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Mitigate Risks in ‘Bring-Your-Own-Device’ Workplaces

April 14, 2014

Bring your own device

Widespread access to mobile technologies is encouraging more employers to adopt a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy in the workplace. In some cases, the transition is happening without a specific mandate from the employer.  When employees bring their personal smartphones, tablets and computers and connect them to the corporate IT network it is inevitableRead full story…

Trouble over Social Media Posts? Privacy Matters

April 10, 2014

social media privacy

Social media participation has complicated the lives of many; making it a fitting example of technology being a boon and a bane!  It is estimated that more than 80% of all recruiters use social media sites to find candidates.  In fact, social media is so pervasive that the absence of a profile on LinkedIn orRead full story…

Where Can I Find Myself a Temporary Job?

April 9, 2014

find a job

When Gallup polled 1048 adults on the state of the job market, 68% said the market now is not good for finding a quality job, while 28% were more optimistic. Though optimism went up by 3 points to 31% when workers between 30-49 years were polled; workers with higher education levels were found less optimisticRead full story…

Temporary Talent Acquisition Trends – 2014

April 8, 2014

Temp Help Services

The use of temporary help services is forging new records, as it grew to nearly 2.8 million in January, 2014 from 2.6 million in January, 2013. Temporary employment growth is strongest in in healthcare, business professionals and support staff, and engineering and manufacturing. Among the factors driving this growth are inflation, total employment, higher numbersRead full story…

What to Do About the Seven VMS Implementation Killers

April 2, 2014

caution

Nothing strikes fear into the hearts of your corporate staff faster than the words, “We’re going to implement a new enterprise-wide application.”  You may be reminded of an old joke: An enthusiastic new manager assumed responsibility for implementing an enterprise software application.  The project had gotten off to a slow start, and he was taskedRead full story…