Morneau Shepell has recently announced that they will be partaking in an official agreement to obtain all shares regarding LifeWorks Corporation Ltd., with closure anticipated in late July of 2018. "This acquisition is aligned with Morneau Shepell's global growth strategy as well as our focus on technology innovations to create added value for our clients and their employees," said Stephen Liptrap, President and Chief Executive Officer of Morneau Shepell. "This is a tremendous opportunity to grow our U.S. and global footprint, while building on our technology footprint to create integrated user experiences." "LifeWorks brings significant, complementary strengths into our employee assistance
Thoothukudi Online, the new job website launched in India recently, has only been receiving a subpar response so far. Collector Sandeep Nanduri said that nearly 120 people had registered themselves on the portal so far. About 25 employers, who have posted 150 vacancies, had also enrolled on the website. He said that nearly 100 companies out of a total of 300 private companies in the district had been contacted so far. More companies would be contacted soon, he added. The website was launched under the Thoothukudi District Employment Assistance Programme (TEAP) to create employment for those who lost their jobs
This article was written and published in Spanish and has been translated into English via Google Translate. Click here to read the original article. One of the most popular beliefs is that many current jobs are at risk because of the unstoppable evolution of technology. Automation, they say, will destroy more jobs than it will create to maintain these systems. A former director of McDonalds protests against the rising cost of gross wages per hour in the United States to 15 dollars claiming that from now on it will be "cheaper to buy a robot than to hire an employee".
Over the last decade, Upwork has worked to connect entrepreneurs with freelancers and the self-employed. The company was previously Elance/oDesk, and its business concept was a unique and innovative one - letting people work online from the comfort of their homes, or remotely as they like. The platform became an incredible success that grew into a global phenomenon. Posting millions of job opportunities every year, self-employed sole proprietors take advantage of the posts. Online workers at Upwork currently earn a total surpassing $1 billion each year. Plus, the freelancers engaged in various tasks offered by Upwork clients have more than 5,000 different
China has recently launched a worldwide recruitment initiative to give foreigners the opportunity to take up unique jobs in China. The positions include kung fu apprentice at the Shaolin Temple, giant panda caretaker, high-speed train maintenance staff, trash collector at Zhangjiajie national forest park, acting dean of Yuelu Academy, beef noodle chef, truck driver on the Qinghai-Tibet highway and experiencer of the cash-free society. The campaign was launched by global employment-oriented social-networking platform LinkedIn, and the "I'm in China" project aims to promote Chinese culture and history. Registration for these positions are open to LinkedIn's 520 million overseas members for
CEO Worldwide, the executive recruitment company that made it onto Forbes’ top 250 US executive recruitment firm ranking, has recently announced the launch of their Female Executive Search recruitment platform that connects progressive businesses and enterprises with some of the top female leadership in the world. Studies repeatedly show that gender diverse boardrooms are good for business. But despite the evidence that equality at a senior level improves the bottom line, there still remains a disparity in representation at c-suite level, across all sectors. That’s why CEO Worldwide, experts in international executive recruitment, have developed a recruitment platform that empowers
Code Pilot recently revealed their new data science platform alongside an announcement that they have a number of professional software engineers all ready for hire in the top 20 tech cities on the globe. These engineers, entitled "Pilots", have participated in behavioral adaptability as well as proprietary software engineering testing that has reduced the industry's hiring process from two to three months to a matter of days. Traditionally, hiring a software engineer has been time consuming and difficult, often because the hiring manager or companies lack technical expertise or the tools to accurately score or compare candidates’ skills. That is
Leading provider of artificial intelligence (AI) solutions, Fusemachines Inc., has recently announced the acquisition talent acquisition and candidate engagement platform Rake Inc., which aids employers and candidates alike through offering capabilities for a better user experience and conclusion during the recruitment process. Rake has developed technology and IP in talent acquisition that helps employers capture and engage candidates who visit their career website while providing a better candidate experience. The Rake platform also consists of a web and mobile app that allows candidates to manage their entire job search all in one place. Fusemachines plans to expand on the
Interview Buddy, the platform incepted by Ujwal Surampalli of Vizag, is here to deal with the monumental task of unemployability in India through truly connecting the gap between companies and job seekers. Interview Buddy is an online platform that helps job seekers interact with industry experts in real-time. The innovative technology used in this web application helps the candidates practise interviews and also provides a well-constructed feedback later. In addition to possessing numerous industry experts versed in the current employment market and its demands, Interview Buddy also stands out on the technological front with salient features such as a video
French-based company Staffmatch has always focused on bringing the latest technologies to the temp work market. Through innovative and ergonomic applications on web and mobile alike, clients can request expert staff in little to no time, while reliable staff can manage their availability the way they want. Recently, the startup has announced forward momentum in their growth, as well as new ambitions for the firm. Staffmatch has secured €3 million euros in funding from historic investors - family office and private investors - plus Bpifrance and BNP Paribas Développement, and hopes to put the new capital towards a further European expansion.