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Susan Cain: Debunking Myths About Introverts
When you think of an introvert, what comes to mind? Odds are, it’s an array of stereotypes: someone who is shy, quiet or solitary, and who cringes at the thought of public speaking or taking the lead. But what if everything you think you know about introverts is wrong?  According to Susan Cain, author of the New York Times bestseller …
Mon, 10/14/2019 - 08:30

3 Hacks for Effectively Sourcing Developers
Editor’s note: Recently Indeed announced its new and improved tech hiring platform, Seen by Indeed. With more than 90, 000 profiles it can help match employers to job seekers in this competitive talent sector. But while Seen has you covered for people who have created profiles, what about all the hidden talent out there? In this post, sourcing expert …
Fri, 10/11/2019 - 08:30

Ask the Indeed Economist: What Are the Jobs That People Don’t Leave?
For some job seekers, this might sound like a dream come true: you find a job you love so much that you never leave it. But for recruiters, this mindset poses both opportunities and challenges. On the one hand, jobs that people stay at can be more attractive and marketable to candidates. But on the other hand, in a tough …
Wed, 10/09/2019 - 08:30

Path to profitability?: a tale of Uber-idiocy
Uber has the distinction of having its company name enter the English language as both a verb and noun: ‘Let’s uber to the restaurant’, and ‘We’ll grab an Uber’. Like Kleenex and Band-Aid before it, Uber is sliding into the…
Tue, 10/08/2019 - 08:30

3 Ways to Overcome Impostor Syndrome in the Workplace
Congratulations! You’ve finally landed that promotion or just gotten the job of your dreams. It’s an achievement to celebrate — and yet, you find yourself feeling anxious, doubting your skills or feeling undeserving of the role. Before you know it, you’ve gone down a rabbit hole and convinced yourself that you only got this position out of sheer luck and …
Mon, 10/07/2019 - 08:30

Banishing Barriers: Building Disability Awareness into Recruiting
People with disabilities are the largest minority group in the world, at about one billion people and 15% of the global population. The disability community has often struggled with unemployment and finding good jobs due to bias and a lack of awareness among employers — but the tide appears to be turning.  Hiring is up across the board in …
Thu, 10/03/2019 - 08:30

Ask Away: 4 Steps to Successful Interviewing
People are at the heart of every organization, but recruiting the right person for your team can be tricky. Many times, you’re making hiring decisions in a matter of hours (or less) — and the wrong choice can be devastating.  A poor hire will cost you in ways beyond the financial. There’s the money spent during the recruiting process and …
Wed, 10/02/2019 - 08:30

Bringing Your Baby to Work: A New Work Perk
The pressure of having a career and a family has become a difficult balancing act for most families. In fact, in 2018, 63 percent of family households with children had two working parents. For that reason, perks for new parents have become an important discussion for most companies.
Tue, 10/01/2019 - 12:00

LinkedIn’s new moves
LinkedIn is big – literally. It has more than 15,000 employees in 30+ offices around the world. It has 645 million members in 200 countries. And it’s trying some new moves – because it has to. So what’s going on?…
Tue, 10/01/2019 - 08:30

Top-Rated Workplaces 2019: Best Hospitals
Hospitals are a crucial part of a healthy community. Aside from providing lifesaving emergency care, their routine health services promote overall well-being. When we or our loved ones are sick, it’s the treatment we receive in hospitals that can make all the difference. And, of course, they employ some of the most in-demand talent in the country: healthcare professionals. But …
Mon, 09/30/2019 - 08:30

What Is Two-Factor Authentication and Why Should You Use It?
Technology is reshaping the world of work, and employers increasingly rely on online tools to recruit and hire talent. This brings huge benefits but also new responsibilities to protect data and information. Just one compromised account can give attackers access to an entire organization’s files, so it’s more important than ever to prioritize security online. Two-factor authentication — also …
Thu, 09/26/2019 - 08:30

REPORT: What’s Driving Jobs in Autonomous Vehicles?
When news about autonomous vehicles filled headlines a few years ago, it was characterized by bold claims: that entire lanes would be dedicated to hands-free driving by 2020 and door-to-door autonomous trips would be possible around 2030, for example. Since then, the frenzy about an autonomous takeover of our personal transportation system has waned. But a new reality has …
Wed, 09/25/2019 - 08:30

Making money with dinosaurs and automobiles
Ok, a question for you: which site can make more money – a job board that gets 80%+ of its revenue from job postings, or a job board that gets 80%+ of its revenue from ‘recruiting solution’ subscriptions? Um…trick question.…
Tue, 09/24/2019 - 08:30

5 Things Every Job Description Needs in 2019
As founder of a career-coaching service, I sometimes hear these scenarios from employers: They’ve posted a job on Indeed, received resumes and followed up with their desired candidates. But many candidates weren’t the right fit — and those who were either aren’t responding or say they never applied.  In my experience, most of these problems are due to “operator error.” …
Mon, 09/23/2019 - 09:00

10 Habits of Highly Successful Recruiters
Like most things in life, recruiting is what you make of it. You can give it your all and hope great things happen, or you can go halfway and end up frustrated. The goal is to find a balance between these extremes where your efforts correspond with success. The most successful recruiters find a way to reduce friction with candidates, …
Wed, 09/18/2019 - 09:00

The Hidden Costs of Hiring
Hiring skilled employees results in the company making more money, right? Perhaps in the long run, but throughout the hiring process you’ll need to be prepared for some hidden costs that can really add up. Let’s go over some recruitment costs that you’ll want to consider before beginning your hiring process.
Tue, 09/17/2019 - 12:00

Legal woes and lots of growth: news of the job board industry
As summer slips into fall (at least in the Northern hemisphere), the pace of announcements, acquisitions, and fund raising has failed to slacken in our industry. Google Hire is going away, SEEK continues to grow, and LinkedIn loses in the…
Tue, 09/17/2019 - 08:30

Introducing Seen by Indeed
It’s no secret that tech recruiting can be a challenging landscape. In fact, recruiting leaders say it’s 65% more competitive than other fields. And with nearly two out of three recruiting executives now reporting tech talent as a critical segment for organizations, hiring for these roles is only likely to continue to grow as employers of all sizes and industries …
Mon, 09/16/2019 - 09:00

Drained by Office Drama? Here’s How to Ditch It
We’ve all experienced the meeting that turns into a complaint session, the coworker who turns everything in late or that nagging feeling that a team member doesn’t have your back. These workplace scenarios can disrupt your day, sap creative juices and generate growing tensions. But why are they so common?  According to New York Times best-selling author Cy Wakeman, it …
Thu, 09/12/2019 - 09:00

Help the Doctor! Take the 2019-20 Recruiting Site Trends survey!
You know, even a Doctor needs some help every now and then. Yes, it’s that time of the year – time for the 2019-20 Global Recruiting Site Trends survey! To make it useful, I need your help and input! In…
Tue, 09/10/2019 - 08:30

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