The Naked, White Truth If we could somehow erase the demographic differences between whites and blacks in the Twin Cities, could a 24-year-old black male expect to have the same chances for success in life as a 24-year-old white male? A report published this month by the Metropolitan Council says no. The report titled Diving Deeper: Understanding Disparities … Continue reading
Good article about Target’s hiring practices originally posted on Dice. How Target Uses Social and Mobile to Hire in IT (via Dice Blog Network) Target is turning to a social and mobile recruiting campaign to reach as many IT pros as possible. Now seeking to fill 165 job openings in its IT department, the retailer figures … Continue reading
I’ve been traveling across the state listening to groups of IT employers talk about the challenges they face hiring the technical talent they need. With 4 stops down and 3 to go, this is what I’ve been hearing. The top challenge is the lack of so-called “soft-skills” in existing workers and job candidates. Ironic, in … Continue reading
Posted by Tom Melander Recruit, engage and retain top IT talent in a culture of career development. News Flash: the era of the 30-years-with-one-company-employee ended sometime in the 1980’s. It just got too expensive to reward a lifetime of employee loyalty with a lifetime of prosperity and security. When the incentives changed, so did employee … Continue reading
In Spain, Low Wages Become Increasingly Common | Minnesota Public Radio News. This story caught my eye because it describes the working conditions of several clients working in contract positions.