All Blog Posts Tagged 'Technology' (105)

Issues to Watch for Exempt Computer Professionals

One of the most popular industries for contract staffing is Information Technology. It is also one of the trickiest to navigate in terms of overtime requirements.

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)requires that most employees have to be paid at a rate of 1.5 times their regular pay rate for any hours worked over 40 in a work week. However, the FLSA allows for certain job classifications to be exempt from these overtime regulations. In most cases, in…

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Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on January 31, 2012 at 8:34am — No Comments

3 ways to super-charge your ATS with technology

For many organizations, the ATS represents the central technology that they use to recruit top talent.  It provides a great way for them to capture applicants and manage the hiring process from apply to hire.  Through these functions, the ATS is an integral technology for your recruiting process.

 

However, when you think about the recruiting process, the ATS by itself leaves a little bit to be desired.  While it does a great job with managing the hiring process, it often lacks…

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Added by Chris Brablc on January 18, 2012 at 3:16pm — No Comments

Demand High for Tech Interns

You probably already know how hot technology hiring is.  Well, according to the Wall Street Journal, some of the hottest tech companies are also clamoring for interns in additional to full-time hires. 

Tech companies ranging from start-ups to household names are expanding their internship programs,…

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Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on January 16, 2012 at 9:58am — 1 Comment

5 Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 12.9.11 to 12.16.11

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’ll be talking about forecasts for HR Technology, 50 best places to work, hiring failed business owners, gamification in recruiting and Facebook Timeline and how to get better in Twitter.

Here are the articles our that interested us this…

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Added by Chris Brablc on December 16, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

PeopleSoft Users! Learn to How to Improve Candidate Sourcing and Strengthen your Employer Brand

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Added by Stephanie Weirich on November 22, 2011 at 7:27pm — No Comments

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 10.8.11 to 10.14.11

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’ll be talking about optimizing social media profiles for SEO, mobile in HR, the HR Technology conference, analytics in HR and a great interview with General Mills for recruiting.

 

Here are the articles our that interested us this…

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Added by Chris Brablc on October 14, 2011 at 10:21am — No Comments

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of Week 10.1.11 to 10.7.11

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’ll be talking about the #HRTechConf, remembering Steve Jobs, social recruiting with NPR and Moneyball for Recruiting.

 

Here are the articles our that interested us this week (in no particular order), enjoy!:

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Added by Chris Brablc on October 7, 2011 at 11:50am — No Comments

What I learned in Vegas: #HRTechConf Wrap-Up

The 14th annual HR Technology Conference didn't disappoint in Vegas this year. Not only was this the biggest collection of rockstar attendees at the conference to date but the breakout and main panel discussions were the best I've seen them. I also love the addition of HR Tech Connect to enable attendees to interact before the event.

From the main / breakout sessions to the expo hall, here are my thoughts and observations on a great few days in Vegas:

Scanning the…

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Added by Chris Brablc on October 6, 2011 at 4:31pm — 1 Comment

5 Reasons I’m excited for this year’s #HRTechConf!

The 14th annual HR Technology Conference begins in less than a week and we are getting prepared for all the HR & recruitment marketing goodness that will be happening in the wonderful land of Vegas!  There is so much to do but we can’t help but get excited for this year’s event for a few great reasons:

 

1) To See Other Awesome Technologies - We are technology company at our core and we are really…

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Added by Chris Brablc on September 29, 2011 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Feeding your Applicant Tracking System with Talent

There's been a lot of buzz lately around Talent Generation and as Recruiters, what we can do to ensure we drive the best quality candidates into our Applicant Tracking Systems. This is another great post by my colleague Mike Vilimek (@mikevilimek) about exactly this topic. Take a read...

 

I recently read a great article titled, …

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Added by Stephanie Weirich on September 1, 2011 at 2:52pm — 5 Comments

Recruiting for Work Culture Fit - Improve Performance and Reduce Risk

Our job as HR professionals is to maximize employee engagement, enhance leadership, minimize risk and improve workplace process – all of which start with corporate culture and are directly influenced by recruiting strategy.



Please join Heather Kinzie, SPHR, GPHR on Thursday August 4th for an informative discussion on how Recruiting for Culture improves organizational focus, reduces short-term turnover and protects from employee conduct risk.



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Added by Stephanie Weirich on July 29, 2011 at 6:58pm — 2 Comments

Are you leveraging your ATS data or are you experiencing data overload?

Depending on the ATS you use, you most likely have a wealth of applicant data that you can use to make your recruiting strategy better.  The real questions, however, are what data is the most important and if this data is easily available and structured in a way for you to make quick and educated decisions on the state of your current recruiting initiatives.

 

The problem for most companies is that they have this data in several places and there's too much of it.  You have…

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Added by Chris Brablc on July 14, 2011 at 1:48pm — No Comments

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 7.1.11 to 7.8.11

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'll be talking about metrics and accountability in HR, recruiting trends, being appropriately frustrated, HR Technology integration and employer branding.

 

Here are the articles our that interested us this week (in no particular…

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Added by Chris Brablc on July 8, 2011 at 11:41am — No Comments

IT Workers Want to Telecommute

There are probably not too many people who would turn down the chance to work from home. But how many do you know who would take a pay cut to do so?

Well, according to a recent NetworkWorld article, 35 percent of information technology workers would accept a lower salary to telecommute. In fact, they would take a cut of up to 10…

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Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on April 18, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Tech Hiring Experiencing Surge

For those of you looking for a little good news for a change, USA Today is reporting a huge hiring surge the technology sector.

According to the article, the United States stands to gain…

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Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on April 5, 2011 at 4:48pm — No Comments

Shortage of Technically Skilled Workers Looming

With the unemployment rate still hovering around 9 percent, it may seem like an odd time to talk about worker shortages. But many companies are fearing an upcoming technically skilled worker shortage, and others are already struggling to fill certain positions, according to a recent article by…

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Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on March 31, 2011 at 4:17pm — No Comments

Sending Employees to an IT Conference

Should you send just any employee to an IT conference?  The answer is no!  A conference is a great place to build networks by meeting other industry leaders and contacts.  Attending a conference is a great way to boost employee morale and give people a break from the daily grind, should you really send every employee?  Will you foot the bill for a party weekend or a weekend that will bring long term added value to the company?  Not to mention deciding who should attend is an important…

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Added by Jason Monastra on March 22, 2011 at 4:17pm — No Comments

Is a Cover Letter for Social Media and IT Jobs Necessary?

Cover letters can be a great way to get your foot in the door at a company that you want to work for.  A cover letter is usually sent in the body of your email with an attached resume when applying for a job.  They tend to be of great importance in this stage of your job search because it highlights your qualifications, skills, and why you would be an asset for the company.  Career Columnist Eve Tahmincioglu, says that…

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Added by Shana Borwegen on March 3, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Contractor Salaries Increasing

Not only is contracting becoming more popular, it is also becoming more lucrative for contractors.

Citing data from the Yoh Index of Technology Wages, Human Resources Executive Online has reported that hourly wages for skilled temporary workers increased 4.3 percent between last November and December after hitting a…

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Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on February 18, 2011 at 10:53am — No Comments

Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 2.5.11 to 2.11.11

Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing. This week we’ll be talking about diminishing returns in the interview process, HR Technology selection process, hiring for attitude, how to win best places to work, how to end up with a career you hate and some cool Super Bowl Commercial Social Media stats.

 

Here are the articles our that interested us…

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Added by Chris Brablc on February 11, 2011 at 11:47am — 1 Comment

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