Why Does LinkedIn Have No Serious Competitors?

Undercover Recruiter

The ‘serious network’ has been the dominant player since it first launched in 2003 and no new platforms have seriously challenged its market position.

Sorry, But You're Buying Recruiting Software All Wrong


After an impressive career in Product, Sales, and Marketing, Josh founded Bersin & Associates in 2003, selling it nine years later to Deloitte. Earlier this week, I had the distinct pleasure of hosting Bersin by Deloitte analyst Josh Bersin at Lever HQ for a fireside chat. In an industry packed with pundits and awash with self-proclaimed influencers, Josh is one of the few legit luminaries.

Is Your Rep Giving You a Bad Rap?

ERE SourceCon

When LinkedIn began in 2003, it was tiny. Like really tiny, 20 new members signing up a day, tiny. But it started with a great goal in mind: to be a business, employment, and professional social networking site. The road is paved with great intentions, right?

Content Overload: Are We Really Providing Value?


Take all the data created from the beginning of man, every scroll, painting, book and scrap of music, up until 2003, digitize it, and you would have around 5 exabytes of data.

Preparing Your Career Site for Google’s Next Big Update


In 2003 at SES Boston, Google introduced “Boston,” the first named Google update. Since then webmasters and site owners have been responsible for reacting to the various algorithm changes Google has thrown our way.

Manpower Report: Global Hiring to Grow in Q3

NPA Worldwide

Both sectors have their strongest forecasts since Japan began participating in the survey in 2003. Manpower has released its quarterly survey data on the global hiring outlook for the upcoming quarter. In spite of the current geopolitical climate, employer confidence remains strong.

The Gig Economy: Why Employers Should Take Note!


A recent Time.com article reported that the class of 2016 graduated with an average of $37,172 in student debt, compared to $18,271 for the class of 2003. What is the Gig-Economy? The Gig Economy is a term used to describe a share of the labor market made up of independent contractors. A study conducted by Intuit projects that the number of “on-demand jobs will grow from 3.9 million Americans today to 7.7 million by the year 2020, and an impressive 9.2

Netflix, Stranger Things and Your Candidate Selection Process


It was fairly bold given the failures of the 2003 Daredevil film, in which critics declared the superhero’s origin story to be “dull”. In 2013, Netflix released House of Cards, the start of their original programming. I recall thinking, “come on Netflix, nobody does TV programs better than TV networks, just get me more stuff to binge!” Boy was I wrong. Not only is Netflix changing the TV landscape, but examining their decisions could help your candidate selection process. Stranger Things.

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Affirmative Action Plans: What You Need to Know


1, 2003 who also have 50 or more employees and contracts of $25,000 or more would be required to take affirmative action. 1, 2003, contractors with 50 or more employees and a contract of $100,000 or more would need a written affirmative action program.

New Marketplace Additions: December 2016


As an innovator in professional skills assessment technology since 2003, eSkill provides online testing for applicant screening and staff training to thousands of staffing firms and HR Departments worldwide.”

How to: Interview Remote Workers (Infographic)

Social Talent

The Wave of the Future – In 2015, 23% of employees reported doing some of their work remotely, up from 19% in 2003, Bureau of Labor Statistics data shows.

Assemble a winning team for the “Moneyball” economy


" The 2003 book "Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game," by Michael Lewis – later adapted into a movie starring Brad Pitt – traced how the Oakland Athletics developed a competitive team, despite having a far more limited payroll than other clubs. World Series-caliber professional baseball teams are built over years of work by owners and managers.

Recruiters, Document Your Accomplishments!

NPA Worldwide

In case you are worried for him, in 2003 Ellen DeGeneres had a cholesterol test done on Gorske and it was 140, within the normal range. What brought this topic to mind? Don Gorske, of course…he is the Wisconsin man who has consumed 30,000 McDonald’s Big Mac sandwiches.

By the Numbers: October 27, 2017


That’s the highest percentage since 2003. Each week, we’ll brief you on notable stats and happenings related to current events impacting the job market now or in the foreseeable future. Our Financial Services Agency Recruiting Benchmark Report for 2017 is Here!

Swap, Collaborate, and Listen

NPA Worldwide

I joined NPAWorldwide in 2003. Our guest blogger is Jason Elias of Elias Recruitment in Sydney, Australia.

Beyond the Resume: Data-driven Approach for Hiring Success


Brightsparks has placed more than 14,000 candidates since 2003 and has used SmartRecruiters since 2016. Do resumes truly reflect the essential characteristics of candidate? Are they useful in predicting whether someone will perform well in a role?

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See Why Openness and Flexibility are Key

Glassdoor for Employers

The following blog post originally appeared on the Maidenhead Advertiser. You can view the original post here. Openness and flexibility are among the reasons why mobile giant Three has been ranked as one of the top employers in the country, according to a key figure at the company.

Why We’re Not Using The Phrase ‘Intake Form’ Anymore

Social Talent

without doing your research ahead of time, without first making recommendations based on historical data or current talent market insights — is so, well … it’s so 2003. Intake form. It’s a term I’m embarrassed to say I used for many years.

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Employer brand, the Chris Moyles of recruitment?

BroadBean Technology

Take Radio One in 2003. Chris Moyles, former ‘saviour of Radio 1’. At eight years it is the longest running breakfast show in BBC Radio 1’s history, with Moyles taking listener numbers up by a million in his first three months, hitting 7.7 million at his peak.

Fewer Workers Moving From Job to Job: What It Means For the Economy

The Hiring Site

These are the metros with the largest drops in non-farm churn from 2003 to 2013: Metros with the largest drops in non-farm churn (2003-2013). Change is inevitable in every aspect of life, and the same is true of a job market that’s constantly in flux. Tens of millions of U.S.

