Xing, the business network operating in DACH (Germany, Austria and Switzerland), announced recently it reached an all-time high of 14 million members and one million premium (paying) members. It outstrips direct competitor LinkedIn, with its 11 million regional members, but Xing has a weak spot: most members are based only in DACH. Jost Schatzmann (Xing […]
Recruiting and Sourcing are common jobs that can be done remotely. They spend a good portion of their day making phone calls, searching sites and trying to fill job requisitions. It’s a job that lends itself well to working from home. So why aren’t there more remote recruiting jobs online? Lately I have seen an […]
Once upon a time, the Human Resources Department was known as Personnel. Now it has changed again and is being called things like Talent, Talent Resources, Human Capital and a dozen other things. The problem is that it is all the same and there is nothing much new. All these titles put the emphasis on talent, […]
If there’s one thing that jumps out from Jobvite’s 2018 Job Seeker Nation Study, it’s this: they hit you immediately with the huge changes going on today in the world of recruitment and talent acquisition.
Every business and staff member go through tough times that might lead to distractions, a drop in motivation or a change in priorities. The only certainty is that all businesses must be ready to face uncertainty. Difficult situations will arise that need to be navigated sensitively, and whilst trying to maintain ‘business as usual’ and […]
Hiretual is a sourcing tool known to be a recruiter or sourcers “best friend.” Founding member Ninh Tran and co-founder Steven Jiang created it with us in mind. They will proudly tell you that “Hiretual was built by recruiters for recruiters.” Hiretual can search across over 20 platforms utilizing AI Sourcing, assists with building boolean search strings […]
In rapidly changing markets, layoffs are a possibility in any industry, at any time, and are bound to send shock waves through an organization.
This week on the Weekly Dose I review the talent pipelining platform Candidate.ID. Candidate.ID’s Talent Pipeline Platform provides one central, unified SaaS solution that manages and optimizes every tactic used to find, attract, engage and nurture candidates. So, what does it really do? Candidate.ID calls itself a talent pipeline platform which makes it this awesome […]
Do you hate getting unsolicited sales calls and texts!? I do! I bet if we did a FOT poll on this question it would come back 100% of people hate unsolicited sales calls and text messages! We know that roughly 95% of all text messages are seen in the first three minutes of being received. […]
San Ramon, CA – April 24, 2018 – eQuest today announced the expansion of its interactive media group which will provide more significant services to its SMB and Enterprise customer base. The expansion will be phased over a 12 month period and will include Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Eastern Europe, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Italy, […]
When Indeed announced it had purchased Workopolis, a well-known job board in Canada on April 4, the reasoning behind such a move was a mystery. By most metrics, Indeed.ca was already the most-trafficked job site north of the border, and Workopolis was far from a growing enterprise in a relatively small market.
Amazon’s founder Jeff Bezos writes famous annual shareholder letters! His shareholder letter for 2018 was another gem of insight into the fascinating leadership culture of Amazon and it’s success. You might not agree with Amazon’s culture. It is well known and documented that Amazon is a hard-charging, burn you out, take no prisoners type of […]
Think you have challenges finding skilled candidates today? What if a number of the best and the brightest decide they just want to stop being the best and brightest and retire while still in their 30s? This is the latest big idea coming out of California’s Silicon Valley, a place that most of the world adores […]