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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?

CareerBuilder acquires Dutch company Textkernel to help bring semantic job searches to recruiters

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. Kenneth Andersson for HBR Are you raring to change careers?

How to Use Your LinkedIn Profile to Power a Career Transition

Break into a whole new line of work that makes you leap out of bed, happy to go to work every day? Parlay personal passions into professional endeavors? Or focus on a different clientele, type of product, or service? Strategies for Crowdsourcing Your Job Search. Careers are very personal things.

Strategies for Crowdsourcing Your Job Search

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.

Why – and How – to Hire Young People Without Diplomas

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. 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.

Everything Science Knows Right Now About Standing Desks

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 recruiters look for on your CV

"Recruiters are often inundated with job applications to popular listings, so it's no surprise that they don't spend a lot of time carefully reviewing each resume," says Amanda Augustine, a career expert at TheLadders. 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.

What Millennials Want from Work, Charted Across the World

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. 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.

On LinkedIn, a Reference List You Didn’t Write

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.

The Rise of the Rude Hiring Manager - Anne Kreamer

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. By John Boudreau | 10:00 AM August 8, 2014 Let’s be clear.

It’s Time to Retool HR, Not Split It - John Boudreau

Ram Charan’s recommendation is wrong. CEOs and organization leaders who read only his column (or worse, only the title) and split HR as he suggests, will make a serious mistake that will destroy value for their shareholders and constituents. While he may be wrong, he may also be as wise as Solomon. Wikipedia describes the parable of Solomon from the Bible: “The Judgment of Solomon refers to a story from the Hebrew Bible in which King Solomon of Israel ruled between two women both claiming to be the mother of a child by tricking the parties into revealing their true feelings.”

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. But just as valuable is the company’s ability to energize and empower front-line employees. New data shows that sustainability is an increasingly important factor in attracting and managing talent.

Bain & Company recently surveyed about 750 employees across industries in Brazil, China, India, Germany, the UK, and the U.S. Employees expect employers to step up and nurture this growing interest. They also want to be involved in developing sustainability strategy. Yet many companies are missing the opportunity to fully engage their employees on this issue. 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? 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. 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?”