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Taking responsibility for the skills deficit

Posted by on Jan 4, 2011 in Article | No Comments

Employers see a need to target talent pre-university. Michelle Boyde explores how two employers do just that.

Say hello to personality targeting

Say hello to personality targeting

Posted by on Jan 3, 2011 in Article | No Comments

Employers are shifting from top talent from top universities to ideal talent for our culture. Thirty years ago, employer branding was not even known by that name, or any name for […]

A dramatically changing workforce

A dramatically changing workforce

Posted by on Dec 13, 2010 in Article | No Comments

Baby boomers can’t quit just yet. Many of them saw their investments and retirement plans collapse during the recession. Also, the ageing population is forcing governments to increase the retirement […]

Four dos to connect MBAs

Four dos to connect MBAs

Posted by on Dec 3, 2010 in Article | No Comments

  Career decisions depend on personal connection  By Julia Zupko, Senior Associate Director, Career Management, Chicago Graduate School of Business (GSB)  Developing strong personal relationships with students allows you to convey […]

Dos and Don’ts for boomerang hiring

Dos and Don’ts for boomerang hiring

Posted by on Nov 26, 2010 in Article | No Comments

The advantages of “boomerang” hiring

Beyond pizza parties: Targeted events

Beyond pizza parties: Targeted events

Posted by on Nov 8, 2010 in Article | No Comments

You need to go beyond the usual campus meet-and-greet pizza buffet. If the thought of event planning conjures up bad memories of weddings or interminable conferences, you’re certainly not alone. While all events (nuptials included) require careful attention to planning and logistics, target-specific recruiting events can boost your employer and corporate brand image, give you an opportunity to interact with candidates, and even turn a profit (unlike most weddings).