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 […]
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.
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 […]
According to a new survey by Clutch, a B2B research, ratings, and reviews company, critical thinking skills, including problem-solving and adaptability, will be most important in the future.
Whether you’re filling a new position to help your company grow or replacing an employee who is leaving, you’re not just filling out a slot on an organization chart. You hope to find someone who can add to the strength and capability of your group—someone who is just right for the position you want to […]
Everyone in the marketing industry is plenty willing to extol the virtues of video. It’s not done without merit; research has shown that video content distributed through social media platforms generates, on average, 1,200% more shares on accounts than text and images combined. A further study by Aberdeen outlines the importance that video plays in […]