This Week in the World: InfluenceHR, the HR Blogger Network and Market Research

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From The HR Blogger Network

Finish your week off strong with five hand-picked posts from The HR Blogger Network:

From Ron Thomas: The Most Important Organizational Dynamic? It's the Art of Managing Up

From Steve Boese: Google Reader: The Shelf-life of Formerly Good Advice

From Laurie Ruettimann: Defining HR Excellence

From Matt Stollak: On Base Rate of Success

From Lance Haun: InfluenceHR and the Recruiting Innovation Summit — Two Good Reasons to be in SF in May

Get serious about market research

We have a lot to say on market research — research drives every aspect of our marketing practices and is an essential component of The Honeycomb (our B2B marketing methodology you'll be hearing about very soon). If you missed this week's coverage of the topic of market research, you can catch up here:

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From Fast Company: Practical Work-from-Home Policies that Actually Work

From Inc: Master the Art of Customer Loyalty

From All Facebook: Report: Are Hashtags Coming to Facebook

From Content Marketing Institute: 6 Keys to Creating Engaging Content Using Facebook Graph Search

From HubSpot: The Future of Social Media According to HubSpot's CMO

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