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Five Mobile Apps for Recruiters

December 10, 2012
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The ranks of HR professionals using smartphones and apps to find and contact potential candidates are growing. Here are some of the apps they're using.
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Inaugural Virtual Career Fair for Veterans Gets a Salute from Employers

November 19, 2012
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Chicago-based energy provider Exelon was among the 24 companies across the United States that participated in the October event. About 1,100 veterans visited Exelon during the job fair, 205 of whom were in states where Exelon has openings.
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LinkedIn Gains Clout as Recruiting Mainstay

November 8, 2012
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In four years, the 187 million member business network has amassed 13,700 corporate customers for its recruiting software and related services.
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LinkedIn Recruiter Software Offers New Features

November 8, 2012
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New features let LinkedIn's corporate customers measure their effectiveness on the network, among other things.
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The Last Word: Taking the Road Less Traveled—to Work

September 29, 2012
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It's hard to believe, but a Deloitte study notes that 46 percent of 18- to 24-year-olds would choose Internet access over owning a car.
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'Mindfulness' Is Being Incorporated Into Employer Strategies to Combat Multitasking

September 6, 2012
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Research shows multitasking at work costs companies billions of dollars a year in lost productivity. A growing mindfulness training industry hopes to remedy that by offering workplace instruction in the ancient principles of mindfulness.
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Multiskilled Web Designers Flying High on Recruiters' Radar

September 6, 2012
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With the national unemployment rate for Web designers at just 3 percent, demand for their skills in animation, graphics, social media, apps design and video is at an all-time high, says one staffing firm executive.
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Why Manufacturers Can't Find the Workforce They Need

August 22, 2012
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Factory jobs demand more math and science skills than most Americans possess. Meanwhile, young people have turned their backs on manufacturing.
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Don't Forget These Five Security Issues in Your BYOD Policy

August 14, 2012
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Any successful bring-your-own-device program results from a synergy among the C-suite, legal, IT, HR, and risk management. Involve all of these departments to make sure that your BYOD program is successful, and addresses all necessary security issues.
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Test: More CFOs Are Landing in HR Territory

July 24, 2012
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A new survey by Robert Half Management Resources finds that about one-fifth of 1,400 chief financial officers surveyed have taken on more HR duties in the past three years.
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