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Best of the Bay: The Bay Area’s Top-Rated Workplaces in 2018
Whether we’re talking about the hottest new startups, the coolest company headquarters or the latest scandal, Bay Area firms have a knack for capturing the world’s attention. And when most people think about the the Bay Area, they typically associate the region with the game-changing tech companies that command all the headlines. Yet while these types of businesses are certainly abundant (hello, Apple) and define the Bay Area in the popular imagination, they only represent a slice of the...
Thu, 06/21/2018 - 10:00


Bitten by the Travel Bug? 15 Jobs That Will Satisfy Your Wanderlust
Do you often find yourself going through vacation days remarkably fast or daydreaming about the next time you can jet across the world and explore the sights and sounds of another country? If you seem to constantly have a bad case of the travel bug, it might be time to cure it by incorporating travel into your everyday life. Rather than alternating between work and vacation mode, why not combine the two with a job that requires you to travel? There are many jobs available that require some travel...
Thu, 06/21/2018 - 08:30


A Game Plan for Interviewing: Essential Tips to Help You Prepare for Meeting With Candidates
So you’ve gone through all the resumes and identified the candidates who have the skills, attitude and aptitude mojo your business needs, and now it’s time to move on to the next phase of the hiring process—the interview. Interviews are important when it comes to testing the impressions you got from the candidate’s resume, and can provide you with a more complete sense of how qualified they are for the role, but remember that the process goes both ways. They are learning about you as...
Tue, 06/19/2018 - 08:00


How to Get More Targeted Results from Indeed Resume
This post is adapted from a lesson in Indeed Academy, the free training platform designed to help recruiters get the most out of Indeed. If you’re waiting for your ideal job applicant to send their resume your way, get comfortable — because there’s no telling how long that might take. With the unemployment rate at its lowest since 2000 and more and more employers competing to hire top talent, sitting back and waiting could mean missing out on the right person for the job. If you take...
Thu, 06/14/2018 - 09:00


Beyond the Clichés: Top-Rated Workplaces by Millennials
If your mental image of a millennial is still a smartphone-addicted job hopper, it’s time for a reality check—the oldest members of this age group are now in their late 30s and the generation is the largest in the US labor force. And though cliches persist, millennials are actually less likely than baby boomers to say that creativity and fun are “extremely important” to them when applying for a job. It turns out that what really matters is how an organization will help them learn, grow...
Tue, 06/12/2018 - 09:00


Reading Between the Lines: What a Resume is Really Telling You
This is part two of a series. Learn how to identify when it’s time to add to the team in part one. So your business is doing well, and all the signs show that it’s time to start adding new heads to the team. Finding the best people means you will soon be reviewing a stack of resumes, and it’s not a step you want to breeze through or approach haphazardly. According to one study, the average recruiter spends only 6 seconds reviewing a resume. But that’s not nearly enough time to identify...
Thu, 06/07/2018 - 09:00


From a “No Black Hole” Candidate Experience to Supporting Veterans: Lessons from Enterprise
Whether you’ve rented from Enterprise or passed by a location in your town or at the airport, you may think you know what Enterprise is all about: renting cars. But Enterprise does much more than that. With 9,900 locations worldwide, Enterprise Holdings operates the Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car brands in more than 90 countries and territories. The company and its affiliate Enterprise Fleet Management offer a total transportation solution, including truck rental,...
Tue, 06/05/2018 - 09:00


Good as Gold: Top-Rated Workplaces Banking and Finance 2018
The banking and financial industry plays an indispensable role in our lives and in keeping the global economy moving. Whether you’re buying something with a credit card, following a hot stock tip or running a business, the banking industry is working for you—and that’s just scratching the surface. With an industry this vital to our economic well-being, it’s no wonder they employ so many people: with almost 8.3 million people, it ranks sixth in sheer numbers, while finance and insurance...
Tue, 05/29/2018 - 09:00


Employee Content Is King: Adding Humanity and Purpose to Your Employer Brand
At its heart, employer branding is about storytelling. A strong employer brand is built on stories that will define how your organization is perceived, and the messages that you use when sharing information about your company will help attract talent. Simple enough, right? But in practice employer branding is challenging and complex. Different firms have different stories and take different approaches to making their employer brand more attractive to job seekers. Manuel Diaz, Employer Brand Strategist...
Thu, 05/24/2018 - 12:06


Top-Rated Workplaces By Interns: 5 Lessons from the Winning Companies
For people at the start of their careers, an internship can be a crucial professional development tool. The right internship is not only a great way to get a foot in the door at a company but also an opportunity to “try out” a career to see if it’s a good fit. Other benefits include mentorship opportunities and the ability to establish a professional network with other interns at the company—not to mention (depending on the firm) the opportunity to experience company perks. But the benefits...
Tue, 05/22/2018 - 09:00


