In many cases, 'good enough' is just fine; an over-reliance on software programs for job applicants also can weed out highly qualified hopefuls because the qualifications are unrealistic or simply not needed for the positions.
Agreements made between companies that restrict competition between their employees may violate antitrust laws.Read More
Seventy-seven percent of job openings are shared on LinkedIn, followed by Twitter at 54 percent. Facebook came in third with 25 percent.Read More
Just 29 percent of veterans were confident about finding work that suited them, notes a May index released by Monster, down from 44 percent in November.Read More
Enticing newcomers into the field often means teaming up with community colleges to offer training programs while some manufacturers are turning to military veterans to fill the void.Read More
One company has taken its guerrilla recruitment beyond mere social media with its popular Code Foo challenge—a 'no résumés allowed' recruitment program aimed at finding extraordinary coding talent regardless of educational background, college degree or experience.
The six-week program hires coders based on skill, passion and eagerness to learn rather than résumé and experience.Read More
Assault from niche boards and social sites are gobbling up bigger bites of the once-mighty job board industry. Read More
Is our financial-services company treading on dangerous ground if we rely too heavily on pre-employment personality tests? How much reliance is too much?
—Personality Flaws, finance/insurance/real estate, multinational