Here’s quick snapshot of news around the industry!
Around the IT Industry:
According to Modis (our sister company):
- Dominos Pizza Delivered By Drones?
- Internet Speed Throttled? Website Blocked? Not in Europe.
- Japan’s 310 MPH train Undergoes Testing
- Apple Facing Ban on Older Models of iPhone and iPad
- New TechnologyPutsSpanishPortCity on the Map
Around the Staffing Industry:
Has your small business kept up with the digital trends of 2013? Check out these 5 trends you should be focused on. [Adeccousa.com]
Fistful of Talent addresses how to spot a “real recruiter” in a pool of fake ones. These are the questions that your team needs to ask to determine what kind of recruiter you have. [FOT]
A new study shows that the U.S. is a key driver of change in digital recruiting and is ranked #4 across 10 global markets. [E Releases]
Are you looking to hire millennials, and if so are you ready for their new multimedia resume? Gozaik is helping candidates create a new type of resume that involves both photo and video. In addition it aggregates job postings and allows them to apply via a tweet. [Bostinno]
Looks like hiring based on data, aka “Moneyball” recruiting strategy, may win out over outdated methods. Just like in the movie, hiring based on statistics may lead to stronger hires. [BRW]
Upcoming Webinar from Adecco on “management techniques” will show you how to create a collaborative environment in your workplace and become a more effective manager. Register for the event here: www.adeccousa.com/webcasts. It’s happening on Wednesday, June 26 at 2:00pm EST [AdeccoUSA.com]
HR seems to be experiencing a sort of “groundhog decade.” Perhaps we need to “unlearn” a few things in order to solve our repeated problems and move forward again. [FOT]
Around the Government:
U.S. Senate bill (S.744) will double the annual flow of foreign temporary workers. These workers of course will compete for available U.S. jobs. [PR Newswire]
The Department of Labor is granting $10 million to create temporary clean up jobs in Oklahoma. [DOL.gov]
The U.S. economy added 175,000 jobs in May which means that growth in hiring is still steady. [LA Times]
The sequester strikes again! Unemployment insurance is part of the forced federal budget cuts, which means that unemployment checks will be smaller for the unemployed. [CNN]
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