Small businesses are using hackathons as cost-effective tools to tackle problems, recruit talent and unleash innovation. The hackathon presents a quicker, scrappier way to tackle large-scale problems with whatever resources they have on hand.Read More
Until now, in recent decades, General Motors has peopled its new factories mostly from banks of laid-off workers and employee transfers from other locations. GM is now forecasting enough manufacturing expansion to require large-scale employee recruitment.Read More
'Companies want flexibility. RPO provides that flexibility and not the fixed cost of a permanent recruiting department,' says Rajesh Ranjan, a vice president at Everest Group, a consultancy.Read More
'It's very difficult to find the talent needed, so companies need to look globally for people,' says Kate Donovan, managing director of ManpowerGroup Solutions.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.
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To celebrate Workforce Management's 90th anniversary, we're running a series of articles looking at important workforce-related issues with a then-and-now theme. This installment examines employment for veterans returning from war with a focus on the 1940s and the aftermath of World War II. Next month, we look at the 1950s and the generational workforce. Read More
The Richmond, Virginia, used-car retailer said Jan. 23 that it is recruiting for positions in sales and service operations, including detailers and technicians, with additional positions in purchasing and the business office. Full- and part-time permanent positions with day and evening shifts will be available.
Use these tools to advertise job openings and mine the social network for prospects.Read More
What steps do we take to develop an effective executive-selection process?
—Changes at the Top, Director of Staffing and Selection, St. Louis