Category: HR

401k

Travelers Offers Student Loan Repayment, 401(k) Match

By the year 2025, it’s estimated that Millennials will make up roughly 75% of the American workforce. This means that HR professionals, business owners, hiring managers, and anyone else involved in the recruitment process needs to have a solid understanding of this demographic if they hope to compete in the market.

diversity

Challenge the Status Quo: 3 Strategies for Embracing D&I in Your Organization

If you’re hiring talent based on cultural fit, you may be doing more harm than good. Some experts say that cultural fit does nothing to improve diversity and inclusion (D&I) and, in fact, just creates an echo chamber for like-minded individuals. If you want to create a diverse workforce, you must challenge the status quo.

assesment

8 Modern Personality Assessment Tools for Your Team

Today’s recruiters, hiring managers, and Human Resources (HR) professionals know it’s not enough to hire people based only on the skills they have; these potential candidates also need personalities that align with the company culture and the nature of the work. Keeping that in mind, although there are thousands of assessments to choose from—some significantly […]

Cannabis

Recruiting Talent in the Cannabis Industry Requires Lots of Green

The cannabis industry is becoming one of the fastest growing industries in the United States, which should come as no surprise given that 10 states—and Washington D.C.—have legalized recreational marijuana and 33 states have legalized medical marijuana.

bias

Gender Bias: The Résumé Edition

One of the first steps during a job hunt is to submit a résumé—with your name at the top in big, bold letters. While your work experience and education are the qualities you hope will stand out, there is still a possibility that hiring managers hold on to some biases and mentally rate candidates based […]

CFO

CFOs Asked to be Corporate Strategists as Technology Increases Impact

Over the last few posts Managing Director of Stanton Chase, Paul Herrerias, has joined us to discuss some best practices for recruiting chief financial officers (CFOs) and how you can retain this new hire through great onboarding. In this final installment, Herrerias will discuss some of the issues that are redefining the role of the […]

new hire

4 Tips to Ensure Your New Employees Stay and Succeed in Year 1

According to studies, 40% of employees leave almost right after they start a new job, and an additional 10% to 20% of new hires leave an organization within their first year of employment. That means nearly 50% to 60% of employees will leave an organization within their first year of employment.

predict

Can You Predict Which Employee Is Going to Quit?

Now more than ever, companies are struggling with attrition on a massive scale. U.S. job turnover reached more than 19% towards the end of 2018. And, additional reports are showing more than half of U.S. employees plan to look for new jobs before the end of this year.