Sure, only 47% of the American workforce over the age of 16 are women (a gender disparity that’s been gradually closing over the past decade), but you wouldn’t know that from the looks of your average HR department. There’s a reason we…Continue
This is the 5th in the series on lesser known sites to source from. As you saw in the first one we used x-raying to source, well guess what we are again and guess what it still works and it works for free.
The 4th site we will discuss is BeKnown. BeKnown is monsters answer to social networking and business. Beknown…Continue
A common questions we hear from recruiters who are new to contract staffing is “Where do I go for contract job orders?” Conventional wisdom has been to go to the hiring manager rather than human resources (HR).
That's because the direct hire and contract hiring processes were often handled separately, so much so that HR may not have been aware of open…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on April 30, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments
What does your Twitter bio say about you? If you’re not completely happy with it and you’re looking to spice it up a bit, check out this article for some useful tips that will help.…Continue
Tomorrow is a day of celebration for me...I was declared "cancer free" on May 1, 2012. My battle with cancer has had a profound impact on me personally and has changed me in many ways. Some in my behaviors, but mostly in my motivations and drivers.
To give you a brief history, I was diagnosed with Atypical Carcinoid Cancer. This is a pretty rare but fast…Continue
There is no more crucial aspect to any organization’s long-term success than hiring. Just one stat: a top-performer at a company, on average, is worth at least 14 times their salary…Continue
The way you use social media for public interaction today can have a…Continue
Added by Jenny ho on April 28, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments
Imagine 100 stones were dropped on the ground and 40 people were allowed to look through them. Some of the stones were precious gems, others valuable – but not as valuable – quartz and others were worthless fool’s gold; although they all look similar to the untrained eye. In that case, who wins?
It isn’t the person who just grabs a…Continue
I have previously written about the 5 Main Barriers to Digital Engagement by organizations, their leaders, and other senior professionals. These barriers include lack of knowledge and understanding of…Continue
Added by Courtney Hunt on April 28, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments
Spring has sprung and those request offs are rolling in. There is a happy place somewhere between keeping employees motivated and maintaining a competitive edge in business…the problem is that it’s pretty hard to find. The good news is that other leaders have been there and done that, and they’ve reported back. Workplace leadership expert and …Continue
Who knows job seekers better than GlassDoor? Their research provides regular resources for recruiters looking for insights into the job seeker’s mind. They conducted a 2013 study and revealed the top 7…Continue
Added by Raj Sheth on April 26, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments
I was talking with a friend the other day who, was lamenting that she had too much work and not enough time to get it all done. Her manager contended the reason was that she and her teammate did not understand how to manage their time. This is an age-old argument that I hear often in the workplace.
It is a tendency for many in management roles to immediately assume…Continue
Look at it from a 10,000-foot perspective. Let’s say you have a lack of customers and you think it is time to hire another marketer for your company.
Does that mean you need five…Continue
There's a lot of people out there talking about the skills gap out in my chosen line of work. Apparently, somewhere along the way, women decided that the necessities of stuff like going through a horrific physical transformation in order to ensure the survival of our species, around the same time that high schoolers figured out that majoring in liberal arts involved way less…Continue
The legal compliance and liability that comes with placing contractors is no treat no matter where you are located, but in some states, employment regulations are getting so complicated that recruiters are turning down contract business in those areas.
Let’s take a look at the three hardest states in which to place…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on April 24, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments
I ask almost every applicant I screen the following questions: One, “What have you personally done in your career that has either saved your employer money or increased their revenue?” and two, " How much in dollars and cents ? ”
I guess I don’t have to…Continue
Added by Amy McDonald on April 24, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Hiring, as we have argued before, should be treated like a zero-tolerance industry. Making strong hiring decisions is crucial to any organization’s success and wrong hires are incredible expensive mistakes that bring down the morale of everybody around them.…Continue
Earlier this year, we highlighted the decreasing number of women in manufacturing. The Wall Street Journal (WSJ)…Continue