Employment

    • Is Facebook serving job ads that discriminate by age?

      It appears that Facebook is once again in hot water for the way it serves its ads. If you’ve been following the Facebook ad saga, first there was the fact that the social media giant accepted foreign currency for ads allegedly trying to influence the 2016 US Presidential election. Then there were allegations that Facebook was serving housing ads that discriminated by race.

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  • Beware of new work at home repackaging scam

    … Many work at home job offers that you might find online are scams. In most of those cases, the scam is designed to either get you to pay money up front for ‘materials’ or some kind of background check. Again, you should never have to pay to apply for a legitimate job. However, a new twist on the work at home scam has been reported out of Montana…

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  • How much will the eclipse cost the country?

    … With today’s solar eclipse literally looming over the horizon, a vast number of Americans are taking time out of their busy schedules in order to view the once in a lifetime event. Today’s eclipse will be the first one since 1919 to traverse the entire country from coast to coast. The next one reaching that many Americans won’t be seen until 2045…

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  • McDonald’s using Snapchat to recruit new hires

    … If you need to hire a large number of new employees, you need to go where your potential hires are. For McDonald’s, that would be social media and not just any social media, but Snapchat specifically. The fast-food pioneer is using the photo sharing app to appeal to the 16-24 demographic in order to hire 250,000 people for the summer. If you…

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  • On-Demand Labor Solves Problems of Companies and Workers

    … looking for work or for a worker, on-demand labor can benefit you. Join the On-Demand Workforce If you’ve been searching for employment or are not satisfied with your job for some reason, you should consider being a temp worker and providing on-demand labor. This could look like contract work, freelancing, or working at a company for a set time period…

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  • 5 Signs of a Weak Social Media Campaign

    … Given that the majority of businesses are increasing their digital marketing spend going forward, there’s a lot of pressure for marketers to prove that their campaigns are yielding results. Just to put this in perspective, recent research by Digital Neighbor finds that the need to capitalize on social media is a leading driver in the push…

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  • Beware of hurricane work scams

    … Beware of hurricane work scams When huge disasters happen in our country it usually unites us in aiding those affected by the calamity. While they can bring out the best in us these disasters can also bring out the worst in us as it gives scammers and con artists a new opportunity to take advantage of our willingness to help. One of those…

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  • Is student loan debt relief the new 401k?

    … Is student loan debt relief the new 401k? In the past, most employers provided a helpful benefits package to their employees. Robust health and dental plans along with a helpful 401k plan used to be the norm. A number of employers even had a program where you could be reimbursed for your college education if you attended classes while working…

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  • Is work at home just fly by night?

    … Is work at home just fly by night? The off ramp to bankruptcy The work at home con has been around longer than the internet. Back in pre-internet days one of those cons was known as envelope stuffing. In it a prospective ’employee’ would pay a fee to receive materials in order to stuff mailers recruiting even more people into the scheme…

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  • Tips you need for a first time resume

    … Tips you need for a first time resume Previously we’ve discussed why you need a good resume but what if you’re making your resume for the first time? We’ve got you covered there as well. Too many times we see employment request being submitted by young people either just out of school or still in school who just give their name and phone…

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  • Why you need a good resume

    … Why you need a good resume At Geebo we see a number of resumes submitted every by people looking for employment. Unfortunately we also see a lot of resumes that would discourage an employer from looking at them. Too many times we see resumes that are severely lacking information or don’t have any information at all so we’d like to help our…

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  • Job Hunting? Both Weak and Strong Social Ties Can Help (Study)

    … What roles do close contacts on social networks and contacts that users have weaker ties to play during job searching? Facebook research scientist Moira Burke, Tufts University associate professor of economics Laura Gee and Stony Brook University assistant professor of sociology Jason Jones teamed up to answer that question, and they presented…

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  • How Does Social Media Play Into Today’s Job Search?

    … The employment landscape is shifting, thanks to the influence of automation, a growing gig economy and electoral change. A new study from Jobvite analyses the attitudes of workers on issues relating to job security, the economy and the future of work. Social media plays a huge role in the job search. Jobvite found that 48 percent of survey…

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