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Minnesota Jobs Improved page translation
For quite some time we have offered a limited translation functionality. Today, we’ve partnered with Microsoft Bing to add a much more comprehensive page translation function. On the bottom of almost every page, you will see a translate button. Click on the button and select your preferred language. Once you select the button, you can [...]
 Minnesota Jobs - Fri, 02/21/2014 - 17:50
Indeed Finding the Right Fit: Intellibridge Partners
In the current job market, candidates can be highly selective about the opportunities they pursue and the offers they accept. Today, we’re sharing a perspective from Sharon Kropf, Director of Intellibridge Partners, a business support and staffing firm based in Sacramento, CA, on how staffing and recruiting professionals can engage these empowered candidates. Intellibridge uses Indeed Resume and Sponsored Jobs to make high quality placements in accounting, finance, IT and human resources. We...
 Indeed - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 16:09
Minnesota Jobs The world of conference calling
We all have had conference calls like these before. http://conferencecall.biz/. Lots of interesting snippets.
 Minnesota Jobs - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 11:19
EmploymentMetrix Make A “Money Ball” Sales Hire
Many successful sales people become sellers by accident. How many sales people went to college to become a sales person? There is a sales person in all of us somewhere, sometimes it just takes the right recruiter to recognize it and to sell it to the company seeking that person looking for the elusive “it” factor.
 EmploymentMetrix - Wed, 02/19/2014 - 17:37
Civil Engineering Central Civil Engineering & The 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi
As I have been enjoying the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi on TV I began to consider the unique engineering and construction of infrastructure necessary to pull off such an amazing feat.  The infrastructure must not only be able to satisfy the expectations of the 2014 Winter Olympics, but it must be able to satisfy future needs for post-Olympic plans and activities. The costs entailed in developing effective and efficient transportation systems, in building quality housing for Olympic athletes...
 Civil Engineering Central - Mon, 02/17/2014 - 09:48
Indeed Job Seeker Reactions to the State of the Union
In last month’s State of the Union address, the president said the word “jobs” 39 times — the only word he used more often was “America” (83 times). We were interested to learn if a speech dominated by employment, wages and the economy affected how people actually searched for jobs. One moment that left us particularly curious was President Obama’s mention of Costco and the push for higher wages. He commended the company for raising wages, calling it “the smart way to boost...
 Indeed - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 16:02
EmploymentMetrix 10 Cute Snow Dog Photos You Have To See -- Vote For Your Favorite Snow Buddy!
Another snow storm has hit the Northeast which means us Beyond.com employees are working from home. Instead of the usual suspects we see at the office each day, we’re sharing our workspaces with some very specials friends. Vote for the...
 EmploymentMetrix - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 12:35
Simply Hired Simply Hired's Blog has Moved
Simply Hired has recently moved our blog. Check out all the exciting new content we have to offer at Simply Hired's blog destination. . 
 Simply Hired - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 16:02
EmploymentMetrix Comic Relief: I Am THE Best Person For Your Job!
Confidence is great, but there is such a thing as TOO confident. It's fun, however, to imagine an interview in which we say whatever we feel like. . . If you've noticed, I am the first person to arrive at...
 EmploymentMetrix - Thu, 02/06/2014 - 18:31
EmploymentMetrix I Filled a Job You Didn't Even Know You Had.
OK, so you’re a hiring manager, and you’ve just arrived at the office, grabbed your coffee and opened up your email inbox. There--in boldfaced lettering--the subject line of my email screams “JOB PROPOSAL MEMO”. And you’re thinking…great. Another spam from some job seeker. And then you make a hire.
 EmploymentMetrix - Thu, 02/06/2014 - 18:03
Civil Engineering Central Attracting & Retaining Talent :: It’s a War Out There
In November of 2013 Carol & I were invited to host a breakout session at the Rusk O’Brien Gido + Partners Growth & Ownership Strategies Conference in Naples, FL.  The Breakout Session that we hosted was titled “Attracting & Retaining Talent :: It’s a War Out There.”  The topic was marketed as follows: The day of the easy to fill empty seat in a firm is gone, and the ability to keep talent from joining a competitor is more challenging than ever. This breakout...
