Category: Hiring & Recruiting

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Strategies for Rethinking Job Creation in the Digital Age

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), […]

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Generation Z: What We Know and How to Use It

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.

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More Tips for Hiring and Recruiting Veterans

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.

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Recruiting and Hiring Veterans Is Great for Business

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 […]

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Watch Out for These 4 Common Mistakes When Hiring a Marketing Director

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 […]

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‘Ghosting’ Is Becoming a Common Issue for Recruiters

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 […]

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Avoiding Candidates with ‘Too Much Experience’ Could Land Employers in Hot Water

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 […]

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5 Key Strategies for a Successful High Volume Hiring Process

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%.