My grandmother always told me to be kind to individuals, especially when they’re not expecting it. I was not raised a Buddhist and as a child was unaware that this simple lesson she has instilled in me, is the key to building good karma. The definition of karma is pretty simple: when you are kind […]
Hard conversations may be a fact of business life but that doesn’t mean we look forward to them. Just the opposite. We avoid them to avoid causing even more problems, to avoid hurt feelings, and mostly, as Nick Doctor says, “Because we want people to like us.”
If Indeed getting out of the candidate referral business wasn’t enough to convince you that it’s a failed business model, how about LinkedIn? According to the company’s website, LinkedIn Referrals will no longer be available after May 18, 2018.
StepStone, the global group of job sites owned by German media company Axel Springer, announced today its U.K. generalist sites Jobsite and TotalJobs have started a “partnership.” Details show it’s effectively a consolidation of many of the sites’ functions. StepStone said that while TotalJobs and Jobsite will continue to operate separately, their CV databases will […]
If you’re a job board outside the U.S., consider yourself warned. Google is coming.
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Thomas Edison once said, “I have never failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” While I hope none of us has such an enormous ego we claim to have never failed, I would also hope over a long career we can all point to 10,000 ways that won’t work. Many of the best […]
In rapidly changing markets, layoffs are a possibility in any industry, at any time, and are bound to send shock waves through an organization.
At the 2018 CareerXroads Talent Acquisition Operations and Analytics Colloquium, 50 leaders in the field convened to discuss what’s happening and what’s next in operations and analytics. Across the two-day session, it became clear that these two TA disciplines are continuing to grow in importance and the organizations that are best at using ops and […]
Zhaopin has been deepening its investment in AI technology over the past year, according to comments from CEO Evan Guo. The leading Chinese job platform employs AI algorithms to sift applications, job seekers, and available positions to help recruiters “finetune selections and boost success rates for open requisitions.” This article is only available to AIM […]
I recently found myself in a very similar situation to many candidates I have worked with in the past, finding a new job. As recruiters and sourcers, we can quickly become accustomed to the rollercoaster ride of the employment market. Jobs can come, and jobs will disappear. Whether it’s from layoffs, contracts ending, or a […]
More than half of U.S.-based women in tech say their ideas are ignored in meetings until a man repeats them. Are you kidding me? More than half also say they’re left out of professional/social events and are often assigned low-level tasks in their groups. More than a third of women say their appearance has been […]