This week John Sumser interviews Joe Essenfeld. Founder and CEO of JIBE, Joe has held several executive level positions in which he was responsible for hiring hundreds of employees.
At The Arland Group, we think and talk a lot about how social media can help companies engage with people, generate interest in their business and inspire fandom. We generally focus on using social media to bring meaning and engagement to a business, but the connectivity of social media benefits individuals, too.
LinkedIn’s value started with the profile you created for yourself, but then even more importantly, the Experience (your resume) and Recommendations (reviews from other professionals) sections. It was basically your resume and references up on the web. When meeting someone new (for example at a business conference) it wasn’t unheard of to look that person […]
Nokia’s JobLens app for the Lumia smartphone helps job seekers “see” the open jobs available around them.
A grinning La Guardia Airport worker took a lunchtime joyride in an “Arrested Development”-style stair car — even though the wacky contraption isn’t allowed on city streets.
Mad Men’s Season Six finale closed out the cult drama’s weakest season yet. It sometimes felt like a tailored summer suit: stylish, decadent…
Shocker: People hate their job! Results from a new Gallup poll on the persistent state of employee disengagement.
A Wendy’s employee decided that he didn’t want to waste the time and resources to pour himself a vanilla frosty. Not when he could drink it straight from the tap. The suits at Wendy’s think that this dude sucked the cream out of the hose sometime in May and, like a moron, had someone take […]
America’s recruiting leaders say their top priority this year is finding and hiring highly-skilled workers, and the places they’re turning to find them with increasing urgency are social …
Customer Service job openings make up a sizable portion of jobs posted to ZipRecruiter each day. As with many fields, emerging technologies are creating a demand for new skills in CS. Remember when…
Effective use of ‘niche’ sites can extend a recruitment outfit’s reach and allow them to focus on candidate outreach based on specific interests related to the talent needs of various departments.
The mobile recruitment strategies that will help recruiters to plan successfully and to reach job seekers on their mobile devices.
I spend a lot of time in airports and I think there is a lot of similarity between recruiting and border control. The purpose is to keep out undesirables and follow a defined process. Many recruiters, like many airports, let process and regulation take preference over experience. The process applied is built with the regulation […]
We shop online, date online, meet up with friends online, and find work online. That is not going to change, probably ever. So taking steps to include social where it makes sense in the recruiting function is necessary for success. Just about every successful recruiter is using social media in some way or another, so […]