Tag: Recertification Credit

Don’t Scare That Candidate Away! Tips for a Smooth First Contact

So you found the perfect candidate—on paper. Time to reach out, but that’s not as straightforward as it seems. Making the wrong move might cost you more than a filled position—it might even hurt your reputation. Let’s take a look at what you can do to make sure you can seal the deal when you […]

Getting Workers Abroad Happy and in One Piece

As an American company, you may sometimes need to send talent overseas. Whether you are hiring new employees for the role, or you have a current employee in mind, it’s important to know these three things—The major challenges, the solutions to those challenges, and selling the job to someone despite those challenges.

2016’s Highly Recruited Roles

Yesterday we explored Randstad’s projections for the hottest jobs in 2016. Today we provide more in-demand jobs in the IT, manufacturing and logistics, and office and administration fields.

Not All Millennials Are ‘Different’

Yesterday’s Advisor presented findings from a Millennial recruiting survey from FirstJob, an organization that specializes in early career hiring. Today, the other side of the coin—maybe there is no generational difference. Not long ago, the HR Daily Advisor® ran a story called “I Y My Millennials.” In it, Editor Steve Bruce extolled the work ethic […]

5 Hiring Trend Forecasts for 2016

In yesterday’s Advisor we explored a survey by CareerBuilder concerning employer confidence and hiring projections for 2016. Today, five trends to focus on for 2016. Five Trends to Watch in the New Year When looking at key trends that will help shape the employment landscape in 2016, it appears that several are tied to higher […]

Changes to State and Local Government Compensation

Yesterday’s Advisor began to explore a survey from the Center for State and Local Government Excellence involving the state and local government workforce. Today, more results from that survey. A recent survey conducted by the Center for State and Local Government Excellence suggests that local and state governments are making lots of changes to their […]

Check out BLR’s 2015 Holiday Survey Results

Yesterday we explored some of the results of BLR’s 2015 Holiday Survey. Today, more from the same survey. Deck the Halls If their holiday decorations are within reason, 69.9% of survey participants allow employees to display them. Another 20.4% allow employees to display whatever they want. Display of nonreligious decorations is allowed by 5.7%, and […]

Anticipate Great Success at Work in 2016

The opening line of Carly Simon’s 1971 song Anticipation is “We can never know about the days to come, but we think about them anyway.” As I write this, it’s the first day back at work in the new year, and anticipation sums up the way I feel today. Webster’s defines anticipation as “a feeling […]