Impactioneers on Twitter: "Launching the MOOC mail soon, the ultimate roundup mail on MOOCs. Get a taste here, in Edition Zero: #MOOCs" CareerBuilder acquires Dutch company Textkernel to help bring semantic job searches to recruiters. [Are you a growth marketer?
Do you want to know what it takes to be one? Join us at GrowthBeat, on August 17-18 in San Francisco. Thought leaders from the biggest brands and most disruptive companies will share winning growth strategies on the most pressing challenges marketing leaders face today.] Employment services giant CareerBuilder has acquired Textkernel, a Netherlands-based company specializing in semantic recruitment technology. Founded in 1995, originally as NetStart Inc., CareerBuilder has emerged as one of the most recognizable brands in online recruitment. Launched out of Amsterdam in 2001, Textkernel’s technology uses machine learning and natural-language processing techniques to extract and make sense of key information from CVs and job descriptions. Recap of the #NoPayMBA Twitter Chat (with image, tweets) · NoPayMBASupport.
Schönheit kommt aus dem Internet - Lebensmittel Zeitung. How to Use Your LinkedIn Profile to Power a Career Transition. Strategies for Crowdsourcing Your Job Search. Careers are very personal things.
Most people choose their paths, and make decisions along the way, based on their own thinking and counsel from family, friends, teachers, close colleagues, and mentors. While self-reflection and the gathering of advice from one’s immediate circle can be useful, I’d like to suggest a more modern approach. Organizations are increasingly using the wisdom of crowds to drive their strategy, innovation, and marketing initiatives. Why shouldn’t you use similar strategies for your job search? Why – and How – to Hire Young People Without Diplomas. When an executive at global services firm UBS Americas challenged trainees to design a cost-saving strategy, one young woman proposed that the company install software that puts a computer into sleep mode after a period of inactivity.
This idea was calculated to save up to $400,000 a year for every 1,000 computers and the practice was quickly adopted. The trainee, who didn’t have a college degree, saved the firm hundreds of thousands of dollars. As remarkable as this is, it isn’t an isolated example. Indeed, in our interviews for the study “Making Youth Employment Work,” conducted in collaboration with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, we heard story after story of revenue increases, cash savings, and tangible workforce improvements that smart companies are realizing by tapping into the potential of workers who are 16–24 years old. Amazon-career-choice-program-paid-for-2000-employees-2015-4?utm_content=bufferb1347&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter. Everything Science Knows Right Now About Standing Desks. If it wasn't already clear through common sense, it's become painfully clear through science that sitting all day is terrible for your health.
What's especially alarming about this evidence is that extra physical activity doesn't seem to offset the costs of what researchers call "prolonged sedentary time. " What recruiters look for on your CV. Recruiters spend an average of just six seconds scanning a résumé before deciding if the candidate is worth calling in for an interview, according to research from TheLadders, a mobile career network for professionals.
What Millennials Want from Work, Charted Across the World. Courtesy of NASA GSFC As more Millennials assume leadership positions around the world, organizations are becoming increasingly concerned with how to ensure their success.
However, most existing research on those born between the early ‘80s and late ‘90s is skewed toward understanding what a narrow, typically Western, population wants. Conclusions based on such a limited sample could lead to bad decisions (and missed opportunities) around attracting, retaining, and developing millennial leaders in a global business environment. To broaden our understanding of what Millennials want at work, INSEAD’s Emerging Markets Institute, Universum, and the HEAD Foundation conducted the first of what will become an annual survey of Millennials — and the largest study of its kind. We surveyed 16,637 people between 18 and 30 years old, in 43 countries across Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and North America.
Millennials are interested in becoming leaders — for different reasons. More training, less budget with MOOCs. Dramatically simple trick to improve hiring at your startup — IDEO Stories. 11 Years of Female Quotas in Norway – What Has Happened? › femalemanagers. 11 Years of Female Quotas in Norway – What Has Happened?
In 2003 a 40% female quota on board of all public stock exchange organizations was introduced in Norway. Tops Linkedin’s Certification Provider list. On LinkedIn, a Reference List You Didn’t Write. Photo is the industry leader in helping people make work connections.
Log on, and this professional-networking site displays a sampling of “people you may know” — often including colleagues at a user’s own workplace — with whom to start hobnobbing. Now, however, four people are suing LinkedIn, contending that one of the site’s networking features cost them job opportunities. The LinkedIn service in question is called “Reference Search.” It is available only to premium account holders, who pay a monthly fee. The Rise of the Rude Hiring Manager - Anne Kreamer.
