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Temporary jobs becoming a permanent fixture
www.usatoday.com

Hiring is exploding in the one corner of the U.S. economy where few want to be hired: Temporary work. From Wal-Mart to General Motors to PepsiCo, companies are increasingly turning to temps.

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SOCIAL MEDIA CONTENT WRITING ALPHABET SOUP
www.thearlandgroup.com

For centuries, different forms of writing have appeared via endless mediums. Now that we have hit the digital age, content writing naturally has evolved.

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Does Offering Free Food and Drinks Lead to High Employee Morale?
www.hiredaily.com

If creating an environment of happy workers sometimes directly relates to creative fulfillment and what those employees get paid, what about those who have to work longer hours? Some companies are asking their employees to take on monumental projects that sometimes require working into the night. When that happens, is it fair for a business […]

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Google likely going after Craigslist, eBay
aimgroup.com

Google Base 2.0? Google Mine lets you share your belongings with your friends and keep up to date with what your friends are sharing. It enables you to control which of your Google+ Circles you share an item with. It also lets you rate and review the items, upload photos of them and share updates […]

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Do Bigger Desks Make People Dishonest?
www.fastcoexist.com

We know that people in large corner offices sometimes do bad things. Could the size of the space actually be one cause?If you’re skeptical about a link between office size and dishonest behavior (and we were), take a look at a new study from Columbia, MIT, Northwestern, Harvard and Berkeley. Across four experiments, it finds […]

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U.S adds 195,000 jobs in June; unemployment 7.6%
www.marketwatch.com

The U.S. economy added a better-than-expected 195,000 jobs in June and employment gains for May and April were revised sharply higher, the U.S. government said Friday. The unemployment rate was unchanged at 7.6%, but the size of the labor force increased by 177,000, according to the Labor Department. Economists surveyed by MarketWatch expected an increase […]

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Happiness Means Creativity: One Company’s Bet On Positive Psychology
www.fastcocreate.com

Cultivating a more positive outlook is a better way of boosting creativity than indulging a tortured genius, according to consultant psychologist and professor Neil Frude who has begun working with ad organization Havas Worldwide London to provide “positive psychology” training to the agency’s staff. It’s all about creating a virtuous circle. “There is a strong […]

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Yammer Partners With Klout to Highlight Employee Influence
mashable.com

One year after Microsoft acquired enterprise social network Yammer, the tech giant announced a new partnership between Yammer and Klout.

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Wie Geht’s! Indeed Expands to Serve German Job Seekers
blog.indeed.com

Today, we’re announcing the opening of our German subsidiary with an office in Düsseldorf. With a 124% increase in traffic since June 2012 and 2.3 million unique visitors in June 2013, Indeed.de is …

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The welcome mat and your candidate experience
qandidate.com

Whenever you go to a new hotel or a new bar or even visiting a house,you get a feeling about what the place is like when you first go through the door. You form an impression on first sight about whether it is going to be interesting, or if it is going to be less […]

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Recruiting UK Financial Compliance Professionals Directly
direct-recruiting.net

Good compliance professionals are in big demand these days in the World of finance and banking.  If you didn’t know, compliance departments are tasked with ensuring their banks or financial institu…

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The Most Connected Woman On LinkedIn Shares Her Secrets
www.businessinsider.com

“I spend about an hour a day responding to messages in my LinkedIn network, but it’s worth it,” Zapar says. “It’s all about relationships and nurturing those relationships both professionally and personally. I invest in my network and my contacts, in turn, take time to help me back.”

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My Thoughts on the No-Asshole Rule
rethinkingrecruiting.blogspot.com

Few things worse than working with wimps … you want to work with really smart, strong willed people who know how to get shit done. Bonus points if you think they are cool and want to have out with them after work…but that’s not a requirement. The only thing worse than wimps … working in […]

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Building a Successful Employee Retention Strategy
www.mindfieldgroup.com

When planning for long term business success, building a successful employee retention strategy is essential.

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