“The pace of innovation is accelerating, and so are the skills necessary to support it,” says Stephane Kasriel, CEO of Upwork Global Inc., the largest freelancing website. Upwork released the top 5 fastest growing skills for quarter three of 2018...
The holidays bring about a fervor of activity in the professional world. As individuals, we become preoccupied with gatherings, travel, winter breaks, and shopping. Our companies become sluggish due to non-business days, dwindling budgets, and looming financial reporting. With this in mind, it’s easy to write-off recruiting and hiring until the New Year.
Supporting that decision is the fact that the average professional doesn’t realize that while their busy lives at the far end of the calendar year may slow down, it's often the opposite for the companies surrounding them...
Yes, but that answer is not for the reasons you may think.
Many professionals, job seekers included, can be absurdly preoccupied around the holidays. Gatherings, travel, winter break from schools, dinners, and shopping all have a way of pushing job searches to the back burner. However, these behaviors can be wildly beneficial for those looking to capitalize on any competitive advantage they can find.
While the majority have put aside their resumes to focus on everything the holiday season brings, focusing instead on getting your application into the hands of recruiters and HR professionals could prove dividends in the New Year.
It’s important to remember that the slowdown in job seeking behaviors doesn’t coincide with a slow period for businesses and thus their staffing needs. The obvious examples are the retail, operations, and financial services industries. While many professionals are planning their vacation time, these industries are ramping up into their busiest time of year. That means shoring up their staffing needs to meet their increased operational demands.
The holidays also mean for many companies there is a ticking clock on their fiscal year...
Upwork Global Inc., a website for freelancers has confirmed the fastest growing tech skills in Q2.
Comrise Discusses Importance of Cultural Integration for Chinese Enterprises During the 2018 China Human Resource Services Expo
Comrise had the honor of speaking at 2018 China Human Resource Services Expo as a member of China’s Global Talent Acquisition Services Alliance in Zhejiang on October 25th.
The expo was held as an international exclusive event made up of executives in global talent acquisition institutions and enterprises. Locally known enterprises such as Alibaba Group and Geely Holding Group spoke about the difficulties and problems they encountered within talent acquisition, global workforce management, mergers and acquisitions, and strategic development planning. Top international consulting institutions such as Comrise, Career International, Korn Ferry, and Price Waterhouse Coopers were invited to do one on one communications to discover ways to alleviate these problems.
Ling Chen, the President of Comrise China, spoke to the understanding of Cultural Integration through Talent Globalization Solution process for cross-border mergers and acquisitions. Topics of focus for cultural integration included:
Our Talent Globalization Solution is a one-stop talent solution that was built for Chinese enterprises expanding abroad in the United States. We build projects and services from global talent evaluation to cross-cultural leadership coaching program. This unique service can help Chinese enterprises attract high potential talent and provide solutions for international talent management.
Headquartered in New Jersey since 1984, Comrise is a staffing, consulting and enhanced search technology company. For over 30 years we have delighted our clients and consultants by focusing on customer satisfaction, innovation, and flexible workforce solutions. By combining our global networks with our local offices, Comrise provides high-quality executive search, temporary assignments, temporary to permanent opportunities and cross-border placement services.