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Indeed Mobile Now Accounts for Half of All Job Searches
Mobile job search traffic to Indeed has increased dramatically over the past year, growing from 33% of total traffic in 2013 to 50% today. As smartphone ownership accelerates, job search has evolved from a desktop activity to a mobile one. Job seekers now take their search with them, browsing opportunities when it’s most convenient for them. And, the way people access jobs on mobile is varied — while some search within an app, others click on job alerts from their email on a device. Mobile...
 Indeed - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 10:52
Indeed Employer Branding is a Journey & Other Secrets to Attracting Top Talent
Technology companies today face unique hiring challenges. Not only must they compete against some of the world’s most recognized brands, but also disruptive start-ups with big ideas and lofty ambitions. Regardless of size and stature, a strong employer brand helps businesses attract the best candidates and increases retention. Lisa Chartier, Global Head of Executive Service Programs and Marketing at Philips, recently shared insights on employer branding and discussed how her team used consumer...
 Indeed - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 13:23
Civil Engineering Central Potable Water…From a Billboard?
To kickoff its application process last year, The University of Engineering & Technology of Peru addressed a serious problem while providing a message of hope. With a poor economy and an annual rain fall of next to nothing, many citizens lack potable water. With an atmospheric humidity of 98%, the University created a billboard that not only advertised UTEC, but also captured the humidity producing potable water accessible via spigots at the bottom of the structure. This project helps hundreds...
 Civil Engineering Central - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 12:29
Indeed Low Local Unemployment Attracts Job Seekers from Neighboring States
Across the country, local economies range from rural to urban, tech-centric to industrial, and everything in between. From state to state, labor markets offer diverse options to workers of all kinds. Recently released unemployment data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics reveal the variation in unemployment rates nationwide, providing a look at what those markets look like in each state. The data show the national unemployment rate standing at 6.1%, but differing significantly between states....
 Indeed - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 18:06
EmploymentMetrix When Sourcing Candidates, Don't Rely on your Gut
A call from a client; an unhappy one. After a quick glance, it's clear we did our job; it was the customer's perceptions that were wrong. How do you delicately and respectfully handle bad expectations?
 EmploymentMetrix - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 15:57
Indeed Which Countries Are the Most World Cup Obsessed?
For the past month, the World Cup has captured the attention of the entire planet, and this year’s tournament is being recognized as the most engaging global sporting event of all time, drawing in more viewers, analysis and passion than any other in recent memory. A record 171 goals, Spain’s surprising exit, Tim Howard’s 27 saves in the course of only four games, and other events throughout the month all resulted in unrelenting enthusiasm from fans and massive disruptions in daily patterns...
 Indeed - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 15:47
Indeed Mapping the World of Job Search: Where People Search & Why
As the fierce global competition for the best talent ramps up around the world, where will candidates come from and how will employers attract people to the locations where jobs are available? The latest report from the Indeed Hiring Lab, Where People Search for Jobs: Cross-Border Labor Mobility, examines what motivates people to look for jobs in another place, combining job search data with economic analysis to answer some of today’s most challenging questions about the movement of the global...
 Indeed - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 13:16
Indeed Job Search Percolates for Starbucks After Announcing Tuition Assistance Program
How effective are benefits in attracting talent to a company? A recent move by the world’s largest coffee chain sheds some light on this crucial employer branding question. On June 14th, Starbucks announced the Starbucks College Achievement Plan, a collaboration with Arizona State University’s (ASU) online program, which will allow all Starbucks employees to receive some measure of tuition assistance. Employees enrolling with ASU as juniors or seniors will earn full tuition reimbursement,...
 Indeed - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 10:51
Indeed These Metrics Will Transform Your Recruiting Strategy – Here’s How
The smartest talent acquisition teams in the recruiting industry today have moved away from the “post and pray” model, relying instead on data to pinpoint the best hiring sources and support recruiting decisions. This targeted approach enables them to focus resources on the recruiting solutions that drive the most hires. Here are five simple steps to help your organization adopt this approach. 1. Start evaluating each recruitment source Jason Whitman heads up Client Services at Indeed where...
 Indeed - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 14:15
Indeed Indeed Agrees to Acquire MoBolt, enabling any employer to accept mobile applications from all job seekers
Indeed was founded in 2004 with the mission of helping people get jobs. We created the world’s first search engine for jobs, and for ten years we’ve focused on providing job seekers with the most comprehensive and relevant search results. Today, Indeed reaches 140 million job seekers in more than 50 countries and 28 languages. In 2014, helping people get jobs requires more than just comprehensive and relevant search. For the first time ever, 50% of all job searches on Indeed are performed...
