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Here's your weekly update from Careercloud. ​ ​New on Careercloud.com​ Here are a few of the recent articles from Careercloud! ​ ​8 Best Recruiting Platforms To Help You Find Top Talent Finding the right candidates for open positions in your company has always been a challenge and the pandemic has made that task even harder. The marketplace is flooded with workers who have lost or left jobs or are looking for something better. Workers are also hesitant to make a job change. A recent SHRM report shows that the number of candidates employers have to wade through to find the right one has doubled.


8 Best Hiring Platforms of 2021 Hiring new employees can be a tedious process, especially if you aren't sure where to start. Using the best hiring platforms can streamline the recruitment of qualified candidates and help you manage all of the steps involved in hiring employees.

Hiring platforms cover a variety of employer needs. The guide below walks through the best hiring platforms and options within each category.


ZipRecruiter vs Craigslist

When it comes to finding talent for your company or the next opportunity for your career, you may wonder if ZipRecruiter or Craigslist could help. Don’t worry. We’ll share the highlights of both options so you can decide which one may work best for your search. ​ ​New on Careercloud Radio​ ​The Careercloud Radio podcast has featured some amazing guests! ​ ​How To Bet On Yourself And Control Your Circumstances With Patrick Tannous In this episode, Mike Gardon chats with Patrick Tannous. Patrick is the co-founder and President of Tiesta Tea Company. Tiesta Tea is a tea company inspired by a passion for great-tasting loose leaf tea beverages. Tiesta Tea was started in 2010 while Patrick and Dan Klein (CEO & Co-Founder) were seniors in college. Since starting the business, Tiesta Tea has become the fastest-growing company in the specialty tea industry with over 8000+ points of distribution (according to Nielsen). In 2018, Patrick and Dan were featured by Inc. Magazine as 30 Under 30 Rising Stars. In 11 years at Tiesta Tea, Patrick has worked with or currently works with companies like Costco, Safeway, Target, Meijer, Amazon, Office Depot, Walmart, Kroger, Whole Foods and many other Fortune 500 companies. Patrick has secured four rounds of equity financing totaling $5.2mm. Patrick is a people-focused business person and believes in doing business with high respect, morals, and values. He has a strong passion for entrepreneurship and loves helping other people chase their dreams. Patrick believes anyone can do anything if they truly care and put the effort into it.


The Key Skills You Need To Rise In A Company With Jim Butman In this episode, Mike Gardon chats with Jim Butman, President and Chief Executive Officer at TDS Telecom. Jim has been with TDS Telecom since 1985. During his tenure with TDS Telecom, Jim has held numerous leadership positions including Chief Operating Officer and Group President of Marketing, Sales & Customer Operations. He also served as president of TDS Metrocom, which became a $250 million business under Jim’s leadership. Jim earned a Master of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Wisconsin–Madison and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire.


From Around the Web


US adds 194,000 jobs in September as Delta hits hiring

The US added a disappointing 194,000 jobs in September, as the Delta variant of coronavirus continued to drag on the economy, official figures show. The unemployment rate fell from 5.2% in August to 4.8%. There were notable job gains in hospitality, retail and transportation, while employment in education declined, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics said.


U.S. quits scale record high, millions of job openings as labor market tightens

The number of Americans voluntarily quitting their jobs surged to a record high in August and there were more than 10 million vacancies, pointing to a tightening labor market that could help to keep inflation high as companies raise wages to lure workers.

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