Who says you can’t go home again? I’m talking about returning to work for a former employer. There’s no time like the present to remind jobseekers of yet another avenue that’s often overlooked when it comes to landing a new job. If you’re like most people, when you part ways with an employer, your instinct […]
The jobs report from last week was disappointing. Economists expected employers to create 217,000 jobs in August; we got only 173,000. And more adults are simply calling it quits — they don’t work and they’re not looking. Labor force participation is at its lowest in almost two generations. The news wasn’t all bad. Unemployment hit a seven-year […]
Just 173,000 jobs were added to the U.S. economy in August, according to the latest release from the Bureau of Labor Statistics out Friday morning. That’s well below market expectations as well as the 12-month average. However, with the unemployment rate coming in at its lowest level since April 2008, seemingly for the right reasons, and solid revisions to […]
In line with economist expectations employers added 215,000 jobs in July, according to the latest release from the Bureau of Labor Statistic out Friday morning. For the second month in a row he unemployment rate came in at 5.3%, the lowest rate since April 2008. “Todays numbers show that a boring jobs report can be a good jobs […]
The 15 Most Searched Jobs Right Now Which roles are the most job seekers currently hunting for? To determine which opportunities are the most coveted right now, job search and salary comparison site Glassdoor broke down search data by occupation. The jobs that appear here are the most popular based on search activity on Glassdoor.com between May […]
Employee referrals are the #1 source of quality candidates for the most successful organizations, resulting in faster hires, improved employee retention levels and higher profitability. While this might seem like common sense, employee referral programs are typically under-invested in when compared to other sourcing channels.
The folks over at Johnson Controls have put together an interesting report called Smart Workplace 2040: The Rise of the Workspace Consumer, it’s a lengthy 84 page report that explores various scenarios for what the workplace might look like in 2040.
Your company may be suffering from a genuine talent shortage. It may be suffering from a flawed hiring process. It may be one or the other or even both, but the end result will be the same: Companies that can’t find creative ways to find the employees they need can’t grow. Business leaders who can win the talent war (and it is a war) will be able to say yes to new business opportunities while their talent-strapped competition will have to walk away.
There has been no shortage of recruiting conferences going on the past couple of months from national events like ERE and SHRM Talent to regional events including Minnesota Recruiters, recruitDC, Seattle SMA, Nashville TANS and the list goes on and on. As Talent Acquisition professionals look to arm themselves with bite size information and stats […]
Hiring the right employees can make or break your business. Employee recruitment is about managing stress, as you will constantly be judged on your selection, and you obviously cannot please everybody in your organization. However, there are certain rules that you can use to hire the right employee for your business every time.
When I last checked in on video interviewing nearly a year ago, the concept was still an emerging best practice in recruiting. That’s changed quite a bit as more talent acquisition professionals have adopted the technology and found ways to integrate it into their hiring. Providers in the video interviewing space haven’t been sitting still […]
A lot of advancements have taken place in the mobile recruiting space over the past several years, but one simple capability was left in the dark – the text message. Texting with a job seeker or candidate might not sound like a new concept, if it is being done through a recruiters personal or company […]