Black Friday is right around the corner, and for retail employers who are struggling to find talent, the key to a successful and profitable holiday shopping season may lie in reskilling your existing workforce.
Category: Training & Compliance
Untrained people, whether hiring managers or HR staffers, are likely to make expensive mistakes that result in low morale, low productivity, and lawsuits.
Succession plans are a great way of filling executive seats during these difficult hiring times. However, there are some rules and best practices you need to consider before carving your succession plan into stone.
Employers are frequently using temporary staffing agencies to fill vacant, temporary, per diem, seasonal, and other positions. But what happens when the temporary agency isn’t complying with state law? Can the employer be liable? In a recent case, a superior court says yes.
With the U.S. unemployment rate at an all-time low and job openings at a 17-year high (with a reported 6.6 million openings as of June 2018), it’s hard to imagine that job growth has slowed and even stagnated in parts of the country. The fact is, rural areas and smaller cities are scrambling to find […]
Salary and benefits are often what come top of mind when thinking about what employees value most in a job. That’s certainly not surprising. The ability to make a living is important to us all. And, in fact, according to an article by Forbes, salary and benefits do top the list for most employees.
Yesterday’s post covered some best practices for hiring seasonal workers. Today’s post will cover best practices for training and retaining seasonal workers. Keep reading to learn more.
Yesterday we covered tips for effectively recruiting college graduates. Now that you’ve got them in your company, how do you make sure they keep up on their skills and become high performers?
If you’re unfamiliar with the term “purple squirrel,” it’s basically a phrase used to describe a job candidate with precisely the right education, experience, and range of qualifications who perfectly fits a job’s requirements. Over the next few years, as technology continues to evolve the way we work, the need for technical skills is going […]
When we look back at 2018, one thing is clearly obvious: ALL industries are struggling to attract and retain top talent, and within the healthcare industry, nursing jobs are no exception. Just like other industries, there is a gender pay gap affecting nurses, which is surprising when you think of the fact that females make […]
Artificial intelligence (AI) has become increasingly prevalent in many aspects of modern life, and it has many applications in the business world, as well. One area that AI has been utilized extensively in is the early phases of the recruitment process. Many businesses employ certain algorithms, or AI, to help narrow down the pool of […]