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Careers Site Publisher Says It’s No Longer For Sale

Careers site publisher DHI Group announced it is no longer for sale. In a press release, the company, which operates multiple niche career sites including its flagship tech site, Dice.com, said that after exploring “strategic alternatives” since last fall, the board of directors decided DHI should remain independent. Chairman of the Board John…

Google Is Testing a New Jobs Service

Without any public announcement, Google has begun testing a new jobs product it’s calling Google Hire. Multiple Silicon Valley and technology sites report the product is an applicant tracking system, designed along the lines of the company’s in-house ATS, which handles millions of applications annually. Tech site Axios says, “The service lets employers…

What Do You Do If Your Employee Gets Sick Abroad?

In 2016, U.S. residents logged 457.4 million person‑trips for business purposes. Life on the road can give employees an opportunity to see new places and immerse themselves in a new culture, but it also can sometimes put them at a higher risk for contracting illness. Health risks are of particular concern for business…

Teamable and Beamery Garner $5 Million In Funding

  Teamable, which provides recruiting software for organizations, closed a $5 million Series A funding to help the companies scale and optimize referral hiring and diversity initiates. This was led by venture capital firm True Ventures. As published in VentureBeat, “The last three years, recruiters have seen a rise in technologies being brought to…

HR Analytics: How to Tell Your Data Story

For decades, HR organizations have operated with a “softer approach” to business, relying more on intuition and less on hard facts to make workforce decisions. It’s an approach that allows HR practitioners to get the job done, but makes it more challenging to align HR strategy with business value. Thanks to the digital…

Tight Training Budget? Get Your Employees to Create the Content

Training material generated from a learning needs analysis, followed by instructional design, and then delivered by an expert trainer will be of high quality — but it’s an expensive model. An alternative is to rely mainly on content generated by employees. Employee generated content has become important because it is now almost trivially…

4.8 Million Jobseekers In 10 States May Have Had Data Stolen

Millions of jobseekers from 10 states may have had personal data, including Social Security numbers and birth dates, stolen by hackers. America’s JobLink Alliance, which manages a multi-state job board network, announced last week that from February 23 to March 14 of this year, a hacker compromised the accounts of possibly as many…

5 Steps to a Safer Workplace and Lower Premiums

In the workplace, accidents can happen anywhere and at any time. It doesn’t matter if employees sit at their cubicles all day and don’t use heavy equipment: In every single work environment, there is a risk of on-the-job injury or illness. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2015, there were about…

What to Consider When You Self-Fund Your Health Plan

When deciding to use a TPA (third-party administrator) to administer your self-funded healthcare plan, the first consideration is often what your healthcare provider network will look like. TPAs can help companies save more money and provide greater flexibility, but what about the provider’s quality of care? A close look shows that TPAs, with…

Your Guide to the More Popular Pre-Hire Assessments

Personality tests are a growing industry. Though recruiters have differing opinions on personality tests as an indicator of  fit, according to a 2011 report, the use of personality assessments was then increasing by as much as 20% per year. Part of the reason pre-employment personality tests are on the rise is because of…