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LinkedIn to Slash 960 Jobs Worldwide as Coronavirus Battered Recruitment Industry

Microsoft Corp’s professional networking site LinkedIn said on Tuesday it would cut about 960 jobs, or 6 percent of its global workforce, as the coronavirus pandemic is having a sustained impact on demand for its recruitment products. California-based LinkedIn helps employers assess a candidate’s suitability for a role and employees use the platform to find […]

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July 22, 20205:36 pm
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Malaysia to Freeze Foreign Workers Recruitment Until Year-End

Malaysian employers will not be allowed to bring in foreign workers in all sectors until the year-end, said Human Resources Minister Datuk Seri M. Saravanan. Speaking in a news conference after launching the Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF) initiative under the National Economic Recovery Plan (PENJANA), at the Human Resources Ministry on Sunday (Jun 22), […]

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June 24, 20205:32 pm
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The Pluses & Minuses of Internal and External Recruitment

Recruitment is a vital operation that includes the process of screening, shortlisting, and selecting the best talents to fill vacant positions. Having a thoroughly-planned recruitment strategy will help organisational growth because engaging and bringing in quality talents is key to solid business practices. It is also essential that candidates being hired should be chosen selectively […]

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May 6, 20203:03 pm
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Singaporean Firms Have No Plan for Retrenchment, But Reduce Recruitment Budget and Focus on Employee Training

Companies in Singapore are decreasing recruitment budget while enhancing training and development initiatives to cope with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) on businesses.  This is according to Mercer’s new Pay & Bonus Pulse Survey, which provides an overview on how COVID-19 has impacted human resources budget allocation as well as salary and bonus […]

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April 3, 20206:17 pm
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Why & How to Use Storytelling in Recruitment

Long gone are the days where a job interview session is merely about asking the same questions to candidates. Today, recruiters and hiring managers must attract their talents better by sharing stories.  Why stories?  Storytelling is by far one of the best strategies to increase the value of a product or service, not to mention […]

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March 27, 20202:10 pm
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Indian Companies Rely on Recruitment Firms to Find Quality Talents

Companies are increasingly entrusting recruitment tasks in the hands of professional organisations for quality talent acquisition even as social media platforms and job sites are still one of the key hiring channels, says a study. According to a study by CIEL HR Services, that focused on the latest trends in Indian talent market, companies are […]

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March 2, 20201:15 pm
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Why HR Need to Pay More Attention to Digital Labour Recruitment

While talents keep themselves updated with digital advancement to boost their personal brand, businesses through their HR department does not want to lose the moment of the developing tech trends. According to Volini et al. research, HR is now being asked to help lead the digital transformation sweeping organisations worldwide. That said, HR should embrace […]

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January 16, 20201:52 pm
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The Real Key to Successful Recruitment: Advice from Rebecca Skilbeck

Great employee and candidate experience is the key to successful talent acquisition. While employee recruitment focuses more on retention, candidates experience focuses on the broader aspects since job applicants are not accustomed to the company culture yet. That said, if HR wants to conduct seamless hiring and recruitment process, they have to first understand the […]

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January 15, 202012:15 pm