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Posted February 26, 2014 by

Are You Searching for Recent Graduate Jobs Using Mobile Devices?

If you haven’t heard, you can search for employment, such as recent graduate jobs, using mobile devices.  Learn more about this job search trend in the following post.

Seems like everyone is glued to their smartphone these days, everywhere we go. Apps, texting, Instagramming, Snapchatting, posting, tweeting… And increasingly, we’re using our phones for yet another life task: the mobile job search. A hot trend to watch is the rise in job seekers searching and submitting applications while “on the go”. This is

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Posted December 24, 2013 by

Tuesday is the Most Productive Work Day

The word Tuesday in multiple colors

The word Tuesday in multiple colors. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

If you want to get your biggest tasks done on the job, then Tuesday may be the day for you to be the most productive.  Learn more in the following post. (more…)

Posted July 09, 2013 by

20 Most Popular Jobs Searched With Mobile Devices

Young businessman in office searching for a job with mobile device

Young businessman in office searching for a job with mobile device. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Which positions are job seekers looking for while on the go?  Find out in the following post, which list the 20 most popular jobs searched on mobile devices. (more…)

Posted May 23, 2013 by

Digital Devices Creating a Loss of Workplace Etiquette

While technology can make things better for us on the job, it can also create a lack of etiquette in the workplace.  The following post has more information.

Technology is one of the most effective ways to bring people together at work, but it may also be causing a digital divide, a new Robert Half Technology survey of chief information officers (CIOs) suggests. Sixty-four percent of CIOs said higher use of mobile gadgets such as cellphones and tablets have led to more breaches in workplace etiquette over the last three years. That’s up from 51 percent who said the same thing in a similar survey three years ago. (more…)

Posted May 02, 2013 by

Only 5% of Fortune 500 Employers Allow Job Applications Via Mobile Devices

Mark Mehler and Gerry Crispin of CareerXroads

Mark Mehler and Gerry Crispin of CareerXroads

I admit it. I have a lot of pet peeves. I’m generally a positive person and appreciative of the beauty of our world and the beauty within others, but some things really tick me off. One of those is how incredibly horrible it is for job seekers to search for and especially apply to jobs using their cell phones and other mobile devices. Quite simply, the candidate experience is atrocious.

My friends, Mark Mehler and Gerry Crispin of CareerXroads, recently released a new white paper on how employers are using mobile recruitment market. The verdict: some progress but a whole lot of room for improvement. The white paper was based on a survey of human resource executives from large organizations and builds on a similar survey conducted two years earlier. This time, Mark and Gerry reported that a larger percentages of the companies surveyed have activity in mobile recruiting. For example: (more…)

Posted May 09, 2012 by

One in Three Firms Allow Employees Network Access Using Personal Smartphones or Other Devices

You might be tech savvy, but that doesn’t mean your employer will give you an all access pass inside the company.

Most technology executives aren’t yet allowing employees to access the company network using their personal smartphones and other technology tools, a concept known as “Bring Your Own Device” (BYOD), a new Robert Half Technology survey shows. Only one-third (33 percent) of chief information officers (CIOs) interviewed said employees can access their companies’ corporate networks using their personal smartphones, tablets, computers or other devices. (more…)