Tag Archives: Human Resources

Getting Social (Media) to Find a Job

A recent Wall Street Journal article referenced a December survey of recruiters by business consulting firm Corporate Executive Board, where “nearly 80% of respondents said they plan to increase their use of job-board alternative methods this year, such as employee referrals and other websites like Facebook Inc. or LinkedIn.”

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Going Public (Sector)

Most Wall Streeters will tell you that the phrases “SEC Congressional testimony” and “good news” don’t go together.  But Mary Schapiro dropped some good news for job-seekers in her July testimony on the SEC’s restructuring.  Peppered throughout her statements were references to the agency’s need to increase staffing.  So, if you’ve ever secretly considered a transition to the “dark side,” this may be your chance. Continue reading