Articles of Interest

Would You Repeat That, Please?

Forget the resume and the interview — does she sound like she’s right for the job? Using algorithms to dissect and analyze the candidate’s voice is the latest contribution from technology to the job recruitment business.  A computer is going to let you know whether this lady you are interviewing can soothe angry cable customers

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Stagnant Economy Makes Austria Job Market Tough

The economy in Austria has stagnated due to political decisions or lack of – resulting in increased taxes penalizing new businesses, international corporations, and in particular banks (bank taxes are very high). This meant that several EMEA centers of multinationals withdrew, changed locations (ie Google) or stopped further investment, with a negative impact on executive search

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Why You Should Always Check References

Think most resumés are honest? You need to read this. Here are findings from surveys by Statistic Brain, a well-known US research organization. 78% of resumes are misleading 53% of job applications contain falsifications 70% of college students surveyed would lie to get a job they want. It’s kind of obvious, but glowing references on

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Understanding who you are leading.

Business leaders now have a unique challenge when it comes to understanding the people they are mandated to lead. A recent survey by Trinet, a leading consultant in the HR field, points out that, for the first time in history, workplace demographics span four generations. The 20-year-old you just hired may be working alongside colleagues

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Why Your Company Culture Matters

In order to become innovative, businesses need strong leaders who are capable of developing a continuously evolving company culture. Laurie O’Donnell, Managing Director of Cornerstone International Group, says that this process begins with the ability to create a positive work environment and lots of courage. This article originally appeared in Eurobiz Magazine The overall advance

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Still Want To Recruit On Facebook?

Study shakes up social media recruiting with sharp decline of organic reach. A newly published study of brand promotion using social media has sent tremors through the online recruiting industry.  The report title says it all: “Facebook Zero: Considering Life After the Demise of Organic Reach.” This is no college survey report.  It is authored

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Executive Recruiting: Does it Look Easy?

A job in executive recruiting can seem deceptively easy to some.   In fact, a current trend to sourcing new hires in-house is partly  in the assumption that technology and the Internet has made this a relatively simple challenge. Identifying possible candidates has indeed become much easier.  But how do you identify The Right One? When

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