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En-Japan earns $42.5 million in H1

Japanese tech-focused staffing firm En-Japan Inc. (TSE: 4849) reported a considerable 41.9 percent year-on-year increase in its net income to 4.81 billion yen ($42.5 million U.S.) for the first half ended Sept. Each of its job sites continued to maintain higher growth. This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log […]

Save soft-launched for global tech engineers

Japan now has its first-ever artificial intelligence-specialized crowdsourcing site to connect engineers with international, time-bound jobs at It’s part of the no human project created by Tokyo-based IT consulting firm CosmoWeb that’s been providing services for the last 20 years.  This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. The […]

A Wild and Crazy New Model of Employment

Companies today adhere to a decades-old recruitment process originally designed for in-person paper applications — a pre-Internet, one-company-for-life era that has quickly passed us by. The Internet increased our visibility of choice and ease of application, which – coupled with accelerating, always-on technology — shortened our attention spans to less than a goldfish’s.

Here Are My Top 3 Jive Turkeys for Thanksgiving 2018

In addition to mass quantities of turkey, pecan pie, and cold beverages being consumed on Thanksgiving this week in America, it’s the perfect time of the year to dishonor the year’s biggest jive turkeys. In no particular order, here we go:

The Complicated Role Comp Plays In Retention, Engagement and Satisfaction

Here at PayScale, we conduct ongoing research to understand the complicated relationship between compensation, how people feel about their salary and the many other factors that impact employee satisfaction.

The Future of Recruiting Will Combine Hiring Machines With Psychology

When it comes to AI-based hiring assessment tools, we are presently at the bottom of the Technology Adoption Curve staring upward. Those brave enough to be “innovators” and “early adopters” must accept that emerging assessment technologies are far from perfect.

Employees Trade Pay for Culture, Not Perks

Last month, Bloomberg reported that employees will give up big pay raises in exchange for job perks. The reported statistics from a study published by the National Bureau of Economic Research were eye-catching, the Bloomberg headline teasing that “Americans Are Willing to Forgo a 56% Pay Raise for Best Job Perks.”

Don’t Feed the Vendors – the RFP Response Edition

I’m throwing it back to old school FOT today for a Black Friday edition of “Don’t Feed the Vendors.” For those unfamiliar with the segment, we used spotlight vendors on the site long before the days of sponsored content and influencer campaigns and allowed them their 15-minutes on the site. However, it’s the day after […]

Interview with Fairygodboss CEO

The co-founder and CEO of Fairygodboss Georgene Huang, appeared recently on This Week In Startups where she talks about building a career marketplace for women, and shares insights on best companies, equal pay, forced arbitration for misconduct, and work-life balance. She also shares results from her Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Survey that shows, even […]

Slew of New #HRtech Funding Announcements

It’s Thanksgiving week and I know who is thankful. They are companies named Workable, Enborder, Wonolo, Zenjob and WorkGenius. Those five players have raised a total of $114 Million in the past week. In a year of massive funding rounds, this week has become just another repeatable headline. The money is flowing. This is the […]

104 Corp.’s Oct. revenue falls to $4.24m

Taiwanese job sites operator 104 Corporation (TSE: 3130) reported a marginal 0.41 percent year-on-year drop in its consolidated revenue to NT$131.089 million ($4.24 million U.S.) for October. This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. The post 104 Corp.’s Oct. revenue falls to $4.24m appeared first on AIM Group.

Why Pre-Employment Screening Matters for Your Business

Pre-employment screening can reduce employee turnover, mitigate legal risks, and save you money. Learn what your screening service should provide its background checks here.

To Be a ‘Social Enterprise’ Is a Step Beyond Just Doing Good

Note: Today, the American Thanksgiving holiday, is a fitting time to reflect on social responsibility.

Save’s mini-program tops 30k users

Student-temping site has launched a new mini-program on AliPay, the fintech affiliate of e-commerce giant Alibaba (NYSE: BABA). Originally created by Tencent for its WeChat social network in 2016, the mini-program concept has recently been taken up by Alipay, as well as by search giant Baidu. Launched in early October, the mini-program is already seeing […]