Category: Recruiting News

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

On Demand: Netflix, Hulu, Apple TV and Employees?

Netflix, Hulu, Roku, Apple TV. Everything is on demand today—including employees, says attorney Deanna Brinkerhoff. Deanna Brinkerhoff, an associate in the Las Vegas office of law firm Holland & Hart LLP, offered her tips at BLR’s Advanced Employment Issues Symposium held recently in Las Vegas. Why Recruiters Are Looking for More On-Demand Talent Brinkerhoff notes […]

Creating an Attractive Culture for Millennials

In yesterday’s Advisor, we heard from expert Ryan Jenkins about some ways to revitalize a culture of loyalty in order to make the most of your current Millennial talent, and how to attract new talent. by Ryan Jenkins Ryan Jenkins is an internationally recognized speaker and author who helps organizations better lead, communicate, engage, and […]

The Vast Majority of Employees Want for Career Opportunities

According to the Corporate Executive Board Company (CEB), a best practice insight and technology company, today’s flat organizational structures mean employees spend more time at each job level—roughly 3 more years than they did in 2010. This stalled progression has caused 70% of employees to be dissatisfied with future career opportunities, leading to potentially massive […]

Workers Want Flexibility Above All Else

Yesterday’s Advisor introduced a survey by RecruitiFi that suggested that the majority of the workforce values flexibility over compensation. Today we’ll take a look at more of the results of the survey as well as the demographic composition of the survey. The Importance of Flexibility A clear pattern emerges when people are asked “How important […]

Flexibility Makes Part-Time Employment Attractive

A recent survey by RecruitiFi shows two important results: The majority of workers value flexibility over compensation, and the majority of workers would voluntarily work fewer hours or leave their full-time job for part-time work. This information should inform any recruiting strategy. The survey, given to 1,012 employed participants, sought to answer the question, “How […]

Mixing Diversity, Inclusion, and Business Objectives for a Better Bottom Line

New research shows that 70 percent of organizations surveyed are missing out on benefits associated with leading talent activities. It turns out that if you combine diversity and inclusion practices with your company goals, you stand to make a lot more money. Organizations that align diversity and inclusion practices to business objectives are more likely […]

Discrimination Against Cancer Survivors

Yesterday’s Advisor explored a recent survey stating that cancer survivors were more likely to be afraid to disclose their situation and that interviewers were less likely to call them back. Today, the conclusion of that survey. Conclusions on Health Conditions, Diversity, and Discrimination In a new study from Rice University and Penn State, researchers make […]

Why Are Applicants Afraid to Disclose Being Cancer Survivors?

The reasons are twofold. First, they feel less likely to get a callback. And second, according to a recent survey, they are less likely—by 16%—to get a callback. A Harris Poll for Cancer and Careers recently found that 61% of respondents’ fear that disclosing their cancer diagnosis would lessen their chances of getting hired. Also, […]

Recruiters Say What Sways Them in the Interview

Yesterday’s Advisor offered interesting results of a recently released survey from recruiting technology provider Jobvite®. Today, we present the rest of Jobvite’s results. Referrals The survey reports that 78% of recruiters find their best-quality candidates through referrals. This is up from 60% in 2014. Following along, 41% of recruiters plan to invest more in referrals […]

Referrals Still King: Jobvite® Recruiting Survey

In a competitive and complex job market, relationships reign supreme, says a recently-released survey from recruiting technology provider Jobvite. Seventy-eight percent of responding recruiters said they found their best-quality candidates through referrals. Highlights of the Jobvite Survey Recruiters are facing an increasingly demanding and competitive talent market. 95% of recruiters anticipate the job market to […]