Category: HR

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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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Address Gender Pay Gap Issues Before Recruiting Female Talent

Although the Equal Pay Act of 1963 technically prohibits employers from paying women less money than men, research continues to show that women earn less money in the workplace (especially women of color), and that women aren’t in as many executive-level roles as men.

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Lululemon Expands Full Paid Parental Leave

Having children is a momentous occasion for anyone and often means big changes in one’s personal life. But for those of us in the working world, our personal lives are often inexorably intertwined with our work lives.

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Attract Working Fathers with Paternity Benefits

In the war for talent, every strategy must be utilized to stand out among your competition. However, you must also know what jobseekers want in order to attract and retain them. In honor of Father’s Day, we’re looking at new Indeed data, which reveals what working fathers want from their employers, and what this demographic […]

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Yea, Right! Gen Z College Grads Expect to Earn How Much Money?

Salary negotiations are pretty common among employers and jobseekers. According to a recent Recruiting Daily Advisor survey, over 73% of respondents say they’re open to negotiating a salary, depending on the position and over 17% say they’re open to negotiating a salary for every position. But how about negotiating a salary that’s $10,000 over the […]

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LinkedIn Reveals Some Gender-Based Application Insights

Even though women account for more than 50% of the U.S. population, gender diversity remains a key goal of many HR departments and recruiting initiatives. This is particularly true when it comes to leadership positions, in which women are even less well represented.

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55% of Jobseekers Think Employers Should be Doing More to Recruit the LGBTQ Community

Diverse talent comes in many shapes and forms, but one community is standing out because there isn’t enough being done to recruit and retain this talent pool. Job board, Monster.com, recently released new poll findings that highlight how employers are focusing on recruiting members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) community.

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Do Jobseekers Want Financial Wellness Benefits?

Student loan debt, rising healthcare costs, and stagnant wages are constantly making headlines in the news, so it should come as no surprise that 80% of employees are stressed about their finances, according to a new Ceridian survey. Should employers be offering financial wellness benefits to help ease these burdens and attract top talent?

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Cons of Using AI in the Recruiting Process

In part one of this article, we noted that artificial intelligence (AI) is being used more and more throughout the recruiting process. We talked about some of the many examples of that and started to review some of the benefits. Today, let’s further the discussion by outlining some of the potential drawbacks.