In today’s dynamic world of work, the path to opportunity—for both individuals, and organizations—is changing. The short shelf life of skills and a tightening labor market are giving rise to a multitude of skill gaps. Businesses are ghting to stay ahead of the curve, trying to hold onto their best talent and struggling to ll … Continue reading
The Global Top Skills of 2016 list reveals several trends about the global job market: Demand for marketers is slowing: While marketing skills like marketing campaign management, SEO/SEM, and channel marketing were in high demand in 2015, things have changed. This year, SEO/SEM dropped five spots from #4 to #9 and marketing campaign management dropped … Continue reading
Voici donc quelques étapes à apprivoiser pour exploiter au mieux les diverses possibilités offertes par la recherche avec Linkedin. Premières bases d’une recherche Linkedin Si vous recherchez des présidents d’entreprise, vous n’avez qu’à saisir le mot-clé dans la barre de recherche principale, en prenant soin de sélectionner le filtre de gauche sur «personnes» et lancer la … Continue reading
1. Present-tense verbs in past-role descriptions You might be great at keeping your resume up-to-date (and, if you aren’t, you can start now). But keeping your LinkedIn profile updated is a whole different story — most of us just slap on another position without taking time to update the others. Unfortunately, few things confuse recruiters … Continue reading
LinkedIn is an amazing resource for job hunting, but you can’t spend all day on the site. That’s where IFTTT (“If this, then that”) comes in. The digital productivity service offers useful, time-saving “recipes” for anyone using LinkedIn in their quest for a new role. Activate a recipe and a bot will take over crucial … Continue reading
In a new survey conducted in September 2014, the Pew Research Center finds that Facebook remains by far the most popular social media site. While its growth has slowed, the level of user engagement with the platform has increased. Other platforms like Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and LinkedIn saw significant increases over the past year in … Continue reading
There is a large body of literature, mainly in the disciplines of sociology, demography, economics, and geography, about international migration, and, more specifically, highly-skilled migration. It is beyond the scope of this article to discuss theories of migration and the rich and healthy debate about them. With this article we emphasize an outstanding problem in … Continue reading
Just under 9 million Americans are classified as unemployed. More than double that amount are either stuck in part-time jobs or say they want a job but have given up actively looking. The three groups combined added up to 18.2 million people in October. The figures raises the question, “How effective of a job are … Continue reading
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Social network LinkedIn faces a class-action lawsuit over a premium search feature on the website, in which an applicant’s co-workers from their work history are identified and may be approached. The lawsuit, Sweet v. LinkedIn, alleges ‘Reference Search’ prevented employment opportunities for plaintiffs Tracee Sweet, Lisa Jaramillo, James Ralston and Tiffany Thomas, The New York … Continue reading
The most sought-after employers in the World based on billions of interactions from LinkedIn’s 300M+ members. via The World’s 100 Most InDemand Employers: 2014.
The popular social network was sued on Oct. 9, 2014, for alleged violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The class action, Sweet v. LinkedIn Corporation, filed in the Northern District of California, claims that LinkedIn’s reference checking services are essentially background screening functions that should be regulated by the FCRA. The case against … Continue reading
We’re excited to introduce you to The Recruiting Firm’s LinkedIn Field Guide, a step-by-step playbook for putting these strategies into practice on LinkedIn. Download this free ebook for best practices to: Build your personal brand and your firm’s brand Engage key talent pools and potential clients Recruit candidates (external and internal) and new clients The … Continue reading
LinkedIn is simple enough to use, but it is such a powerful and thorough tool that there are many points which can be easily overlooked. These incredibly useful tips are not only going to make your LinkedIn profile the strongest it can possibly be, they are also going to change the way you use your … Continue reading
The best way to obtain high quality LinkedIn recommendations is to treat them similarly to obtaining formal recommendation letters: Contact only those people who know you well and can provide specific examples of your strengths and differentiators. For each person you ask to write a LinkedIn recommendation, provide them with three skills that you’d like … Continue reading