It was 1995, I had just graduated from Ole Miss, the Harvard of the South. I had absolutely no idea what I wanted to do for a career. I was considering moving to Memphis, Tennessee, but I had no leads, so I packed my things and moved back to Austin, Texas. After all, I was 22 and I had no money…Continue
This is classic. I needed to post this. Enjoy your holiday…Continue
‘Recruitment will always remain a high-touch people business but what these products show us is that the right technology, applied at the right time, can make us even better at what we do, whether it’s working faster, smarter or in completely new ways.’…
Added by Laura Purt on October 29, 2012 at 8:01am — No Comments
Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing, social recruiting and anything else in the recruiting space. This week we are going to do something a little different.
With the HR Technology Conference this past week, I would like to highlight some of the best articles from the conference as well as other articles I came across during the…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on October 12, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments
This is my 3rd year attending the HR Technology Conference and one of my favorite sessions the last 2 years has been the Candidate Experience Awards. There are a number of companies doing some great things in thinking about what they need to do to improve the candidate experience. By really focusing on their recruiting processes to create an environment for better communication,…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on October 11, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments
Healthcare professionals are going to need more than just medical knowledge to get many of today's jobs.
In fact, the most common skill requested in healthcare job ads has little to do with medicine. It's the ability to manage Electronic Medical Records…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on October 9, 2012 at 8:49am — No Comments
The HR Technology conference is less than a week away and I’m extremely excited about being able to once again attend in Chicago this year (here are my takeaways from last year). As always, the conference remains one of the best ways to stay current with the important trends happening in the HR and recruitment technology space and see the cool new innovations that are on the…Continue
Demand for temporary/contract workers in the professional sector is expected to exceed previous records in 2012 and 2013, according to Staffing Industry Analysts' U.S. Staffing Industry Forecast.
Specifically, the IT Staffing and Engineering/Design industry…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on October 2, 2012 at 10:59am — No Comments
As the number of mobile devices and users increases rapidly, contractors are helping the wireless telecommunications industry keep up with the demand.
More than 3.8 million Americans are employed in this sector, which accounts for 2.6% of all U.S. employment, according to CTIA, the International Association for the…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on September 13, 2012 at 8:17am — No Comments
Human Resources Oxford Dictionary definition plural noun: the personnel of a business or organisation, regarded as a significant asset in terms of skills and abilities
There is no doubting the essential role of HR within any business, large or small, however in this ever-changing digital age the increasing importance of technology within HR cannot be underestimated either. At every touch point in the recruitment and…Continue
Added by Laura Purt on August 28, 2012 at 7:19am — No Comments
Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing, social recruiting and anything else in the recruiting space. In this article, we’ll be talking about United Airlines, ideas, spending in 2013, ruling the world and implementation lessons.
Here are the articles our that interested us this week (in no particular order), enjoy!:
Added by Chris Brablc on August 17, 2012 at 11:15am — No Comments
Last week, I came across an article from Tech Cocktail which gave some great advice on how to hire top talent for your startup. Oftentimes, startups are overlooked in the topic of recruitment; a fact that I find to be pretty misleading when it comes to highlighting both the importance of this issue, and the reality of how…Continue
Added by Samantha on August 7, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments
ManpowerGroup’s latest Employment Outlook Survey announced an increase in hiring confidence among U.S. employers, reporting a positive Net Employment Outlook. The quarterly report measures employers’ intentions to increase or decrease the number of employees in their workforce during the next quarter. Great news for the staffing industry, implying an increased potential to develop new clients and an increase in placement activity.
Many companies migrate…Continue
Added by Reena Gupta on June 18, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments
Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing, social recruiting and anything else in the recruiting space. In this article, we’ll be talking about future of work, happy employees, talent community, making things better and disruptive HR technology.
Here are the articles our that interested us this week (in no particular order),…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on May 11, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on April 26, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments
The Information Technology industry added 13,300 jobs in January, bringing the total number of IT jobs in the U.S. to an all-time high of 4.1 million, according to Staffing Industry Analysts.
Citing information from TechServe Alliance's index of IT Jobs, the article states that IT employment is at its highest…Continue
Despite government funding, healthcare organizations are struggling to obtain the Health IT staff needed to automate their processes.
The federal government is funding several initiatives to help healthcare organizations invest in IT. For instance, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is providing funding for implementation of Electronic Health Records (EHRs) through the The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act.
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on March 8, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments
The art of writing a resume is one that has been practiced for years and years as a tool to help job seekers define their skills and experience. Over time the traditional and recognized way of formatting and writing a resume has changed minimally, or has it? It use to be that you would print our resume and hand deliver it to the employer, then came fax and email, and now we have the concept of online job boards. Over time will the printed resume even be necessary? Has the content on the…Continue
Added by Kara Stringer on February 27, 2012 at 10:32am — No Comments
It is 2012 and the economy has not completely recovered—particularly in the legal sector. As a legal recruiter, I’m in the tough position of placing a select few candidates from a highly-saturated, highly-qualified pool of available attorneys. There are more attorneys available than there are available seats on projects. Law firms remain cautious about hiring; many attorneys continue to experience layoffs; and, new attorneys…Continue
Added by David King on February 21, 2012 at 5:30pm — No Comments
Contract staffing was bright spot for the recruiting industry once again in 2011. As the economy tried to forge ahead, it appeared that many companies shifted their traditional direct-hire placements to contract placements.
As a result, Top Echelon Contracting experienced a 22% increase last year in the number of commercial contractors placed on long-term contract assignments in the technical, professional, and healthcare arenas. This represents 17 years of growth…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on February 21, 2012 at 4:42pm — No Comments