When his three-hour board interview ended with an offer to join the executives for a beer, 35-year-old Martin* figured he’d nailed the job.
He had spent the last two months interviewing for a position as director of operations at a sporting goods company. His resume was spot-on — he’d spent five years as a sporting goods sales rep and several years as an operations manager doing “everything from ordering for shops, to speaking with dealers, to sales.” Senior management at the new company knew him, his successful track record, and the companies he’d worked for.
It’s Time to Retool HR, Not Split It - John Boudreau. For Your Career: Professional Training Done Right. France - French companies will have to accept anonymous CVs. What is really so disruptive about MOOCs? What is really so disruptive about MOOCs? What is really so disruptive about MOOCs? What is really so disruptive about MOOCs? Competing for Talent in Every Geography - Raghu Krishnamoorthy. By Raghu Krishnamoorthy | 10:00 AM June 24, 2014 In the late 1990s, Steven Hankin of McKinsey provoked a lot of discussion when he coined the phrase “the war for talent.”
As the phrase became more popular (and was elaborated in a book), others used it to warn corporations of impending talent shortfalls, advocating that it be considered a strategic business challenge that required attention at the highest levels. With the dot-com burst, the recession, and other upheavals, the imperative took a backseat, but the challenge still remains. The original thesis of the war for talent was predicated on significant demographic shifts, like aging populations in the West. While still relevant, those shifts are now just part of the equation. Many countries insist that foreign companies benefit the local community. GE is one of many corporations now confronting these challenges. In other countries where an advanced talent pool is more established, notably China and India, competition is intense.
Why a Minimum Wage for Interns May Not be a Reason to Celebrate. This week the German Parliament will start the debate on whether to vote into law a minimum wage that would apply to interns who have joined their position voluntarily or for more than six weeks. The draft law in question would set the minimum wage at €8.50 per hour. This means that interns in the startup scene who are accustomed to earning between €400 to €600 per month – or who are unpaid – will now make a gross salary of €1,400 in the case of working 40 hours a week.
The German Government’s motivation for the minimum wage is to encourage companies to hire full-time employees instead of using interns for cheap labor. For the startup scene, however, this means a likely drop in the amount of internships available in 2015 due to the fact that startups simply cannot afford to pay more. Pressemeldung: Karriereseiten in sozialen Netzwerken werden bislang nur wenig genutzt. Sustainability Matters in the Battle for Talent - Jenny Davis-Peccoud. Employees at semiconductor-chip-maker Intel recently devised a new chemistry process that reduced chemical waste by 900,000 gallons, saving $45 million annually. Another team developed a plan to reuse and optimize networking systems in offices, which cut energy costs by $22 million.
The projects produced financial and environmental benefits, of course. Does Money Really Affect Motivation? A Review of the Research - Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic. How much should people earn? Even if resources were unlimited, it would be difficult to stipulate your ideal salary. Intuitively, one would think that higher pay should produce better results, but scientific evidence indicates that the link between compensation, motivation and performance is much more complex. Is HR ready for analytics?
I’ve spent that last decade building people-centric analytics solutions for a broad spectrum of industries; from intelligence & law enforcement (where they are looking to characterize criminals) to healthcare & pharma (where they are looking to characterize patients). Recently I’ve been interested in the challenge of the Smarter Workforce; specifically investigating analytics approaches that would allow companies to characterize skills, expertise, influence, sentiment, needs, desires, relationships, connectivity, or any patterns that would help them to better engage, develop, and maximize the value of their diverse and often globally distributed workforce, and allow employees to have more fulfilled careers that leverage their skills to the fullest.
Now its hard to consider analytics for social business without considering the role of HR in this new Smarter Workforce. A few weeks ago I wrote a blog post entitled “Could HR become the analytics powerhouse of the enterprise?” Company Wellness Programs Don't Really Save Money - Al Lewis. By Al Lewis | 10:00 AM March 8, 2013 If you run a large organization or its human resources department, you are probably starting to wonder if your financial commitment to wellness programs makes sense.
Your consultants and vendors assure you that they save lots of money. Yet you still have plenty of obese workers, and recent academic literature overwhelmingly reports no savings from the programs. Die vollständige Liste der besten Arbeitgeber Deutschlands. 2012 - Great Place to Work® Institute. Contact Us Share. Stop Requiring College Degrees - Andrew McAfee. By Andrew McAfee | 7:00 AM February 26, 2013.
Stop Requiring College Degrees - Andrew McAfee. Case Study: The Unmanageable Star Performer - Abhishek Goel. “Did you see the report from the India office?”