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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘management’

Uber CFO Brent Callinicos Steps Down

On-demand car service Uber is saying goodbye to its Chief Financial Officer. Brent Callinicos, who served as CFO of the startup since 2013, is stepping down to spend more time with his family. “For me, this ride is coming to an end. After 26 years of nonstop work since MBA School, I am going to step back and spend some …

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Companies Struggling To Retain Their Best Workers, Says LinkedIn [Infographic]

LinkedIn surveyed 7,530 of its members in the US, Australia, Canada, India and the UK who recently changed jobs. The company is calling this its “Exit Survey”. We’re assuming there will be more of these in the future. The findings were used to determine why employees are leaving their jobs, and how much it’s costing companies. “Companies across the globe …

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Reuters: Pentagon Bookkeepers Wasted $8.5 Trillion

Earlier this summer, Reuters authors Scot J. Paltrow and Kelly Carr conducted an investigation into the Pentagon’s payroll practices; in their report, the authors alleged that an unbelievable level of dysfunction is causing financial hardships for soldiers. Today, the news does not get any better as Reuters published a second expose, this one even meatier than the first. The second …

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LinkedIn Makes It Easier For Employers To Recruit Job Candidates Using Mobile Devices

LinkedIn has launched a couple of new products aimed at making it easier for employers to recruit new job candidates, specifically while on the go. They’ve expanded a couple of important recruiting tools to include mobile support, which should be pretty valuable for those seeking new hires. Work With Us and LinkedIn Recruiter are now available via mobile devices. Work …

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Apple Cans Scott Forstall Over Maps, Retail Chief Out As Well

Apple announced a big company-wide reorganization at the upper level late Monday. The shakeup saw the company let go of two execs – Scott Forstall and John Browett, and it also saw others given more responsibilities in Cupertino. “Apple today announced executive management changes that will encourage even more collaboration between the Company’s world-class hardware, software and services teams. As …

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LinkedIn Makes It Easier For Recruiters To Identify Company Followers

LinkedIn announced the launch of a new feature for its LinkedIn Recruiter “Talent Pipeline” tools, which lets you identify and engage with company followers right from Recruiter itself. LinkedIn introduced Talent Pipeline back in April to make it easier for recruiters to stay organized. Here’s a rundown: “On LinkedIn, tens of millions of members are now following companies that interest …

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Groupon: We Don’t Want Employees’ Facebook Passwords

We’ve reported several times about the whole ordeal with employers asking the Facebook passwords of job candidates. It’s been a hot, controversial item this week. Facebook deemed the practice alarming. One senator declared that employers asking for Facebook passwords should be illegal. Now, more companies are getting involved in the discussion. Groupon posted the following message to its company blog: …

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Multitasking Myth Bad for Business

Lots of us get caught up in trying to multitask everyday. The term has become very commonplace. People even brag about their ability to multitask. But, many business leaders are starting to realize that our minds don’t really “multitask” the way me might imagine they do. We really only do one thing at a time. Some people might be more …

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LinkedIn Blows Other Social Networks Out Of The Water For Recruiting [Report]

Bullhorn Reach released a new “Social Recruiting Activity Report,” finding that LinkedIn rules the roost in terms of social networks most used by employers for recruiting purposes. Not a huge surprise, given the nature of LinkedIn. The firm measured LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter’s frequency of usage by recruiters and their effectiveness for sourcing candidates and found that “LinkedIn is blowing …

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Ghostbusters Teach Management

I’m going to be up front with you. I’m a huge fan of Ghostbusters. I fell in love with its humor and creature design. It introduced me to the genius of Bill Murray. Today, it has introduced one more thing to my life – management skills. The geniuses at Mindflash have created an infographic called: “The Ghostbusters Guide To Management.” …

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