After 3 month incubation at Pangea in Kenya, Onesha.co.ke a digital job marketplace, has secured investment from the Norway-headquartered startup accelerator’s Demo Day. The 5 digit fund will finance the beginning of its expansion out of Nairobi. This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. The […]
The world wide web is a fantastic place of endless resources that you as a sourcer can use. Github, StackOverflow, Hacker News, AngelList are popular places to find people, and we often read about them in blogs. But what about CodePen?
As a marketing professional, I am highly aware that presentation is everything.
In April, LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner went on CNBC and discussed new skills gap data LinkedIn published on the current state of the job market. In the interview, Weiner detailed the most in-demand skills for today’s workforce. Unsurprisingly, digital skills and knowledge of programming languages ranked high on LinkedIn’s list. But the other skills in […]
As you know, employee referrals are one of the least expensive, most efficient ways to recruit job applicants. Better than that, referrals who are hired are more likely to be above-average performers and stay on board longer because they already have a friend or acquaintance on your staff.
The HR function has habitually been criticized for being sluggish and pedantic in terms of its role within an organization. Frustrations abound among disgruntled/dissatisfied employees who see the HR function as the enforcer of leadership mandates while being unable, incapable or hapless in alleviating their concerns.
It wouldn’t be a DisruptHR event if what you heard was what you expected. Sometimes though, we get surprised, like when Amanda Hudson said, “When you’re done studying HR, stop learning about it altogether.”
The Paris-based recruitment site Welcome to the Jungle has raised another €7 million ($8.1 million U.S.) from XAnge, Bpifrance and Kima Ventures, as well as existing investors Jean-Paul Guisset and Michael Benabou. This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. The post French startup Welcome to […]
Sourcing is a difficult task. Often plan A, plan B and not even plan C bring the expected results. That’s why persistence and creativity are sourcers’ most crucial characteristics. It doesn’t mean that creating a sourcing process is a wrong idea. It should, however, include some unpredictable circumstances as, for example, a small number of […]
The US Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. However, the 7-2 decision sets no precedent, instead the majority said the Colorado Civil Rights Commission showed a “hostility toward the sincere religious beliefs” of baker Jack Phillips when it said he violated […]
AI is making big strides into recruiting technology, with startups and established vendors investing heavily in products for a range of uses including interview scheduling, sourcing, and assessments. While it’s certain that AI will disrupt recruiting by automating a lot of what recruiters do, the technology is barely beyond infancy. This limits what it can […]
Job apps are springing up to profit from London’s thriving employment scene. Mobile-only startups Inploi and Tempo offer candidates instant connections with employers, while promising companies a healthy applicant pool in a competitive market. Inploi, was launched in 2016 by CEO Matthew de la Hey (LinkedIn profile), CPO Alex Hanson-Smith (LinkedIn profile), and CTO Chris […]
Indeed, the No. 1 job search destination in multiple countries, has announced plans to add as many as 3,000 jobs in Austin, Texas, over the next several years; positioning it among that city’s largest tech employers. The expansion includes two new office developments totaling more than 615,000-square-feet, including the top 10 floors of Block 71 […]