Loosecubes, which helps users share their underutilized office spaces is tapping into Facebook to expand its network; specializing in interesting venues.
Employment assessments can range from online exams for a specific computer skill to personality tests intended to predict customer service prowess to extensive evaluations of potential executives.
The moves signal the rise of publicly traded SuccessFactors as a comprehensive talent management technology provider while also ending Lawson’s run as an independent vendor of human resources and other business software.
Recruiting led the way. Now software for employee recognition, collaboration, even wellness is being integrated into Facebook and other online networks, or mimicking them behind the company firewall.
HR managers can help their organizations utilize these sites while mitigating risk by creating a detailed policy for employees to follow and giving them the training they need to use the sites correctly.
Cornerstone OnDemand’s eye-popping initial public offering in March underscores the growing importance of learning software delivered as a service. UPDATED April 27, 2011, to include SuccessFactor’s pending acquisition of Plateau Systems.
For job seekers, virtual career fairs are appealing because they’re a way to get your foot in the door without having to walk out the door. Similarly, virtual fairs are growing in popularity with employers because they can significantly expand their reach nationally and internationally at minimal expense.
Some companies offer software to sniff out social media posts, but such programs raise the question: Does Big Brother belong in the workplace?
The seven grantees offer diversity because they represent different regions of the country, as well as different exchange governance structures and information systems. This diversity, the agency says, will help ensure that a wide range of IT models are developed.
In today’s high-tech world, recruiting is a 24/7 proposition. Mobile apps are helping recruiters stay ahead of the game and keep movin’ toward the best candidates.