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QUIET CRISIS

Resume to Referral

People retire, change jobs, and, sadly, like 172 corporate vice presidents on September 11, 2001, die unexpectedly. commentary : Succession happens. Of course, the terrorist attacks that killed so many employees in the World Trade

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Trending Sources

Gaming the Interview Process

The Undercover Recruiter

Bureau of Labor Statistics, nearly 80 million young adults born between 1976 and 2001 make up Gen Y, and as of this year will […]. There’s no getting around it – Millennials are taking over the world.

2001 40

QUIET CRISIS

Resume to Referral

People retire, change jobs, and, sadly, like 172 corporate vice presidents on September 11, 2001, die unexpectedly. Succession happens. Of course, the terrorist attacks that killed so many employees in the World Trade Center, at the Pentagon and in a a field in Pennsylvania didn’t change the fact that by one means or another, every

Economics for HR Geeks: The Quitter's Index

HR Capitalist

Let's talk after the jump: -White line is the number of people who voluntarily quit their jobs fromm 2001 through 2012. Take a look at this graph. Yellow line is the number of people who were fired/laid off in the same time period.

2001 42

3 Ways To Avoid A Minimum Wage Job After College

Career Realism

Recently, an alarming article came out on Bloomberg , which addressed the increasing amount of ‘underemployed’ college graduates. They quoted a study that showed 44% of Americans ages 22 to 27 with a bachelor’s degree now work a job that doesn’t require their level of education.

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CHANGE: Randstad's Purchase of Monster Proves Your Should Budget R&D to Kill Your Primary Business.

HR Capitalist

There were two very fat phases of Monster's existence - namely 2001 and 2007. This one is about change and the conversations we get into as HR leaders related to strategy. It's also about change management in a way that HR pros will understand. Ready? Let's go.

My September 11th Memory

Blogging4jobs

On September 11, 2001, I was driving to Kansas City from Western Kansas to attend a mandatory work training when my cd ended and I heard the news of the second tower’s fall. The year 2001 was supposed to be a year of dreams. The year 2001 was the end of our dreams.

I Was Fired For Recruiting on LinkedIn

Blogging4jobs

I first used social recruiting in 2001 when I recruited online for store retail positions using chat rooms, forums, and dating websites. Back in 2001, there were really only two reasons to be on the internet, you were either viewing porn or looking for love. Recruiting on LinkedIn.

2001 39

CHECKLIST: Make Sure You Get the Company Twitter Password From Gen Y Early in Mass Layoffs.

HR Capitalist

In 2001, you delivered the news with compassion, took the time necessary and then went through the Exiting Employee Checklist. You're going to have do layoffs at some point in the future - it's a reality.

2001 12

? This Checklist is Key to Leaving Any Company Successfully

JobMob

Here's an inspiring story of why you should never burn your bridges : “Fairly early in my career, I had to implement a RIF (Reduction In Force = layoff) for 1/3 of my department about 15 people in the terrible economy of late 2001.

7 Kinds of Job Search Kindness To Make You Squirm

JobMob

When I started my first Israeli job search in 2001, my friend Assaf S. In that same 2001 job search I mentioned above, another friend, Assaf B., What is sometimes a small thing for you can be a big deal for someone else.

2001 25

The 9 Most Publicized Firings in Corporate History

Resume Bear

2, 2001, Enron stunned the world by declaring the biggest Chapter 11 bankruptcy in history at the time. Whose idea was it to associate something as sweet and nice as the color pink with something as nasty as firing people?

2012 122

Introducing the Five Generation Workplace

Blogging4jobs

0% are Generation Z born between 2001 to present. Celebrating National Employee Appreciation Day. Tomorrow is National Employee Appreciation Day , and yet only a small percentage of bosses and employers are taking tomorrow to formerly recognize, engage and celebrate their employee.

Here's Why You Should Never Be Afraid to Fire Someone Resistant to Change.

HR Capitalist

Raise your hand if you thought in 2001 that AOL''s sub base would decline by 90%. Check out the chart below as Exhibit A: Change and taking risks is difficult.

2001 17

Florida: Not Business As Usual For Millennials!

