Posting a job advert on Facebook does not constitute social recruiting. Nor does spamming 10 people you’ve never met with the exact same (non-personalized) LinkedIn InMail. If you think social recruiting doesn’t work or it’s a waste of time, you’re probably doing it wrong.
Co-founder conflict, killing competition, and raising money: The truth behind the biggest startup myths
Every year Barcelona plays host to 4YFN (4 Years From Now), an offshoot of Mobile World Congress aimed at connecting startups and investors, and enabling them to launch joint ventures together. It’s a great opportunity to learn more about how to set up a successful startup, which is something GetApp knows a thing or two about. However, for every great piece of advice, you’ll probably also hear some terrible myths that can lead you in the wrong direction.
US companies have a diversity problem. Only 14 percent of CIOs are female. At Microsoft, the representation of female employees even declined by 1 percent in 2016, despite the company’s diversity program. Meanwhile, only 2 percent of tech executives are black and 3 percent are Latino.
A quarter of Americans feel unmotivated and indifferent about their jobs. The same research says that almost half of employees in the US were thinking about changing jobs in 2016. Given that it can cost up to 400 percent of a talented employee’s annual salary to replace them, finding out how to improve employee retention practices are crucial.
Fitness trackers and calorie counters are all the rage these days, even at work. From providing wearable watches to count steps, to free spinning classes and healthy snacks, to nap rooms, workplace wellbeing programs have started to take center stage as a key perk in today’s modern offices.