Talent pros across the country have spent most of early 2016 trying to figure out how to basically just keep up. Escalating wages, tight labor markets and (mostly) good economic indicators. All we have to do is recruit and hire, retain top performers, set the right compensation, run a comprehensive but affordable benefits program and […]
When planning for long term business success, building a successful employee retention strategy is essential.
HR and hiring managers describe the worst interview flubs they’ve ever witnessed.
By now, you’ve probably heard about Apple CEO Tim Cook’s current donnybrook with the FBI. If not, here’s the rundown and…
Team lunches and happy-hour outings are designed to create more cohesive, productive workplaces, but making these events compulsory can create issues for workers, Mikki Kendall writes. This article outlines the risks associated with mandatory socializing, including alienation and stress for certain staffers, particularly working parents and those on tight budgets.
When it comes to online job searching in 2016, the news is overall positive . However, if you are one of the 30 million Americans out of work or underemployed, this isn’t a reason to celebrate. We’ve all heard that networking is the number one job search strategy, with up to 80% of people obtaining jobs […]
This may be the most revealing question you can ask.
If you read my bio, you know I’m a music fan. In particular, I get excited by loud, vibrant and heart-stopping tunes. So when a former colleague messaged me he was touring with AC/DC and they’d be in Houston, I had no shame in asking (ok… begging) him for tickets. Not only did we have amazing […]
SAN FRANCISCO, March 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Culture Amp, the people analytics platform for data-driven insights on employee engagement and company culture, announced today that it has closed a $10 million Series B round. The round was led by Index Ventures with participation by Felicis Ventures and Blackbird Ventures. The funding will be used to […]
Some people let social media define their reputation. What you may not know is how to use social media as a career building tool. Here are 5 ways that the proper use of social media can help you in your career.
Up front disclaimers: Job hopping articles get people wound the heck up. This one shouldn’t—I tried to stick to logic and some well-reasoned opinions. This post isn’t about you. Don’t get wound the heck up. Like any job category, talent acquisition pros come in all sizes, but there is one thing that’s easy to see […]
Stack Overflow, the world’s largest online community for programmers to learn, share their knowledge and advance their careers, today released a new report.
On May 27th, Pakistani investigators arrested the CEO of Axact a Pakistani software company accused of running an online diploma mill. Click here to read more.