Most professionals feel confident testing the employment waters, even from their current office, research suggests. In a survey from global staffing firm Accountemps, 78 percent of workers said they would feel at least somewhat comfortable looking for a new job while with their present company. More
Triggers and hurdles and cliffs, oh my! To be clear, I’m talking about pay plan mechanics and in particular about the kind of cliff that plays an unfortunate starring role in many pay programs. Specifically, the incentive plan with the all-or-none (or nearly so) singular award hurdle, often set against prior year performance, that can […]
A few of your favorite sourcing tools have announced updates. Here’s a breakdown:
HatarActive.jp, a Japanese temp job site owned by Leverages Inc., has opened another brick-and-mortar branch, bringing its total number of offices to six. This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. The post HatarActive.jp opens new branch appeared first on AIM Group.
San Francisco-based Teamable, which uses social networks to facilitate employee referrals, has raised $5 million in additional funds and acquired Simppler, a competitor in the referral space. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
Our customers sometimes tell us the stories that led them to seek out a workforce intelligence solution. One such story clearly describes a core inefficiency that is common to many companies. At this company, the leadership team wanted to develop a new product line and asked finance if they could afford the startup costs. Finance’s […]
Staffing firm Persol Career Inc. has agreed to help the Japanese financial sector thinktank OKB Research Institute embark on a full-fledged recruitment business to eliminate labor shortages in local companies. The post Persol Career ties up with OKB Research Institute appeared first on AIM Group.
With workers harder to find and Obamacare’s tax on generous coverage postponed, employers are hitting pause on a feature of job-based medical insurance much hated by employees: the high-deductible health plan.
Last week after a long day of sourcing I sat down at home to watch some re-runs of my guilty pleasure TV show, Catfish. If you haven’t seen the show, it’s a reality series that follows the journeys of couples who fell in love online but have not met in person. The stories have had […]
Engaged employees fully invest their best selves in the work they do. But what is employee engagement and how is it created? Employees and leaders intuitively know that when we find a place where we can throw our hearts, spirits, minds, and hands into our work, we are happier, healthier, and produce better results. Yet, most […]
Japanese career-change start-up for nurses Career-Next.jp has adopted the on-demand cloud computing of Amazon Web Services to optimize its data storage costs. This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. The post Career-Next adopts AWS appeared first on AIM Group.
Japanese recruitment firm Grooves.com has recieved official approval from the Tokyo Labor Bureau to source candidates from East Asia for Japanese companies. This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. The post Grooves expands to East Asia appeared first on AIM Group.
What’s the sexiest tech acquisition of the past five or six years? You probably just had “Instagram” somewhere near your lips, but what if it were a time and attendance suite?
Vietnamese staffing firm Navigos Group has relocated its headquarters to a new spacious office in Ho Chi Minh City to accommodate its growing business and workforce. This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. The post Navigos relocates headquarters appeared first on AIM Group.