Imagine a world where people who want to work, can work. Imagine a world where businesses that need talent, get talent. Imagine a world where hiring is easy. “Everyone has talent,” said Maya Angelou. Let’s reduce friction in the labor market, and get work for all talent.
We’re hosting Veterans focused nontraditional job fair in our SOMA location on Thursday November 7, 2013. From 3 to 5:30 pm there will be group sessions tackling the issues Veterans face in career development, from 5:30 to 6:30 there will be a panel, “Valuing Veterans in Our Workforce,” and conclude with networking. Here are the Veteran business leaders who will be leading the panel and career advising: Read more
As a young professional woman who’s had a very successful international career, I know what it takes to become a respected female leader in a “man’s world.” Women are starting to bridge the salary and status gap, but there’s still a lot of work to be done, and mindset changes, for us to be on par with our male counterparts, but there are several ways to catalyze this process.
I came across Janet Malcom’s, “Nobody’s Looking at You: Eileen Fisher and the Art of Understatement,” in the New Yorker, and found myself “oohing” and “ahhing” as I flipped through the pages. I thought to myself, this is a lady who understands what it means to be a leader. She builds business by way of community, and understands that leading doesn’t always mean being front and center. I firmly believe that if more people took their cue from Eileen Fisher, we’d have much happier workplaces and much better businesses. Read more
Anytime in history that there’s been an increase in transparency and knowledge sharing among human beings has led to an increased level of democracy and freedom. I think what makes us all pretty uncomfortable right now is that we are witnessing a very rapid increase in transparency. Read more
We welcomed 50+ job seekers into the SmartRecruiters headquarters. As a part of our Give Labor Day, jobseekers ranged from recent MBA graduates to seasoned developers to new entrants into the labor market who quite understandably, didn’t know what they wanted to be when they grew up. Read more
In honor of Labor Day, SmartRecruiters encourages you to help a friend find a job
SmartRecruiters, the hiring platform, announces its third annual Give Labor Initiative, where the company asks you to help a friend find a job. If you know someone unemployed or underemployed, spend fifteen minutes helping with their job search.
When updating your resume, you may have stumbled onto this familiar, yet potentially big problem. Whether you have formatted your resume as chronological, functional, or somewhere in between, there is one thing your resume is missing and you won’t know what to do with: the gap in your employment.
It’s been said time and again by hiring managers and recruiters that an employment gap in a resume is a red flag for candidates who lack experience and are not the right fit for a company. Read more
Are you SKEPTIC about hiring Gen Y talent into your organization? If you belong to the critical naysayers who are trying to dodge the bullet of recruiting Millennials, you may want to reconsider your position. There are many good reasons to hire Gen Y. Gen Y is capable of improving your company’s social connectivity, key drivers of change, entrepreneurship, passion, technology, innovation, and collaboration. Read more
Did you know if a student accepts a full-time offer at Boeing after their summer internship the company will pay for next year’s tuition? Or that if NetApp hires a student after their summer internship they will send them monthly care packages throughout their senior year? The hiring market is competitive and employers are willing to go to great lengths to hire and retain top-notch talent.