By setting up a convenient-to-access online transition/outplacement platform, U.S. Cellular is helping Chicago-area employees losing jobs due to the sale of some U.S. Cellular business units to Sprint.
Shaker Recruitment Advertising & Communications helped develop the portal, designed to assist 765 U.S. Cellular associates impacted by the sale. Kensington International, an outplacement firm, also partnered with U.S. Cellular and Shaker in the implementation of the initiative.…Continue
Posted by Mike Temkin on May 24, 2013 at 9:15am
According to new data, Yahoo.com replaced Facebook.com as the second-most-visited Web site in April according to Compete.
Month-over-month, Yahoo grew less than 1% to 164.4 million unique visitors, while Facebook’s monthly unique visitors dropped nearly half a percent to 164.1 million. Google remained number one with 171.9 million unique visitors, though Google experienced a decrease of a half a percent in April.
LinkedIn.com drew a record high 35 million unique visitors in…Continue
Posted by Mike Temkin on May 17, 2013 at 4:00pm
Google Sites led the U.S. explicit core search market in April with 66.5% market share, followed by Microsoft Sites with 17.3% (up 0.4 percentage points) and Yahoo! Sites with 12.0% (up 0.2 percentage points). Ask Network accounted for 2.7% of explicit core searches, followed by AOL, Inc. with 1.4% according to the newly-released comScore rankings. Explicit Core Search excludes contextually driven searches that do not reflect specific user intent to interact with the search…Continue
Posted by Mike Temkin on May 15, 2013 at 5:08pm
50% of respondents to the SHRM (Society For Human Resource Management) Jobs Outlook Survey (April-June, 2013) have some level of confidence in the U.S. job market for the second quarter of 2013 and expect job growth.
SHRM reports that 41% are somewhat optimistic about job growth in the United States, and another 9% are very optimistic and anticipate job growth during the quarter. That represents a modest increase from the SHRM fourth quarter of 2012 survey, when 45% of respondents…Continue
Posted by Mike Temkin on May 15, 2013 at 12:23pm