Remember that scene in Animal House, the one where Donald Sutherland is sitting around with Katy and some of the Deltas, smoking pot and discussing solar systems and atoms on the fingernail of a giant being?
At the end of June the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released the results of its 2016 American Time Use Survey (ATUS). For the second year in a row the press release emphasized the fact that workers are more likely to do some or all of their work at home. A new statistic added to 2016’s […]
Working with an executive coach can have a huge payoff for leaders as they develop, improve their skills and stretch in new areas. Like anything in life, coaching is as much about what you give as what you get back.
In the world of high volume sourcing little compares to the needs of a call center. Call centers are a notoriously demanding segment of the customer service industry, resulting in a call center employee have the shelf life of day old bread. Unfortunately, regardless of investments into retention strategies, this turnover is simply the nature […]
I was on the phone yesterday with George Larocque who is an HR advisor to HR technology companies worldwide. George also does some consulting with companies on selecting HR technology, research, etc. He’s one of the few people in the industry that I listen to, primarily because I know he knows his stuff and isn’t trying […]
51job Inc. (前程无忧, NASDAQ: JOBS), the leading recruitment platform in China by total users, has today announced that it has agreed to become majority shareholder of China’s leading tech-sector recruitment platform, Lagou (拉勾). 51job will acquire a 60 percent stake in Lagou for $119 million U.S. in cash, valuing Lagou at approximately $200 million U.S.. […]
Protecting customer and employee data should be at the top of every major corporation’s priority list. Your customer and employee trust depends on it.
Talking compensation and promotions with your employees can be a tricky business, yet many managers make these costly (and sometimes time-sensitive) people decisions based on hallway conversations and gut feel.
Launched in 2012 and raising a total of $11 million, Take the Interview, a video recruiting tool in a sea of video recruiting tools, has expanded its offering to better resemble a marketing platform, and is now ConveyIQ. “This is an evolution of digital interviewing,” said founder and CEO Danielle Weinblatt. “Think of ConveyIQ as […]
Give it a Google, and you’ll find article after article on the rules for conducting yourself in an interview – as a candidate. But a good impression goes both ways when it comes to contacting a candidate. You don’t want to give yourself or your organization a bad reputation because you simply didn’t take the […]
It’s my favorite time of year when ‘the’ HR Technology Conference is right around the corner and I’m getting all my meetings set up, and getting ready for my panel on “Building the Perfect TA Tech Stack”. One of the really awesome things that HR Tech has added is a competition where we all get […]
About a year ago, I started to manage our corporate Glassdoor account. Seemed like the perfect responsibility for me to assume; I lead our Talent Acquisition department, I love to write, and my 17 years as a married man has accustomed me to baseless criticism. I kid, I kid. But yes, I took the wheel […]
Don’t look now but the major job boards are beginning to go after consumers with a new round of television commercials in the battle for market share. Indeed, Monster, ZipRecruiter, CareerBuilder and even Glassdoor are taking to the airwaves with brand new spots. Here’s a look at each of them. Monster Their ad seems to […]
Flock raised money from The Hartford and other investors.