Reblog: Half of All Workers Being Poached

While uncertainty in the job market continues to persist, 52 percent of employees report they were approached by another employer with a possible job offer within the past 12 months, according to a new study from Right Management. Right Management is the talent and career management unit within Manpower, a global provider of employment services. The firm analyzed responses from more than 3,000 individuals throughout North America via an online poll conducted in partnership with LinkedIn. “Our findings suggest there’s some movement in the job market and that employment prospects are beginning to improve,” said Owen Sullivan, chief executive officer at Right Management. “This is further confirmed by research from Manpower’s Employment Outlook Survey, which showed that as many as 18 percent of U.S. employers anticipate an increase in new hires during the third quarter.” Read the entire article on Read More…

More Flexibility in Limited (Hiring Manager) Account Setup

Client Companies with Hiring Managers and personnel not fully involved with the posting of jobs and management of all candidate résumés can now enjoy greater control over the limited accounts used to accommodate these user types. The limited accounts offer full independent control (turn on/off) over their limited user role’s permission to: Search Database On/Off – Examine profiles of any/all candidates in the database vs. only candidates considered for jobs they are working with Candidate Tracking On/Off – Move candidates through the hiring process (eg. Move to Pending, Interview, Hired, Rejected) View Other Lists Candidate is in – See whether a candidate is or has been considered for any other job competitions. Turning off also hides user’s ability to view activity report history, and masks which list titles a particular Human Resources note was made within. Instructions: Contact HireGround for Read More…

LinkedIn and Twitter Partnership: Do’s and Dont’s for Users

Are you using LinkedIn and Twitter to increase your, or your company’s, exposure? Check out this great article by Ian Paul of PC World: it’s an older article, but it’s advice still rings true today. Read “LinkedIn and Twitter Partnership: Do’s and Dont’s for Users” on PC World