Sportspeople, the Australian job site focused on recruitment for the sport and fitness industry, is up for sale. The site, which launched in 1996, offers job listings, pre-employment assessments, performance appraisals, exit surveys, and also houses an education directory for training courses in the sports and fitness field.
It’s natural that leaders want to be in control. Each of us hopes the future will unfold according to our plans.
Early last month, I blogged here about a situation involving an individual who:
What’s bad for journalism has been good for public relations. Reporters have always had a tendency to leave the trenches of writing stories and the low salaries associated with that profession for the cushy confines of the PR industry. However, the slow decline of newspapers has elevated this trend over the past decade.
A political firestorm has erupted at Google over a 10-page memo by a software engineer challenging the company’s diversity efforts, declaring that biology and not society explains why there are so few women in tech and leadership.
Some folks and some companies I’ve been chatting with:
Jianzhile (兼职乐, or “Happyjob.com”) has announced that it recently secured pre-A funding worth “several tens of million” RMB (several million U.S. Dollars). The round was led by Flyfot Ventures (飞图创投), and joined by Longcapital (长石资本) and the headhunting website Liepin (猎聘). Jianzhile’s mission is the create “a bridge between university graduates, blue-collar workers and businesses”. It […]
Ten years ago, Renae Smith founded her own public relations company, The Atticism, in Sydney, Australia. For years she worked long hours, building her business from the ground up, chasing clients, and answering emails at all times of the day and night.
Few people like hearing bad news about themselves. Getting a tough performance review or being called out for a mistake challenges our status and triggers feelings of shame, frustration, and helplessness. Negative feedback floods the brain with stress-inducing hormones that raise our threat awareness and causes a momentary loss of executive functioning.
When you get promoted to a managerial position, you don’t automatically gain managerial skills that allow you to easily treat people fairly. You’re still the same person you were the day before, and let’s face it, that probably means you don’t like everyone equally.
I’m gonna let you in on a little secret — an easy-peasy way to accommodate an employee who needs a day off from work as a religious accommodation…
Many tools come and go, but some have become very reliable in our efforts to better source talent. Sourcers are keen on the advantages of sourcing tools, but many are still learning the power behind combining sourcing tools to achieve optimal success.
California-headquartered LinkedIn, the network platform for working professionals acquired by Microsoft last year at a valuation of $26.2 billion U.S., rolled out a made-in-India product called LinkedIn Lite.