Here’s quick snapshot of news around the industry!
Around the Staffing Industry:
The history of recruiting has come a long way from silly questions and practices that lead to discrimination and inefficient hiring. Even so, it still has a long way to go. [ERE]
A recent study shows that while video interviewing may be more cost effective, they are not equivalent to in-person interviews. [Staffing Industry]
LinkedIn has beat out Monster when it comes to recruiting. [ERE]
The Oil & Gas Industry is to add 600,000 jobs according to a PricewaterhouseCoopers Study. [Oil & Gas Journal]
The U.S. added 162,000 jobs this past July and saw a decrease in their unemployment 4 year low of 7.4%. [Market Watch]
Science provides 3 secrets as to why certain teams gel better than others. [INC]
Leadership lessons can in fact be learned from playing board games. [Forbes]
Around the Government:
Even though the unemployment numbers seem to be lowering, job security lingers in the Public Sector. [Post Gazette]
Around the IT Industry:
With the Affordable Health Care Act going into effect, IT professionals will have greater exposure to risk due to sensitive patient data. [PR Newswire]
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