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Filling the Tech Skills Gaps in 3 Steps

It’s no secret that the market for hiring technology talent is competitive and the pool of qualified candidates is limited. In the last few years, the IT industry has been plagued by an ever-growing skills gap. This gap is so prominent, that over 77 percent of organizations believe insufficient digital skills are a key obstacle […]

New Rating Site Focuses on LGBTQ Employees

A new site, OutBüro, aims to fill the void in the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer working and professional community by offering a Glassdoor-like service where LGBTQ employees can rate their employers.

The State of the Remote Job Marketplace

Research from job site Indeed finds that “remote/work from home” was the fourth most popular job search term in 2017, up 385 percent from 2016. More workers are looking for remote work, and companies are providing work from home employment opportunities.

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2018 Catalyst Award Winners Receive Honors

Last month, Catalyst, a non-profit organization dedicated to expanding opportunities for women and business, honored recipients of the 2018 Catalyst Award at its annual awards conference and dinner in New York City.

Study Debunks Background Check Myths

When it comes to background checks, a lot of people make a lot of assumptions—both on the hiring and applying sides. A study from CareerBuilder® debunks the most common of these myths.

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Welcome to Our Podcast Episode on Recruiting

EPISODE 30 Given the current talent economy, organizations are challenged to consistently attract and retain the right caliber of talent. BLR®, with the kind sponsorship of SilkRoad, has just completed a survey about several interesting aspects of recruiting today. To help us interpret some of the survey data, we’ve asked Alexandra Levit to join us. […]

Helping to Grow a Workforce

Companies often offer education and training, to further the skills of their employees and attract job candidates. A new initiative by home improvement retailer Lowe’s aims to do this, and more.