The number of job openings, as well as people voluntarily leaving employers, hit all-time highs in recent months. New data finds an astounding 95% of workers say they are considering changing jobs. The U.S. has 9.2 million jobs open, with 92% of workers saying they are willing to switch industries for a new job.
Throughout my career in HR there have been various techniques that promised to identify the best candidate for a particular job. The focus always seemed to be on technical skills, education, and experience. Competency-based interviewing techniques are still a go to in today’s world in order to ensure you choose the best applicant.
Talent acquisition and talent management have traditionally been separate functions within human resources, but now some companies are starting to combine them under the umbrella of one leadership position.
We've all been there – the awkward small talk. The fluorescent lights illuminating the sweat on your brow. The feeling like you're a used-car salesman — but the used car is yourself. Job interviews are the worst. And according to a new book, they're often pretty much useless for selecting the best candidate for a position.
Businesses closing, mass layoffs, and furloughs equal high unemployment rates – 7.5% in January 2021 in the state of Michigan. Managers shouldn’t be worried about retaining their current employees, should they? Who would leave a secure job during a time like this?
ASE has received many questions regarding the salary history ban many states have enacted recently. A salary history ban prohibits employers from asking applicants about their current or past salaries, benefits, or other compensation.
Notes – it seems we write notes in almost every aspect of our lives. Grocery shopping, honey do, chores, etc. I don’t know about you, but if I don’t write it down, I will most likely forget it. Studies have shown, the more we humans write, the more we are able to retain.
Happy New Year! As we enter 2021, I find myself thinking a lot about how recruiting changed in 2020, and what recruiters should prepare for in 2021. Multiple recruitment experts expect the pace of change will remain about the same over the next several months. This means another year of adjusting to a constantly evolving environment.
2020 brought Human Resources a multitude of unprecedented issues to manage with the COVID-19 pandemic, which has left many HR leaders with a bit of trepidation as we look to 2021. What will go back to normal, what will change, and what will stay the same? In other words, what’s next?
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