Tag: job search

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Work Opportunity Tax Credit 101

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). […]

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The Current State of Job Searches

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.

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What Frustrates Jobseekers Most About the Recruiting Process?

Lack of communication? Inaccurate job descriptions? Long response times? These topics are always frequently named when talking about improving the candidate experience, but what, exactly, is the most frustrating thing jobseekers cite about the recruiting process? The answer may or may not surprise you.

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‘Ghosting’ Is Becoming More Prevalent in the Hiring Process

Ghosting is becoming a common theme for 2018—as we’ve recently highlighted in a three-part series—and new research released by Clutch, a B2B ratings and reviews firm, shows that more than 40% of candidates say it’s reasonable to ghost a company during the hiring process. With more candidates ghosting companies, it leaves you wondering: What makes […]

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Jobseekers Want High-Tech, High-Touch Experiences When Applying to Your Company

If your company is still using paper job applications, then chances are you’re losing top talent before they’ve even finished filling out their names. According to new research released by ManpowerGroup Solutions, jobseekers want a technology-friendly job experience from the first touch all the way through the interview process.