HR consulting firm Kushner & Company president and CEO Gary Kushner says the way we work today is impacted by trends in technological advancement, outsourcing, changing attitudes and values of workers, changing demographics and diversity, and globalization. He explains that workers today experience a much different workday because technology has blurred the lines between work…

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After the viral success of our infographic, “The Complete A to Z Guide to Recruiting Smart,” Andy did an interview with Dr. Tracey Wilen, author of “Employed for Life: 21st Century Career Trends”. In the interview, Andy does a deep dive into the problems of employee-employer mismatch. Andy and Tracey discuss how choosing the right hires…

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Using game thinking and game mechanics to engage people and solve problems in non-game activities, or gamification, is one of the outgrowths of advancing technology and social media. And today’s recruiting solutions are increasingly taking advantage of the emerging field of gamificaiton. The recent Pew Internet/Elon University report “The Future of Gamification” found that university…

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A new trend in IT recruiting is using gaming for sourcing, developing, and motivating candidates and employees. Companies including Deloitte, Marriott, Aetna, Google, and the Department of Defense are using gamification to get ahead of their recruiting competition and attract and engage more candidates. As engagement becomes more important because of a tight economy, tough…

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