Unlimited paid vacation sounds like an amazing perk. Just think — you could take a three month cruise around the world and get paid for it, right?
It’s that time a year again for one of my most favorite HR and TA Conferences – the HR Tech Conference 2015! On the first day of the conference this year Human Resource Executive Magazine announced the 2015 Awesome New Startups for HR. These are are companies I’ll be checking out and keeping my eye […]
“I only read it for the articles” may soon be true for Playboy fans! Playboy has officially announced it will be PG-13 as of 2016 and no longer print nude pictures of women. As CNN reports: “This isn’t a story about nudity; it’s a story about disruption and innovation. Times, tastes and technology have changed […]
LinkedIn's EducationConnect conference at New York City's Metropolitan Pavilion last week looked like a lot of industry events, with keynote speakers interspersed with marketers' messages, and a cocktail reception finale. In this case, though, the only …
Have you ever wondered why some of the teams at your organization become dysfunctional? The answer may be that they were never compatible from the start. Ted Malley, senior vice president product evangelism at Ceridian talked about how to “Build Better Teams that Achieve More” during an October 18 pre-conference session at Human Resource Executive’s 18th Annual […]
Creating compelling content can be a serious challenge for business owners, but content creation is only the beginning. Once a piece of content has been published, distributing and promoting that content becomes the next, and often bigger, challenge.
The biggest determinant of start-up success is in the quality of its staff. It doesn’t matter how brilliant the idea, or how much start-up capital is
Salary surveys don’t prescribe the correct salary for you or any other individual. They can’t. Salary statistics are descriptive of a population, not prescriptive about an individual. That is, if you base a decision about one employee (or job candidate) on this stuff, you’re likely to make a big mistake. So, why does HR rely […]
LinkedIn launched a pilot project Monday aimed at the growing number of American freelancers and contractors. LinkedIn ProFinder starts just in the Bay Area with jobs in three categories — accounting, graphic design, and writing and editing. But the …
In today’s Job Story we profile The McIntyre Group, one of Connecticut’s premier staffing firms. They have four Practice Groups that specifically staff for: Creative, IT, Finance & Accounting, Corporate Services all for Direct Hire and for Consulting. We asked their owner & founder, Leslie McIntyre about who they hire and what makes them different.
By Eric B. Meyer
Say what you will about Amazon and their culture—they’ve got the foundation right and I freaking LOVE the company. Yep, I’m a fan and even if they worked me so hard my eyeballs rotted out of my head from reviewing resumes and my fingers fell off from endless Taleo clicks, I’d trade my time to […]
A 57-year-old terminally ill businessman -director of a firm -has used his LinkedIn profile to announce the dates of his death next week and funeral before he ends his own life at a Swiss euthanasia clinic. Simon Binner, operations director at a health …