Highlights from Indeed Interactive: Search for Greatness (Part Two)
Part one of our report from Indeed Interactive 2018 can be found here. After Tuesday night’s party at ACL Live, Indeed Interactive resumed on Wednesday morning. Once again Senior Director of Field Marketing Kevin Walker was on hand to set the scene for a packed agenda of breakouts, keynotes and more. So without further ado, let’s take a look at some of the day’s highlights. On the main stage This year’s theme is “Search for Greatness.” But how do you do that in a tight labor market?...
Wed, 05/16/2018 - 19:00


Highlights from Indeed Interactive: Search for Greatness (Part One)
Part two of our report from Indeed Interactive can be found here. Indeed Interactive is back, and it’s bigger than ever. On Tuesday, over 1700 talent leaders from across the country gathered to join us at the Fairmont Hotel in downtown Austin, Texas to explore what it means to “Search for Greatness.” With over 40 breakouts this year (not to mention a stellar array of speakers on the main stage) it’s impossible to cover all the action, so instead here are a few highlights from Tuesday....
Tue, 05/15/2018 - 19:00


REPORT: How Radical Transparency Is Transforming Job Search and Talent Attraction
Today we live in an age of radical transparency. In our interconnected world we have almost instant access to a quantity of information that was unimaginable even a few years ago. This online revolution has changed both simple things—such as how we decide what to eat for breakfast—and complicated, life-changing decisions—such as how we look for jobs. If job seekers want to know what it’s like to work at an organization, insider information in the form of reviews is but a few taps away. But...
Tue, 05/15/2018 - 08:00


Introducing Indeed Assessments: A New, Skills-based Screening Platform
You know the struggle. You spend hours staring at pages and pages of job applications and by the time you’re done, you’re lucky if you have a handful of qualified applicants to contact. The traditional hiring process simply isn’t efficient. Recruiters and employers primarily focus on resumes, which don’t show the full breadth of a job seeker’s capabilities. And sometimes the process opens up the door to errors and unconscious bias, which means you don’t always end up with the most...
Mon, 05/14/2018 - 08:00


An Insider’s Guide to Indeed Interactive 2018
In less than a week, Indeed Interactive will kick off in Austin, Texas. This year’s theme is “Search for Greatness,” and we’re going to be taking a close look at what this means for recruiters and job seekers in the 21st century. Never before have we had so many powerful tools at our disposal to help us with recruiting, but even so, barriers and biases remain. Meanwhile, imperfections and inconsistencies in the hiring process can make some great candidates feel invisible and cause employers...
Tue, 05/08/2018 - 09:00


5 Signs That It’s Time to Add to Your Team
Stories about giant companies with deep pockets make for fun reading. But the truth is that not every firm can afford to provide employees with profit sharing options or on-site child care. Most employers live in a different reality: one where every dollar counts and the name of the game is making the biggest impact possible with the most economical use of resources.   Being lean isn’t just a virtue—it’s central to success. This applies to head count, too. But there can come a point when...
Thu, 05/03/2018 - 09:00


Report: How Can Small Businesses Find Big Talent?
In the US, entrepreneurship and opportunity go hand in hand. Not only do entrepreneurs get to be their own bosses, but they also create jobs for others. And there are countless stories of people who arrived on these shores with very little, only to acquire their own piece of the American dream by opening their own small businesses. Of course, every corporate giant started out small, whether it was as three tech aficionados in a garage (Apple) or a farmer turned five-and-dime store owner (Walmart)....
Thu, 04/26/2018 - 09:00


Get the Balance Right! The Top-Rated Companies for Work/Life Balance in 2018
If working through lunch and sending midnight emails are the norm for you, the idea of achieving work/life balance may seem like a pipe dream. But for many employees today, it is increasingly important to create a greater sense of harmony between their professional careers and their personal interests. In fact, a survey by Deloitte found that if salary is taken out of the equation, Millennials in particular name work/life balance as the most important determining factor when they’re considering...
Tue, 04/24/2018 - 09:00


Lessons from Disney: How to Build a Workforce that Delivers Magical Experiences
The mouse. The memories. The magic. Yes, we’re talking about every child’s dream destinations. The Disney parks. If you’re having flashbacks of walking around DisneyWorld or Disneyland while collecting character autographs and wearing your Mickey ears, you should know that the Disney vacation experiences have expanded to encompass much more than those two locations. Worldwide, Disney has 12 theme parks, 52 resorts, a collection of Disney Signature experiences, the Disney Cruise Line (which...
Thu, 04/19/2018 - 09:00


Observe, Engage, Immerse: How to Build Empathy into Your Recruiting Process
Whether you just started your career in recruiting or you’re a veteran of many years’ standing, you’ve no doubt had to flex your empathy muscle in your job many times. My job is to recruit people from all over the world, so every day my team interacts with people who speak a different language or have customs and traditions completely different from ours. Exercising empathy can mean the difference between success and failure; but in today’s increasingly diverse society, I think the same...
Tue, 04/17/2018 - 09:00



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