The U.S. economy added a better-than-expected 195,000 jobs in June and employment gains for May and April were revised sharply higher, the U.S. government said Friday. The unemployment rate was unchanged at 7.6%, but the size of the labor force increased by 177,000, according to the Labor Department. Economists surveyed by MarketWatch expected an increase […]
Cultivating a more positive outlook is a better way of boosting creativity than indulging a tortured genius, according to consultant psychologist and professor Neil Frude who has begun working with ad organization Havas Worldwide London to provide “positive psychology” training to the agency’s staff. It’s all about creating a virtuous circle. “There is a strong […]
One year after Microsoft acquired enterprise social network Yammer, the tech giant announced a new partnership between Yammer and Klout.
Today, we’re announcing the opening of our German subsidiary with an office in Düsseldorf. With a 124% increase in traffic since June 2012 and 2.3 million unique visitors in June 2013, Indeed.de is …
Whenever you go to a new hotel or a new bar or even visiting a house,you get a feeling about what the place is like when you first go through the door. You form an impression on first sight about whether it is going to be interesting, or if it is going to be less […]
Good compliance professionals are in big demand these days in the World of finance and banking. If you didn’t know, compliance departments are tasked with ensuring their banks or financial institu…
“I spend about an hour a day responding to messages in my LinkedIn network, but it’s worth it,” Zapar says. “It’s all about relationships and nurturing those relationships both professionally and personally. I invest in my network and my contacts, in turn, take time to help me back.”
Few things worse than working with wimps … you want to work with really smart, strong willed people who know how to get shit done. Bonus points if you think they are cool and want to have out with them after work…but that’s not a requirement. The only thing worse than wimps … working in […]
When planning for long term business success, building a successful employee retention strategy is essential.
Private sector employment in the U.S. increased by a greater-than-expected 188,000 jobs in June from May after the month’s job gains were revised downward to 134,000, according to the ADP National Employment Report. Economists on average were expecting June gains of 160,000.
Back in the 90’s, as the dizzying array of local, niche, and industry-specific job boards and career sites began crowding the market, the process of researching, buying, managing, optimizing, and tracking job postings could be cumbersome, however, and threatened to divert recruiters from their core focus fulfilling the organization’s hiring demands. Thus came the world […]
LinkedIn is looking to new content-marketing ads to stoke its ad business, which accounted for 23% of its revenue last quarter.
A good way to finish interviews is to ask candidates whether they feel lucky, writes Kyle O’Brien, a community manager at an online-learning company. People who answer “yes” are more likely to be humble and hard-working, he writes.
Social Media has had a profound impact on the field of recruiting. Employment branding, talent attraction, and social sourcing have become key tools for talent leaders to deploy to help their organ…