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LinkedIn Launches New Feature to Foster Internal Transfers

linkedinRecruiters typically search LinkedIn to find passive candidates to fill their jobs and of course, professionals usually leverage it to connect with each other, build their online profile and to pursue external job opportunities.

Well, according to a piece in The Wall Street Journal, the social media site has a new feature to tell people about available jobs at their current employers. Apparently this will help recruiters identify internal candidates so they can fill their requisitions and simultaneously reduce turnover. Read more

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The Case for Making a Lateral Move or Simply Staying Put for Now

charityWe’re so accustomed to having a career path drilled upon us to work harder, better, faster for the next promotion, the bigger office, better paying job.

Maybe our society is just full of overachievers, hence the purpose of this particular blog post.

Well, a promotion isn’t necessarily the answer to everyone’s career dreams nor should it be. We want to remind you that it’s perfectly okay to not want that big job and fine to feel content where you are right now. And it’s also completely fine (hey, who are we to judge anyway, right?) to pursue a lateral move for the sake of learning something new that’s not the next rung on the corporate ladder. Read more