In the past few months we've seen an uptick in the number of employers asking job seekers for their Facebook passwords as part of the vetting process.…
According to a recent article in the Wall Street Journal, some companies are beginning to forego the traditional resume, particularly for positions that require higher skill levels and thinking:
Companies are increasingly relying on social networks such as LinkedIn, video profiles and online quizzes to gauge candidates' suitability for a job.
An intereresting and provocative article that suggests that jobs as we know them are becoming obsolete:
Marshall Brain, writing in his informative blog, cities the explosive growth in the use of robotics–not on the assembly line but in ordinary retail businesses, including McDonalds, Home Depot, and others.
As everyone returns to work after the 2011 GSETA Conference, here's your round-up of links for the week:
- Fact Sheet on the American Jobs Act–from the White House, this fact sheet lays out the major provisions in President Obama's proposed legislation.
Here's your round-up of links for the week:
- Why Our Employment Figures are Wrong–Reuters points out that 1/3 of the workforce–the latest number believed to be employed as freelance/contingent workers–are not included in the BLS employment statistics.
Here's your round-up of links for this last Friday in August.
- 10 Psychological Techniques to Help You Get a New Job-"Hiring decisions are made on more than just skills and experience.