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Mobile Friendly Experience for the Win

In yesterday’s Advisor, we talked about how important it is for organizations to have a mobile-friendly hiring experience. We started to outline a few ways mobile technology can be incorporated into the recruiting process. Here are a few more:

Hiring Contingents? Make Sure You’ve Planned How to Manage Them

Bringing on contingent workers can be a good way to tackle staffing challenges brought on by a number of factors, such as the need to temporarily ramp up staffing numbers during an especially busy time and to take care of tasks outside an employer’s core business. But an important part of making the decision to […]

Measuring Employee Engagement

Companies often struggle with how to measure employee engagement. Employee surveys and online reviews are frequently recommended.

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Ban-the-Box Laws on the Increase

Indiana recently became the first state in the nation to prohibit all local ban-the-box laws. Senate Bill 312, signed into law by Gov. Eric Holcomb, outlaws city and county legal entities from enacting local ban-the-box legislation in order to unify legislation at the statewide level.

Big Company Branding Tactics for Small Companies

By now, most large employers understand the role employer brand plays in candidate attraction and have adopted a number of tactics to promote their brand. But brand promotion isn’t only for large employers. In fact, many big company branding tactics work equally well for small companies.

Prepping Hiring Managers

A recent study conducted by CareerBuilder, a provider of human capital solutions, identifies 12 gaps in the candidate experience, and shows where companies sometimes struggle. The No. 2 item on the list, “not preparing hiring managers,” tends to get pushed aside in favor of more exciting solutions, but it deserves attention.

What Happens When Recruiters Get It Wrong?

One common challenge in finding and hiring the best talent is the disconnect between hiring managers and recruiters, which can lead to pricey errors. The U.S. Department of Labor estimates the cost of a bad hire at 30 percent of an employee’s first year earnings. With that type of money on the line, hiring managers […]