Tag: remote

How to Keep Your Remote Workers From Feeling Isolated

Remote working has become an increasingly common practice for modern businesses worldwide, whether that’s as a full-time replacement for the 9-5 office job, or as an occasional bonus for regular commuters. Gallup found that in 2016 43% of employed Americans spent at least some time working remotely.

JobCallMe launched with remote collaboration feature

Korean fashion industry veteran Kim Sung-young has launched a new bilingual jobs-matching site called JobCallMe with unique remote collaboration and video chat features, JobsPortalWatch reported. This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view.

Sourcing Through Social Media Communities – How to Bridge the Gap Between Remote Recruiting and the Locality of Your Markets...

Previously I detailed the justification for adding Facebook as a sourcing method for passive candidates in local markets.  The sheer volume of users and the percentage of time most of them spend using the Facebook provides an abundance of sourcing opportunities. According to Jobvite, 48% of individuals surveyed indicated that they used social media in their most recent search for employment. More specifically, those…

Sourcing Through Social Media Communities – How to Bridge the Gap Between Remote Recruiting and the Locality of Your Markets...

Telecommuting has become incredibly common in the workplace in the last decade, and trends indicate that the number of remote workers will continue to grow. For the talent acquisition profession, this means that sourcing specialists will often not reside in the are in which they search for candidates. Sure, many sourcing professionals and recruiters travel to their markets on occasion. The question remains however…

STOCKHOLM SYNDROME: When Direct Reports In Remote Offices Think You’re The Problem

Gather round the campfire, kids, because I’m here today to break down an OD issue that’s currently kicking your organization in the @#@ if you have multiple locations and a martixed organization. Two words:  Stockholm Syndrome.  What’s that, you ask?  Let’s start with the definition from the free dictionary: “Stockholm syndrome refers to a group of psychological symptoms that occur in some persons in…

Use This Checklist to Onboard Your Remote Workers

It can be easy to think of telework as a silver bullet for engagement – what’s more appealing to an employee than rolling out of bed and walking across the hall to work in their pajamas? However, telework is just as new and different to employees as it is to management, and it is not always fun and games getting adjusted to it.

News Flash From IBM: There IS a Downside to a Remote Workforce

I’m surprised this didn’t happen sooner, but IBM, an early and vocal champion of a remote workforce, finally discovered what any remote worker could have told you years ago. The problem with remote work is that you work remotely. I know, I know — that sounds like double-talk. But as someone who worked in a typical office environment for most of my career before…

Want better IT talent? Recruit remote workers

By enabling remote work opportunities, companies now have access to the entirety of the best available talent — not the just best male talent that happens to be in the same city," says John Bischke, CEO of recruiting solutions platform Entelo. RELATED …