Diversity in the workplace is important for a number of reasons. Some of those include having a workforce that understands and reflects your customer base or an atmosphere of different perspectives that can create innovative ideas. Diversity is also looked at by some as …Continue
Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on July 22, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments
The deliverables of a HR manager are quite diverse. Their roles cannot be defined and constantly evolve with the changing business and life stage of a business. Other than the primary responsibilities, a HR is also responsible in carving the shape of an organization. The following article talks about the basic responsibilities of a HR and what competencies must one possess in today’s HR job market.
What does a Human Resource Manager do? Right from recruiting to retaining the best…Continue
Added by Akansha Arora on July 16, 2014 at 7:20am — No Comments
Now that we're into the 2nd half of 2014, we thought we'd review which jobs were most in-demand in Canada during the past 30 days. In the chart below, we listed these jobs, as well as the candidate supply, demand, Demand Pressure, and Hiring Scale scores for each job,…Continue
Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on July 15, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments
Google Glass's revolutionary technology has created a lot of buzz from supporters and opponents of the device. "Explorers," a term used for Glass users, tout its convenience, while opponents highlight its invasion of privacy and its impracticality. No matter what side of the fence your opinions are on,…Continue
To quote Betty Bender: “When people go to work, they shouldn’t have to leave their hearts at home”. An average person spends almost one quarter of his lifetime working, so it is utmost important that we love what we do to earn a living in order to make sure we have a peaceful and happy personal and professional life. If you land up in one of the following 10 jobs, the experience will be nothing less than exhilarating.…Continue
The rapid growth in demand for Registered Nurses, the competition for talent, and the shortage of workers in this profession make this a healthcare job that's known to be hard-to-fill. However, there are other healthcare positions that actually rank as harder to fill on the WANTED Analytics Hiring Scale. Our…Continue
Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on June 19, 2014 at 10:19am — No Comments
The Manpower Group recently announced that the global talent shortage has reached a 7-year high. Their 9th Annual Talent Shortage Survey results show that 36% of global employers are having difficulty finding candidates that possess the desired technical competencies and experience with soft skills. The…Continue
Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on June 5, 2014 at 9:35am — No Comments
A call centre can be a fantastic work environment, with plenty of social opportunities, working with a wide range of people from different backgrounds, at the forefront of customer service. As well as being socially beneficial, there are brilliant opportunities to gain incredible skills that…Continue
Added by Rebecca Baines on May 30, 2014 at 10:12am — No Comments
About 20% of jobs are considered hard-to-fill. Chances are your organization is filling some of these jobs. Understanding how difficult recruiting can be, I wanted to share some tips with you on how to expand your candidate supply for your open positions.
1. Look for Candidates with Other Job…Continue
Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on May 22, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments
According to Business Insider, e-commerce is capturing a larger share of retail sales than ever before. Media, sporting, and hobby goods and electronics and appliances account for the largest percentage of online retail sales. BI expects these categories to experience steep increases in sales between 2014 and 2020. Is this…Continue
Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on May 15, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments
What does the second law of thermodynamics have to do with hiring?
A lot, really.
For those of you who have not been brushing up on your physics lately, one of the takeaways of the second law of thermodynamics is that no system can…Continue
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Jerry Bruckheimer, producer extraordinaire and the man behind the original Top Gun, is looking to…Continue
Recruiters have lot to figure out before calling a candidate for the interview. What adds to this is relevancy of candidate profile with job advertised. So we have tried to assimilate the best practices across globe to choose the best person for job.…Continue
Added by Rchilli Parser on March 21, 2014 at 1:30am — No Comments
As I shared in many previous writings, the biggest engine for jobs growth is small companies and the entrepreneurs that run them. Research from the Small Business Administration (SBA) proves that these business risk takers created almost 70% of the net new jobs in the U.S. over…Continue
Added by Scott Sargis on March 6, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments
President Obama officially announced two new advanced manufacturing labs in Chicago and Detroit. These public-private sector partnerships are geared towards helping revitalize U.S. manufacturing prowess. Added to the two existing ones in Youngstown, Ohio and Raleigh, N.C. doubles the total to four throughout the United States. The goals are to help suppliers better collaborate with customers in real time, test their parts…Continue
The competition for IT candidates continues to be a hot topic. One method of attracting top talent is by including salaries in job ads. Using methodology which looks at advertised salaries throughout the US and determines a market range.
These numbers reflect only job ads that include an advertised salary,…Continue
An interview is always stressful for people who have a tendency to get panic attacks. Some people might have a…Continue
Added by Sharon Kaith on February 5, 2014 at 2:00am — No Comments
December’s manufacturing report shows that both new orders and hiring are growing at the nation’s factories. The latest monthly data from the Institute for Supply Management shows that U.S. manufacturers finished strong in 2013. Their index, which is based upon a survey of purchasing managers, hit 57 in December. This was the seventh straight month reading above 50 (Key: any reading at…Continue
Added by Scott Sargis on January 11, 2014 at 1:30am — No Comments