 Indeed - Tue, 06/24/2014 - 12:09
Indeed Indeed Client Story: P&G
For more than 175 years, Procter & Gamble has led innovation for some the world’s most recognizable consumer products, including CoverGirl, Gillette, Ivory, Pampers and Tide. As a build from within company, P&G invests in career development, hiring less than 2% of applicants and identifying talented people who can grow into a variety of roles and functions. For P&G, this means creating opportunities, not just jobs. In order to attract the people who will be most successful in this...
 Indeed - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 10:30
EmploymentMetrix Human Resources IS Brand Marketing
Too often the HR department gets bogged down with paperwork, compliance, and legalese, but in reality Human Resources should be all about branding. Here are three incredibly easy things HR can do to help build brand.
 EmploymentMetrix - Thu, 06/19/2014 - 11:19
EmploymentMetrix Devices Candidates Prefer When Searching For Jobs
When online recruiting came on the scene it was a revolutionary way to recruit candidates and now we’re evolving even further. From smartphones to tablets to smart watches to Google Glass—what devices are the most popular when job candidates search for jobs online? Check out the latest Infographic from Beyond.com.
 EmploymentMetrix - Wed, 06/18/2014 - 07:50
Civil Engineering Central The Top 10 Most Impressive Civil Engineering Projects of All Time
With the 100th Anniversary of the completion of the Panama Canal taking place later this summer, Norwich University has put together this infographic celebrating these engineering achievements of the past. Would you agree with this list? Are there any feats of engineering that you believe are missing or could replace any of these? Share with us your thoughts! civil engineering jobs :: civil engineering resumes :: civil engineering blog :: civil engineering discussion
 Civil Engineering Central - Thu, 06/12/2014 - 12:57
EmploymentMetrix National Survey Finds College Doesn’t Prepare Students for Job Search
A new study from Millennial Branding and Beyond.com reveals how personality can impact hiring and long term career prospects.
 EmploymentMetrix - Tue, 05/20/2014 - 11:01
Civil Engineering Central Ground Penetrating Radar: Cultivating a Sense of Place
How do you connect to a place? We all have a relationship with the city we live in, the community we grew up in, and the spot where we have repeatedly gazed up at the starts many times before. What lies between mankind and a place can be on an individual level, and a societal one. Before georadar technology came around, archeologists had a harder time of finding sites of cultural significance, but now, it is a gold mine of artifacts just waiting to be found under the surface. Above the individual...
 Civil Engineering Central - Wed, 05/14/2014 - 07:59
EmploymentMetrix The Dehumanization of Online Recruiting
As he sat at the dinner table listening to his wife and kids talk about their days, John didn’t really hear a word they were saying, as he couldn’t keep his mind from wandering back to the big decision he...
 EmploymentMetrix - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 11:05
Indeed How Small Businesses Hire Great People
In celebration of national Small Business Week, we asked some members of Indeed’s small business team what they love most about their clients and put together this video to give you a behind-the-scenes look at how we work with small businesses every day: In the fast-paced world of a quickly expanding company, finding the right hire makes all the difference. As Jason Whitman, our head of Client Services, puts it, “We understand that an open position at a small business has so much meaning...
 Indeed - Mon, 05/12/2014 - 11:10
Indeed Indeed Client Story: Signpost
Small businesses face unique hiring challenges. These emerging companies have to compete with larger organizations in the same space, making their jobs visible to the best talent. Without the support of a large human resources team, business owners are often tasked with running the company while also managing the hiring process. Signpost is a quickly-growing marketing automation company that’s always on the lookout for talented people to join their small team. As the Manager of Sales Talent...
 Indeed - Thu, 05/08/2014 - 15:13
Indeed eBook: How to Craft Top-Notch Job Titles and Descriptions
The best job descriptions help candidates understand what a certain role requires while also conveying what’s special about your company and the team they’ll be joining. Today’s recruiters combine the science and art of job titles and descriptions to connect with the right people for any kind of role. These make up the core of your job content – the information you develop, publish and share to attract candidates. Optimizing this job content for how people search for jobs today enables...
 Indeed - Tue, 05/06/2014 - 12:06

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