Month: April 2018

WP Job Manager Has a New Version Out

WP Job Manager 1.31.0 has shipped recently. You can download the latest release here or head over to Dashboard → Updates to update your plugins from inside WordPress. Email notifications and support for GDPR highlight this current version. Here’s the punch list of what’s included: Support for sending email

Monster Touts Job Seeker Improvements

In a press release this morning Monster, says it is reaffirming its commitment to “advancing the lives of job seekers through meaningful enhancements and algorithm changes geared towards helping reduce the stress, anxiety, and time waste of job searching.” The company has almost completely revamped its’ executive team, with the goal of evaluating all of the company’s offerings and looking for ways to better serve…

Linkedin China enforces real name verification

Linkedin China has informed all users of the platform that they will be required to comply with new measures requiring real-name registration. On August 25, 2017, internet regulator Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) announced that unidentified users of all online communities would not be permitted to post content or comment. The regulation is part of the country’s much-discussed Network Security Law, which serves as…

Getting the Most out of Google’s [site:] Operator 

People often complain that site:, by itself, is inaccurate (I’ll talk about that more at the end of the post), but the magic is in the combination of site: with other query operators. That’s why I’ve come up with two dozen killer combos that can help you dive deep into any site.

Disclosures Show Median Pay at Public Companies Higher Than Thought

In the aftermath of the financial crisis in 2010 Congress enacted a law requiring public companies to identify the compensation of their median-paid employee, compare that to the CEO as a ratio, and disclose it each year. As noted by the SEC in enacting rules to implement the legislation, Congress provided no rationale for the rule, although presumably it was intended to highlight perceived…

Ugh! Being an Inclusive Employer is Hard!

It seems like being an ‘inclusive’ employer would be super easy! You just accept everyone! Can’t we all just get along!? The reality is, being an inclusive employer is hard, because being inclusive isn’t about accepting everyone. What!? Oh, great, Tim has finally lost his mind, buckle-up! I wrote a post about Jeff Bezos’s annual letter and how he lays out a great framework…

The Top 3 Soft Skills to Look for in Candidates

When looking at candidates for a role, typically the first thing you’ll screen is if they hit each of the job requirements. These requirements are skills, experiences, education levels, etc. that are the minimum of what the next team member in this role needs to have. These are your hard skills, the ones you earn and learn throughout a career. So once you’ve cut the list of top-funnel candidates…

Announcing the HQ for HR Game Show – Sign Up Today!

Fistful of Talent has teamed up with Paycor to bring you HQ for HR every Tuesday at 1PM, starting May 1st. We’ll air five episodes with fifteen different HR leaders! Watching this could be the best 15 minutes of your day! Here’s how it works – hit the link here or below to register for HQ for HR, and you’ll automatically receive email notifications each week about…

BDJobs’ CE released after detention

BDJobs.com chief executive Fahim Mashroor was released after a few hours of detention by local police Wednesday, for allegedly spreading ‘misinformation’ on social media. The post BDJobs’ CE released after detention appeared first on AIM Group.

Is recruiting ready for the new European privacy law?

At the Sourcing Summit Germany (SOSUDE) in Munich this week, one of the hottest topics was the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which harmonizes, and strengthens, data privacy laws across European Union member states. It will enter into effect on May 25. While companies that collect any kind of personal data on European subjects have had two years to get their houses in order…