Ms. Career Girl

STEM job growth since 2001. This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Enterprise Florida for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. For those who have little or no first-hand experiences, the mention of Florida might conjure up images of Spring Break or retirement.

Who Are the 5 Generations At Work? #fivegenwork

Blogging4jobs

Born between 2001 to present) It’s hard to think of my 4 year old daughter in the workforce but this future candidate pool are digital natives times 1,000.

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How To Find Out If Your Company Is About To Lay You Off

Resume Bear

In 2001, there were about 2,000 mass layoffs and plant closures which were subject to WARN advance notice requirements and which affected about 660,000 employees. Kudos to my pal Karen Mattonen for not only being cited by Inc.

2010 56

Resume Downfalls That Prevent You From Getting That Dream Job

Corn on the Job

Kevin joined Robert Half in October 2001 in the London West End office, before moving back to Sydney in 2003 to manage and grow the Australian business. From relevant job experience and achievements, to qualifications and skills, we all understand what is supposed to appear on a resume.

How HR Metrics & Big Data Can Transform Your Hiring

Blogging4jobs

” As first discussed by Gartner researcher Doug Laney in 2001, what makes big data big data is historically three things: 1) velocity, 2) variety and 3) volume. Learn more about how data can transform your recruiting efforts by registering for our webinar on Aug. 20, 2015 at 12 PM CST.

2015 51

Tight Job Market Expected Until 2017 #shrmtalent #ere15

Blogging4jobs

This is the reason I first used dating websites to source candidates from in 2001. Learn more about non-technical recruiting in a tight job market with our May 28th webinar at 1 PM EST. SHRM and HRCI approved recertification credits. Click here to register. .

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5 Expert Tips to Reduce Employee Turnover

Corn on the Job

Kevin joined Robert Half in October 2001 in the London West End office, before moving back to Sydney in 2003 to manage and grow the Australian business. It’s a fact that if a business has a high rate of staff turnover it can hurt a company’s profit levels.

2014 31

BLOG.COMPETITIVERESUMES.NET: Job Seekers Can Learn Resilience From.

Competitive Resumes

It was in 2001 in a game against the San Antonio Spurs. The Voice Of Job Seekers.from the page of an empathetic resume writer. Feed List Posts RSS 2.0 Comments RSS 2.0 The Voice of The Job Seeker Blog.

Bill Simmons and ESPN: 5 Times When It's Time to Fire Your Biggest Star.

HR Capitalist

ESPN found him and brought him aboard in 2001, where he continued to write his column under the ESPN banner. Many of you probably aren't aware of a guy named Bill Simmons, who got fired by ESPN last week. Simmons is one of my role models, and if you like what you read here it's fair to say it's heavily influenced by the stylings of Simmons. Simmons started out doing his own site with long columns about sports with tons of pop culture and movie references mixed i n. Sound familiar?

Why Internet Sourcing Isn’t Your Recruiting Savior

Blogging4jobs

In 2001, I successfully sourced candidates on a dating website and made a number of hires for the retailer where I worked. Social media combined with the power of the internet has re-invigorated a once overlooked skill of sourcing within recruiting. Simply put, sourcing is the proactive searching for qualified job candidates for current or planned open positions. In terms of internet sourcing, it is research for the purposes of recruiting. What is Internet Sourcing?

Media 24

How to Find a Job Using Social Media

Career Alley

Launched in 2001, Lingo24 now has over 170 employees spanning three continents and clients in over sixty countries. For many people social media sites are exactly that; a place to socialize, and keep in touch with friends and relatives.

Ep 39 – What’s Important in #SocialRecruiting with Andy Headworth

Blogging4jobs

I was one of those early adopters first using dating websites to recruit candidates in 2001. I was one of those early adopters first using dating websites to recruit candidates in 2001. When it comes to using social media sites for recruitment and hiring, we still have a long way to go. Our use and application is still in it’s infancy. I had success with forums, chat rooms and Myspace. That success is what spurred the creation of this blog in 2007.

No STEM Crisis, No War for Talent?

