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 […]
The modern workplace expects employees to be flexible, accessible and fast moving. Shouldn’t the same apply to online compliance training? Yes, and the good news is that compliance training is breaking out of its boring lane.
Thai recruitment startup GetLinks has recently closed a funding round led by Alibaba’s Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund and Australian behemoth Seek. The round was joined by AddVentures, K-Ventures, Peterson Group and Axis Capital Partners. The deal is seen as strategic since the investing companies have been making inroads into Southeast Asia. Seek operates two recruitment […]
The current business climate has created a new focus, and even spurred new laws aimed at achieving equal pay, but not enough progress has been made. PayScale’s new research found that the gender pay gap still persists into 2018.
The small island nation of New Zealand — whose entire population of 4.7 million people could fit comfortably in the city of Sydney and still have room to spare — now has another new job site: TalentHub. The recruitment vertical, which promises free listings and “hassle-free hiring” for recruiters and small businesses, is the third […]
The search tool for managerial jobs has become available as of today at Emploicadres.leboncoin.fr, along with an app. The segment has 6,000 listings by now among the total of 60,000 jobs listings posted on the site. The tool will target primarily passive job seekers. It is based on an algorithm that will distribute personalized job […]
British job board CV-Library.co.uk has appointed John Salt as deputy managing director. Starting in July, he will take responsibility for developing the company’s four U.K. offices, working closely with the company’s owner and managing director Lee Biggins. Salt (LinkedIn profile) has more than 18 years of recruitment industry experience; including a stint as group sales […]
“Dim lights are producing dimwits” – Joel Soler, American psychologist Do you find a dimly-lit workspace preferable to a brightly-lit office? Some people do. Perhaps you find it calming and relaxing; or maybe the setting makes you feel comfortable at a visceral level, because of its similarity to the firelit cave/camp background where humanity spent so […]
When the robots arrive, some of you people out there in HR land are doomed. Utterly doomed!
A lot has been said, and debated, about the changes to the tax code for 2018, both as they affect individuals and corporations.
Emotional Intelligence (EQ) isn’t something that can be taught or trained, which is why it’s such a vital competency for the employees within your organization to have. The term EQ has been tossed around the HR space for the past few years, but in case you need a refresher, emotional intelligence is defined as “the […]
SHRM’s new Talent Acquisition Specialty Credential, announced last week, is as much a symbol of the organization’s new embrace of recruiting as it is a badge of HR focus. Two years in the development, the credential is perhaps the most significant step yet in a program intended to reengage recruiting members of the Society who […]