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.
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.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that 195,000 jobs were added to the workforce in June 2013. Jobseekers can increase their chances of getting a job by looking in the industries with the most job growth. These 5 industries have created the most over the past month: Read more
Kids don’t care about what you do, they mainly care about why you do it. When I had to explain to my nine year old daughter what I do, it was simple. I don’t explain software features, partnerships, revenue streams – all of this means nothing to them, all children care about is the purpose of what you do.
“There is no one perfect employer, we’ve never visited a company that has done it all right. They get some of it right, but not all of it.“ Jason Dorsey explained the key is being willing to meet in the middle and accept what every generation has to offer.
In part 2 of our sit down with Jason Dorsey, a best selling author, keynote speaker, television guest, and Chief Strategy Officer, told us he travels the world evaluating workplaces to create more productive offices that respect each generation and are able to capitalize on all of their talents. Read more
“If it’s your passion, go do it.” Jason Dorsey walked the talk when he dropped out of college to pursue his passion of helping people. Along the way he became a world-renowned speaker, three time best selling author, consultant, and Chief Strategy Officer at the Center for Generational Kinetics.
In a sit down with Jason Dorsey at the SmartRecruiters headquarters, he explained his work and the challenges millennials face in entering the workplace (and how to overcome the situation below). Read more
If you’re looking for a new job, your success may greatly depend on where you’re located and which industry you have experience in.
Each month, Bright looks at job postings and resumes aggregated from various internet sources, and supplements it with government, financial and other data sources to measure changes in employment. We’ve estimated 171,000 net jobs created in April of 2013, with the following metro areas faring the best in terms of job openings per capita: Read more
There are plenty of reasons employees jump from nonprofits to work in the private sector. While the benefit of improving a community through a nonprofit’s work is unparalleled in the corporate space, long hours and pay differences can prompt nonprofit employees to start exploring private sector job opportunities. So why is this important to your recruitment strategy? The answer, in short, is corporate responsibility.
Twitter makes it possible to put your 140 characters in front of the recruiter, hiring manager and CEO who make a large percentage of hiring decisions. The three steps to getting a job through Twitter are to market your skills/personality, tweet at hiring decision makers, and look out for who is hiring. Marketing your skills and personality is the first (and most reliable) step. Read more