Career & Job Fairs

The Top 16 Articles of 2016: #2 – Randstad To Acquire Monster For $429 Million

Editors Note: For the last 16 days of December, SourceCon will be resharing our most popular articles from the year. Yes, each time you’ve turned around this year, there has been more big news in the recruiting field. If you didn’t get whiplash from the news we broke in May that SimplyHired was…

We Ran a Different Kind of Recruiting Workshop

At TwoScots Recruitment, we care about the youth of tomorrow, so we recently teamed up with Melbourne City Mission in an effort to boost the confidence of disadvantaged youths, while assisting them to get into the Melbourne workforce. Melbourne City Mission has developed a two-week intensive program that supports completely disengaged young people…

When It Comes to Career, It’s Up to Every Employee to Stay Relevant

“We didn’t do anything wrong, but somehow, we lost.” Upon saying that, all his management team, himself included, sadly teared up. This was the statement from the CEO of Nokia at a press conference to announce that Nokia was being acquired by Microsoft. Intel just announce that they are laying off 12,000 workers…

Career Fair Tips for Employers

Career fairs can be great opportunities for businesses to find prospective employees, but these venues can quickly become quite hectic without proper preparation. Lack of screening, tons of resumes, and the chaos of the day can take a super productive idea and make it a hot mess. If you want to take advantage…

Beyond.com Buys JobCircle; Will Grow Job Fair Business

One of the largest networks of company-owned job boards in the world has just grown a little bigger. Beyond.com announced this morning it acquired Human Capital Solutions, parent company of JobCircle.com, for an undisclosed amount. JobCircle, like Beyond itself, operates in dozens of regional areas, primarily in the mid-Atlantic states from Virginia to…

8 Skills Recruiters Should Have

When I attend career fairs, hiring conferences, recruiting events, or through conversations with prospective candidates, I keep learning that the wrong people are attending these events and working as recruiters. As I walked the room at a recent career fair, prior to the event starting, I sought to introduce myself to some of…