Month: March 2019

Writing LinkedIn Recommendations like We Write Yelp Reviews!

I want to start a trend. I’ve had some really great people write LinkedIn recommendations for me. I think all of them are from people I’ve actually personally worked with and had a strong relationship. The dirty little secret, though, is no one really ever reads or pays attention to these reviews. I mean, no hiring decisions are based on “OMG! Tim’s LI recommendations…

Leap.ly automates graduate recruitment

What started as a simple way to solve the challenges faced by fresh graduates has evolved into a mission to one day see every South African suitably employed. Leap.ly offers a fully automated system to connect recruiters with graduates who are actively looking for opportunities. Its matching algorithm matches candidates to positions based on the needs and work culture of the hiring company.

Liepin continues solid growth in FY2018

In its first annual report after listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange last June, China’s leading high-end jobs platform Liepin has announced that it won’t be paying out a dividend to shareholders as it continues to push all of its available capital into expansion.

How to Speak Gen Z – The HR Edition!

I wanted to share this video on “How to speak Gen Z” that my Recruiting Manager, Zach Jensen, from my office found. Zach is a Millennial and his original comment was something like “I don’t get it!” Zach gets most everything, he’s a complete rock star in recruiting! So, this made me laugh out loud! Check out the video and then I’ll break it…

Qtshe.com VP talks “Alipay bump”

University student temping site Qtshe.com completed an undisclosed B+ funding round, led by Alibaba (NYSE: BABA) affiliate and fintech giant Ant Financial in February. According to VP Mo Fan, the backing of one of China’s highest-valued companies was impelled by the success of Qtshe.com’s mini-program — launched in the second half of 2018 — on Ant Financial’s Alipay payments platform.

Zbj.com to launch branded workshops in schools

Chinese freelance marketplace Zbj.com (AKA, Zhubajie or “ZBJ Network”) will be working with Chinese high schools and technical colleges to launch more than 30 educational and working spaces on campuses across the country. This is according to company founder and CMO Liu Chuanyu.

Talent Management Software Buyers are Choosing Cost Over Experience

New survey reveals price has surpassed ease of use as the most influential factor when SMBs choose software solutions; budget-specific shift could increase opportunities for larger-cost integration issues ARLINGTON, Va.—Capterra, the leading online resource for business software buyers, released findings from its latest survey of small and mid-size business leaders across vertical markets to understand how SMBs are choosing talent management solutions and their…

Two New Features Added for Growing Your LinkedIn Company Page

If you have a company page on LinkedIn you just got a couple new ways to help increase your followers. Check out this screencast for a quick tutorial. The new Content Suggestions will certainly make it easier to discover related articles for companies to share on their page. It’s a smart move by LI to help drive more traffic inside the platform as well….