Showing posts with label Jobs. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Jobs. Show all posts

Friday, December 21, 2012

Cloud Computing jobs are ready but professionals are not

No the title does not read wrong, this according to a latest study by Microsoft. There are a lot of Cloud technology and cloud computing jobs available in the market both in the US and Globally but there aren't works who are trained and ready. In fact Globally the talent hunt fares better than in the US and people trained in cloud technology and cloud computing are to be found more in number outside the US. New jobs are ready and have been created but IT personal have not upgraded their training. So although a whole host of jobs were available in the US the positions went unfulfilled. in fact the need for cloud-ready workers will grown by 26% annually and about 7 million new cloud jobs to be available by 2015 - globally.

Cloud Computing jobs ready but workers are not.Some examples of cloud related jobs are Help desk and end-user support, IT systems and operations, Application development and maintenance and Project and program managers. This IDC report has been sponsored by Microsoft and Microsoft have now improved their certifications to enable cloud-readiness. There is the new Microsoft certification's home for the Cloud -- which include certifications the the upcoming Windows 8. There is also the new Microsoft Virtual Academy to enable students to get ready for cloud related jobs and Microsoft IT Academy. So here it is folks if you are into IT and would like to make a switch into the ever growing Cloud Computing industry now is your best chance while the industry is still young vibrant and all set to go.

Source: Forbes and CIO and image via Wikipedia

Monday, July 25, 2011

Apply with LinkedIn: What it is and how does it work

Apply with LinkedIn is a button companies can use on their personal sites which show current vacancies. The button can be added beside a open job and applicants can apply for that job using their LinkedIn profiles. LinkedIn profiles are standard and easy to browse through. Companies will not have a problem as everyone is used to LinkedIn profiles and familiar with how they work. The button 'Apple with LinkedIn' is like the Twitter Tweet button on the Facebook like button. It can be embedded anywhere across the web and the company hopes to make this the standard button to help companies connect with job applicants directly. Currently many of the large companies have a long registration process before you can apply for job they advertise on their sites. This is apart from the many job portals across the internet and various countries. This one button has the power to change everything as the chances of this becoming the standard apply for a job button might become the standard. 

1. How does it work
Companies can add this button beside jobs currently being advertised. Applicants can apply directly from here using their LinkedIn profile. Once a job applicant click on the 'Apply With LinkedIn' button. They can then ask for a referral from their contacts at the company. You can also keep a track of the jobs you apple for using the 'Saved Jobs' tab in LinkedIn. Before clicking send you can make further modifications like choosing which phone number you want to apply with. 

2. For Companies customizations include:

The ability to customize branding to make “Apply with LinkedIn” feel like part of your company’s talent pipeline.
The ability to manage submissions better by routing applications to everything from an jobs@yourcompany.com email address to a URL for a full fledged web application.
Integration with some of the most popular Applicant Tracking Systems on the market

Receive an email with a brief summary of each applicant. Automatically enter candidate information into company tracking systems. 

To get the code and start now please click here. LinkedIn is calling this new feature 'Then power of LinkedIn everywhere'.

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