A former of employee of Chinese classifieds giant 58.com (NYSE: WUBA) has been sentenced to over four years in prison for illegally extracting the CVs of more than 64,000 users of the site and attempting to sell them on the black market. The individual was also fined 10,000 RMB ($1500 U.S.)
For the last ten days, I’ve been at HR and TA conferences. It was the longest, consecutive run of speaking I’ve done in my career. Basically, in ten days I did a total of 14 sessions. I now want to crawl into a dark sensory deprivation chamber for a week! If you haven’t seen me […]
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 […]
UAE-based careers platform Oliv has closed a $2 million Series A funding round led by the Aloshban and Alnamlah Family Groups in Saudi Arabia, and Mohammed Khoory in the UAE.
Indonesia-based recruitment platform Ekrut recieved an undisclosed sum in a pre-series A funding round led by Venturra Discovery. New investors Bizreach Inc and Azure Ventures, and existing investors East Ventures, Prasetia Dwidharma, and Skystar Capital also participated.
Ceridian enhanced Dayforce with new features designed to improve the cloud platform’s functionality while expanding its breadth.
I’m in Nashville, TN this week attending and speaking at the SHRM Talent Conference. SHRM Talent has quickly become one of my favorite conferences to attend and speak at because I love being surrounded by TA Pros and Leaders who are in the weeds! Actual real folks, making real placements, with real stories and pain […]
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.
As more employers begin to implement AI, a human element must be in place to ensure that the workforce feels valued and secure.
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 […]
When you think about the top companies in the world, what are the first companies that come to mind? I would bet that Google was one of the first companies that popped in your mind. I am positive that HR professionals around the world are trying to figure out the formula to building such a […]
STOP, COLLABORATE, AND LISTEN. While these may be the words to an iconic and catchy song — you’re welcome if it’s now stuck in your head — they are also words of wisdom for a college student or new grad about to start an internship or entry-level job. So, let’s take a piece out of […]
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 […]