Category: Hiring & Recruiting

homeless

Should You Hire Homeless Workers? (Part 1)

A few years ago, Amazon hired homeless workers through a local YMCA in Washington state, and the program did not go over very well. However, other organizations like P.S. Kitchen in New York City and the Parks and Recreation Department in Boise are excelling after hiring homeless workers—which goes to show that hiring homeless workers can be a great idea if […]

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Sign-On Bonuses Get Serious

An earlier Recruiting Daily Advisor article cites research from nonprofit Human Resources association WorldatWork, which finds the number of companies using sign-on bonus programs stands at a 15-year high.

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Data Hygiene and the Future of Recruiting

It’s no secret—recent hiring surges have led to a more competitive job market. And, as a result, recruiters and hiring managers are now operating within what is referred to as a “candidate-driven market.” This means high-quality candidates can be selective about which interviews they take and, ultimately, which company they work for.

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Low Unemployment Rate Makes It a ‘Buyer’s Market’ for Job Candidates

The Bureau of Labor Statics (BLS) has released its April 2018 Employment Situation report, which highlights that the shrinking unemployment rate is making it a buyer’s market for job candidates, according to Nick Cromydas, Co-founder and CEO of Hunt Club, a tech-enabled recruiting service based in Chicago, Illinois.

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Millennials

RecruitCon 2018 Recap: Outlook on the 2025 Workplace (Part 2)

In yesterday’s article, I discussed Susan Vitale’s RecruitCon 2018 session on the Outlook on the 2025 Workplace: How to Attract the Next Generation of Talent by Effectively Recruiting Millennials and Gen Z. In this article, I’ll focus on the consumer mindset to the recruiting process and how you can ensure your candidates get a good experience.

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RecruitCon 2018 Recap: Outlook on the 2025 Workplace (Part 1)

I find myself particularly drawn to (and often frustrated by) topics related to the generational divide. So, I was particularly eager to sit in on Susan Vitale’s RecruitCon 2018 session on the Outlook on the 2025 Workplace: How to Attract the Next Generation of Talent by Effectively Recruiting Millennials and Gen Z.

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Are You Using Benefits Strategically?

The 2017 Strategic Benefits Survey from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) finds that organizations need to move away from thinking about benefits in traditional ways and instead adopt a strategic mindset that considers the impact of benefits on employee recruitment and retention.

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