Winning the Sales Talent War in the Big Data Era


Had a hard time hiring sales talent lately? You aren’t alone. And guess what? It’s only going to get worse! There are a lot of headwinds confronting sales recruiters these days. Among the strongest: The number of sales jobs is projected to grow 18.8 percent between 2010 and 2020, so you’re facing stiffer competition for talent. During the recession, close to 1.6 million salespeople left the field, but the number of sales candidates between the ages of 25 to 40 entering the work force will grow at less than 1 percent.

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DoL Suit Highlights Asian Glass Ceiling in Tech


Longstanding concerns about hiring and diversity issues in Silicon Valley recently returned to the fore. The Labor Department recently filed suit against big data firm Palantir, alleging that it had engaged in a pattern of denying jobs to Asian applicants. Race is a greater impediment than gender when it comes to breaking through corporate glass ceilings, suggests research conducted by Ascend. “Overlooked in the popular diversity discussion has been the issue of an Asian glass ceiling at the highest management levels,” said Ascend EVP Anna Mok.

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Former Apple engineer can't get a job at the Genius Bar

Questions are being asked of Apple’s hiring practices after a highly respected former engineer at the tech giant was turned down for a job at Apple’s Genius Bar.

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Federal Agencies Seek Cyberdefenders


The U.S. government is in the process of hiring a small army of IT specialists to bolster its efforts to protect data held at federal agencies from cybersecurity threats. The feds hired 3,000 new cybersecurity and IT professionals in the first six months of the current fiscal year. In addition, the government is “committed to a plan by which agencies would hire 3,500 more individuals to fill critical cybersecurity and IT positions by January 2017,” said Shaun Donovan, director of the OMB.

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Amid FBI row, Apple hires developer behind secure messaging app Signal

Article Image Apple is hiring Frederic Jacobs — a developer responsible for the secure chat app Signal — to work on the CoreOS security team this summer, a report noted on Friday.

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Twitter close to hiring former Apple PR executive Natalie Kerris, report says

Article Image Twitter is on the verge of hiring Natalie Kerris — once a major communications executive with Apple — to take charge of its own communications unit, according to a report.

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Apple's 'Project Titan' at crossroads, team in hiring freeze, source says

Article Image Apple has placed a hiring freeze on the team responsible for the company’s nascent automotive ambitions after executives became unhappy with the project’s direction and progress, AppleInsider has learned.

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Twitter recruits new VP of Diversity & Inclusion from Apple

Article Image Twitter has officially appointed a new VP of Diversity & Inclusion, Jeffrey Siminoff, hiring him away from an identical role he held at Apple.

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Apple hiring manager for original & live content linked to Apple Music, iTunes

Article Image Apple is hiring a person to help create “original content and live projects” for several of its online services, including Apple Music, iTunes, iBooks, and the App Store, according to a job listing discovered by AppleInsider.

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Apple hiring editing team to curate content for iOS 9's News app

Ahead of iOS 9’s debut this fall, Apple is hiring a team of editors to find and curate content for its News aggregation app, according to a new job listing spotted on Apple’s website.



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Apple supplier Catcher Technology accused of labor violations in China plant

Workers at a Catcher-owned facility in Suqian, China are subjected to discriminatory hiring policies, forced to handle toxic materials without proper protective gear, and made to work excessive overtime to manufacture parts for Apple’s next-generation iPad Air, according to a scathing undercover report released Thursday by China Labor Watch and Green America.



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Apple hires noted tech journalist Anand Lal Shimpi

Apple has confirmed hiring Anand Lal Shimpi, the 32 year old founder of tech enthusiast site AnandTech.



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Apple brings in former Burberry, Nike social media director for new retail role

Apple appears to be changing its famously low-key approach to social media following the hiring of Musa Tariq — a social media whiz who previously worked under Apple Stores chief Angela Ahrendts at Burberry — as the retail division’s new digital marketing director.



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Google taps former fashion executive to head Glass team

Apple isn’t the only company hiring from the fashion industry in anticipation of the growth of wearable electronics, as Google has hired a former executive from Calvin Klein, Coach and Gap to head up its head-mounted Glass project.



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