Are you using Google in your job search? If not, you should be. In this career expert Q&A, AnnMarie McIlwain, Founder & CEO of CareerFuel.net, tells us how to use Google to find job openings, create a solid online presence, research the hiring company, and more.
In my last blog post, I wrote about the unfair advantages good-looking people experience in the workplace, and a new website looking to capitalize on them.
I am a humanitarian, a strategist, and a rock. I thrive on stress, I’m good with deadlines, I’m big on communication, and I’m great at multitasking. These traits happen to make me a good fit at Fast Company, which is innovative, competitive, flexible, and ideological (at least according to my perceptions).
Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get,” Forrest Gump so poignantly said. And while I can admit, when life goes a little awry have found myself referencing this mantra. There is one part of life this saying cannot be applied to hiring. Life may be like a box of […]
Last week we asked if mobile developers needed to adopt mobile recruiting. It seemed to be a silly question based upon the industry. Of course mobile developers would use mobile recruiting to hire new employees, right? Apparently not. Is the same true in the healthcare industry with regards to IT workers? Apparently so.
The traditional job board is evolving – but as science tells us, every instance of evolution isn’t always successful. There have been plenty of dead ends in nature. Same in the job board world – often because the sites in question failed to adapt.
With the unemployment rate at an all-time high, employers are struggling to find the right talent to suit their needs. The decreasing trends in college graduates aren’t helping the predicament. Due to these factors, employers are forced to seek new methods of recruiting top technical talent. But this assumes talent is currently out there in […]
We think that we do a decent job of advocating on behalf of our industry. However, every industry needs a group of committed, unbiased advocates to champion its causes.
If managing a hyper-growth tech startup in Silicon Valley is like launching a rocket, then the fuel is a mix of venture capital funding and engineering talent. The right group of engineers can thrust a startup to a sky-high valuation – which then attracts even more funding.
Sansio, a software-service provider in Duluth, Minn., has a 4,000-square-foot wellness center that features cardio machines, a golf studio, saunas and free weights for workers to use. “We feel a healthy employee taking part in a wellness program is going to be more productive and potentially save money downstream in health insurance costs,” says Kevin […]
Employee assessments allow you to more efficiently measure potential candidates on key areas and capabilities needed to be successful in a role.
It could take another two years before the labor market returns to normal, according to research by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City released on Friday, underscoring how far we have to go.
To be an effective business leader (and this is, without question, the goal for those of us who want to still be employable moving forward) requires you to not only personally embrace a digital first posture but to also look microscopically at your career to date and where it is headed. I am fascinated by […]
In the ecosystem of online recruitment products & services, there’s been a lot of buzz around the use of smart phones for job search. But true innovation in mobile for recruitment has been pretty pretty lacking. Here’s seven “blue sky” ways we might use Mobile to connect to talent in the future.