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Which Industries See the Most Candidate Ghosting?

Candidate ghosting—when a candidate stops communicating during the recruiting process—is pretty common these days. According to a recent Recruiting Daily Advisor survey, 58% of respondents report being ghosted at some point during the hiring process. But which industries are being affected most by this failure in communication?

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Recruiting Next-Gen Mobile Talent: A Q&A with Peggy Smith

As the war for talent rages on, employers are building their workforces with many kinds of talent that they source locally, regionally, and globally. As technology continues to advance, so does the types of workers that are available. Gone are the days of 9-5, in-house talent, today’s workforce is going mobile.

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How to Make Smart Hiring Decisions in a Tight Labor Market

A tight labor market typically means that unemployment numbers are low and that employers will be fighting over a smaller pool of candidates to fill open positions. While those conditions are currently present in the “Gig Economy,” the shifting nature of employment and the pressure on workers to remain upwardly mobile have changed the way […]

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What New Hires Want from the Onboarding Experience

Onboarding can make or break any new hire. If you aren’t properly onboarding your new staff, these workers may become a flight risk. New research from Hibob, an HR tech platform, reveals that 64% of new employees are less likely to stay at a job after a negative onboarding experience.

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THC Screening Banned in 1 State, 1 City

As more states move to legalize marijuana, both recreational and medical, one state and one major city are taking legalization to the next level: by banning preemployment drug testing for tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the active ingredient in marijuana.

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Jobseeker Reveals How to Get Past Recruiting Bots

Applicant tracking systems (ATS) are a great resource for everyone involved in the hiring process … except, maybe, the jobseekers themselves. Could you be passing over great talent because your “recruiting bots” overlooked something in a candidate’s résumé?

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Stuck in a Summer Slump? 3 Tips to Make Your Summer Hiring Soar

The pressure to fill summer positions has mounted. Not only has the pool for talent shrunk in this economy, but seasonal talent’s motivations also have shifted. Many summer workers now view work as “a maybe” vs. “a must.” How can a talent acquisition professional like yourself cut through this ambivalence and inspire summer talent to take a serious look at the […]

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Are You Going Broke in the War for Talent?

Minimum wage continues to climb for many states throughout the country and Congress is expected to vote later this summer on increasing the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour. More states and municipalities have already begun the process of instituting a $15 minimum wage, could this be hurting small business owners in the quest for talent?