The termination of Victoria Taylor set off a firestorm among community members at the popular online forum, Reddit. Users began protesting Taylor’s termination first with an online petition calling for the interim CEO’s resignation followed by her actual resignation all the while the company continues to be the conversation among mainstream media. The media firestorm […]
Sometimes it seems as if the entire world is on social media sites. While the use of social media is not universal, the statistics published by the Pew Research Center for September 2014 give substance to the perception. 71 percent of all Internet-connected adults in the U.S. have a Facebook page. 52 percent use at least […]
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In 2013, New York Life released the results of a survey that included respondents from three generations. Although the survey covered a number of different areas, the responses regarding financial satisfaction were particularly revealing. Approximately 68 percent of the baby boomers expressed satisfaction with their economic situation. Among their children — the generation Xers — 51 percent […]
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As the years go by, I find that email becomes less and less of a useful tool for me, and I’m not alone. While it’s true that we all still use email at work, we’ve also moved many of those conversations that once took place in email to other platforms. From texting to Gchat to […]
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As a recruiter job applicants who won’t give up can become a problem. While determination and a willingness to keep trying are both admirable traits, so is learning to take no for an answer. Before you allow your frustration to overwhelm your common decency, take a look at your communication process and see if implementing […]
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Finding the best talent and hiring them before your competitors is always a good feeling, but it’s a misconception to think that in doing so you have to spend big bucks. If you want to get a head start on the competition and win while keeping costs down, start recruiting in unconventional ways. Today’s […]
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This is a two part series on job rejection psychology. Click here for Part 1. Is Job Rejection Normal? Some job rejection is a normal part of even the most successful career cycles, but what about those workers who experience longer periods of rejection? When the job search stretches on with no end in sight, […]
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This is a two part series on job rejection psychology. Click here for Part 2. All of us experience it in some way nearly every day of our lives. Rejection is one common human experience that we all wish wasn’t and job rejection can be especially challenging. It’s a part of the job to make […]
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When we do not get what we want or fail to reach a goal, we often blame others. It is easy. It removes our own responsibility, and it feels better than looking at our own actions. Sometimes it really isn’t our fault, but more often than anyone would like to admit, it is. 5 Common […]
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Every year the job market changes, and 2015 is no different. Employers trying to stay current with the latest trends need to be aware of how the market has changed and what that means for their hiring practices. The job market has picked up again in 2015, meaning that people are starting to job hop again, which […]
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The Bald-headed Step Children of Internet Search - In this episode of "The Jim Stroud Show," Jim demonstrates how to find free resumes on Google using less popular internet domains. Plus, as always, a few surprises are sprinkled in. Be sure to click this link for more resources related to this video. #sosueu | www.sosueurope.com …Continue
Sourcing passive candidates is one thing, but connecting with them is quite another. In this video, Jim Stroud demonstrates how to find and contact passive candidates based on the content they produce or share online. Plus, Jim gives a heads up on his international speaking engagements and a near-death experience. Yowza! Tune in for all the fun.…
Why aren't candidates completing the application process? What’s up with Zappos and its “no more more job descriptions” program? How can LinkedIn get any better? (I have an idea.) Some truly innovative recruiting technology companies. I talk about all that with Steven Rothberg of…Continue
Facebook is testing "Facebook @ Work" ahead of an official launch later this year. I wonder how LinkedIn feels about this? Tune in for the facts and some speculation. | Sources: http://goo.gl/WJiwQo | Music: Guardian Mind Mix is courtesy of Mevio.com | Connect with Jim Stroud on LinkedIn | Connect with Jim Stroud on Twitter: @…Continue
Are you familiar with the concept predictive policing? What began as science fiction is gradually becoming science fact. Jim Stroud discusses it and how it could be potentially be leveraged for recruiting. | For more information on predictive policing read: http://buff.ly/1tJpQuj | Connect with Jim Stroud on LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/jimstroud | Connect…Continue