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Internet-Use Disorder: The Newest Disability?

January 11, 2013
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If Internet addiction is a psychiatric disorder, then employees who suffer from it may be protected by the ADA. This development has potentially significant implications for your workplace.
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Beyond.com Buys Job Board, Career Fair Operator

December 10, 2012
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Beyond.com acquired Human Capital Solutions LLC, which does business as JobCircle.com, a job board that serves the mid-Atlantic area and has more than 1.3 million registered members.
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The Internet is Today's Employee Complaint Box

December 6, 2012
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Employees are online, talking about what is happening in your workplace. The Internet is today's complaint box. If you want to fix problems before they get out of control, you need only turn to social media sites and sites like coworker.org and Glassdoor.
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Younger Workers Taking a Pass on Taking Over the Business

December 4, 2012
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So-called NextGen financial advisers are reluctant to buy into the business. The trend is potentially troublesome for owners of financial advisory firms who have been banking on selling their businesses to junior advisers.
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Michigan Bill Aims to Keep Businesses From Seeking Online Passwords

December 3, 2012
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The bill would outlaw the practice of employers requiring prospective hires to turn over their passwords to social networking sites as a condition of employment. It also pertains to educational institutions and prospective students.
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2012 Game Changer: Kristen Neubert

November 29, 2012
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Manager, recruiting strategy and innovation, DaVita Inc., Denver
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Another Reason Not to Ban Social Media on Company Time (Hint: It's the NLRB)

November 20, 2012
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A slacking employee will not become a star performer just because you limit his or her social media access; he or she will just find another way to slack off.
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Inaugural Virtual Career Fair for Veterans Gets a Salute from Employers

November 19, 2012
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Chicago-based energy provider Exelon was among the 24 companies across the United States that participated in the October event. About 1,100 veterans visited Exelon during the job fair, 205 of whom were in states where Exelon has openings.
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Facebook Launches Social Jobs App

November 15, 2012
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The app provides a central location where recruiters post open positions sorted by industry, location and skills. The app launched yesterday with more than 1.7 million employment opportunities provided by BranchOut, DirectEmployers, Work4Labs, Jobvite and Monster.com.
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Robert Half Survey: Shopping at Work OK

November 13, 2012
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Thirty-three percent of chief information officers said their companies block access to online shopping sites, down from 60 percent last year.
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