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 […]
Employee morale can sometimes be directly related to how much an employee is paid in comparison to someone else. And while most employees will understand the pay hierarchy in a company or business, it places a burden on a manager when he or she decides to take a raise. How should a manager of a […]
Should you become a LinkedIn Jedi, you will also become a superconnector–a person with the privileged position of network centrality–and be able to master the art of the tele-introduction.
Join Johnny, Jim Stroud and Chris Russell for a lively debate surrounding the myth of the passive candidate.
With Nelson Mandela battling a severe lung infection, Jena McGregor looks to the South African icon’s past interviews for insight on his leadership style. Mandela knew the power of words and symbols in inspiring followers and winning over enemies, but he also believed that leadership was ultimately a way of serving others. “What counts in […]
The American Medical Association has said that obesity is a disease, but it’s unclear whether the condition can be considered a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act, lawyers say. The severity of an overweight person’s condition will likely factor into whether he or she can be considered disabled, they say.
Despite the controversy over the Affordable Care Act, 82% of employers say they plan to still offer health care coverage, a Challenger, Gray & Christmas survey says. “Companies that opt to drop employee health insurance in 2014 may soon find out just how valuable a retention tool those benefits are,” said CEO John Challenger.
More companies are looking beyond the transcript and interview to find the best college graduates to hire. Using assessments and role-playing, employers are looking for those with “soft skills” such as an ability to work well in teams, write and speak clearly and adapt quickly to business and technology changes.
The U.S. Supreme Court this week ruled on two cases involving workplace discrimination, and on Wednesday struck down the Defense of Marriage Act. The first two rulings should be viewed as victories for employers, because they could help avoid discrimination claims, experts say. The third ruling will complicate employee benefits administration, particularly in states that […]
I could give you a big list of things that send employees into the survival-focused fight-flight-freeze part of their brains — what I call their”Critter State.” They include unrealistic deadlines, lack of transparency, intolerance for failure and more. To me, though, the most interesting mistakes are those that leaders have no idea they’re making.
As a result of our success in the recruitment space, we’ve been hiring and continue to hire engineers, information security experts and cloud infrastructure gurus to continue enhancing and improving our software and mobile applications for our clients. With 19 engineers (and growing) in the office, we are thrilled that they now have their own […]
Following a LinkedIn presentation I gave at the 2012 Minnesota SHRM Conference I was approached by a very frustrated Director of HR who was having issues with her Hiring Managers. “Having issues” was a polite way of saying train wreck….
The spirit of a free recruitment software start-up – Over the next few weeks we will introduce you the faces behind Qandidate.com. Today’s interview is with Alexander. Alexander is the lead developer here at Qandidate.com and responsible for Qandidate.com’s technical architecture.
After speaking with a number of sources, some of whom worked in Google’s Zagat division for the past year or so, we have a story that answers those questions.