Hiring Technical People

Bob actually has data, as opposed to my anecdotal evidence, now and dating back to my article from 2001, Crisis? Have you read The STEM Crisis Is a Myth ? It’s a fascinating article. What Crisis? A Contrarian Perspective. For those of you who don’t know the four letter acronym, STEM is Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. It refers to anyone in a technical field. Anyone. Back to your originally scheduled blog post.).

Really, BUY this book.

Job Stalker

Even in the brutal economic times we have been going through, this country has shown a net job growth every year since 2001. As those of you have been reading The Job Stalker over the past year and a half will know, I've plowed through a LOT of job-search books, and discussed them in here.

Be Easy To Do Business With

Learning Voyager

From my experience, plus the wisdom of Ram Charan (whose 2001 book What the CEO Wants You to Know is a small gem), here are some guidelines for HR leaders in working with the CEO and other business heads. HR Blogger Liz Ryan just published an interesting piece, at the Business Week Management Blog, titled "What every CEO needs to know about HR." I was drawn in, expecting to read a post addressed to CEOs. Actually it's a list of points for HR leaders.

2001 21

Veterans Hike from Maine to Georgia to Raise Awareness of Unemployment

Resume Bear

Armed Forces since September 2001 (a group known as Gulf War-era II veterans) is nearly 10 percent, approximately two percentage points higher than the unemployment rate facing others in the U.S.

Mobile Recruiting is a Form of Employee Age Discrimination

Blogging4jobs

This lower adoption percentage is due to the simple fact that smartphones have only been around since 2001. Register for our webinar on mobile HR and recruitment on 11/21/13 at 8 AM PST/11 AM EST by clicking here. The free webinar is worth 1.0 HRCI recertification credits. .

9 Mistakes Boomers Make In The Job Search

Tim's Strategy

Thinking that any experience prior to 2001 is relevant today. This is a guest blog post by Randy Block. “I I just want a job” is a familiar refrain I hear at my presentations; usually from someone with gray hair.

How Shortsightedness Is Hurting Your Long Term Recruiting Strategy #ere16

Blogging4jobs

Back in 2001, I was a certified resume and application snob. Are You a Recruiter , Resume Snob? Do you fancy yourself a resume snob? Are you one who creates hoops for qualified candidates to jump through?

How to Use Military Experience in Your Resume

Career Realism

” (Peter Newfield, President, Career Resumes, www.headhunter.com, October 10, 2001). For over nine years, I worked as a bilingual employment counsellor at a military base. It was my role to help hundreds of clients make the transition from military to civilian life.

The Most Under-Used Resource To Find Jobs Here or Overseas

JobMob

In 2001, I moved back to Israel from France after leaving my web development production manager job at Amazon.com. And this was in 2001, before another 30,000 French citizens moved to Israel. There’s probably one not too far from you right now.

Isn’t Hiring Easy: We’re Recruiters Not Miracle Workers

Blogging4jobs

The length of time to hire is at its peak since 2001. Learn the secrets from the masters to find and assess your top technical talent by joining our 12/9 webinar at 1 PM EST. Click here to register. . That’s the question I get asked a lot these days. Mostly from non-recruiting and non-HR types who are frustrated with their companies current hiring practices. “Recruiting and hiring isn’t tough,” they say.

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25 Ways to Breathe Life into a Painfully Long Job Search

JobMob

In December 2001, I started looking for a career job in Israel for the first time, having taken a few months to relax after resigning from my managerial position at Amazon.com in France. How to shake yourself from the daze of a long job search and start getting conclusive results.

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How Mobile Recruiting & Technology is Transforming HR

Blogging4jobs

Common internal communication mechanisms when I first began my professional career in 2001 included e-mail, interoffice mail, fax machine, company memos, scrolling employee message boards, and paycheck enclosures. Download the full essay on how mobile, technology and HR as featured in J.

How to Design a Popup Business Card Step by Step

JobMob

Marivi Garrido Bianchini has published 4 regular pop-up books and more than 25 miniature books and participated in many international exhibitions around the world starting in 2001 with the American Craft Museum in New York. Inspire employers with a memorable popup business card.

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