Does Your Company Understand the Importance of Cybersecurity

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With an increasing reliance on Internet-based services and more digital data than ever before, the issue of cybersecurity is a leading concern. In fact, according to recent research compiled by Gartner, Inc., the global cybersecurity market exceeded $75 billion in 2015. Given the recent boom in cybersecurity spending, it’s safe to say that many organizations… Read more »

What Should Be in Your Post-Interview Thank-You Note

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Job seekers of today have a tendency of minimizing or underestimating the importance of a thank-you letter. More than just professional courtesy, a well-written thank-you letter will ensure that your name stays fresh on the interviewer’s mind, that your resume is being reviewed, and it might even increase your overall chances of landing that dream… Read more »

Make Onboarding a Priority to Make the Right Impression with New Employees

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Although many employers don’t realize it, the onboarding process actually provides an employee with the very first impression of their new workplace. Just as new employees should strive to make the best impression possible on their new peers and managers, employers should also be eager to make a strong first impression. Not only does this… Read more »

What Is Industry 4.0 and Are You Ready for It?

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A term used to describe the growing network of interconnected devices, automated services and big data processing, Industry 4.0 revolves around the concept of “smart factories” that utilize cyber-physical platforms as well as the Internet of Things and the Internet of Services in order to inject day-to-day operations with new innovations and technology. A Brief… Read more »

Create a Productive Phone Interview Process

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With so much time spent on planning the face-to-face interview, it’s easy for a hiring manager to neglect other areas of the recruitment process. One area that is often neglected, the phone interview, is actually a rather important piece of any efficient and effective recruitment strategy. Ideally, the phone interview serves as a means of… Read more »

The Internet of Things Is Reshaping Manufacturing

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The Internet of Things, commonly abbreviated as simply IoT, is a term that is used to describe a vast digital network that is connected to physical objects, or “things.” Meant to facilitate a quick and secure method of transmitting, collecting and exchanging data, the IoT has already made a huge impact in the manufacturing sector…. Read more »

Should You Hire Candidates with Online Degrees?

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With online degrees becoming more popular and prevalent amongst jobseekers today, employers are faced with a brand new obstacle. As online degrees can sometimes be difficult to verify, and some may even be obtained from disreputable organizations that are known as “diploma mills.” As such, employers must remain diligent when attempting to verify or validate… Read more »

Find the Truth in LinkedIn Recommendations

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There’s no denying the fact that LinkedIn provides an incredibly valuable service to jobseekers, employers, entrepreneurs and business professionals alike. One aspect that is often used as a means of verifying a recruit’s background is their LinkedIn recommendations, which consists of a small blurb meant to endorse or recommend a particular candidate. Written by other… Read more »