8.10.2018

The Alaant Loop: How to Dress for An Interview, A.I. for Hiring and more

How to Dress for An Interview, A.I. for Hiring and more
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How to Dress for An Interview, A.I. for Hiring and more

Alaant Influencers: Annmarie Lanesey of Greane Tree Technology & AlbanyCanCode

By: Miriam Dushane via Alaant Blog

Alaant is featuring regional influencers and local luminaries sharing their career advice and secrets to success—in their own words. These influencers are the people making a powerful impact for good across the community...

CareerBuilder's Midyear Job Forecast Shows Tough Hiring Environment for Employers is Paying Off for Job Seekers

CareerBuilder's Midyear Job Forecast Shows Tough Hiring Environment for Employers is Paying Off for Job Seekers

via CareerBuilder

As employers grapple with a highly competitive hiring environment that is causing prolonged job vacancies across the U.S., workers are reaping the benefits. According to CareerBuilder's Midyear Job Forecast, 63 percent of U.S. employers...

How Should I Dress for My Interview?

How Should I Dress for My Interview?

By: Tim Sackett via Fistful of Talent

Have you noticed that this is becoming an issue for both candidates and employers? It used to be pretty simple. If you got an interview, for almost any position, you showed up in your ‘Sunday’s Best’. That usually meant some kind of suit...

Hard Work May Not Pay After All

Hard Work May Not Pay After All

By: Emma Jacobs via CNBC-Financial Times

Every year between May and September, all 54 employees of Basecamp, a Chicago-based web applications company, work a short week: just four days — a total of 32 hours. They work a conventional five-day week the rest of the year…

Artificial Intelligence is Coming for Hiring, and it Might Not Be That Bad

Artificial Intelligence is Coming for Hiring, and it Might Not Be That Bad

By: Rebecca Greenfield & Riley Griffin via Bloomberg

Even with all of its problems, AI is a step up from the notoriously biased recruiting process. Artificial intelligence promises to make hiring an unbiased utopia. There’s certainly plenty of room for improvement. Employee referrals...

Daughters Of Working Moms Grow Up To Be Just as Happy as Kids of Stay-At-Home Mom

Daughters Of Working Moms Grow Up To Be Just as Happy as Kids of Stay-At-Home Mom

By: Monica Torres via TheLadders

Old-school resumes used to start with a career objective to alert the reader to the type of position the job seeker was targeting. Over the past 10 years, objectives have been replaced with the much more powerful career summary section...

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Miranda March Digital Strategist for Alaant Workforce Solutions

Miranda March, Digital Communications Specialist

Miranda has a real knack for connecting the dots between employers and job seekers. She prides herself on keeping a pulse on the national and local hiring markets. In her downtime, she enjoys cooking new foods and spending time with her family. A little-known fact about Miranda is her love of video games, new and old.

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