When we sit in face-to-face conversations with others, whether it’s a friend, your child, your spouse, or teammate; how frequently are you thinking about nothing else other than the words that are coming out of the individual’s mouth? Probably not too often. You may be surprised to know that research shows only about 10% of us listen effectively.
The movement toward remote work still poses a security risk to SMBs. Among other reasons, only 18 percent of remote workers consider security.
You’ve probably heard of the idea of 1,000 True Fans. Seth Godin gets a lot of credit for the idea, but he’s quick to point out he got it from Kevin Kelly over a decade ago. True Fans are those people who really believe in you and your work. They make it a point to […]
I received a job offer a while ago, and it was a good one. Part of the package included an awesome paid time off program. Unlimited. That’s right folks, Unlimited PTO. I can take as much time as I need, whenever I need it, vacations galore. If my wife and I decide to start a […]
GlassDoor, the recruitment reviews site owned by Recruit Holdings, has launched an employer site. GlassDoor for Employers is designed to help companies “recruit and hire quality talent faster and more easily,” according to industry newsletter OnRec. This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. The post GlassDoor launches employer […]
Tokyo-headquartered Work Port Inc. has opened two new branches of its IT and engineering schools in Nagoya and Saitama. They will offer a month’s free training to help inexperienced job-seekers. This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. The post WorkPort expands free IT schooling appeared […]
Two recruitment advertising companies that were operating as identity-capture sites apparently have shut down, one week after the AIM Group published an investigation into their operations. StartJobs.net and OnlineResumeBuilders.com both refer to “holding” screens, rather than the job-listing and resume sites that were operating there until earlier this week. The post Identity-capture recruitment sites shut […]
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past year, you know Google for Jobs is a big deal. By sending job seekers directly to openings from Google’s search results instead of, say, the homepage of a job board, the world’s most popular search engine has changed how everyone — job boards and direct […]
After serving their country and gaining valuable experience in the process, many of our nation’s veterans still struggle to find jobs when they return home. Veterans without college degrees are often overlooked for high skill jobs. Companies should consider veterans’ experiences to be as valuable as a college degree and prioritize technical, leadership, and critical […]
Competencies have become the building blocks to determining success in an open role. When you identify competencies that are required for success in critical roles within your organization, you create a higher likelihood of job fit and success. Additionally, the chances of retaining that employee, due to their increased fit to the role increases and […]
The power of communication is a fantastic thing. Reflect upon a recent conversation with someone that went great. The one whereas you walked away you felt like you had a clear image or purpose from what was discussed. The chances are that person was a great communicator. Maybe they told a great story or painted […]
Today on The Weekly Dose I take a look at LinkedIn’s new company page design and break down what you need to know and change to take advantage of the new design. Besides your company career site, your LinkedIn Company page might be most organization’s TA Teams next biggest asset when it comes to attracting […]
It’s that time of year again when there is a certain nip in the air, foretelling if it will be a good or bad winter. This is a time of hot apple cider, roaring fireplaces, football and the mother of all HR events, Open Enrollment! OK, Maybe it doesn’t exactly trump the Super Bowl; but […]
Mercer, a global consulting leader in advancing health, wealth, and career, and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc., today announced the creation of the HRTech Incubator Program, a first-of-its-kind incubator launched in collaboration with WeWork Lab, focusing exclusively on future of work technology services. It will be located across the river from […]