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.
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
New smartphone apps allow business owners and professionals to work better,
faster and cheaper in many cases.
Social media background checks on potential job candidates have raised some red flags in the legal community, which has created uncertainty for companies on the issue.Read More
Although telework is becoming commonplace in the corporate world—including in small and medium-size businesses—there are obstacles to conquer. These include management mistrust, worker isolation and data security.Read More
Citrix Systems has avoided many of the pitfalls companies have faced with a remote workforce by implementing a solid plan.Read More
As technology continues to mesh with medicine, industry leaders—especially Howard McClure—contend that transparency will cut costs while building a stronger, more responsive health care system.Read More
While cash incentives are still king in the tech scene, more and more companies are turning to social media as a tool to source and recruit talent.Read More