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Job boards in the headlines
www.jobboardsecrets.com

Leave it to me to keep you abreast of the latest job board news. Here’s some of the headlines that caught my eye. 

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Talent Marketplace Hired.com Secures $15 Million at $200 Million Valuation
www.wsj.com

Talent marketplace Hired.com Inc. has secured fresh funding in a pre-emptive blitz by investors clamoring to get a slice of the two-year-old startup now valued at $200 million.

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The Magic Resume Calculator: Save 95% of your job hunting time!
corcodilos.com

In a contest between a trusted referral and your blind resume, you will always lose. I won’t open your resume, and what’s in it doesn’t matter. That’s how hiring managers and I save 95% of our time.

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A Telling Time for Workplace Transparency
www.recruitingtrends.com

For job seekers, this season also offers a telling window into the culture of a potential employer. At Great Rated!, we’ve found that the best workplaces tend to keep people abreast of the organization’s health while incorporating team members into business planning.

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Would A Shorter Work Week Really Make Employees Happier?
www.fastcodesign.com

Oddly enough, it didn’t in Korea.

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The 10 Most Livable Global Cities For Balancing Work And Play
www.fastcoexist.com

Some cities, like New York and Tokyo, offer economic and cultural clout. Others, like Vancouver and Melbourne, offer “comfort.”

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Recruiters, advocates see optimism in jobs market, but wages still a concern
www.philly.com

The nation’s businesses added a whopping 321,000 jobs in November, demonstrating strength in the job market. But Kenny Dubin, who runs a recruiting company in Bala Cynwyd, didn’t need Friday’s report from the U.S. Labor Department to evaluate the economy.

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In Developing Leaders, Do Not Ignore Weaknesses
www.right.com

I consult on talent management and the most common question I get from clients, friends, and even people I meet playing golf is: What do you think?

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Uncovering the truth about employee engagement
www.inc.com

Employee engagement is a concern for many entrepreneurs, but figuring out which tactics work can be difficult. This article attempts to separate fact from fiction by providing real-world examples of companies that have dealt with negative online reviews, generational gaps and other engagement issues.

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For U.S. unemployed, job market appears to hit a turning point
www.stltoday.com

America’s unemployed are now as likely to be hired as to stop looking for a job.

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Top 10 States for Hidden Job Leads – 2014 Edition
www.careercloud.com

Check out our 2014 list of the states with the most hidden job leads. ‘Hidden job leads’ mean jobs that have been announced by companies who will soon be hiring. This list is a snapshot of whats happening in today’s job market here in the USA. 

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Visual listening is the next big thing in social. Here’s why.
venturebeat.com

Images have surpassed text as the currency of choice in social conversations.

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The Not-So Surprising Secrets To Getting Millennials To Stay At Their Jobs
www.fastcompany.com

Balance, pay, mentorship: these factors could be part of the formula that makes young workers stick around.

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News Flash: My Background Check and I Am Boring
www.employeescreen.com

I volunteered to be one of the guinea pigs for this new project and told our team to throw the kitchen sink at me in terms of background screening services ordered and products used. Why they were so excited about this new challenge, I’ll never know. You’d think they just walked down the stairs on […]

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