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An army of leaders
Talent Management    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
For companies seeking employees with the drive, agility and collaborative skills to meet today's workplace demands, a group of ready-made leaders stands at attention: former members of the U.S. military. But little research has been done to determine how these candidates can transition to civilian careers successfully or how hiring managers view them as potential employees. More



Zurich, World Wide Specialty reach agreement for insurance coverage
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Zurich, a leading provider of property and casualty insurance in North America and globally, has announced an agreement to become the underwriter for World Wide Specialty Programs, a market leader in providing insurance services for the staffing industry for more than 40 years. More

Is it time to use Klout/Kred scores in the hiring process?
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Has anyone asked your Klout score recently? One of the emerging tools forward-thinking recruiters should understand is social media analytics that measure online influence. More

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Regional top 10 employers: Health care, tech add jobs
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The Lower Hudson Valley region's largest private employers have added thousands of jobs amid the sluggish economy, offsetting a similar number of cuts by the biggest government agencies in the area. A Journal News analysis of employment data shows the region's top employers have gone through a shift during the past five years, with high-tech, biotech and other private sectors showing gains as the government sheds jobs. More

US sheds 7,500 temp jobs in December
Staffing Industry Analysts    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The number of U.S. temporary help jobs fell by 7,500 during December, for a total of approximately 2.3 million, according to seasonally adjusted numbers released recently by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. It marks the first monthly decline in temp jobs since June. More



What's wrong with your applicant tracking system
Smart Hiring and All Things Recruitment    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
There's only one thing wrong with your applicant tracking system: You have to pay for it. Actually, there are several things wrong with ATS offerings. Here are some common gripes. More

Silver's goal in 2012: Raise the minimum wage
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Before New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo laid out his priorities in a speech recently, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver dropped a goal of his own: Raise the minimum wage. More

New York market leads nation in finance, insurance jobs
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Nearly 6 million U.S. workers are employed in the fields of finance and insurance — and roughly one-tenth of them are based in the New York City market, according to a new report from On Numbers. More

New training center offers route to new trade skills
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Mahany Welding Co. in Gates and Rochester has opened The Rochester Arc & Flame Center, a training facility for people interested in learning the skills of welding, glass blowing and blacksmithing. More

'Post and prey' trumps 'post and pray' recruitment
Recruiting Trends    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Posting an opening on the Internet is a marketing effort wherein the poster pays and then prays for great results. It is not a sales effort. Recruiting is a sales process. The most successful recruiters realize this and build relationships with candidates. More
 


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