Pharma Turns to Social Media to Recruit VolunteersRead the rest of this entry »
Recruiting participants for clinical trials can be as much of a challenge as hiring experienced workers for skilled jobs. A stunningly high percentage of trials never get underway because enough patients can't be recruited. And attrition rates average 30%, causing some trials to have to shut down.
For years, drug companies have resorted to advertising their need for volunteers on radio, in print, on TV. Lately, they have ...
Your LinkedIn Post Can Get You Into Legal TroubleRead the rest of this entry »
As practically everyone of working age in the U.S. knows, LinkedIn is the place to be if you're serious about your career. Having an active presence there is a critical -- some might say -- indispensable part of building your personal brand.
But, as Liz Vevea and her current employer, Citi-Cargo & Storage Co., discovered to their dismay, what you post on LinkedIn about your new job can get you ...
New York's New Pay Law Will Change How Comp Is NegotiatedRead the rest of this entry »
New York's new law prohibiting employers to ask job seekers about pay doesn't go into effect until November, but employers and recruiters already are preparing for a whole new way of negotiating compensation.
The law affects all businesses, but the world of high finance, Wall Street may see some of the biggest changes in the way comp is handled.
Steven Gold, a partner here at Green Key Resources ...
Glassdoor Says We Are One of the Most Highly Rated Staffing Agencies In the U.S.Read the rest of this entry »
We’ve been privileged to have been recognized as one of the largest employment agencies in the nation and one of the fastest growing, not only in past years, but again this year. We're also one of the most socially engaged, one of the best places to work and one of the best and brightest.
One that we’re especially proud of is to be named by Glassdoor as ...
To Avoid Being Bossy, Are You Being Unclear?Read the rest of this entry »
You're the type of manager who doesn't want to come across as "bossy." That's good, but the way you do it may be leaving your team members confused about just what it is you want.
When you use phrases like "I kind of suspect" or "I'm not sure, but" and when you toss in qualifiers such as "hopefully" and "possibly" simply to avoid sounding controlling, you ...
Accounting Enrollment Up As New Grad Hiring SlowsRead the rest of this entry »
Enrollment in undergraduate accounting programs reached a new high in the 2015-2016 school year while at the same time the hiring of new grads by accounting firms nationwide slowed.
The 2017 Trends in the Supply of Accounting Graduates and Demand for Public Accounting Recruits released recently by the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), shows 216,482 students were enrolled in undergraduate programs; 57,119 bachelor's degrees were awarded in ...
Should You Include a Cover Letter?Read the rest of this entry »
Looking for a job is a job. How may times have you heard that? It's certainly true, but it's even more challenging a job when the advice you get on how best to do the job of looking for a job keeps changing.
Take the matter of cover letters. Plenty of career coaches swear by them. Now we hear that recruiters and hiring managers are, if not ...
Digital Skills Increasingly Important to Fund ManagersRead the rest of this entry »
The growing acceptance of quantitative investment strategies has been raising fears that data scientists and quants will eventually supplant the human in alternative asset management with algorithms and machine learning.
Not likely, said a group of recruiters and financial managers at a recent employment event in New York City. Instead, technology will support human decision-making, though the type of professional hedge funds will seek for those roles is already changing ...
New York Becoming a Consumer Tech PowerRead the rest of this entry »
Silicon Valley is still the undisputed tech capital of the U.S., if not the world, but its near monopoly on the best and brightest talent is being challenged.
An essay by Hans Tung, a managing partner at the VC firm GGV Capital, suggests New York's Silicon Alley, its heart in Brooklyn's DUMBO, is not only beginning to rival the San Francisco Bay area as an attractive tech ...
Employment Index Predicts Continued Job GrowthRead the rest of this entry »
The Conference Board's venerable Employment Trends Index for August came in at 134.62, the highest ever recorded for the 4 decade old measure of future job growth.
Released Tuesday, the index is 5.6% higher than it was in August a year ago, and well above the 91.27 it reached in May 2009 at the height of the Great Recession.
“The rapid growth in the Employment Trends ...