Built In Colorado has releases its second annual ‘Top 100 Digital Companies’ report. This list, which ranks digital tech employers based on local employee count, clearly demonstrates the growth the tech industry has witnessed in the past year.
Is there a best time for recruiters and sourcers to contact employed prospects? There are specific times when employees who previously said “no and stop calling me” actually change their mind and are fully receptive to a recruiting call. Continue reading… “Work anniversaries are the best time to recruit employed prospects”
There have been few studies, until now, that examined how workers feel about the adequacy of their skills. A survey of employees was released last week that provides strong confirmation of the notion that employees need better skills to do their jobs well, especially skills related to technology.
39% of employers dig into candidates on social sites.
Should employers be looking into how people live their lives through social media? It’s becoming an increasingly important question. The number of people fired over social-media posts is rising, and many employers look closely at a job candidate’s online presence before making a decision.
Many organizations are unprepared for the mobile future.
There are hundreds of entrepreneurs every year whose business plans include the “mobile” buzzword. Many of them are app companies that target consumers or ad networks and platforms that help reach them. But there are even bigger opportunities for startups that leverage mobile technology to solve the most pressing problems for enterprises.
Employers are adapting to the changing structure of the work environments
Today’s workplace is nothing like professional environments of the past, in part due to recent technology advances, and partly a result of the influence of the growing number of Millennials in the workforce . To meet these changes, employers are adapting not only their hiring practices but also the structure of the work environments.
Four of the seven fastest-growing technology jobs did not even exist on TheLadders five years ago.
According to new research, technology jobs have replaced those in middle management as the positions employers are trying to fill most.
In the heat of the moment, it is so easy to tweet, post or Instagram emotionally charged or questionable content. Those posts or content can come back to bite you. That could be why a new survey finds about one in four young adults fear they’ll get fired or turned down for a job by employers who see their more risqué social-media posts.
These occupations are experiencing strong job growth and provide good opportunities for workers with the right skills.
Which jobs are hardest for employers to fill? CareerBuilder reports that 35% of hiring managers currently have positions that have remained open for 12 weeks or longer.
“A cluttered desk is a cluttered mind.” “If you had more hours in the day, you’d be more productive.” I’m sure you have heard these common productivity tropes before, and you may even be wasting time trying to follow them when they don’t make sense for you. Let’s take a look at some of the most popular claims about productivity, and see if there’s science to back them up.
Employees at Intel, a semiconductor-chip-maker, recently devised a new chemistry process that reduced chemical waste by 900,000 gallons, saving $45 million annually. Another team developed a plan to reuse and optimize networking systems in offices, which cut energy costs by $22 million.
Latest data says 2.16 million people have quit their jobs.
Americans are voluntarily quitting their jobs at the highest rate since the pre-recession era, according to the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey — known as JOLTS — published by The Bureau of Labor Statistics.