Since its inception in 2003, LinkedIn has become one of the most widely used social media platforms for businesses and organizations, Human Resources (HR) and learning and development (L&D) professionals, learners, industry thought leaders, and jobseekers. Around 25% of adults in the United States use LinkedIn, and around 106 million people access the site on […]
In part one, we covered why a speedy hiring process is more important than ever before. To recap, if your hiring process is too slow, you miss out on diverse, highly-skilled candidates—and you’ll also be wasting a ton of money.
Since its inception in 2003, LinkedIn has become one of the most widely used social media platforms for businesses and organizations, recruiters, hiring managers, Human Resources (HR) and learning and development (L&D) professionals, learners, industry thought leaders, and jobseekers. Around 25% of adults in the United States use LinkedIn, and around 106 million people access the site […]
Recruiters spend a majority of their time sourcing talent. Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a magic button you could hit that would make talent suddenly appear? While there isn’t such a thing just yet, there are certain tools you can use to make your lives easier, starting today!
At the end of a hiring process, the final step is sending an offer letter to the potential candidate with the hope of them accepting it. Unfortunately, some hiring managers end up receiving a different answer, a counter offer.
With graduation season right around the corner, a new crop of Gen Z students are poised to join the workforce, and companies are fighting harder than ever to hire them. As this generation is quickly becoming one of the largest shares of the American workforce, it is forcing companies to reevaluate their accustomed ways of […]
Here in O’Town, we are thrilled that the Magic made it to the NBA playoffs—and at the time of this post, have won their first game against the Toronto Raptors. In basketball, of course, it’s easy to determine who’s the best of the best—just look at the scoreboard. At your business, however, making hiring and […]
A recent 2019 LinkedIn report shows that learning and development (L&D) departments won’t be as constrained by low budgets anymore as compared with previous years, and most organizational leaders and executives are seeing the value of increasing their spending on employee L&D initiatives, as well as promoting and marketing those initiatives.
The way we work today is a lot different from the way people worked just a decade ago. Freelancing is now a full-time job for many; 9-to-5 weekdays are being replaced by round-the-clock availability of independent consultants; and alternative work arrangements are becoming common throughout firms from global multinational corporations (MNCs) to local, bootstrapped start-ups.
In an effort to understand the top skills companies are looking for in prospective candidates this year, LinkedIn conducted a massive analysis of hundreds of thousands of job posts. As it turns out, employers are looking far beyond soft and technical skills when searching for new talent.