Best Companies to Work for 2014

Resume Bear

Fortune’s Top 100 Companies to Work for 2014 List is out and Google tops the list again this year! The deadline for applying for next year’s list is June 30, 2014. To view the entire list of 100 Best Companies to Work for 2014 click here!

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Top Five: Diversity in Tech

Workology

Apple’s updated diversity numbers are out and while they’re an improvement from the tech company’s 2014 numbers, there’s still a long way to go. This week’s top five is about increasing diversity in tech in the long term. Pinterest Makes Hiring Goals Public in Diversity Push.

8 Panel Picker Sessions I’m Voting for #SXSW 2014

Workology

Employees of SXSW have a say in which session make the final cut in the 2014 Interactive Media conference and account for 30%. Diversity in the Tech Workforce. This session led by Ryan Seashore of Code Now focuses on growing diversity in technology and coding.

2014 164

Creating a Diversity Program in the Workplace #hrbasics

Workology

Creating and maintaining diversity in the workplace goes well beyond educating your employees on how to work with different groups of people, but having programs that encourage a more cohesive workplace. Defining Diversity. The basics of creating a diversity program.

Top 10 Civilian Jobs for Vets 2014

Resume Bear

”Enlisted personnel leave the various branches of the military with training as diverse as graduates of a university,” says Tony Lee, publisher, CareerCast.com. 10 best jobs for veterans in 2014.

2014 199

How to Make Your Hiring Strategy More Diverse [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Undercover Recruiter

But a diverse team offers varying perspectives and a multitude of skillsets — often equating to better performance, a great brand image, and growth in an organization. How to Make Your Hiring Strategy More Diverse [INFOGRAPHIC].

THANK GOD FOR ASIANS: Google Releases Diversity Numbers.

HR Capitalist

I''m looking at the Google diversity numbers and resisting the urge to wag the finger. First up, let''s point out the obvious - anyone who doesn''t think Google is a huge engine of innovation in the world is smoking crack.

Is The Impact of Asian Diversity Undervalued in American Workplaces?

HR Capitalist

I alluded to this in a post awhile back called " Thank God for Asians - Google Releases Workplace Diversity Numbers ". Here''s a taste of how he responds to critisim that the tech workforce isn''t diverse enough : The critique of Silicon Valley is also that it isn’t very diverse.

How Not to Lose Your Steam at #SXSW

Workology

My experience at SXSW in 2014 will be much more low key since I’m near the end of my first trimester for my pregnancy. How Not to Lose Your Steam at South by South West in 2014. Business Life 2014 SXSW south by south west 2014 SXSW tips for SXSW

2014 142

Let’s Talk About Drag Queens at Work

Workology

Why is all this diversity so important? Because it allows your company to reflect the world around you and makes your team better able to develop fresh ideas that will meet the needs of a diverse marketplace.

2014 158

Hire for Cultural Fit: It’s Time to Add Women, Pt 1

Hiring Technical People

Read Visualizing Silicon Valley’s Lack of Diversity. We know that diverse teams create better products. You have people who, while they fit the corporate culture enough, have diverse experience creating products. You will be on your way to increasing diversity for women.

Asains FTW: The 2018 Google Diversity Report.

HR Capitalist

The latest Google Diversity report is out. I'm looking at the Google diversity numbers and resisting the urge to wag the finger. The baseline is this - female, black and latino numbers still struggling, both in the overall workforce and in management ranks. But Asians?

2018 54

Creating a Succession Plan for Your Technical Team

Hiring Technical People

You’re not getting diverse people. hiring strategy attractive job diversity Hiring Geeks That Fit qualities succession plan technical skills title value We often think about a succession plan for managers. But, if you’re not thinking about a succession plan for your technical team, you’re falling prey to local shortages , and hiring the same old kinds of people. That means you may not be able to create innovative, great products.

2014 201

VIDEO THURSDAY: Are Middle-Aged White Guys Capable of Understanding Diversity Efforts?

HR Capitalist

Capitalist Note - Got a couple of notes back from yesterday''s Google diversity post from readers telling me as a white guy I''m not really capable of judging diversity efforts. And diversity. More diversity. .

