6.22.2018

The Alaant Loop: Misconceptions about Recruiters, Employer Branding & Fighting Fatigue

Misconceptions about Recruiters, Employer Branding & Fighting Fatigue
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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.

Here's what's happening this week:

Linium Recruiting Influencers: Ray Kimmelblatt, Executive Director of JDRF NENY

Linium Recruiting Influencers: Ray Kimmelblatt, Executive Director of JDRF NENY

By: Miriam Dushane via the Alaant Blog

Linium Recruiting 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...

6 Annoying Misconceptions People Have About Recruiters

6 Annoying Misconceptions People Have About Recruiters

By: Alan McFadden via FireFish Software

We all know recruiters get a bad rap. And sure, there's no denying that candidates will occasionally have a negative experience with a recruiter, but more often than not, the criticism we get is down to a simple lack of understanding about what it is...

Is Your Attire Making The Right Impression At Your New Job? How To Tell

Why Aren’t More Men Working?

By: N. Gregory Mankiw via The New York Times

With unemployment at 3.8 percent, its lowest level in many years, the labor market seems healthy. But that number hides a perplexing anomaly: The percentage of men who are neither working nor looking for work has risen substantially over the past...

Offer Acceptance Hinges Largely On Employer Brand: Study

Offer Acceptance Hinges Largely On Employer Brand: Study

via Staffing Industry Analysts

An organization can present a candidate with a dream role, but acceptance of the job offer largely hinges on the strength of the company’s employer brand, according to data from the 2018 MRINetwork Reputation Management Study. Candidates...

Fighting Fatigue: The Right Way To Combat Employee Burnout

Fighting Fatigue: The Right Way To Combat Employee Burnout

By: Rachel Bitte via Fistful of Talent

The age of the “always on” worker is officially upon us. Today, nearly half of workers claim they feel encouraged by their employers to check email or work after hours, and with that demand comes rapidly increasing counts of employee fatigue…

New 2018 Open Source Technology Jobs Report Released Today: Rapid Growth in Demand for Open Source Tech Talent

New 2018 Open Source Technology Jobs Report Released Today: Rapid Growth in Demand for Open Source Tech Talent

via PRNewswire

The need for Open Source Technology skills are on the rise and companies and organizations continue to increase their recruitment of open source technology talent, while offering additional training and certification opportunities for existing…

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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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