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Posted by Miranda March on 10.6.2017

Linium Loop: 10 Fastest Growing Fields, Pay Gaps, Helicopter Parents and more

 

Linium Loop Weekly Roundup

 

The Linium Loop is our weekly roundup column focused on all things going on in the world of recruiting, job placement, and search. Think of it as your weekly briefing—a handy, quick guide to what's going on. Here's what's happening this week:  


 

3 Tricks for finding a new job

3 Tricks that Make Finding a Job a Real Treat

By: Shannon Smith via Linium Recruiting - Search Smart Blog

As soon as the calendar flips to October, we have Halloween on the mind around here. So, let’s get in the spirit: zombies, vampires, goblins, job searching…the horrors! While most of those will always be terrifying, we’d like to stop any recurring nightmares you have about searching for a job.

 

 

10 Fastest-Growing Careers

The 10 Fastest-Growing Careers in the Next Five Years: Job creation in these fields is projected to far outpace the U.S. average

By: Anne Fisher - Via Fortune

Despite last Friday’s dismal official employment numbers, the job market may be a lot healthier than it looks. A new study from CareerBuilder and its analytics arm, EMSI, says employment in 1 out of 3 U.S. industries is about to take off.

 

 

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Don't Miss this Event on 10/19: Connecting GenXers and Millennials in the Workplace

via Linium Recruiting - Newsroom

Linium Recruiting & Mission Accomplished Presents: Say What??? Communicate, Cooperate, Collaborate: Connecting GenXers and Millennials in the workplace. Learn tips on working together from a GenXer and Millennial…

 

 

How helicopter parents affect job searchesYes, HR Pros, Helicopter Parents Do Exist: Facebook discussion reveals what parents have done to try to get jobs for their adult children—and how HR professionals responded

By: Beth Mirza via SHRM.org

A lot of you thought we were making this one up: parents who "help" their adult children through the interview and hiring process. You thought for sure we'd gone way out on a limb—until other HR professionals started chiming in from around the country….

 

 

Pay gap at Salesforce

Marc Benioff got tired of the gender pay gap at Salesforce, so he spent $3 million to close it—twice

By: Lianna Brinded via Quartz

Companies under pressure (paywall) to close the gender pay gap might want to look to Marc Benioff, chairman and CEO of Salesforce. The head of one of the world’s largest companies, with a market cap of $66 billion, just ranked second on a top 10 list of “Global Champions of Women in Business.”

 

 

Calmness is the best trait for employees

Mark Cuban on the No. 1 Skill He Values in His Employees

By: Mike Ayers via Time/Money

As the founder of early internet streaming radio company Broadcast.com, TV channel HDNet, and now a Shark Tank investor and owner of the Dallas Mavericks, Mark Cuban has hired hundreds of employees over the last two decades.

 

 

 

How HR Can Build a Happy WorkplaceHow To Build a Better Workplace: HR can help make workers happier and more productive

By: Christina Folz via SHRM.org

Good culture isn’t about free food and lava lamps—or even about the money, says Laszlo Bock, who oversaw the rapid growth of Google’s workforce from 6,000 to 76,000 people between 2005 and 2016 when he was Senior Vice President of People Operations there.

  

 

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Miranda March analyzes trends in recruitingMiranda March, Digital & Social Media Marketing Strategist, Linium Recruiting

Miranda has a real knack for connecting the dots between employers and job seekers. She prides herself on keeping a pulse on the national and local hiring markets. In her down time she enjoys cooking new foods and spending time with her family. A little know fact about Miranda is her love of video games, new and old.

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