Back at for Day 3 of the HR Tech Conference! Here were some top tweets and insights: How has employer value prop changed? 1) We know now how employees feel about the company (social). – @TrishMcFarlane @Madtarquin #HRTechConf — Brian Halligan (@brianhalligan) October 6, 2016 Employer value prop used to be about benefits…. Read more »
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The HR Technology Conference kicked off yesterday, covering all of the latest trends – SaaS, The Cloud, social, mobile, analytics, video, gamification, and Big Data in the Human Resources industry. Here are some of the top tweets from Day 1: The new world of People Analytics #HRTechConf #HRTech @Josh_Bersin pic.twitter.com/v0hVDDYsD3 — Vishal Saha (@vishalsaha)… Read more »
Over the last few weeks we’ve had a front row seat to the global debate over Salesforce.com’s use of the Klout score as a “desired skill” for the position of Community Manager. Salesforce Posts Job On Ongig Listing Klout Score As “Desired Skill” On July 27th, Salesforce.com posted a Community Manager job through Ongig with… Read more »
Fascinating news broke this weekend when security firm Imperva out of Redwood City outlined a report called “The Anatomy of an Anonymous Attack” (outlining details of how the “Anonymous” hactivist group operated in one unnamed attack last year in The Anatomy of an Anonymous Attack.
We at Ongig found it very interesting that in the same week Fast Company listed Amazon, Google, Facebook and Apple as the four most innovative companies, two of those listed made front page headlines relating to privacy concerns. There is no doubt that these four companies have literally changed the way people live their lives… Read more »
Two weeks ago, I found myself leaving a CTO role at a small startup and back on the job market during a unique up-cycle of tech hiring. My past job hunts came during economic down-cycles or in locations outside of the Bay Area – so this was something new. In down-cycles and smaller job markets… Read more »
Social Recruiting is a trendy phrase in the world of talent acquisition. Top recruiters across the industry are hard at work trying to define Social Recruiting. Is it social because of networking? Is it social because of technology? Is it something different altogether?
Thanks to Jonathan Nelson of Hackers and Founders for promoting the protest. I ride my bike down Market Street every day, so his email got my attention and got me there. For those who couldn’t make it, I thought I’d take a few pics at the protest. After reviewing the pics, I felt that a… Read more »
I’ve had advice from people in the past to “work with companies led by people you strongly believe in”. As I reflect on 2011, I am fortunate to recall several amazing people I was able to meet. Thus, I wanted to share my thoughts on 5 San Francisco entrepreneurs you should know about.
We here at Ongig (video job description platform) tried using Google+’s Hangouts feature for our Ongig daily huddle call this morning and it was super-easy and fun. You just go to
Over the last few weeks I have been asked multiple times, why can’t I just put my job videos on YouTube? I suppose no one is stopping you from posting to YouTube. However, simply posting a job video on YouTube doesn’t mean it will be effective. You might simply be “checking a box” for your… Read more »
My iPhone 3GS was two and a half years old. It had given me some problems of late, but on Sunday things took a turn for the worse. The power went out. No amount of charging could revive it. On Monday, the bad news was confirmed…my iPhone was dead. The red-shirted Apple Store employee delivered the… Read more »
I believe that video will be standard in job postings within the next 5 years. Call me crazy, but technology is easy to use and video gives you such a tremendous advantage. Active and passive job seekers network through referrals first. What do they do after that? Most people in San Francisco tell me Linkedin,… Read more »
Keeping up to date with your email inbox can be one of the most challenging aspects in your work. Think of how much time you spend to keep your inbox clean, or the messages that get shuffled or missed. A clean inbox takes consistency, time, and effort. In late September, we noticed an email application… Read more »
We were stunned when we looked at Ongig’s analytics over the weekend — 8,000+ people had visited from Hacker News and yet only 1.1% of them used Internet Explorer (IE) (see graph and chart below). IE usually loses out to Chrome on Ongig’s regular traffic (23.4% to 33.4%), but