Let’s say you are passionate about something and want to change the world. Q: How do you fix significant problems by using the internet?A: You don’t. Stop yourself before you start. – Laurie Ruettimann The internet is but one tool to affect social change, and it’s an imperfect one at best. You need an omnichannel […]
I’m a college basketball fan, so the NCAA Championship this week was fun to watch. OK. Maybe not the first 5 minutes when no one could hit the broad side of a barn–but the overall tournament and the championship game did not disappoint. Take Virginia and Texas Tech–two defensive-minded teams who made it to the […]
Which software do you use for recruitment? An ATS? Applicant tracking systems are the preferred choice for employers and hiring managers while recruiting candidates. They are useful as they handle a plethora of resumes and set an effective workflow.
These days, we witness a job market blooming with new job opportunities and numerous candidates seeking jobs. Managing a flood of resumes is a herculean task for HR managers and recruiters. With candidates applying for jobs on your website, resumes in your inbox, desktop and various folders, it seems almost impossible to look for the […]
I learned long ago that you should always be ready to take good advice — no matter where it comes from. This month, it came from a guy named Michael Dermer who touts himself in his blog and newsletter as The Lonely Entrepreneur. His words of wisdom were short, sweet, and spot-on. He said: “Turn […]
It was 5 minutes until 5:00 pm on a Friday. I was at my desk holding court about where the Sales team was going for happy hour when suddenly the “personnel” lady appeared with a figurative summons for me to appear in personnel court along with a fellow Account Executive. “Why,” you ask? Two weeks […]
Leverages Inc., a Japanese staffing firm with local and overseas operations, has appointed Takenori Mayama (間山 哲規) as its new CEO to realize profitability for the company’s new services.
I read a lot of HR stuff about high performers. We all want an entire population of these employees at our companies. Adding more high performers means better overall results, which means better everything, right? Maybe not. Depending on your culture, you could be making it hard for the best performers to stay. As Long […]
Indeed is ramping up its presence in Australia by signing a multi-platform commercial arrangement with media and entertainment company Nine.
Sri Lankan youth now have a new comprehensive career management site at YouLead.lk where they can find vacancies, apprenticeship opportunities, and career guidance. The site recieved $12 million U.S. in funding from the United States Agency for International Development.
Social media is the latest trend in hiring candidates. Social recruiting is one of the most preferred choices to screen candidates. You can use enrichment marketplace to get updated information of candidates through their social profile before calling them for an interview.
I’m a child of divorce. I know, right, cry me a river. I was never the kid who blamed everything wrong in my life on divorce. On the contrary, I think being a child of divorce probably gave me a leg up on all these soft kids who grew up in a nuclear family and […]
A few weeks ago in the airport bathroom, I overheard a conference call taking place in the stall next to me. Cringe. I hate that. Are you so important that you have to pee during the call? I get if you’re at home. You really need to go, so you put yourself on mute. But […]
Everybody has a story, maybe more than one, impacting your work life. A few years back while attending the SHRM National Conference in Orlando, Heather Abbott, a Boston Marathon bombing victim, gave a rousing 10-minute introduction to the conference. An HR executive whose life was dramatically altered after losing a leg in the tragic event. […]