Paulo Almeida

1,100 Added | 10 Magazines | 22 Following | 34 Followers | @stripes76 | Talent Acquisition and IT Staffing professional and former Business Intelligence consultant. I like everything related with Technology | Human Capital | Business. I also run pelorim.pt a kidney disease awareness and information community. More information at my LinkedIn profile: https://pt.linkedin.com/in/pralmeida

Recruiting Graduates via Social Media - 4 Easy steps

By Laurie Wood<p>Share on:<p>TRANSFORM YOUR LINKEDIN RESULTS<p>Start using our proven LinkedIn tactics today<p>Using social media to recruit graduates is focused …

Social Media Marketing

3 Reasons You Should Try 'Google For Jobs' (Even If You Aren't Looking For Work)

Google's new job search tool has some important career benefits.<p>This week, Google launched a new product, "Google for Jobs," in an effort to make job search easier. Essentially, Google's powerful indexing algorithms and location tracking are being leveraged to help job seekers find jobs close them. …

Employment

[Part 4] Online Staffing is Engaging Contingent Workers

Online Staffing companies are leveraging technology to disrupt the traditional staffing model. Unlike staffing firms, these companies deliver talent …

Human Resources

How AI and Automation Will Change Recruiting

Over the last decade or so, one major pattern has emerged across businesses and workforces in America: every company is a tech company.<p>I’ve been …

Robots

Networking Sucks, But You Can Make It Bearable. Here’s How

Not everyone likes talking to strangers, but you can implement some tactics to get rid of the stress and anxiety.<p>If there’s one word in the working world that makes introverts cringe most, it’s probably “networking.” Though some find the task of talking to new people for career purposes to be …

Networking

Dave Ulrich on How to Win the War for Talent

The term “war for talent” was first used in 2001 in a Harvard Business Press book by the same name. It refers to a competitive landscape in …

Human Resources

5 Seasonal Jobs You Can Do Remotely

RomaBlack/Getty Images<p>Ah, you’re living the dream: working in the summertime, but you get the benefit of picking your office. Instead of being …

Remote Working

Glassdoor: Transparency Revolution or Corporate Cyberbullying?

Ben Martinez is the VP for HR at HireVue and has some thoughts he wanted to share with us on the employer review site Glassdoor. He’s also passionate …

Recruitment

Believe It, Achieve It: Mental Training for Archery

The three steps to becoming a better archer are practice, practice and more practice.<p>But not all practice happens at the archery range. You can …

Self-improvement

I left my corporate job, and these 8 things became clear

Many dream about leaving behind corporate life. Reporting to no one but yourself. A seven-second commute to your screened-in porch.<p>Nine months ago, I did it.<p>After more than two great decades at Procter & Gamble, I made the leap — a planned exit from corporate life to go all-in on my former side …

401(k)

9 company offices where everybody wants to work

Typeform's Barcelona offices aka. The Jungle<p>Remember when going to work meant spending 9 to 5 inside four cream-colored walls?<p>Then along came the …

Top 10 Ways to Be More Productive When Working from Home

Many of us work more productively when we’re at home compared to working in an office environment. But working from home is not without its own …

Productivity

10 Things Your LinkedIn Profile Should Reveal in 10 Seconds

Some people call LinkedIn the Facebook of the working world. While the platform definitely draws comparisons, employers don’t search it to be updated …

Employment

Great Presenters Do 1 Thing That Most of You Don't, Science Says

Here's some eye-opening research about what actually influences your audience, and how you can use that to prepare and deliver better presentations.<p>Last week, I wrote about the science of influence based on the research of renowned social psychologist Robert Cialdini. It got me thinking about one …

Leadership

I’m Stack Overflow’s COO—Here’s How To Hire (And Keep) Great Developers

Despite the pressing need for developers, one tech veteran says too many companies “still treat them like glorified typists.”<p>As commencement ceremonies wrap up across the country, throngs of new grads are revising resumes, networking—a few might be prepping for one last summer of travel—but they’re …

Programming

How To Finally Stop Taking Useless Notes At Work

Those note-taking methods that got you through college don’t always cut it in the workplace.<p>Whether you’re a student, you’re taking down notes during meetings, or you’re a regular at industry lectures and conferences, effective note taking is a skill you could probably benefit from.<p>Although we tend …

Productivity

Building Up a Google X-Ray Search

As sourcers, there’s a lot we can do that often gets overlooked for the fanciest new tool or data scraping technology. Using the Google X-Ray …

Recruiters Explain What The Worst LinkedIn Profiles Have In Common

Recruiters and hiring managers need to find your profile in the first place. Then they need to like what they see there.<p>Recruiters spend lots of time combing through LinkedIn profiles—possibly more than many would like. After awhile, they can start to blend together, which means that whatever you …

Employment

5 Podcasts Every Recruiter Should Listen to | LinkedIn Talent Blog

Podcasts are getting pretty popular: more than one in three Americans listen to one, and more than one in five tune in regularly—an audience that’s …

Podcasting

Tailoring Your Resume During A Career Transition

Changing careers can be daunting. Not only do you have to carefully consider everything in leaving your job behind, but you have to calculate the …

40+ Valuable Tools and Resources for HR Professionals

The HR field can be particularly demanding, which is why having the right tools and resources is priceless. Whether you are in the process of hiring …

Human Resources

3 Ways to Get More Done Right Now

When I need to get something done in a hurry, I use three time management tactics to maximize my available time and sharpen my focus. For instance, when I returned home last year from my active duty military deployment, I had to quickly readjust to my corporate job and get up to speed with team …

Productivity

Why You Should Have (at Least) Two Careers

It’s not uncommon to meet a lawyer who’d like to work in renewable energy, or an app developer who’d like to write a novel, or an editor who fantasizes about becoming a landscape designer. Maybe you also dream about switching to a career that’s drastically different from your current job. But in my …

In Just 3 Words, LinkedIn's CEO Taught a Brilliant Lesson in How to Find Great People

At a recent conference, LinkedIn's chief executive explained how the company is looking for talent in non-traditional places.<p>I've been following LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner for a while, and I really admire his vision for the company.<p>Of course, a company is only as great as its employees. At the …

Leadership

How to Find Bottlenecks in Your Talent Acquisition Process

Being able to deal with constraints is an important part of business. Constraints are stages of a process that causes the entire process to slow …

Human Resources

Google Jobs API: The Future of Intense Job Poaching?

Google announced its coming release of Google for jobs, after having closed its alpha on its jobs API we were expecting it. Where could it lead …

14 Numbers You Need to See in Your Candidate's CV

When assessing a candidate’s suitability for your vacancies, it’s vital to see facts and figures throughout their CV. Numbers provide scale, context …

5 of the Best New Recruiting Apps

Mobile swiping apps aren’t just for finding love and dating. Recruitment agencies are increasingly turning to Apple Store and Google Play to find new …

HR Strategies to Manage Stress in the Workplace

The word stress generated from Hans Selye. He defined it as an unexpected and unpredicted response of the brain and body to change. Stress is a …

Why the Hiring Process Should be Gamified

<i>Sponsored article by Criteria Corp. & JobFlare.</i><p>For years, the traditional hiring process has relied on the same basic model: collect resumes, request …