Tag: Harris Poll

sexual harassment

Taking Steps to Prevent Sexual Harassment Is Good for Employer Brand

The spotlight on workplace sexual harassment since fall 2017 has led to high-profile resignations, terminations, and lawsuits. And while the revelations and consequences have prompted ongoing, national conversations about appropriate behavior, only 32% of working Americans said that their employer has taken new steps to prevent and address sexual harassment in the workplace, according to […]

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More Background Check Myths

Yesterday we began to explore some of the myths surrounding background checks in the world of recruiting. Today we present more of those myths from the perspective of the employer.

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.

Bad Hires Are Widespread, and Costly

These are the main takeaways from a new CareerBuilder survey, which finds nearly three in four employers, 74 percent, have been affected by a bad hire and the average cost of one bad hire is $14,900.

Workers’ Financial Woes

Living paycheck to paycheck to make ends meet is a way of life for a majority of U.S. workers. And minimum wage workers aren’t the only ones struggling financially.

They Just Want to Be Noticed

In yesterday’s Advisor we took a look at a study done by CareerBuilder concerning what lengths candidates will go to in order to get noticed. Today we’ll see a few more examples along with some suggestions on how to handle them.