15 HR Tech must-reads from January 2021

After a holiday break, we’re back with the best reads across the HR blogosphere from January. We’re always scouring the net for the best new insights that keep us on the forefront of HR Tech. 

Highlights from this month’s round-up include:

  • Recruiting trends that will stick around after COVID.
  • Survey data about salary transparency.
  • The growing impact of data in HR.

Keep scrolling for all that and more!

  • Ever consider that premium content could change how we learn? Johnny Campbell, CEO of Social Talent, likens the future of learning and development strategies to services like Netflix and Peloton in a recent blog post. 
  • Lars Schmidt shares some advice for building a career as an HR operator on eightfold.ai’s blog. He shares ten helpful tips for any HR practitioner, including prioritizing learning and building a good reputation. 
  • Liz Lewis shares findings from a recent Indeed survey, concluding that salary transparency and
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Bitcoin (BTC) Price Prediction: BTC/USD Slumps Below $60,000 Support as Bears Overwhelm Bulls

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Prediction – April 10, 2021
BTC/USD made positive moves above the $60,000 overhead resistance as price reached a high of $61,243. Unfortunately, buyers could not sustain the bullish momentum above the overhead resistance. Today, BTC price has fallen below the $60,000 support. A further downward movement of the coin is likely.

Resistance Levels: $58,000, $59,000, $60,000
Support Levels: $40,000, $39,000, $38,000

BTC/USD – Daily Chart

Today, BTC price broke the $60,000 overhead resistance as price reached the high of $61,243. In previous price actions, buyers broke the overhead resistance on two other occasions. On March 14, the bulls broke the psychological price level as price rallied to $61,699 high. On April 2, buyers also made concerted efforts to break the resistance but the market reached a high of $60,190. One common feature in the price action is that buyers failed to sustain the bullish momentum above … Read more

5 Reasons Why Text Recruiting is the Present – and the Future

The average attention span of any millennial is about 8 seconds. With millennials being the fastest-growing group of candidates, it’s important for recruiters to communicate on the same wavelength.

93% of millennials own a smartphone and spend a lot of time checking their texts and social media. This makes a great opportunity for recruiters to reach these candidates – and future generations.

Text recruiting is hot in the recruiting space for this reason and will continue to grow in popularity due to its efficiency and usefulness.

Let’s take a look at why text recruiting is a must-have for every recruiting strategy.

It’s fast, easy, and convenient

The convenience and accessibility that text recruiting provides are unparalleled. Text recruiting provides an avenue of communication on the go, meaning recruiters and candidates can stay engaged at any time, and from anywhere. Recruiters can share and promote new job opportunities within seconds, and … Read more

US CFTC Orders Ponzi Scheme Operator To Pay $32 Million Fine

A US District Court for the District of Nevada has fined Circle Society and owner David Gilbert Saffron for operating a cryptocurrency ponzi scheme. This is according to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).

Circle Society Ponzi Scheme

The regulator stated that both the Nevada-based corporation and its operator have to pay $32 million as ordered by the court.

Saffron, an Australian citizen, residing in the US, started the firm Circle society to offer binary options on forex and cryptocurrency pairs. Both he and the company allegedly deceived investors to send funds in order to participate in a commodity pool, with promises of high returns.

Since 2017 when Circle society was created, Saffron has reportedly duped investors of at least $15.8 million from about 179 people. According to the CFTC, he diverted investor funds to his crypto wallet to pay other participants “in the manner of a Ponzi scheme.”

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An Essential Guide For Building An Effective Student Program

We have written series about all the work that recruiters have to do in the short time that students apply, interview and accept offers, but all those hard work will be in vain if the students are not interested in the company in the first place. An effective student ambassador program can solve such a problem – which is one of the most common problems faced by recruiters: How can we ignite students’ interest in our company?

I. Benefits of Student Ambassador Program

Recruiters can adopt Student Ambassador Program as a powerful tool to tackle various challenges arising throughout the recruitment campaigns. These are the top 03 challenges in the recruitment process that can be solved with a well-curated Student Ambassador program.

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1. Promoting Company Brand

According to a report conducted by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), employer branding … Read more