Month: March 2015

Innovators Are Using HR Software to Engage Employees

UrbanBound, a Relocation Management Software company, uses a weekly employee happiness survey app called TinyPulse. The app delivers one quick question per week ranging from rating systems to long answer varieties, which employees can answer …

Use Organizational Values to Drive Employee Engagement

Think of it this way: organizational values are your North Star — they're the ultimate guide for your company. However, organizations are failing at bringing their values to life. Consider these findings from TINYpulse's Engagement Survey and …

Caliber: instant messaging for your LinkedIn contacts

The app starts by importing contacts from your LinkedIn account, rather than your phone, and it keeps them synced afterwards. As a result your contact profiles have the same business-oriented flavour, with details on their skills and the companies …

Is the Grass Always Greener in a Job Hunt?

The author brings up a good point. Is another job going to fix your current bad situation? Sometimes thats not always the case. You may be trading one bad situation for another. – See more at: http://news.careercloud.com/featured/career-strategy/is-the-grass-always-greener-in-a-job-hunt/40/#sthash.rRzIeKBQ.dpuf

Talent Acquisition’s 2032 Nightmare

According to a recent USA Today article the U.S. birthrate is in sharp decline and is at its lowest levels in the past 25 years.   Here’s probably a few facts you don’t know: – Projected 2013 birthrate in the U.S. is estimated to be 1.86 – Birthrate needed to maintain a population over a 20 year period is 2.1 Why should this concern…

Accessibility Is Everything In The Recruiting World Today

A little background here: I’ve been searching the Internet for candidates since the dark ages, aka 1997.  I became a social media sourcing devotee in 2008 when I was researching how to leverage all of the new sites popping up on the horizon. When I left the vendor world and returned to sourcing for a retained search firm during the great recession, I was determined…