Month: February 2019

The Best Two-Minute Career Advice

I was given two minutes’ worth of advice nearly twelve years ago, and I repeated that same advice to colleague last week. It’s proof that it’s still relevant, regardless of time. My goal for this article is to be simple, quick, and for readers to come away with the simplest advice to absorb and ultimately share with others. To cut to the chase: don’t…

Seek to invest more in early-stage startups

Australia-based Seek has told investors to expect smaller short-term gains while the company invests more heavily in early-stage startups to deliver long-term sustainability. The post Seek to invest more in early-stage startups appeared first on AIM Group.

Work.ua, Hh.ru improve usability

Ukranian recruitment vertical Work.au and Russian site Hh.ru have both added upgrades intended to improve the user experience of recruiters and job-seekers.  The post Work.ua, Hh.ru improve usability appeared first on AIM Group.

CornerJob passes one million monthly users

Blue collar recruitment site CornerJob has passed the milestone of more than one million monthly users. In total, over 12 million people in Spain, France, Italy and Mexico have downloaded the app.  This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. The post CornerJob passes one million monthly users appeared first on AIM Group.

Jobcase Closes $100 Million for its Social Job Network

BOSTON, Feb. 27, 2019 — Jobcase.com, an open-access platform dedicated to empowering people in their work-lives, has closed a $100 million in growth equity round led by Providence Strategic Growth (PSG). PSG is an affiliate of Providence Equity Partners L.L.C., a global private equity and credit investment firm with $57 billion in capital under management. The new funding will accelerate product development and services for…

It’s Time to Talk About Mental Health in the Workplace

Thanks to increased awareness driven by celebrities, athletes, politicians and more, mental illness has become less stigmatizing than it previously was. But as society gains a greater understanding of the issues, the conversation around mental health (and how we should handle it) has failed to permeate the workplace at the same rate. As companies tout improved work-life balance, gym memberships, standing desks, and healthy…

How to build an Employer Brand?

Do you know employer branding is the key to get quality talent? Which is the easiest way to build an employer brand? Does the technology answer to this question? Download this whitepaper to know which tools or solutions can create a brand reputation and attract the best candidates.

BitStar introduces marketing tool

BitStar Inc., which runs a matching site to connect influencers and companies at BitStar.Tokyo, has rolled out a new marketing and analysis tool, Influencer Power Ranking (IPR), to help advertising agencies find suitable talents.  The post BitStar introduces marketing tool appeared first on AIM Group.

Can the Gig Life Be the Safe Haven for the Overqualified?

I hate the word “overqualified.” It has this nasty connotation because if someone has a depth of work experience, they can’t fit into a role. They have too many years of experience, too much seniority or too high-level of a title to do the job, at least that’s the vibe I get when someone tells me a candidate is overqualified. Shouldn’t the reverse be…

Snowmageddon: Recruiting Trends & Talent Tech in Vegas

Last week I attended the Recruiting Trends conference put on by LRP. It’s a new subset of the HR Tech version focusing mainly on recruiting software. It was an unusually cold and snowy week in the desert as the region saw its first snowfall in over 10 years! I woke up Thursday to a winter storm warning and scenes of snow on Palm Trees….