Yuko Miyawaki

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Why have a "flat" structure?

Posted by Yuko Miyawaki on May 15, 2019 2:24:00 PM

Hierarchies are going out of date.

While these structures seem essential to managing large groups of people, the word "hierarchy" itself carries a somewhat negative connotation today. Especially for Millennials who are becoming the central part of the workforce, hierarchy is something that should be deconstructed, and they prefer to work in a more flat, collaborative environment.

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Topics: millennials, future

Interviews: How effective are they in recruiting?

Posted by Yuko Miyawaki on May 7, 2019 3:10:00 PM

Interviews are a standard part of the recruiting process. Rarely is there a recruiting process that doesn't involve one. Often used as a method to determine whether to hire the candidate or not in the later steps, it can be said that interviews play a crucial role in hiring.

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Topics: recruiting, candidate experience, corporate recruiting

New Haven Grand Opening

Posted by Yuko Miyawaki on Apr 22, 2019 4:36:47 PM

We are excited to announce that our third location in the US will be opening next week in New Haven CT!

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Topics: News, insideshiru

Upserve: First Event @ Shiru Providence

Posted by Yuko Miyawaki on Apr 8, 2019 1:36:00 PM

On April 3rd, Shiru Cafe Providence hosted our first recruiting event with Upserve, a restaurant management software company based in Providence. They set up a table by the entrance and engaged with students throughout the day.

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Topics: insideshiru

A student perspective on writing resumes

Posted by Yuko Miyawaki on Apr 2, 2019 3:09:00 PM
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Topics: job search, college graduates

Shiru Cafe @ Providence: One Year Anniversary

Posted by Yuko Miyawaki on Mar 25, 2019 11:52:00 AM

Last week, Shiru Cafe Providence celebrated its one year anniversary. Thanks to the support of the college hill community we have been able to operate until today.

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Topics: insideshiru

Are Millennials/ Gen Z disrupting the workplace?

Posted by Yuko Miyawaki on Mar 21, 2019 1:56:00 PM

There seems to be an impression that Millennials and Gen Z are somehow “disrupting” the workplace with their modern views and freedom loving attitudes. However, every generation has had its impacts on society and change is inevitable. Perhaps it isn’t much that the new generations are disrupting the workplace, but just that the previous generations being reluctant to change. 

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Topics: millennials, future, skills

Hiring International Students

Posted by Yuko Miyawaki on Mar 12, 2019 4:04:25 PM

Looking for diversity? Here’s a pool of students where you will most certainly find a lot of diversity- international students.

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Topics: hiring, college graduates, corporate recruiting, international

Experience and Entry Level Jobs

Posted by Yuko Miyawaki on Mar 5, 2019 9:25:11 AM

“I found this very cool job posting, and I meet all their requirements… except that they want someone with 1-3 years of experience in the field. Should I still apply or not?”

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Topics: employment, skills, college graduates

Automation, AI, and Recruiting

Posted by Yuko Miyawaki on Feb 19, 2019 1:39:24 PM

Automation and AI are changing our society … and recruiting. As the competition for acquiring the best talent intensifies, efficient and effective ways of recruiting are being demanded. Technology has already made a significant impact over the past decade: for example, much of recruiting has gone virtual with online applications and video calls. Yet as some of the most innovative technological improvements in history, how will automation and AI change the scene?

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Topics: recruiting, software, talent acquisition