Texas McCombs: Tweeting Their Way to Higher Pay

Texas McCombs: Tweeting Their Way to Higher Pay. “In a recent study, Texas McCombs professor of information, risk, and operations management Andrew Whinston found that savvy executive candidates such as CEOs and CIOs who modestly — but frequently — tout their knowledge, expertise, and skills on Twitter were 32% more likely to attract higher-paying job offers after interviews.”

State of New York: Governor Hochul Announces Launch of New Online Dashboards to Expand Access to Unemployment Data

State of New York: Governor Hochul Announces Launch of New Online Dashboards to Expand Access to Unemployment Data. “The Local Area Unemployment Statistics dashboard, a joint effort between New York State and the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, provides monthly and annual employment, unemployment, labor force, and unemployment rate data for New York State, labor market regions, metropolitan areas, counties, workforce investment regions, and municipalities of at least 25,000 people. The Unemployment Insurance dashboard contains weekly data on benefits paid, beneficiaries, and initial claims sorted by region, industry, and program.”

UWM Report: Automated hiring systems could be making the worker shortage worse

UWM Report: Automated hiring systems could be making the worker shortage worse. “There’s a worker shortage in the United States. As the country recovers from the pandemic, companies are trying to bring their employees back into the workplace but are finding that many of those employees are quitting – a so-called ‘Great Resignation.’ There are many factors behind this worker shortage, but Noelle Chesley thinks there might be one going overlooked: the use of automated hiring systems to fill those open positions.”

Harvard Business Review: Is Data Scientist Still the Sexiest Job of the 21st Century?

Harvard Business Review: Is Data Scientist Still the Sexiest Job of the 21st Century?. That noise you hear is me cringing at the headline. “In our research for the original article, many data scientists noted that they spend much of their time cleaning and wrangling data, and that is still the case despite a few advances in using AI itself for data management improvements. In addition, many organizations don’t have data-driven cultures and don’t take advantage of the insights provided by data scientists. Being hired and paid well doesn’t mean that data scientists will make a difference in their employers. Even so, the job has changed — in both large and small ways.”

Hyperallergic: New Database Shows Which Museum Job Boards Post Salaries

Hyperallergic: New Database Shows Which Museum Job Boards Post Salaries. “The new database shows that some of the museum world’s most important organizations, like the National Trust for Historic Preservation and the American Cultural Resources Association, already require salaries to be posted. Others do not, including the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) (although AAM does urge employers to ‘be transparent about salary’ and ‘not ask for salary history’ in an Equitable Hiring Practices section of its website).”

CNN: Here’s how North Korean operatives are trying to infiltrate US crypto firms

CNN: Here’s how North Korean operatives are trying to infiltrate US crypto firms. “North Korean government-backed hackers have stolen the equivalent of billions of dollars in recent years by raiding cryptocurrency exchanges, according to the United Nations…. Now, US federal investigators are publicly warning about a key pillar of the North Korean strategy, in which the regime places operatives in tech jobs throughout the information technology industry.”

Exclusive: Google Hit With Antitrust Complaint by Danish Job Search Rival (Reuters)

Reuters: Exclusive: Google Hit With Antitrust Complaint by Danish Job Search Rival. “Google was hit with an antitrust complaint on Monday after a Danish online job-search rival took its grievance to EU regulators, alleging the Alphabet unit had unfairly favoured its own job search service. The complaint could accelerate EU antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager’s scrutiny of the service, Google for Jobs, three years after it first came under her microscope.”

ZME Science: Who gets fired from social media posts? These researchers scoured hundreds of cases to find out

ZME Science: Who gets fired from social media posts? These researchers scoured hundreds of cases to find out. “The new study surveyed 312 news stories about people who had been fired because of a social media post. It didn’t just include people who were fired because of the content of their own social media posts, but also people who were fired based on others’ posts like for instance, videos of police engaging in racial profiling, which ultimately led to the policemen being fired.”

International Labour Organization: New ILO database highlights labour market challenges of persons with disabilities

International Labour Organization: New ILO database highlights labour market challenges of persons with disabilities . “There are an estimated 1 billion persons with disabilities around the world, or 15 per cent of the global population. Most of them are of working age. New labour market indicators are now available on ILOSTAT that reveal the many challenges faced by persons with disabilities compared with persons without when it comes to the world of work.”

Decrypt: Coinbase Launches Database for People Whose Job Offers It Rescinded

Decrypt: Coinbase Launches Database for People Whose Job Offers It Rescinded. “Coinbase has made a public database of people it was about to employ—but didn’t—after its hiring freeze included rescinding job offers. The so-called Talent Hub is ‘a list of amazing people affected by the recent talent changes at Coinbase,’ according to the company’s site. Former Coinbase candidates can self-submit their name, discipline, current company, and contact information.”

Personnel Today: New job website aims to boost employment at sustainable firms

Personnel Today: New job website aims to boost employment at sustainable firms. “Jobs for Good was set up in April but was given a boost as the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) met this week to agree new plans to boost sustainability in employment. The site pledges only to advertise jobs from employers that run their organisations responsibly, without a negative impact on people and the planet, and with progressive policies on hybrid working and staff benefits.” I played with the site for a moment and was able to find jobs in America, the UK, and France, with several remote listings as well.

HuffPost: Google Has A New Job Interview Practice Tool You Should Try ASAP

HuffPost: Google Has A New Job Interview Practice Tool You Should Try ASAP. “If you can’t practice with another human for an upcoming job interview, Google has a new solution: Talk to its computer. The company just launched an artificial intelligence-powered job interview prep tool called Interview Warmup that asks you common interview questions and gives feedback on your answers.”