Woo Candidates With Web 2.0


CAREERS & RECRUITING

Nearly two-thirds of executives interviewed by Robert Half International said professional networking Web sites, such as LinkedIn, would be useful in searching for potential employees. More than one-third cited social networking Web sites, such as Facebook or MySpace, as a recruiting resource they plan to use.

Senior executives were asked, “Which of the following technology tools do you believe will be most useful in your firm’s recruiting efforts in the next three years?” Their responses were:

Professional networking sites (62%)

Social networking sites (35%)

Video resumes (20%)

Second Life (7%)

None of these (15%)

Other/don’t know (10%)

*Multiple responses allowed

Source: Robert Half International, www.rhi.com.

SPONSORED REPORT

Keeping client information safe in an age of scams and security threats

A look at the Dirty Dozen tax scams and ways to protect taxpayer information.

TECHNOLOGY Q&A

How to create maps in Excel 2016

Microsoft Excel 2016 has two new mapping capabilities. J. Carlton Collins, CPA, demonstrates how to make masterful 2D and 3D maps in Excel 2016.

QUIZ

News quiz: IRS enforcement, a hot job, and audit value

The IRS’s 2016 Data Book, a “hot job” of particular interest at this time of year, and insight into how executive and audit committees view the insights from financial statement audits received attention recently. See how much you know with this short quiz.