Athanasios Kanargias

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Organizations Need Talent for Digital Transformation

Organizations yearning for digital transformation should take heed, competitors and consultants may steal your digital-savvy employees. That's one …

Artificial Intelligence

What Does Google’s Entry Into the Recruitment Space Mean for the Industry?

With Google for Jobs and Google Hire, Google has formally staked their place in the recruitment industry and it looks like they’re here to stay. It’s …

Employment

5-Hour Rule: If you’re not spending 5 hours per week learning, you’re being irresponsible

<b>“In my whole life, I have known no wise people (over a broad subject matter area) who didn’t read all the time — none. Zero.”</b><i><br>— Charlie Munger,</i> …

Self-improvement

The Great Recession Drastically Changed the Skills Employers Want

The employment shift from occupations that require mid-level skills toward those at the high and low ends is one of the most important trends in the U.S. labor market over the past 30 years. Previous research has suggested that a primary driver of this job polarization is something called …

Economics

Where is technology taking the economy?

We are creating an intelligence that is external to humans and housed in the virtual economy. This is bringing us into a new economic era—a …

Economics

Microsoft HR exec: These are the 3 skills you should have to score a job at the company

Microsoft is one of the most sought-after companies for job candidates. In fact, millennials voted it the No. 1 company they're most excited to work, …

Artificial Intelligence

LinkedIn CEO Outlines 3 Top Employment Trends, State-of-the-Company at Annual Event

Thousands of recruiters descended on Nashville this week to attend Talent Connect, LinkedIn’s annual conference. It’s a chance for LinkedIn’s most …

Human Resources

ICYMI | Future of the CPA Profession

As an accounting professor at Mount Saint Mary College, the author teaches a graduate accounting research course. Students in this capstone seminar …

Work-life Balance

4 Interview Questions That Can Improve Your Hiring Results by 40 Percent | Inc.com

As the leader of a high-growth company, you should be spending at least 50 percent of your time on people-related functions like recruiting and hiring; more importantly, it should be spent <i>wisely.</i>That means not rushing into an interview winging it - as a matter of fact, research shows that hiring …

Employment

A Job To Love

Hate your job? The only thing worse than hating your day job is feeling like you can´t quit because you have no idea what other job suits you. "A Job …

The Job Interview Will Soon Be Dead. Here's What the Top Companies Are Replacing It With | Inc.com

Most companies rely on the traditional in-person job interview to make hiring decisions. But I'm here to tell you, it doesn't work. In fact, it's a terrible tool.<p>Here's why: <i>81 percent of people lie during the interview</i>. No joke, 81 freaking percent!<p>That's according to Ron Friedman. He is an …

Employment

There's No Map Anymore: Career Navigation in the 21st Century | Inc.com

<i>More young people in the workforce change their jobs or careers every few years. What are the reasons for this? Do disadvantages outweigh advantages? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer</b> …

Employment

An Amazingly Simple Way to Predict Performance | Inc.com

Some examples will help explain the concept.<p>Many years ago I was representing a senior manager from a Big 4 CPA accounting firm for a Director of Accounting role with one of the major entertainment companies in Southern California. The hiring manager - the VP Controller - knew she was top-notch but …

Southern California

9 Unexpected Interview Questions That Reveal a Lot About Candidates | LinkedIn Talent Blog

Whether you’re screening a candidate over the phone or sitting down with them for their in person interview, you know there are some questions that …

Personality & Values: Traits are what we’re born with, and values are what we become (interview with Pierce and Jane Howard) | The Center for Applied Product Personality Research

While making a private visit to The Hague, I managed to interview dr Pierce Howard and Jane Mitchell Howard of The Center for Applied Cognitive …

Track Your Searches And Increase Your Sourcing Speed With Google When: The Bunt Hit For Sourcers

When you bunt in baseball, more often than not, it is to help get a runner into scoring position or to get them even closer to scoring. In other …

AdWords

10 Cutting-Edge Recruiting Trends That You Can’t Afford to Ignore in 2017 | LinkedIn Talent Blog

As we are kicking off 2017, many of you may be thinking about what you can do to boost your recruiting strategy this year. What’s new and different …

Putting In Overtime: 125+ HR Tech Startups In One Infographic

From automation and benefits, to recruitment and coaching, HR tech companies are still disrupting HR.<p>Year-to-date, there have been over 350 deals and …

Venture Capital

Your Interviews Are Biased (And You May Not Realize It)

Being aware of bias is the first step for eliminating it from your interview process.<p>Of course, you hire the best person for the job. That's what you strive to do. Your company prides itself on its diversity program, and you truly mean that. You make sure that every candidate is given equal …

Employment

6 Reasons Businesses Must Embrace Freelancers to Remain Competitive

Freelancing is one of the best ways to keep burn low but not compromise on execution ability<p>As the economy has improved, businesses have gradually found that good talent is harder to find. The local talent pool of professionals with the specialized skills companies need is limited, and each company …

Employment

These Graphics Show Which Powerful Corporations Own the World’s Biggest Brands

It’s not so much a secret that all the biggest products and brands in the world are owned by a much smaller group of corporate entities, but they’re …

Johnson & Johnson

The ‘Uberization’ of Recruitment: What You Need to Know

The ‘online gig economy’ is such a buzzword these days – but what exactly does it mean? In a nutshell, the online gig economy is basically about …

Gig Economy

6 Ways to Make the Most of Your Internship

Around 75% of college students, at some point, work in an internship. These experiences can be tremendously valuable, providing young workers the opportunity to build skills for their resumes and meet people who are working in their preferred industry. Increasingly, they are the likeliest route to …

Employment

Go Beyond Job Postings: 3 Effective Ways To Attract And Hire Top Talent

Research shows that job boards on average gather 43% of all applications companies receive for new job openings. But while job boards may have the …

Human Resources

10 Red Flags Not to Hire That Promising Candidate

Forget that great resume. If a candidate does these things in an interview, don't hire her.<p>Sometimes it's crystal clear that someone you brought in for a job interview just isn't the right fit for the role. Maybe he doesn't have the skills, for example, or perhaps she's a certified grade-A jerk. …

Employment

How Twitter Helped Me Network More Than LinkedIn Ever Did

Sure, 140 characters might not seem like much. But, used effectively, they can definitely pack a punch.<p>When you think about using social media to expand your network and improve your career, one particular platform likely springs to mind: LinkedIn.<p>Don't get me wrong -- I'm a big fan of LinkedIn and …

Bill Gates

The Hiring Black Hole HR Doesn't Want to Talk About | Inc.com

I was talking to an old friend last week who's immersed in state-of-the-art hiring technology. I've known him for more than 20 years, having met him just after the job boards came into their own and corporations built their own internal recruiting teams. Prior to that, most jobs were filled by HR …

Employment

How to Create Behavioral Interview Questions That Don’t Give Away the Answer

The first rule of creating behavioral interview questions is that they do not end with a question mark. They are not questions at all but more a …

Human Resources

73 Questions to Ask Employees During an Interview

When hiring a new employee, it’s important to ask the right questions.There are some interview questions that are a given; we all know how to put a …

Employment

Virtual reality could be a solution to sexism in tech

A new study of software developers has confirmed what women already know too well: Gender bias has big consequences in the workplace.<p>The study, which has not yet been peer-reviewed, looked at acceptance rates for code written by women and men on the massive code repository Github. Developers …

Employment