Software & technology

Looking at the new crowdfunders and the JOBS Act

By at April 27, 2012 | 5:27 am | 0 Comment

Original post by John Peabody via reuters The crowdsourcing site Kickstarter just turned three years old, and the New York Times has a niceprofile that explores how the company has evolved and how its changed the way entrepreneurs, artists, and anyone else with an... Read more »

Business planning , Software & technology , Startup

How to integrate social recruiting – Part One

By at April 24, 2012 | 6:29 am | 0 Comment

Original post by Tribe Pad When you’re a corporate business, and you take the big decision to move part of your recruiting, talent attraction and sourcing efforts to social. Most of my work involves working with businesses at this stage. Over the last year I’ve worked... Read more »

Social media , Software & technology

Winning strategies for internal networks

By at April 24, 2012 | 6:21 am | 0 Comment

Original post by Harpaul Sambhi via Hrreporter In last week’s blog, I wrote about Pitney Bowes and internal social networks being a great catalyst for creating greater engagement and communication within the company. That leads to better teamwork, and retention, since... Read more »

Software & technology , Strategy

What is “Real” Social Recruiting?

By at April 20, 2012 | 6:04 am | 0 Comment

Original post by Gatech  On April 17, I attended a presentation, “How to Build a Real Social Recruiting Process,” by Ed Newman, Chief Analyst of Inside TMT. He spoke to an audience of professionals involved in corporate leadership recruitment. This meeting was... Read more »

Social media , Software & technology

Supporting startup growth with the new recruiting ecosystem

By at April 17, 2012 | 6:52 am | 0 Comment

Original post by Mike Dover via GIGAOM  Summary: The recruiting ecosystem is changing, led by professional social networks like LinkedIn and Viadeo and companies like Jobvite and BranchOut, which are building Facebook apps for hiring and career development. This report... Read more »

Business planning , Software & technology

From Startup to Small Business: Five HR Must-Haves

By at April 16, 2012 | 6:36 am | 0 Comment

Original post by Kyle Lagunas via Software Advice  Congratulations, you've done it! You started with an idea, launched a company, and now your product or service is selling well. It’s time to grow. But as you know, growing a business isn't simple. “The media plays up... Read more »

Business planning , Product development , Software & technology

Making waves in mature Melbourne

By at April 4, 2012 | 6:30 am | 0 Comment

Original post by Michelle Hammond via startupsmart The city of Melbourne is famous for its food, its fashion and its football, squeezing all manner of things into every calendar year, with no shortage of activities for tourists and locals alike. Since the mid 1990s,... Read more »

Business planning , Software & technology , Startups

INTERNATIONAL: Cornerstone launches Recruiting Cloud

By at April 2, 2012 | 6:24 am | 0 Comment

Original post by Recruiter US cloud-based talent management software firm Cornerstone OnDemand has released its Recruiting Cloud product. The product allows organisations to manage the entire employee lifecycle through full integration with existing talent management... Read more »

Product development , Project management , Software & technology

10 Facts About Working at a Startup vs. a Big Company

By at March 16, 2012 | 1:01 pm | 0 Comment

Original post by alexlod I’ve spent the last few weeks trying to recruit friends of mine to come work with me at my super early startup.  In doing so I’ve had to educate a lot of my friends on what it’s like to be at a startup, and why you might want to join one.... Read more »

Jobs , Software & technology , Startups

How To Hire a Great Developer [FLOW CHART]

By at March 2, 2012 | 11:50 am | 0 Comment

Original post by Lauren Drell via Mashable Thomas Edison once said that “genius” is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration. In the world of technology startups, that 99% involves a heck of a lot of coding and wireframing. If you’ve got an idea for a startup, that’s... Read more »

Software & technology , Startup