CorSource, provider of integrated talent, staffing and development services, recently announced new ownership and the introduction of Staffing Lifecycle Management, a new, freely available process framework that aligns technology staffing and contract services to better meet business objectives. In addition, Andrew Hermann, the company's president since 2014, heads up an ownership group that has acquired the majority interest in CorSource, one of Portland's longest active staffing firms that were founded in 1994 as ProDx. Terms of the acquisition are not being disclosed. "I am excited for this opportunity to take CorSource to its next chapter of success, and for
EmpowerPoints, a leading incentive and engagement company, has announced the release of a simple yet powerful employee-survey tool that revolutionizes the way companies learn about the workplace from the perspective of their employees. "When it comes to problems arising in your workforce, you can't fix what you can't see," says EmpowerPoints founder and CEO Ruben Navarrete. By integrating the new employee survey tool into the existing EmpowerPoints incentive system, EmpowerPoints enhances productivity, improves retention, skyrockets morale, and allows employers to keep their finger on the pulse of how employees are thinking and feeling about the company and their work
nextSource, a workforce solutions company, recently announced a strategic partnership with DCR Workforce (DCR), creators of Smart Track VMS. Smart Track VMS is acclaimed among operations, HR and procurement executives for providing a single, unified approach to procure, manage, and analyze contingent workforce programs. By entering into the partnership with DCR, a leader in the VMS software market, nextSource adds significant additional value to its portfolio of solutions, which include: managed services programs (MSP), services procurement/statement of work (SOW) management, worker classification, employer of record (EOR) services. "nextSource seeks to partner with best-in-class VMS technologies to ensure that our clients'
Monster recently announced the addition of the Monster Job Search App, which the company says helps candidates search and connect with opportunities on-the-go, making it possible to apply for jobs from mobile phones. According to Monster, more than 50% of candidates who start the job application on a mobile, give up on the process. Working with its expert mobile division, Jobr, Monster has created a smartphone app that uses the familiar swipe function found in popular dating apps, such as Tinder, to address this issue. Monster claims its new approach removes the friction from the job application process, making it
Glassdoor, one of the world's largest and fastest growing job sites 1, has opened the company's newest office in Chicago's rapidly developing Fulton Market District. Located at 1330 W Fulton Street, the office is currently home to 200 people, primarily focused on sales-related functions. "It's been incredible to witness Glassdoor's Chicago expansion. In less than two years, this office has grown into one of Glassdoor's largest employee centers with a dynamic and talented group of people dedicated to helping companies recruit and hire," said Robert Hohman, Glassdoor CEO and co-founder. "We selected Chicago because of its Midwest location, its vibrant community, and
Last year, Sarovar Benkikere earned his engineering degree with distinction from a well-known college, but for the past year and a half he has been unable to find employment. Mutturaj, who has an MA in Political Science has also been searching for a job in the last year. Similarly, Swati with a PhD in immunology from Germany struggled to land a job in Bengaluru. Her problem: she was over-qualified. They have banded together under the banner of Karnataka for Employment(KFE) to launch a campaign called “Vote for Employment” and a mobile application called “My Job.” Apart from providing information on job
Ghana’s HR industry is at the crossroads of a new dawn in Digital Recruitment, and what most HR Practitioners will acknowledge, is that recently, the way in which companies search and attract top talent has changed drastically. The days of handing out resumes in person are all but over. The process of collecting and analyzing job applications have moved in a completely digital direction and in Ghana this is being championed by companies like Tonaton.com which introduced a new jobs portal at the recent HR Focus Conference and Awards. The new Tonaton.com Jobs portal has an improved user experience
A tremendous new hiring assessment software tool is now available to restaurants everywhere. ShiftStars, a St. Louis-based company, promises to provide restaurants with a quick, accurate and easy real-time evaluation of prospects. The company says that it takes the guesswork out of hiring and that it stops firing. ShiftStars offers courses which include: sexual harassment, at will employment and workplace safety. Courses also provide a step-by-step instruction on proper restaurant work etiquette. ShiftStars is the powerful culmination of more than 30 years of research, analysis, and industry-expert input from hospitality professionals throughout the United States and around the world.
IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants) - named 2017 Professional Body of the Year by The Accountant/International Accounting Bulletin - and global staffing firm Robert Half recently announced a new business alliance intended to better support the careers of accounting and finance professionals. The strategic relationship will support management accounting and finance professionals through shared thought leadership and complementary career-enhancing tools to provide access to relevant and crucial information supporting professional growth. Alliance elements include access to IMA's proprietary CareerDriver® assessment and development tool for Robert Half candidates. Together, the two organizations will also provide comprehensive salary information resources and drive
WayUp, a new, hip and snazzy looking professional website with already over 3 million users have cropped up, and it has helped create a sea of living and breathing resumes for today’s employers. Think 90’s MySpace meets Linkedin. Everyone has done it. Googled their name. The first five pages which come up, are your living resume. Not happy with what you see? Change it. What most people don't know, is that they can take ownership and create content on the internet which shows off an impressive profile worthy of sharing, and not be cringing at. Thanks to WayUp, recently graduated college students