Millennials are lazy, entitled, want instant gratification, are shallow, and spend their life checking out what celebrities do on Instagram. These snowflakes think they (or should I say we) are special because their parents constantly told them they were. At least the likes of Martha Stewart, the Daily Mail, Bill Maher, and various other parts of the media seem to think so.
After what seemed like a long period of stagnation, and the pervasive use of complex, on-premise core HR systems, a raft of new cloud-based software has seen a shake up of the human resources software market.
These new entrants – which have been coming thick and fast – have been built cloud-first. They’ve incorporated new(er) trends such as mobile, analytics, self-service portals, and video. Their affordable pricing has made them accessible to the smallest of businesses, and the least tech-savvy of users.
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.