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Free online digital skills courses revive hope and careers for millions amid the pandemic

Lutendo Mabogo was mourning her fledgling door-to-door sales business that had been shut down by the pandemic, and she figured 2020 was going to be a squandered year in her efforts to finish her university degree. Then the 22-year-old, who shares a metal shack with her mother and five sisters near Johannesburg, was scrolling through

2020-11-30T14:41:09+00:00November 30th, 2020|Categories: Careers, Recruitment|

Virtual recruitment is the new face of hiring, thanks to Covid-19

Covid-19 has affected business processes worldwide, with hiring being no exception. The pandemic made it critical for companies to modernize their recruitment processes rapidly and innovatively. To counter health risks posed by the pandemic, organizations have shifted to remote operations and are in the process of revamping the way they hire new talent. READ MORE

2020-11-23T15:10:30+00:00November 23rd, 2020|Categories: Careers, Recruitment|

How to Keep Up With Big Tech’s Hiring Spree

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Even as hiring freezes and furloughs are happening at many businesses, big tech is growing. Google, Apple and Facebook, in particular, are scooping up talent in droves. As the executive director of a nonprofit that offers free training in computer programming, I’m always looking for opportunities to place

2020-11-12T16:51:38+00:00November 12th, 2020|Categories: Recruitment|

Verizon and Generation team up to close opportunity gap, expand access to digital skills.

When we launched Citizen Verizon, our responsible business plan for economic, environmental and social advancement, we announced our commitment to prepare 500,000 individuals for jobs of the future by 2030. Yesterday, Verizon laid the foundation to reach this goal by partnering with Generation -- a nonprofit that transforms education to employment systems to prepare, place, and support people

2020-10-26T19:43:53+00:00October 26th, 2020|Categories: Careers, Recruitment|

Tech Dominates FlexJob’s Top 50 Companies Hiring For Remote Jobs

24 of the top 50 companies who posted the most remote job openings on FlexJobs between March 1 and September 15, 2020, are software and technology-based. Atlassian, Amazon, Collabera, CrowdStrike, Oracle, Red Hat, Tanium and Twilio are a few of the many tech companies actively looking to fill remote-based job positions today. READ MORE FROM

2020-10-13T16:20:52+00:00October 13th, 2020|Categories: Careers, Recruitment|

Google, upGrad, Intel, Microsoft, and other tech companies looking to hire senior software engineers

The COVID-19 pandemic may have had a cascading effect across sectors, but software engineers' demand in tech companies has only increased. Thousands of businesses are dependent heavily on a high-end tech solution to operate remotely. Tech giants, including Google, Intel, and Microsoft, have slowly resumed their hiring processes to keep up with the demand. READ

2020-10-05T12:43:05+00:00October 5th, 2020|Categories: Careers, Recruitment|

Women Equal Men in Computing Skill, but Are Less Confident

In the workplace, women are now as good as men when it comes to computing performance, but there is still a gender gap when it comes to confidence, according to our new research. As professors of business, we studied how well men and women in midlevel business jobs performed on computing tasks. We also asked them to rate how

2020-09-30T14:54:08+00:00September 30th, 2020|Categories: Careers, Recruitment|

Eliminating Unconscious Bias in Tech Recruitment

The business case for diverse organizations is clear: A more diverse and inclusive business consistently delivers better results. From a legal perspective, with a variety of discrimination legislation long since passed, there should be no barriers to hiring a workforce that is more reflective of society as a whole. READ MORE FROM THE ORIGINAL SOURCE

2020-09-23T21:03:33+00:00September 23rd, 2020|Categories: Careers, Recruitment|

Women in Technology

Recently, a report from McKinsey & Company stated: “It is hardly news that women — particularly women of color — are chronically underrepresented in the US tech sector. Perhaps more alarming is that the trend is headed in the wrong direction. The percentage of computing roles women hold has largely declined in the United States over the past 25

2020-09-09T16:00:19+00:00September 9th, 2020|Categories: Recruitment|