Category: Recruiting News

What’s happening in the world of recruiting, including new approaches, new technology, surveys, legal issues, and more.

2018 Catalyst Award Winners Receive Honors

Last month, Catalyst, a non-profit organization dedicated to expanding opportunities for women and business, honored recipients of the 2018 Catalyst Award at its annual awards conference and dinner in New York City.

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RecruitCon 2018 Testimonial: Susan Vitale, CMO, iCIMS

On May 10–11, BLR® will be running RecruitCon 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. RecruitCon is the premier event for developing, adjusting, and improving your recruiting program to beat out the competition for top talent. Today, we are joined by presenter Susan Vitale, CMO of iCIMS with a word about her past experiences at RecruitCon.

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Remote Workers Here to Stay

A recent survey by Upwork has revealed that remote workers are still on the rise, and that won’t likely change anytime soon. Today, we are joined by Upwork’s Zoe Harte, Senior Vice President of HR and Talent Innovation, to help answer some questions about the research.

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More Background Check Myths

Yesterday we began to explore some of the myths surrounding background checks in the world of recruiting. Today we present more of those myths from the perspective of the employer.

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Study Debunks Background Check Myths

When it comes to background checks, a lot of people make a lot of assumptions—both on the hiring and applying sides. A study from CareerBuilder® debunks the most common of these myths.

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Optimistic Hiring Outlooks for Midwest Employers

Unemployment remains at about 4%, so it’s no wonder employers are reporting optimistic hiring trends for Q2 2018. According to the recently released ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey, U.S. employer hiring confidence is staying strong.

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Are Virtual Job Fairs the Future?

Recently we heard from Lighthouse Conferencing’s Marc Gutman introducing the topic of virtual job fairs. Today we’ll look at how they compare to other hiring methods.

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Infographic: How Coaching Keeps Employees Engaged

Yesterday we looked at some highlights from a survey conducted by Quantum Workplace and Fuel50 concerning how many highly disengaged employees don’t receive enough coaching from their boss. Today we’ll look at an infographic on that topic.

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