This past year the United States unemployment rate sank to the lowest it’s been since 1969, holding at only 3.7%. This is also the eighth consecutive year that jobs have been added to the economy and wages have increased. Clearly, a rate of low unemployment is positive for the job market and U.S. economy as […]
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Job advertisements are a great way to get candidates interested in your open positions, but with Indeed’s recent announcement—the company says they will now be charging recruiting firms for sponsored job ads—some recruiters may be hesitant to pay for job postings going forward.
In order to attract the talent you seek, you must first understand what drives and motivates today’s average jobseeker. In a candidate-driven market, savvy recruiters and hiring managers who understand their candidates’ wants, needs, and expectations will reign supreme in the war for talent.
The Trump Administration’s 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was supposed to give employers the chance to save money and give back to their workforce by creating jobs and offering higher wages, but with the recent announcement that General Motors (GM) was cutting almost 15,000 jobs across the country, it makes you wonder if this […]
Facebook founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg once said, “Treat your employees right, so they won’t use your Internet to search for a new job.” But according to new research, a majority of the workforce must not feel like they are being treated right, because 64% of respondents say they’ve looked for a new job while […]
Veterans Day is right around the corner (Sunday, November 11, to be exact), and what better way to celebrate it than to hire veterans to help fill your vacant roles! Here, we’ll look at the ways companies can improve their recruitment strategies for hiring this highly skilled talent pool.
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). […]
The digital-age is upon us and jobseekers are making their voices heard. When it comes to the recruiting process, candidates prefer a digital approach and if your company isn’t on board with this trend, you run the risk of missing out on top talent.
Yesterday, we looked at the ways artificial intelligence (AI) is helping recruiters and talent acquisition professionals in the hiring process. Today, we’ll look at how candidates interact with AI and whether AI can help reduce bias in the hiring process.
We’ve talked a lot about the candidate experience and how many jobseekers are looking for a more high-tech, high-touch approach to applying for a position with your company. In order to fully understand what jobseekers are looking for, you must understand the current state of job searches.