Online Recruitment Works If Done Correctly, Experts Say

Online Recruitment Works If Done Correctly, Experts Say

Automated job-match programs — like Monster, Indeed, Glassdoor, Career Builder, Dice and the state-run Arkansas JobLink — are still useful, but experts say employers have to use them smartly to get the best results.
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Looking Up at Channel 7, With a Drone of Its Own

You might say that KATV has a new drone to play with, but it's no toy; instead, it's a sophisticated newsgathering tool costing at least $6,000, not counting the employees who fly it.
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Windstream Announces Expansion of Long-Haul Network

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock announced on Tuesday that it is expanding its long-haul express fiber transport network throughout the western United States using Infinera Corp.'s DTN-X platform.
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