19

Jun

2018

Multimedia and Bot Recruitment can Lead to EEOC Charges

Author: Anthony Kaylin

Employers have to be mindful of their recruitment activities, especially when utilizing social media platforms or bots.  With respect to multimedia litigation, it may become the new bane to recruitment, said Ifeoma Ajunwa, a lawyer and sociologist who teaches at Cornell University’s Industrial and Labor Relations School.   “The same types of discrimination issues that you would see in traditional hiring are now just being transferred over to the platforms,”...

12

Jun

2018

Will Seasonal Workers Close Job Gaps this Summer?

Author: Heather Nezich

According to CareerBuilder’s annual summer hire survey, 41% of employers plan to hire seasonal workers for the summer, which is on par with last year. Of these employers, 1 in 4 plan to pay summer hires $15 per hour on average – double the federal minimum wage ($7.25). The vast majority (88%) expect to transition some summer hires into permanent roles, up from 79% last year.  Perhaps summer will help fill some the job gaps in today’s workplaces.

12

Jun

2018

AI and TA - A Threat or Your New Best Friend?

Author: Shannon Reed

What used to be the plot of a futuristic movie or sci-fi novel has now become everyday news.  Artificial Intelligence (AI) is nipping at the heels of many professions, offering a faster, more reliable, objective, and nearly perfect methodology for doing the work that human brains have been doing.  No longer is it simply about automation, AI is now being thought of as a “must have” to gain and keep a competitive edge in businesses of all kinds.

5

Jun

2018

22

May

2018

Be Careful How Job Qualifications are Written: ADEA Protects Applicants

Author: Anthony Kaylin

A question that has been pending for many years has been whether applicants, and not just employees, can avail themselves to the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) disparate impact provisions. 

22

May

2018

2018 College Graduates are Entering the Market – Know Your Data

Author: Heather Nezich

Employers say they are planning to hire more recent college graduates this year than they have in more than a decade, according to new CareerBuilder research. 80% percent of employers say they plan to hire college graduates this year, up from 74% last year and 58% in 2008. Those who are not hiring college grads say it's because their organization isn't expanding headcount this year (57%) or they need more experienced workers (26%).  How does this compare with ASE’s 2018 Starting...

8

May

2018

HR Employee Caught Embellishing Resume

Author: Anthony Kaylin

Recently, an HR employee was caught embellishing her resume, but it wasn’t discovered until long after she was hired. What happens now?

8

May

2018

How to Spot Resume Lies

Author: Heather Nezich

85% of applicants have lied or embellished a resume.  It’s become so common, that many of them are getting through undetected.  Learn what to look for.

1

May

2018

Talent Acquisition Comes of Age with its Very Own SHRM Credential

Author: Shannon Reed

As the unique demands of both employers and candidates have evolved, the discipline of Talent Acquisition has shifted from recruiting, a fairly transactional exchange between employer and potential candidate, to that of true Talent Acquisition (TA).  With that change, the role of a TA professional expanded in function to include onboarding, global considerations, analytics, technology and social media. As the role expanded the knowledge and skills required has grown increasingly complex...

17

Apr

2018

Keys to Retaining Millennials

Author: Heather Nezich

Millennials are known for not spending too long at one company.  In fact, according to Gallup, 60% of Millennials are open to a new job opportunity right now.  By the time they reach age 32, most will have had four different jobs.  What can organizations do to encourage them to stay longer?

27

Mar

2018

2018 Graduates, Get Ready –They’re Coming

Author: Sara Pebbles

In the next few months college graduates will be walking across the commencement stage and into your organizations.   According to ASE’s 2018 Salaries for Co-op Students and Recent College Graduates Survey, 73% of the respondents have hired a recent college graduate in the past year or plan to do so in 2018.  If you plan on hiring recent graduates this year, now is the time to take a look at your recruiting efforts as well as the criteria you use in making your...

20

Mar

2018

(Don’t) Mind the Gap

Author: Shannon Reed

The cadence of a person’s career is perhaps one of the easiest things to identify on a written resume.    Too many moves over a short amount of time has historically been viewed as a “red flag” for consideration along with the infamous “gap in employment” and the complicated reality of job regression.  Talent scouts often assume that hiring managers will point a wary finger at a resume with gaps, short tenures, or job regression and refuse an...

27

Feb

2018

Can We Predict Future Performance Based on Past Behavior?

Author: Keisha Ward

We have all heard the phrase “past performance determines future behavior.” This theory has been used throughout many industries. HR professionals have depended on this rule of thumb for more than 20 years as a tool to make decisions on hiring employees. In fact, one of the most highly regarded interviewing methods was designed with it in mind. 

27

Feb

2018

Is There Really a Talent Shortage?

Author: Heather Nezich

The war for talent is real, but is a broken recruiting process partially to blame?  Perhaps it isn’t talent shortages that are creating this war, but our recruiting practices.

20

Feb

2018

Recruiting is Changing from Candidate Driven to Employer Driven Searches

Author: Anthony Kaylin

The shortage of qualified applicants and baby boomers and their knowledge fund retiring at a rate of about 10,000 per day continues to present recruitment challenges.

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