A recent LinkedIn survey of 18,000 full-time workers across the world revealed that a quarter of them are actively looking for a new job and 85 percent would at least be willing to talk to a recruiter.
Of the 18,000 workers surveyed, 25 percent said they are looking for…Continue
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To get into the University of Chicago, applicants have to write an essay based off promptsprovided by the…Continue
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Ban-the-Box laws seek to give convicts a better chance of getting hired. Credit: Pixbay
Last week, Gov. Chris Christie signed the Opportunity to Compete Act …Continue
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At this year’s State of the Union Address, President Barack Obama made headlines by asking Congress to raise the federal minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $10.10.
It was a bold move by the president, as minimum wage has always been a political hornets’ nest. Liberals have argued that workers need to earn a living wage, whereas hardcore conservatives question the need for minimum wage laws at all.
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By Paul Petrone and Bill Palifka
Hey recruiters and hiring managers – the right failure is okay.
In hiring, everyone is looking for that superstar,…Continue
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There is a misnomer floating around cyberspace that the job interview should be just as much about the hiring manager selling the job to the candidate as it is the candidate selling themselves to the hiring…Continue
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Computerworld featured the results of a study by Mondo, a company that recruits and places technology workers. Mondo recorded salaries earned by 4,000 of their placements in 2014 to determine top paying IT jobs. Below we listed the jobs they found to have the…Continue
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Warren Buffett puts a premium on collecting behavioral data while hiring. Credit: Pete Souza
When you analyze how we initially screen job applicants, something becomes obvious: it is all about what the applicants have done (or said they’ve done), instead of finding out who the people really are.
Think about it. Looking at a resume – 80 percent of which contain misleading statements, and 53…Continue
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Marvel’s Spiderman and DC’s Batman. Credit: DJKAYE, deviantart
DC and Marvel have been foes since the 1930s, when the two companies began printing comic books. Since, they…Continue
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Oprah Winfrey. Credit: Alan Light
If you want to learn the secret to hiring, there is no better lesson than Oprah Winfrey.
Winfrey is a bold, African American woman who wanted to talk about gays and feelings before it…Continue
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In 2008, Marvel was on the ropes, or at least the movie-making part of the business was.
Just look at the last eight movies featuring Marvel characters released before April 2008:Blade Trinity, Elektra, Man-Thing, Fantastic Four, X-Men: The…Continue
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Hiring Eisenhower as the Supreme Allied Commander in Europe might have been FDR’s greatest move. Credit: Wikipedia
At VoiceGlance, we believe the key to any organization’s success is hiring the right people. To honor that belief, we…Continue
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In a recent Robert Half survey, 57% of CIOs said that network administration is the most in-demand skill set within…Continue
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When Tony Hsieh started Zappos in 1999, he was smart enough to realize what would make his company stand out.
There was nothing unique or proprietary about a site that sells shoes. It had competitive prices, but…Continue
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If you gave Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer truth serum and asked her about her hiring practices, she’d probably say she’s trying to put Yahoo on par with her former company, Google.
If you gave Yahoo employees truth…Continue
The benefits of video interviewing greatly outweigh the rather minimal costs. It saves companies roughly 67% on traveling costs over traditional face-to-face interviews. As wonderful as it is for companies to save that extensive amount of money, what…Continue
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Amazon’s theory on hiring can be tied to something its CEO, Jeff Bezos, …Continue
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There are two coffee shops in my neighborhood: a Tim Hortons and a Dunkin’ Donuts.
The prices at both are pretty much the same. The food is different - if anything I prefer Dunkin’ Donuts. And yet, I got to the Tim Hortons every…Continue
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Forbes reports that the average customer satisfaction ranking for companies in America is around 86…Continue
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