Category: Technology

Sidekick Helps HR Professionals Prioritize Email Follow-ups

In an ever-connected world, human resources and recruiting professionals rely more and more on email to connect with hiring managers and job candidates. Job offer letters, on-boarding links, and interview requests are all handled by electronic mail. What this means for most HR folks is spending hours each day in their inbox, quite often wondering
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MyUnfold Uses LinkedIn and Skills Assessments to Ease Recruiting Headaches

  In January, we gave you a sneak peak into a new recruiting service called MyUnfold, which leverages candidates’ LinkedIn profiles to replace the resume. Now, the company behind MyUnfold has brought the recruiting service into its beta stage and is working with a number of big names to change the way people apply for
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This Free API Can Help You Create “Smarterer” Skills Assessments

When human resources practitioners test hard, soft, or elastic skills, keeping assessments up-to-date is often the most challenging task of the process. With programming languages and other business skills constantly evolving, an HR professional can be overburdened with the job of developing and redeveloping skills assessments. Dave Balter, the co-founder and CEO of Smarterer, says
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Disruptive Technology: Is it Hot or Not?

What does it mean when something is “disruptive”? In normal circles, this term means something quite negative. However, in the technology world, “disruption” is a surge of progress that affects the playing field of other technologies. Simply put, a “disruptive” technology is an invention that influences an established technology, sometimes replacing that established technology altogether
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