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]

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]

Talent Management:

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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