Introducing Our Developer Blog: Smart Up


Artur is back again with an explanation of Groovy: a Java Virtual Machine Language that first appeared in 2003. What happens when you encourage your entire software development team to experiment out in the open? Well, that’s what we’ve asked our engineering team in Krakow, Poland to do.

Brightsparks: How Recruiting Agency Uses Technology to go “Beyond the Resume”


In fact it’s highly plausible you could be one of the 14,000 students they have worked with every year since starting in 2003. If you attended university in the United Kingdom, you’ve almost certainly heard of Brightsparks. Headquartered in London, Brightsparks specializes in placing UK students into both temporary employment during their studies, and entry-level graduate positions afterwards.

How Employment Legislation Affects Recruitment

Recruiting Blogs

Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Business Regulations (2003) – Sets out how recruiters should deal with their clients and candidates. There are 11 main employment laws and legislations which can directly affect the recruitment process.

YUDU You, Girlfriend

The Whiteboard

SEEK and Trade Me are perfectly good options, thank you very much; and let’s not forget LinkedIn , who kicked off internationally in 2003 but didn’t gain good traction here until much later. Once upon a time, jobs were advertised in the newspaper.

IBM HR Summit, London 2017: The Power of Transforming HR


Interviewed by IBM European Software Leader, Steve Smith, Matt shared the journey up to and following the 2003 World Cup, really underpinning the value that teamwork, competitive/people insights, and agility brings to any team, be that on the pitch or in the workplace. . 2017 represents a tremendously exciting year for all of us that work within, enable, or service the HR community.

Staying Ahead of the Curve in Mobile Recruiting


The Mobile Access was launched in 2003, written prior to commercially available mobile development tools in an ancient programming language called WAP and edited in NotePad.

A History of the Job Listing and How It Just Died [Infographic]


In 2003, in a monumental shakeup, Careerbuilder wrestled the exclusive distribution rights for both AOL and MSN away from Monster in the same week. 2016 was the year the online job listing finally went belly up.

Professional Services history. the new millennium

Recruiting Blogs

By 2001 the industry stagnated before swiftly recovering in late 2003, with a focus towards a clearer segmentation of management consulting firms. Compensation Data Facts - What's What in Compensation. DID YOU KNOW? Professional Services history continued.

How Jobbatical helps Mindvalley build a diverse, borderless team


Mindvalley , a global education company with over 200 employees, is expanding rapidly and constantly looking for talent that matches their unique culture, mission and values and is willing to relocate.

Can American Apparel Dispel their Aura of General Sleaze? –  A study in Employer Branding


This challenge is even more pronounced for a brand whose ad campaigns cashed in on the sexy-skirting-pervy vibe, ever since its first store opened in LA in 2003.

Add Video to Your Passive Recruiting Strategy

NPA Worldwide

Since 2003, InterviewStream (an NPAworldwide Alliance Partner) has helped companies generate great candidate experiences and remarkable returns through Web-based video screening, interviewing and preparation.

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True Diversity Can’t Be Achieved If You’re Still a School Pedigree Snob…

Fistful of Talent

Mather was an early cybersecurity expert, a rare breed who started at the NSA and then migrated to Silicon Valley, where she became an integral part of eBay’s first antifraud team in 2003. Hang out around diversity groups/conferences/think-tanks long enough, and you’re sure to have your view of diversity widened.

The dishonest myth of work-life balance


By 2003 the equivalent number was down to 36 to 42. There are some truly bad ideas that are nonetheless born survivors. The notion of “work-life balance,” popularized in the 1980s , has been the source of a deep well of human misery. And it is one that won’t tap out.

Recruiting Tactics: 4 Quick Tips For Better Results On LinkedIn


It’s been a match made in social media heaven ever since the social network launched in 2003. Recruiters and LinkedIn. Even though many recruiters were (and some still are) skeptical of recruiting on social media, LinkedIn was generally regarded as the exception to the rule.

How Nonprofit Organizations (NPOs) Can Hire Great Employees


million people who held NPO jobs in 2003. Hiring is always a challenge but nonprofit organizations face additional hurdles when searching for great employees.

Diversity in the workplace: the case for building diverse teams


Finally, their small and medium-sized business sales jumped from $10m in 1998 to $300m in 2003. Diversity in the workplace is not about recruiting people based on qualities they were born with. It’s also not about giving underrepresented groups preferential treatment.

Strategy is About Solving Future Problems

Brandon Hall

For instance, back in 2003, Second Life was going to be “the next big thing,” but despite much fanfare it never really panned out in terms of broad appeal. Most companies don’t have HCM strategies. The tendency is to “fight fires” and jump from crisis to crisis.

Embrace Talent Diversity in Your Sourcing Strategy


Since its implementation in 2003, the Rooney Rule has become one of the most famous diversity initiatives in the world and has more than doubled the number of minority head coaches in the NFL. It's no secret that many companies struggle to nurture and promote diversity.

JobVite in a Nutshell

Contract Recruiter

Jobvite was founded in 2003 in San Mateo, California by Jesper Schultz, an electrical engineer, and Hans Larsen, a software engineer/architect. Jobvite is applicant software for recruitment and hiring with social sharing to easily bump out your recruiting process into social media. If you need to ramp up your hiring as soon as possible to put together high performing teams, Jobvite helps quickly transform your recruiting process with collaborative social tools. In the Beginning.

What’s going on at EMPOWER 2015: Staffing Session Preview

The Hiring Site

In 2003 he joined Creative Circle where he is currently a Managing Partner and Chief Operating Officer.