Robots taking over jobs is a common theme these days yet, a contrarian view is explored in this episode of “The Jim Stroud Show.” Imagine you are a software developer who is constantly hounded by recruiters; almost to the point of distraction. So, what do you do? You do what Will Sims has done and build a robot to handle all calls from recruiters. Check out this very clever experiment! \
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www.ratedly.com – On this episode of the “Its All Recruiting” podcast, Jim Stroud and Joel Chessman discuss how companies should take employer review sites like Glassdoor more seriously, futuristic technology that will weed out troublemakers before you hire them and the advent of chatbots in the recruiting space. Tune in now for all the fun!
“I need a bachelors degree fast” is how the Google search probably started. Afterward, it probably switched to online degree programs or more to the point, searches on fake online colleges, bogus PhD degrees or simply, “buying a bachelors degree online.” No matter the search, the end result is the same, people are buying phony degrees online and it is a growing trend. Why are people buying them? (Well, I suppose the answer is obvious. Isn’t it?)
In this episode of the Jim Stroud Show, Jim Stroud examines the booming phenomenon of buying fake academic credentials and the potential consequences of doing such.
Amazon is testing out a 30 hour work week. How many hours do you work a week? Too many? You may be right. Shorter work hours make you more productive! Jim Stroud discusses the research and benefits of a shorter work week.
Would You Believe Real People Are Actually Finding Jobs Playing Pokémon Go? Jim Stroud shares examples of how companies are taking advantage of the Pokemon craze to find workers for their enterprises. This episode was inspired by a Job Mob article written by Jacob Share.