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Study proves that Facebook is not reliable as a hiring tool

Study proves that Facebook is not reliable as a hiring tool

Back in 2012, we learned that Facebook stalking would tell you if a person was worth hiring. Researchers at Northern Illinois University found that they could p...

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Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales and Computer Employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act

Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales and Computer Employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act

On May 18, 2016, President Obama and Secretary Perez announced the publication of the Department of Labor’s final rule updating the overtime regulations, whic...

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Does “Poverty” Cause Low Achievement?

Does “Poverty” Cause Low Achievement?

On her “Bridging Differences” blog, educator Deborah Meier began a discussion with Mike Petrilli of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, on whether u...

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As More Americans Have Surgeries Overseas, US Companies Consider 'Medical Tourism' a Health Care Option

As More Americans Have Surgeries Overseas, US Companies Consider 'Medical Tourism' a Health Care Option

Joy Guion was boarding a plane for the first time to fly from her native North Carolina to Costa Rica, a sun-soaked tourism hot spot where she would stay in ...

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Government Shutdown - what can you do, and what's not available?

Government Shutdown - what can you do, and what's not available?

How does a Government Shut Down Affect You? During the Government Shutdown, many crucial services will be impacted. We will keep this page as up to date ...

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Poll: More People Support Affordable Care Act than they do ObamaCare.

Poll: More People Support Affordable Care Act than they do ObamaCare.

More Americans oppose the health care law when you call it Obamacare—46% of Americans oppose the health care law when it carries Obama’s name, wh...

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LinkedIn Denies Spamming, Tapping User Email

LinkedIn Denies Spamming, Tapping User Email

LinkedIn has categorically rejected allegations that it makes a practice of tapping into users' private email accounts and exploiting their contact lists...

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Data Broker Giants Hacked by ID Theft Service

Data Broker Giants Hacked by ID Theft Service

An identity theft service that sells Social Security numbers, birth records, credit and background reports on millions of Americans has infiltrated computers...

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NY Cracking down on Fake Online Reviews With 19 Companies To Pay More Than $350,000 In Fines each

NY Cracking down on Fake Online Reviews With 19 Companies To  Pay More Than $350,000 In Fines each

“Operation Clean Turf” Concludes Year-Long Undercover Investigation Into Reputation Management Industry, Astroturfing And False Endorse...

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Higher Education Pays: But a Lot More for Some Graduates Than for Others

Higher Education Pays: But a Lot More for Some Graduates Than for Others

Higher education is one of the most important investments that people make, and most students make this investment because they want a better chance to land ...

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Factcheck on Obamacare Myths:

Factcheck on Obamacare Myths:

Falsehoods about the Affordable Care Act are still swirling -- and the intensity of the claims is rising as the exchanges are set to launch. We’ve ...

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EEOC wins LandMark Transgender Case

EEOC wins LandMark Transgender Case

Rapid City Market to Pay $50,000 to Settle EEOC Finding of Discrimination Against Transgender Employee Well-Performing Employee Fired Because of Gender I...

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Check’s In The Mail, I Love You, We Hire Fast, And Other Lies HR Tells

Check’s In The Mail, I Love You, We Hire Fast, And Other Lies HR Tells 

alan_Fluhrer_BW_2015.jpgAlan is a 20+ year talent acquisition manager & recruiter. Industry experience includes banking, engineering, and high-tech, (of all kinds), government intelligence agencies, (I could tell you but I’d have to kill you…joke), and more. 

His expertise includes talent management, recruiting at all parts of the process and improving processes and methods with a blend of art, science/data, and smattering of common sense. Including onboarding, candidate experience, social media recruiting, branding, and a whole lot of strategy creation and execution

Contact Alan Fluhrer 626-585-1700
Find Alan at  :   https://www.facebook.com/alan.fluhrer

ohttps://www.linkedin.com/in/alanfluhrer 

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Misclassification of Employees as Independent Contractors

misclassoffbooksEmployer misclassification of their employees as independent contractors is a widespread phenomenon in the United States.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) estimates that employers have misclassified millions of workers nationally as independent contractors.[1] 
While some employers misclassify their workers as independent contractors in error, often employers misclassify their employees intentionally in order to reduce labor costs and avoid paying state and federal taxes.

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EEOC Releases New Online Resource Center for Small Businesses

misclasslogo.gifResource Provides User-Friendly Information on Federal Anti-Discrimination Laws, Tips for Small Businesses and Videos on Frequently Asked Compliance Questions

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released today a new online resource center designed to help small business owners comply with the laws enforced by EEOC.

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To your Successful Job Search

Looking for a job is so stressful. Not hearing anything back, and wondering why! Wondering what you may be doing wrong, and wishing you could find a way to do it better.

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Facebook Hacking (Searching for Job Titles and Employers by IDs)

Due to the main professional social network not meeting our expectations on several fronts, there’s a growing interest in sourcing on Facebook. As many people are already aware, the Graph search is “officially” gone but still exists in the back-end. @TheBalazs has two great posts on using Graph search:

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3 mistakes that job seekers do when doing salary negotiations...

 

fernandoespinosaBased on our expertise, there are 3 mistakes that job seekers make when negotiating a salary, usually due to lack of preparation and experience.

1- First mistake: A large amount of job seekers don’t know how much their skill set is worth in the market before engaging in a salary discussion. As a result, they get into a salary negotiating process feeling overvalued or undervalued.

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HCX Facts

Growth in women's share of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) occupations declined to 27% in 2011from a high of 34% in 1990. While women make up nearly half of the workforce, they were 26% of the STEM workforce in 2011.

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