: Pete Souza
When you analyze how we initially screen job applicants, something becomes obvious: it is all about what the applicants have done (or said they’ve done), instead of finding out who the people really are.
Think about it. Looking at a resume – 80 percent of which contain misleading statements, and 53…Continue
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Marvel’s Spiderman and DC’s Batman. Credit: DJKAYE, deviantart
DC and Marvel have been foes since the 1930s, when the two companies began printing comic books. Since, they…Continue
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Kinzaa lets you build visually stunning infographic resumes. An infographic resume is a way of describing your resume information in a visual or graphical form. Infographics provides the format that sets you apart from the crowd. Employers get the specific information they crave in a…Continue
Behance is a special site were creative people can showcase their work, and find jobs. This is for Illustrators, graphic designers, Motion Graphics etc. To do this without worry you need go no further than into your bag of tricks and pull out an old try and true tool, called x-raying.…Continue
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Oprah Winfrey. Credit: Alan Light
If you want to learn the secret to hiring, there is no better lesson than Oprah Winfrey.
Winfrey is a bold, African American woman who wanted to talk about gays and feelings before it…Continue
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In 2008, Marvel was on the ropes, or at least the movie-making part of the business was.
Just look at the last eight movies featuring Marvel characters released before April 2008:Blade Trinity, Elektra, Man-Thing, Fantastic Four, X-Men: The…Continue
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Hiring Eisenhower as the Supreme Allied Commander in Europe might have been FDR’s greatest move. Credit: Wikipedia
At VoiceGlance, we believe the key to any organization’s success is hiring the right people. To honor that belief, we…Continue
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Vizify was a website designed around your other social media profiles. It was recently bought by Yahoo, however the profiles still exist and they are searchable. To do this without worry you need go no further than into your bag of tricks and pull out an old try and…Continue
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When Tony Hsieh started Zappos in 1999, he was smart enough to realize what would make his company stand out.
There was nothing unique or proprietary about a site that sells shoes. It had competitive prices, but…Continue
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I’ve been having some fun with this topic and some shock value. After I shared my last post on LinkedIn, the scary side of the world reared its ugly head. I saw comments like “you weren’t…Continue
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If you gave Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer truth serum and asked her about her hiring practices, she’d probably say she’s trying to put Yahoo on par with her former company, Google.
If you gave Yahoo employees truth…Continue
Amazon’s theory on hiring can be tied to something its CEO, Jeff Bezos, …Continue
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There are two coffee shops in my neighborhood: a Tim Hortons and a Dunkin’ Donuts.
The prices at both are pretty much the same. The food is different - if anything I prefer Dunkin’ Donuts. And yet, I got to the Tim Hortons every…Continue
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Forbes reports that the average customer satisfaction ranking for companies in America is around 86…Continue
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Larry Page and Sergey Brin were both high-achieving students, as both earned master’s degrees from Stanford before they co-founded Google.
Understandably, when they started hiring at Google, they focused in on hiring people like them, namely people from great schools with high…Continue
Dribbble is a site that is designed to be a community of designers, developers and such answer questions. People on this site might be; developers, web designers, graphic designers, Icon Artists, Typographers and much more. The people you might find here will also…Continue
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