Category: Recruiting News

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

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 […]

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 […]