Here’s quick snapshot of our favorite blogs with news around the industry!

Around the IT Industry:

According to Modis:

  • Lawmakers Continue to Push for CISPA
  • Adobe PDF Reader Security Exploit Found
  • Microsoft’s New Ad Campaign Against Google
  • iOS 6.1 Security Flaw Allows Limited Access to Locked Phones
  • Apple Cuts MacBook Prices and Boosts Specs

Read more here:

Around the Staffing Industry:

Obama looks at raising the minimum wage to $9

Economists revise the US job-growth estimates and new Jan 2013 survey by Yoh shows that 80% of U.S. employers will maintain or exceed hiring this year.  If you are looking for government work, you should consider D.C., Hawaii and Alaska.  These cities have the highest percentage of government workers.

Death of the Resume?  Adecco explores this idea here:

And here’s ERE’s 2013 Recruiting Excellence Award Finalists.  Dell, Ernst & Young, Deloitte and Veterans United Home Loans are in the top ranks to name a few:

Every heard of the Candidate Experience Award?  Well, if you want the ability to benchmark your candidates’ experience against your competitors, we recommend you look into it:

New Mobile Tool is out this month that alerts job seekers to jobs near them:

Talent Management:

Talent Mobility, Social Connections, Honest and Flexibility are what Hyatt uses to manage their talent process.  Check out the interview with Randy Goldberg, their
Vice President of Talent Management here:

Here’s a great review of 4 unique things one company does to retain top talent:

Zinnov, an advisory firm, released its “Talent Outlook 2013” report.  Their report shows us that a quarter of global talent will become redundant in 3-5 years.

Zenger Folkman released a study showing that most companies feel that they are waiting too long to being leadership development with their people.

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