Every HR professional and recruiter knows the cost of a bad hire. Time and money spent on the hiring and training go down the tube and now you are left with nothing but that same vacancy. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could avoid making bad hires in the first place?
Employee engagement is the most important component to every company’s success. You can have a killer business plan, but if you don’t have innovators who are willing to get the work done, your business is going to fail. How do you counteract this? The answer is by having Human Resources (HR) develop a rock-solid employee onboarding process that will engage employees, starting with the interview process.
The tight labor market has employers shaking in their boots. While many industries report steady hiring initiatives for 2019, the optimism about filling these open roles, and being able to offer the salary and wages workers want, continues to decline.
Few dispute research showing that a diverse workforce contributes to an employer’s success, but diversity efforts often don’t explore the benefits of recruiting people with disabilities. However, that’s beginning to change.
In an increasingly service- and skill-driven economy, talent acquisition, development, and retention are immensely important for companies that want to stay competitive in the long run.
Implicit bias is difficult to combat. The primary challenge is that people harboring implicit bias—also referred to as unconscious bias—are by definition unaware that they have such biases.
The Equal Pay Act (EPA) makes it illegal for employers to pay unequal wages to men and women who perform substantially equal work. It allows for differences in pay, but sex cannot be a factor.
As recruiters, you may work directly with jobseekers to perfect their résumés and help them stand out among a sea of applicants. Besides making sure the résumé is flawless, you should also work with candidates to make sure they have a solid reference list—otherwise, the candidate runs the risk of being passed over.
As we head into the second quarter (Q2) of 2019, one thing that remains the same is the positive hiring trend employers continue to report, with the leisure and hospitality industry continuing to lead the way in positive hiring intentions.
Want to know why Millennials and Gen Z would rather work for themselves than you? If you have been challenged by Millennial employees, then get ready for them plus Gen Z! Gen Zs are those born between 1995 and 2010, and they will represent 25% of the U.S. population by 2020.