2014 82

Hiring Trap: Don’t Hire Anyone Older Than…

Hiring Technical People

If you are creating products or solving problems, consider hiring people who have some differences, so you get idea diversity. hiring process ageism cultural fit discrimination diversity Hiring Geeks That Fit technical skills value When I was a young developer, my employers were hungry for talent. They hired women, as well as men. Of course, my first employer wanted to know what birth control I used, which was an illegal question at the time. I told them so.

2014 219

Tech Managers: Time to Grow Up and Manage Like Humans

Hiring Technical People

More diverse teams have a lower turnover rate. The more innovation you need in your product, the more diverse you need your team. cultural fit discrimination diversity Hiring Geeks That Fit management sexism technical skills I read Technology’s Man Problem in the New York Times this weekend. I thought those days were long gone. I guess not. Since when it is acceptable to make any comment about anybody’s body part at work? Hello? Are we in the 7th grade?

2014 194

Hire for Cultural Fit: It’s Time to Add Other People, Pt 2

Hiring Technical People

You need race and age diversity, along with personality diversity to get the best products out of your teams. When I asked about diversity, I kept hearing, “We only have young white people to offer you.” In fact, there were, maybe not plenty, but enough that I could start to hire a diverse set of people. Here is what I did: I told everyone I knew that I was looking to increase the diversity of my teams.

More Interview Questions Not to Ask, Part 1

Hiring Technical People

interview behavior description question diversity extrovert hiring decision interview question introvert irrelevant questions I was reading Interview Questions: Hiring Experts Reveal Their Favorites. Some of them are quite good. But some of them? Not so much. Here are the ones you should avoid, and why: Who do you most admire and why? What is your passion? If you could do anything, what would be your ideal job? Why are you here? Here’s why you should avoid these questions.

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2014 was the end of the workplace revolution

Penelope Trunk

Forbes said it in 2014. Like, I wrote that diversity is bad for small teams in 2007. The New York Times said it in 2014. When I started writing about careers we were at the beginning of a huge revolution.

2014 96

How to Hire for Cultural Fit Without Becoming Insular and Mediocre

Hiring Technical People

It’s a shame, because for any challenging product and knowledge work, you need diverse teams and diverse ideas to work together, to collaborate to create a great product. If you read Diversity and Innovativeness in New Product Development Teams : Diversity can be a resource that helps to strengthen the innovativeness of a NPD team. On the other hand , diversity can act as a risk. They have more diverse ideas.

What to Expect When Starbucks Opens Its Doors After Diversity Training

Evil HR Lady

Starbucks employees are not to be color blind, but “color brave” after yesterday’s unprecedented store shut down.This term comes from Mellody Hobson’s 2014 TED talk, “Color Blind or Color Brave.” To keep reading, click here: What to Expect When Starbucks Opens Its Doors After Diversity Training. The post What to Expect When Starbucks Opens Its Doors After Diversity Training appeared first on Evil HR Lady.

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Encourage Employee Resource Groups to Leverage Social Media

Workology

ERGs are voluntary, employee-led groups that serve as a resource for members and organizations by fostering a diverse, inclusive workplace aligned with organizational goals, objectives and business practices. HR Social Media diversity Employee Resource Groups ERGs inclusion Lisa Bonner

The Real Truth About Recruiting & Hiring Veterans

Workology

Learn more about how to build a recruiting campaign focused on diversity and military veterans during our webinar on 2/13 at 11 AM EST. Worth 1.0 Challenges in Military Recruiting and Diversity Hiring. These are a few of the challenges of hiring in diversity and in military recruiting.

10 Best Ways to Build Your Personal Brand Online

Executive Career Brand

Your goal should be to continuously build diverse online content about yourself, to provide those assessing you with plenty of information supporting your brand. [This is my latest article as Job-Hunt.org''s Personal Branding Expert ].

2014 274

Empowering Women in Business: Intercollegiate Business Convention Year 10

Ms. Career Girl

This year’s tenth annual Intercollegiate Business Convention (IBC) will take place on October 18, 2014 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston. . The post Empowering Women in Business: Intercollegiate Business Convention Year 10 appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

2014 216

Explore Your Inner Buddhist: Beautiful Buddha Statues Around the Globe

Ms. Career Girl

From a Buddha head within a tree in Thailand, to a massive statue carved out of a cliff face in China or a 120-metre high creation with its own observation deck in Japan, the depiction of Buddha around the world is diverse and fascinating.

