The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) is polling its members monthly to track changes taking place surrounding higher education and the employer community that recruits new college graduates.
Virtually every organization has had to adjust business during the coronavirus pandemic. Most have had to learn to work virtually to protect our communities, while minimally disrupting the business.
In the 2018 article, The Gig Economy-Is Employment in the U.S. Changing?, we discussed the details of a trending form of employment that was sweeping the U.S. workforce. The article described a study by Intuit predicting that by 2020, 40% of American workers would be independent contractors.
Many Americans are worried about the economy, and a growing number see it as a potential threat to their job security. This economic anxiety has created a sense of complacency, forcing many workers to remain in their current position despite dissatisfaction and even mental health risks.
In 2019, many Talent Acquisition teams faced challenges and changes. And based on Glassdoor’s Chief Economist Dr. Andrew Chamberlain’s predictions, there is more to come in 2020. Dr. Chamberlain has spent years gathering data and studying the labor market, and he has provided a summary of his findings in a new report, Glassdoor’s Job & Hiring Trends for 2020. In it, he provides recruitment professionals insight into key areas of focus to prepare for successful hiring in...
This past November Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) announced its 2019 honorees for the Global Power 150 Women in Staffing. This list honors female trail blazers within the global talent industry.
Last month the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) concluded six years of litigation against a national retailer by settling for a $6 million dollar judgement and requiring the employer to change some of its pre-employment screening practices.
While it’s fairly easy to evaluate a candidate’s hard skills, soft skills prove much more difficult to evaluate – but are often as or more important.
Many organizations set goals and plan to execute projects at the start of the year and in many cases additional staff is necessary to achieve said plans. However, recruiting can be difficult, especially during the holidays.
When it comes to company benefits, are you offering what matters most to potential employees? One benefit that tends to go unnoticed or overlooked is employee relocation. However, a recent study shows that offering relocation benefits could significantly improve recruitment efforts.
Recruiters are confident, and candidates are high quality. And, yet, around the world, recruiters are struggling to fill positions, according to Monster's 2019 State of the Recruiter survey.
LinkedIn’s Global Recruiting Trends 2018 report shows how traditional interview questions can often fall flat. Have you ever been asked some crazy question like “How many golf balls can you fit on a jet?” or “If you were an animal, what animal would you be?” What exactly does an interviewer hope to achieve from asking questions like this?
On Friday, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) announced that unemployment has now dropped to a 50-year low. If you have wondered why it has become more difficult to find the right hire, chances are it’s because many candidates are working and simply aren’t looking for new a job. However, the buck does not stop at low unemployment.
Leaving a position for more pay or a better opportunity should not equate to exile. If fact, maintaining positive relationships with former employees can open the door for mutually beneficial future opportunities. The rate of rehiring employees increased from 48% to 76% in 2015, according to YOH.com.