Recruiters take note: Baby boomers, Gen X and millennials are spending almost all their time job searching online instead of offline. Boomers turn to LinkedIn first, while Gen X and millennials are first using Google and Google Plus.Read More
In the quest for the perfect candidate, many companies rely too much on software to weed out applicants, experts say. It could be one reason qualified candidates are being overlooked for good jobs.
In 2011, the TalentBoard, a San Francisco not-for-profit founded by talent management experts, released its first set of Candidate Experience Awards, recognizing companies with model recruiting programs, and the board is in the process of selecting a second set of winners for 2012.Read More
Twelve percent of U.S. employees approved of personal use of social media at work, but 51 percent say social media has a negative impact on workplace productivity.
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
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.
Assault from niche boards and social sites are gobbling up bigger bites of the once-mighty job board industry. Read More