Category: Hiring & Recruiting

Millennials

The Secret to Attracting and Retaining Millennial Talent

Shifting demographics in the workplace has necessitated a changing approach to how companies attract and retain their top talent. The Millennial workforce has come in like a lion to control the conversation about the impact it will have and the steps its companies need to take to attract and retain it. Millennials now account for […]

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Pros and Cons of Hiring Externally

In yesterday’s post, we talked about the idea that there are clear pros and cons involved with choosing to hire or promote from within the organization vs. hiring an external candidate. We took a quick look at some of the pros and cons of hiring from within. Today, we will continue the conversation by outlining some of […]

tax

Work Opportunity Tax Credit 101

The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) is designed to be an incentive for employers to hire people who frequently face difficulty finding employment. As the name implies, this incentive is in the form of a tax credit. As such, it is administered by both the Department of Labor (DOL) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). […]

gig

The Pros and Cons of Utilizing the Gig Economy

Yesterday’s post highlighted some important information and statistics you should know about the gig economy. Today’s post will highlight the benefits and downsides of the gig economy you’ll want to consider, for both employers and gig workers.

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Temporary Staffing Agency’s Mistake Causes Trouble for Employer

Employers are frequently using temporary staffing agencies to fill vacant, temporary, per diem, seasonal, and other positions. But what happens when the temporary agency isn’t complying with state law? Can the employer be liable? In a recent case, a superior court says yes.

politics

Candidates Want Companies that Align with Their Political Beliefs

The political landscape over the last 2 years has changed drastically, and it doesn’t appear to be letting up any time soon. Are you letting your political affiliation cloud your judgment when it comes to hiring candidates? You may not be, but potential candidates are—as 58% of respondents in a new survey would not interview […]