 Civil Engineering Central - Mon, 02/03/2014 - 15:45
Indeed Indeed Surpasses 4 Million Employer Reviews
Sometimes finding the ideal job requires inside information on a company’s culture, management and policies. To help people find the right company, Indeed now has more than 4 million reviews from current and former employees at hundreds of thousands of organizations. This makes Indeed the world’s largest source of company reviews in the world. Over the past year and a half, the number of reviews on Indeed has grown from 2,500 per week to nearly 55,000 per week. In a survey of 1,000 recent...
 Indeed - Wed, 01/29/2014 - 14:10
EmploymentMetrix Top US Cities to Find a Job & Top US Cities to Hire Candidates [INFOGRAPHIC]
Beyond.com's Q4 2013 Career Trends Report Welcome to our latest analysis of the real best places to hire and get hired nationwide. See which metro areas came out on top in Q4 2013. This Beyond.com employment data report analyzes where...
 EmploymentMetrix - Wed, 01/29/2014 - 11:05
Minnesota Jobs This guy could use some interviewing coaching
An example where interviewing training would be a good thing. mn-jobs.com/aps
 Minnesota Jobs - Tue, 01/28/2014 - 18:57
Indeed Indeed Client Story: Charles Schwab
For Frank Hynes, VP of Talent Acquisition at Charles Schwab, a key challenge in today’s recruiting landscape is to “go where the talent is or where it will be,” and to reach that talent quickly. Schwab’s goal, he says, is “trying to cut through all the clutter and really have Schwab stand as a beacon that would be attractive to the talent who would be successful here.” Today, great candidates have great options and employers have to build strategies that make your jobs stand out from...
 Indeed - Thu, 01/23/2014 - 12:57
Minnesota Jobs Scholarship available – Deadline March 31st
Once again, MINNESOTAJOBS.COM is helping students pay for college. We are offering a $1000 scholarship to current or future students. To learn more about our scholarship and to apply, please visit http://MINNESOTAJOBS.COM/scholarship/
 Minnesota Jobs - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 11:21
Indeed How Great Companies Attract Great Candidates
Do you know the number of screening questions that will cause you to lose 20% of your applicants? How about the number of jobs a hired candidate has clicked on, or the margin by which recruiting with search can reduce your cost per hire? These are the metrics that drive search marketing, a limitless opportunity for employers where great companies can attract online job seekers and target the best candidates for their jobs. The companies who do this effectively outperform the average employer by...
 Indeed - Tue, 01/21/2014 - 13:00
Civil Engineering Central MLK National Day of Service – What Are You Doing?
What is the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service?   According to the MLK.gov website: After a long struggle, legislation was signed in 1983 creating a federal holiday marking the birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In 1994, Congress designated the Martin Luther King Jr. Federal Holiday as a national day of service and charged the Corporation for National and Community Service with leading this effort. Taking place each year on the third Monday in January, the MLK Day of Service is...
 Civil Engineering Central - Mon, 01/20/2014 - 10:50
EmploymentMetrix Is the Best Candidate the one Who’s Good at Getting Hired?
Are you missing great candidates because of the communications gap? Are you skipping the candidates who are very capable of doing the job, but just do a poor job telling their story in a way that will get them noticed, selected for an interview, and hired?
 EmploymentMetrix - Mon, 01/13/2014 - 12:49
Civil Engineering Central Your Civil Engineering Firm’s Use of Technology
Last week I posed a question on LinkedIn asking members of the Civil Engineering Central group if they felt that their firm was ahead of the curve, on the curve, or behind the curve when it comes to the software and technology that is being utilized at their firm? If you are a member of the Civil Engineering Central group on LinkedIn you can follow this link to the question and cast your vote: CIVIL ENGINEERING CENTRAL GROUP LINKEDIN POLL Alternatively, you can vote right here on our blog: Take...
 Civil Engineering Central - Mon, 01/13/2014 - 10:43

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