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Study Finds Healthy Social Network Helps After Job Loss

Study Finds Healthy Social Network Helps After Job Loss

By BERNIE DeGROAT, University of Michigan — When faced with job loss, people who consider themselves poor may limit employment prospects by believing they have a smaller social network than they actually do, says a University of Michigan business professor. “Social networks help explain people’s outcomes in the labor market by determining how people seek help,” […]

JobsMiner Is First Job Search Engine Covering All Social Networks

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JobsMiner Is First Job Search Engine Covering All Social Networks

A group of technology and marketing entrepreneurs in Israel have come up with the first jobs search engine that they claim covers all social networks. JobsMiner.com crawls social networks, blogs and forums, filtering out the and finding only opportunities relevant to the job seeker. The aim of the search engine is to uncover “hidden jobs” […]

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Infographic – Social Media Recruiting

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Infographic – Social Media Recruiting

Bullhorn Reach, a division of Bullhorn, Inc., global software-as-a-service for provider for employee recruitment, recently put the findings of some of its research on how recruiters are using social media into an infographic. Among the key findings about social media recruiting: LinkedIn delivers nearly nine times more applications than Facebook and three times more than […]

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LinkedIn Buys Real-Time Search Startup IndexTank

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LinkedIn Buys Real-Time Search Startup IndexTank

LinkedIn has acquired San Francisco-based IndexTank, a provider of real-time hosted search technology, for an undisclosed amount. LinkedIn and IndexTank say that the acquisition will help improve LinkedIn’s internal search technology. “LinkedIn has exploded over the past few years, and the search team has done a fantastic job at building world-class technologies to keep up […]

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Google Millionaire Asks Obama “Will you please raise my taxes?”

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Google Millionaire Asks Obama “Will you please raise my taxes?”

President Barack Obama on Monday, 26 Sept. 2011, was pitching his job-creation at at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif., in the heart of Silicon Valley when he received an unusual request from a Google millionaire. At a town-hall meeting conducted with social-media firm LinkedIn that was dubbed “Putting America Back to Work,” […]

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