The start of a new year is a great time to hire new legal staff. If you’re like many law firms and corporate legal departments in the United States, that’s good news, as litigation and other specialty areas are driving organizations into hiring mode in the beginning of 2019.
Every company struggles with budget issues. One year you project too high of a budget; the next year your projection is too low. With the current hiring market, it’s almost impossible to accurately predict what your hiring costs should be … or is it?
With the new year in full swing, many companies may be looking to fill recently allotted roles. Hiring competition is expected to be fierce among employers—just last November, the increase in new jobs added to the market was double the number of people entering the labor force each month.
According to information highlighted by SHRM, hiring interns goes back to the guilds of the Middle Ages, when apprenticeships were highly sought after and prestigious.
We’re in the home stretch of 2018! It’s been a year filled with record low unemployment rates and consistent battles to find skilled talent. Technology continues to dominate the job landscape, as well as how and where we do our jobs. As this year comes to an end, let’s take a look back at all […]
It’s an employee’s market. With U.S. unemployment at record lows, employees have more choices than ever before when searching for a new job. Hiring organizations are sourcing talent in labor markets with intense competition with more than six million job openings currently listed in the United States. This makes attracting talent difficult for recruiters: there […]
The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) is designed to be an incentive for employers to hire people who frequently face difficulty finding employment. As the name implies, this incentive is in the form of a tax credit. As such, it is administered by both the Department of Labor (DOL) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). […]
There’s been much discussion about the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in the recruiting process. While most focus on the bias-aspect of AI, many are seeing the benefits this technology offers to recruiters and hiring managers at all levels. If you aren’t using AI in the hiring process, what is a better time to start […]
Yes, you read that headline correctly, eight million jobs will be created over the next 5 years! Even though employers are already struggling to attract new talent, more and more new roles are being created every minute. However, a new study from CareerBuilder finds that there is a hollowing effect in the labor market where […]
There’s good news and bad news regarding September hiring insights, recently released by iCIMS. The good news is for jobseekers as the number of job openings rose to 0.8%. While the number of new hires also increased, the bad news for employers is the struggle remains for finding talent.