Japanese recruitment firm Interworks Inc. reported an operating loss of Y24.8 million ($228,000 U.S.) in the first half of the year. This marks the first loss for the company in the past five years. The company attributed the downturn to contraction in the manufacturing industry, its main source of business.
Toxic employee behavior can wreak havoc on your business and bottom line. Whether you think there are problem employees working at your company or you just want to learn how to spot the behavior, here are some traits to look for and what you can do when one of your employees is bringing down the […]
Culture Amp began distributing a Diversity & Inclusion Starter Kit designed to help employers develop an inclusive workplace.
Well it’s time for me to lighten up just a little and introduce the 2020 Worst Companies to Work for Awards. A quick disclaimer – this is not an FOT sponsored program, however I just might ask a few of my brethren on FOT to serve as judges. If there is a vendor in the HR […]
Hamburg-based business and career network New Work SE (formerly known as Xing SE) today posted solid sales figures for the first nine months of the year despite the economic slowdown in Germany, Europe’s largest economy.
British recruitment portal Total Jobs is changing its brand identity in the U.K. introducing Totaljobs as the lead brand for the group in the U.K.
Today, if twitter is to be believed, (and there are many whom attribute gospel-like reverence to it) HR is focused on talent, technology and turnover. Throw in an employee experience or two and you’ve got the top 5 “issues” HR needs to address. I have orbited HR for over 15 years, and if I step […]
I love those old Dos Equis commercials “The Most Interesting Man in the World” where the most interesting man says, “I don’t always drink beer, but when I do I prefer Dos Equis.” It’s great marketing that doesn’t seem to get old. It actually ended in 2018, but it’s become part of our vernacular. It […]
Hey! Did you read that Google Hire is shutting down? It is a G Suite tool designed especially for recruiters at small and medium-sized businesses. Though the reason for it’s going offline is unknown, its users can still use it till September 1st, 2020.
Alma Media has increased its ownership in recruitment company Kolektive.ba from 30 percent to 100 percent by acquiring shares held by founders, for an undisclosed amount.
Within the recruitment industry, nothing is more critical than candidate experience. And while you will undoubtedly go to great lengths to find the most experienced candidates on your own. It’s also important to remember how any prospective candidate will view you. In this respect, it’s worthwhile to keep in mind that qualified job candidates tend […]
When companies help others as a group, there’s a trickle-down “feel-good” effect on all of the employees involved, says Ultimate Software’s Vivian Maza.
Companies have long sought actions they could take to increase engagement and retention and keep good people. Among these strategies – above market compensation, stock options, long term incentives, work flexibility, work from home, lunch subsidies, comprehensive and fully-paid benefits packages and a really cool and hip workspace – all these help support retention efforts. […]