Over the last few posts, Darchelle Nass, Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Administrative at Addison Group, has offered insight into the world of phone screening. In part one, she offered some tips on listening for body language. And in part two, she offered some best practices jobseekers can use to ace a phone […]
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Millennials already make up a large portion of the workforce, and while organizations have been adjusting, Generation Z has entered the scene. We recently spoke with Terri Herrmann, Vice President of Marketing at Montage, to discuss how recruiters should approach Gen Z.
One of the biggest news items of 2018, the hot job market, has proved to be a blessing and a curse. While the talent shortage has impacted most industries, hiring managers looking for qualified cybersecurity personnel might need to considerable patience. Postings for cybersecurity jobs tend to linger for months, and recent studies show that […]
In a tight labor market, the last thing you want to be doing is driving your employees out. Finding skilled talent is proving to be extremely difficult, therefore employers must rely on retention strategies to keep workers sticking around. Knowing what your workers want, and what’s causing them to leave, is the first step in […]
The candidate driven market is a reality many companies are facing in the wake of record low unemployment and a growing skills gap. If you’re a recruiter who works for a staffing firm or job placement company, you may be struggling to help qualified jobseekers land their dream job.
The late, great Aretha Franklin once sang those famous letters, calling for “respect.” Our apologies if the song is now stuck in your head, it’s stuck in ours too! While Aretha was singing about getting respect from a lover, new survey findings show that jobseekers and employees want respect from employers … and not just a […]
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 […]
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 […]