9.21.2018

The Alaant Loop: Linium is Alaant! Degree Requirements, Machines Performing Tasks, and What to Ask Yourself When Considering a New Job

Linium is Alaant! Degree Requirements, Machines Performing Tasks, and What to Ask Yourself When Considering a New Job
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The Alaant Loop is our column focused on all things going on in the world of recruiting, job placement, and search. Think of it as your weekly briefing—a handy, quick guide to what's going on.

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Linium is Alaant

Linium Recruiting Announces Name Change & Unveils Innovative Services

via Alaant News

Linium Recruiting, one of the nation’s leading professional recruitment firms with offices in Albany, NY and Hartford, CT, today announced it is changing its name and launching new capabilities that will strengthen its commitment to ensuring companies attract, engage and retain premier employees. Now known as Alaant Workforce Solutions (Alaant), the firm is adding expertise and resources to expand into two innovative practice areas – Employer Brand Strategy and Talent Acquisition Partnerships – that enable employers to build motivated, high-performing workforces for long-term success.

Pop Quiz! Interview Etiquette 101

Pop Quiz! Interview Etiquette 101

By: Rachel Stankevich, Alaant Blog

Now that we're back to school and back to the job search, we thought we'd offer a pop quiz about how to handle yourself in a job interview. Good luck! 

Degree Requirements Make Hiring Less Diverse. Here's How to Fix That

Degree Requirements Make Hiring Less Diverse. Here's How to Fix That

By: Ryan Craig and Monica Herk via Forbes

As hordes of college graduates flood the labor market, their demographics reflect a troubling trend. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, 42.1% of whites ages 25-29 have bachelor’s degrees, compared with just 22.8% of blacks and 18.5% of Hispanics. Minority students attend college at far lower rates than their white counterparts do—and when they do attend, they are far less likely to graduate.

By 2025, Machines Will Perform Half of Today’s Workplace Tasks

By 2025, Machines Will Perform Half of Today’s Workplace Tasks

By: Sara Castellanos via The Wall Street Journal

The tech-enabled workplace revolution, however, is expected to see a net gain in human jobs, a new report finds - Within a few years, humans and machines will work alongside each other to create a so-called workplace revolution that will have significant impacts on human jobs, according to a report released this week from the World Economic Forum. The Future of Jobs 2018 report, released Monday, predicts that by 2025…

5 Questions To Ask Yourself When Considering A New Job

5 Questions To Ask Yourself When Considering A New Job

By: Kinsey Crowley via Forbes

So you’re looking for a new job—not surprising. According to LinkedIn’s Economist, you’re likely to change jobs three times in the first five years after you graduate. If you’re a woman, the number skews even higher. I left my first job after just eight months. But this is no reason to fret, a new job actually gives you greater potential to advance in your career. Many successful women who have found their ‘dream job’ have been intentional about how they build their careers. This means constantly…

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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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