The U.S. unemployment rate continues to edge down after months of impressive job growth, and nearly 90% of companies are either actively hiring or in retention mode. However, job cuts remain a reality for many American businesses. Industries currently leading the United States in the greatest number of job cuts for 2018 include retail (76K), […]
Category: Hiring & Recruiting
James Davis, Editor of HR Daily Advisor, recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Jennie Hollmann, Ph.D., Director of Organizational Research at Caliper. In the below Q&A, Hollman and Davis discussed some of Caliper’s insights about Generation Z and how to attract this group as candidates.
We’ve covered the benefits of hiring veterans in part one of this article series, as well as information about how to better recruit veterans. Today we’ll provide more information about how to hire and retain veterans.
While the unemployment rate continues to remain at its lowest levels in decades, veterans are still extremely underemployed, meaning that they’re not applying for or acquiring jobs that truly meet their experiences, strengths, skill sets, and capabilities. As a result, around 44% of returning vets find themselves leaving their first civilian jobs within a year. And many employers remain […]
Your marketing initiatives and team have grown. Your company’s Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) needs to focus more on executive-level tasks and less on day-to-day management. It’s a common point in an organization’s trajectory and an exciting moment to grow your team. Hiring a marketing director can free up your executive team and offer more guidance and […]
Have you heard of the term “ghosting”? In the dating world, the term “ghosting” refers to a situation in which someone you’re dating simply disappears without any communication—never to be heard from again. Like a ghost, they were there and then gone without a trace and without explanation. This phenomenon is also something that can […]
With the U.S. unemployment rate at an all-time low and job openings at a 17-year high (with a reported 6.6 million openings as of June 2018), it’s hard to imagine that job growth has slowed and even stagnated in parts of the country. The fact is, rural areas and smaller cities are scrambling to find […]
A 58-year-old attorney had too much experience to seek an in-house legal position with a healthcare products company. In a U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit—which covers Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin—decision, the court considered whether the “disparate impact” provision of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) covers job applicants or only current […]
There’s quite a bit of buzz these days about the gig economy—and its growth. As it turns out, though, popular wisdom might not actually be that representative of the true state of affairs.
Seasonal hiring has gotten even more challenging in recent years, as unemployment rates hover around historic lows and the number of jobs that have been added has increased. In certain markets and for high-demand skill sets, the unemployment rate is even lower—often less than 2%.