2014 229

Why You Ought to Make Your Company Freak Flag Friendly

The Undercover Recruiter

Diversity is more than you think. RELATED: How to Make Your Hiring Strategy More Diverse. Business Employer Hiring Infographics diverse diversity freak flag organisation Do you know if your organisation is “freak flag” friendly?

2014 89

Creating a Succession Plan for Your Technical Team

Hiring Technical People

You’re not getting diverse people. hiring strategy HTP attractive job diversity Hiring Geeks That Fit qualities succession plan technical skills title value We often think about a succession plan for managers. But, if you’re not thinking about a succession plan for your technical team, you’re falling prey to local shortages , and hiring the same old kinds of people. That means you may not be able to create innovative, great products.

2014 107

New Survey Shows Executives Need Social Media Skills

Professional Resume Services

However, BRANDfog’s 2014 survey on The Global, Social CEO indicates that C-level executives who ignore social media are losing the ability to influence brand reputation and company leadership. There are many CEOs who are not interested in social media because they are incredibly busy.

Why You Need to Self-Google Once a Week

Executive Career Brand

Will people find these critical elements in your search results – relevance, quality, diversity, volume, consistency ? In executive job search, you need to build and safeguard your online personal brand and online reputation.

2014 222

How Many Resumes Do You Have?

Career Alley

Whether or not you should have multiple resumes and how many you should have depends on the diversity of your experience and the length (as in number of years) of you experience. Sounds like a strange question, but many job hunters have two or more resumes.

2014 208

The Quest for Multiple Internships: Is it Really Beneficial to Have More Than One?

Career Alley

Exposure : Exposure to multiple areas in the industry can add diversity to a resume. A professional internship provides an invaluable opportunity for young professionals to gain insight into their industry of interest.

10 Benefits of Choosing a Career in the HVACR Field

Career Alley

in Orlando, the HVAC industry is a necessary and diverse part of the national economy. Diverse Occupations in the HVAC Industry.

2014 194

How to Solve the 3 Biggest Resume Problems

Careers Done Write

In an effort to broaden their options, many candidates will stuff the resume with a wide range of diverse skills, accomplishments, and areas of expertise. A resume makeover does not have to be an all-weekend event. You can squeeze a quick resume makeover in a couple of spare hours.

2014 204

5 Tips for Successful Job Search Networking

Career Alley

They provide detail on networking on the web, networking groups (like Diversity, Women, Military, etc.) As you add contacts (or renew old contacts) during your job search, you should also “refresh” your relationships on a regular basis while looking for a job.

2014 194

Interview: A Look Into Summer Work and Study Abroad

Ms. Career Girl

July 7, 2014, 6pm in Sarasota, FL and midnight Barcelona, Spain. The people I have met in the program and outside of it are all so diverse. Comment from Editor: In this post Kelly gives us a great insight into internship abroad.

2014 186

Job Search – There Must be an App for That – Part 3 of 5

Career Alley

His background is fairly diverse, so there are a number of different functional roles he could fill. “ Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great, make you feel that you too, can become great. ” – Mark Twain.

2014 186

The Person in Situation

WorkEngagement

Groups that score high on Psychological Safety encourage open, honest expression of views; those low on this quality are intolerant of dissent or diversity of opinion. It’s never entirely the situation and it’s never entirely the person.

2014 169

Time to Move on? Jump Start your Job Search

Career Alley

Top Companies for Diversity. A short story to start my slightly longer post. Please stay with me, there is a point to this. You are swimming in the ocean. It’s a beautiful day, the water is calm and you can see palm trees on the beach.

2014 190

Transitioning Military Leaders: Differentiate Yourself in Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

So it’s important to build a diverse online presence to provide them with plenty of information about you. Move your brand communications online with LinkedIn and other social media, and start building a diverse, vibrant online presence.

Career Paths – Choosing between Trade School and Traditional University

Career Alley

You want a well-rounded and diverse education. By Katherine Gredley. Deciding a career path is difficult, and not the least among the necessary decisions is the education necessary to get the job you want.

2014 190

5 Hot Careers in Technology

Career Alley

What’s more, the diversity of technology career choices provides great choices for just about anyone. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the outlook for technology careers is looking really good.

4 Tips for Making a Career Out of Data

Career Alley

Usually a team is required to be successful because of the diversity in the field and all of the necessary components. Data analysis has become one of the hottest jobs around.

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