It isn’t every day that a vendor in HR is called “an emerging force to be reckoned with” by a top market analyst. But that’s exactly what happened when Workday, a maker of web-based HR software, raised $637 million in its initial public offering last Friday.
Workday soared on its open in early trading Friday morning, opening at $48.05 per share. The company is now is valued at almost $4 billion, 39 times its revenue over the past 12 months. The…Continue
Added by Sylvester Simon Pascal on October 22, 2012 at 3:59am — No Comments
The significant progress the HR industry has made in developing and leveraging social and digital technologies was clearly evident at this year’s HR Technology Conference in Chicago – especially in the Expo Hall. Not only were new technologies highlighted in the products and services offered by vendors, they were also integrated…Continue
Added by Courtney Hunt on October 16, 2012 at 9:33am — No Comments
The recruiter of today is unrecognisable from even a few years ago. Taking a trip down memory lane, can you recognise any of these characters?
Recruiters have evolved with the times, but what does the future hold?…Continue
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 Platforms vs. Point Solutions, impressing hiring managers, HR Tech acquisitions and trends, perception mistakes and crisps for tweets.
And if you are at the HR Technology Conference this upcoming week…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on October 5, 2012 at 12:36pm — No Comments
Yesterday, SmashFly CEO Mike Hennessy and VP of Sales & Customer Success Mary Grace Hennessy were featured guests on the DriveThruHR Internet Radio Show hosted by William Tincup and Bryan Wempen (you can listen to the recording here.) On the show, they spoke about current trends in recruitment marketing and sourcing and William…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on September 11, 2012 at 2:29pm — No Comments
With the technological advancements...i guess everyone has a smart phone..
So.. is the idea of shifting to using the e-cards or using the business cards with just a barcode/ Q-code on them with a link to the company's website or personal details a good idea???
Or should i stick to the basic business cards?? any suggestions?? would you jump to the e-card idea??
Recruiting and technology can be a dreadful combination if personal touch is sacrificed for the sake of streamlining processes (think: being caught in automated phone system hell).
I recently spoke…Continue
Here’s a scenario that happens way too often. A company buys a brand-new shiny piece of software that they are really excited about all the functionality and think will have a great impact on their organization. They implement it with their providers help and then a few months later it’s sitting their available but most of the product goes unused.
Does this sound familiar? No matter if you are large or small this has probably happened at a company you’ve worked for and may be…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on July 12, 2012 at 10:46am — 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 vendor consolidation tips, blogging insights, talent succession, mobile recruiting and recruiting…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on June 15, 2012 at 11:43am — No Comments
Lately I’ve been watching a number of presentations by recruiting and sourcing professionals on their recruitment marketing strategy and how they are able to drive success at their organizations. Most if not all have a technology component that helps them drive innovation in their process.
With many of these organizations, they’ve been able to determine a successful recruiting strategy through a few key steps. Here is my simplified…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on June 12, 2012 at 11:30am — 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 the Talent Acquisition technology trends, the candidate experience, Veteran hiring & recruiting, merging…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on June 1, 2012 at 10:12am — No Comments
If you took a photograph of the recruiting Industry, it would look like most people you'd see on the streets every day!
Instead of making it better, technology has bloated the recruitment process. Its a process that now lumber around in HR departments all across corporate America—where the objective of hiring the best talent has been replaced by fast,…Continue
Enterprise software buyers agree that usability is just as important as feature offerings. If half of your company doesn’t use a software solution you’ve purchased, you’re compromising the benefits of your investment.
“Achieving Software Success” provides insight from software buyers and sellers on the drivers, expectations, and responsibilities for…Continue
Added by Jessica Lunk on May 16, 2012 at 10:03am — No Comments
This post originally appeared on www.skillstorm.com/blog
Apple Rumors Sources: Fortune.com,…Continue
Added by SkillStorm on May 15, 2012 at 10:13am — No Comments
The digital divide has increasingly become about knowledge and adoption of new technologies rather than access. Which side of the divide are you on - are you a leader or a laggard? This post offers insights into the factors contributing to the growing chasm between those who have embraced and leveraged new technologies and those who haven’t. It…Continue
Added by Courtney Hunt on May 1, 2012 at 2:31pm — No Comments
How do you help your employees take ownership of their work?
Workflow technology can erase excuses for missing the mark, and help your employees to excel without a manager breathing down their back.
Erase these flimsy employee justifications for not meeting objectives with workflow technology:
I don’t know where I stand. Workflow technology tracks employee progress. So whether they’re…
Added by Jessica Lunk on April 11, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments
This post originally appeared on the SkillStorm blog: www.skillstorm.com/blog
Virtual Glasses Bring Websites Right to You
Sources: PSFK; Gadget Review
Image courtesy of PSFK
They may look like the sunglasses that older adults who wear over their glasses, but they’re actually wearable micro-projectors. Unlike other video glasses, the Epson Moverio BT-100 are see-through, so you’ll be able to view what’s happening…
Added by SkillStorm on April 3, 2012 at 11:40am — No Comments
I consider myself tech savvy and pretty open minded when it comes to embracing social media. I have profiles around the World Wide Web on LinkedIn, Google+, Facebook and Twitter. But there are a few "hot" trending platforms that I am, admittedly, reluctant to embrace for personal…Continue
There are many ways to write a resume, some that work and some that don't. My guidelines for building a winning resume focus on relevancy and content placement.
Focus on drafting your resume around your Target Job. Start off with a summary that is no more than 3 sentences. Be sure to clearly define what you are looking for. For instance, if you are looking for a position as a helpdesk analyst, your summary should read something…
Added by Ryan McCormick on March 23, 2012 at 1:56pm — No Comments