Category: Recruiting News

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

Hiring Trends to Continue for 2016

U.S. employers remain confident in their hiring plans as they embark on a new year, according to CareerBuilder’s annual job forecast. Thirty-six percent of employers plan to add full-time, permanent employees in 2016, the same as in 2015. Nearly one-half of employers (47%) plan to hire temporary or contract workers. Workers can also expect to […]

Changes to State and Local Government Compensation

Yesterday’s Advisor began to explore a survey from the Center for State and Local Government Excellence involving the state and local government workforce. Today, more results from that survey. A recent survey conducted by the Center for State and Local Government Excellence suggests that local and state governments are making lots of changes to their […]

State and Local Government Hiring on the Rise

According to the Center for State and Local Government Excellence, for the second year in a row, state and local governments have reported an increase in hiring. However, concerns over benefits have also continued, with employees taking on greater shares of healthcare costs and contributions to pensions. A recent survey conducted by the Center for […]

More from BLR’s Recruiting Survey

In Yesterday’s Advisor we looked at some of the results of our 2015 Recruiting Survey. Today, more results, plus basic demographic information. The Features of Your Job Website Page Nearly everyone’s job website has “Job descriptions” on it. 63.4% of the job of website boards features an application form, and (61.2%) includes résumé delivery. Which […]

Results of BLR’s 2015 Recruiting Survey

Take a look at BLR’s latest Recruiting Survey. How does your company measure up against the competition? Recruiting Survey The HR Daily Advisor Research Team conducted the Recruiting Survey in November, 2015. Online recruiting has become a quintessential aspect of recruiting overall. This raises a few important questions. To what extent is online recruiting being […]

Check out BLR’s 2015 Holiday Survey Results

Yesterday we explored some of the results of BLR’s 2015 Holiday Survey. Today, more from the same survey. Deck the Halls If their holiday decorations are within reason, 69.9% of survey participants allow employees to display them. Another 20.4% allow employees to display whatever they want. Display of nonreligious decorations is allowed by 5.7%, and […]

Results of Holiday Survey, 2015

A recent BLR® survey asked the question: How does your company conduct itself concerning holidays? Check out the results of our 2015 Holiday Survey. Thanksgiving When asked which days will be paid holidays for employees for Thanksgiving 2015, 92.1% of survey participants indicated that Thanksgiving Day was a paid holiday. Additionally, 65.1% provided a paid […]

Get More Creative than Cash Compensation

Yesterday we heard from compensation expert Bryan Van Noy about how cash compensation might not be the most effective or attractive aspect of your compensation package. Today, we’ll go over how you can take that into consideration. By Bryan Van Noy Cash Compensation Is Coercive and Manipulative For employers hoping to change employee health habits […]

Put That Cash Compensation Back in Your Wallet

When you are recruiting, you might think that your various types of cash compensation are an attractive feature for any recruit. However, Bryan Van Noy, an expert in compensation and the cofounder of Sonic Boom Wellness, says maybe not. Cash compensation might not have the pull you thought it did. By Bryan Van Noy When […]

Are Workers from an Agency Your Employees?

What about workers from a staffing agency? The staffing company, the client employer, or both may be the legal employer, says attorney Deanna Brinkerhoff. It depends on the workers’ duties, their work conditions, and the contractual basis on who controls what on the worksite. Brinkerhoff, an associate in the Las Vegas office of law firm […]