Tag: United States

abroad

3 Ways to Make Your Résumé Stand Out When Applying for Jobs Abroad

*Editor’s note: As recruiters, you may be contacted from time to time by jobseekers looking for employment. While Recruiting Daily Advisor generally features tips and tricks recruiters can use to help find talent, there are occasions where a recruiter’s insight is needed to help a jobseeker find a job. This guest post provides information to […]

remote

An Uptick in Remote Work Opportunities

While employee compensation remains one of the, if not the, most important factors in employee job satisfaction, there are a number of nonfinancial elements that have a strong influence on attracting and retaining top talent. These perks include flexible work hours and the ability to work remotely.

legal

Legal Hiring Expected to Increase Over Next 6 Months

Like most industries, the shortage of qualified candidates is the greatest hiring challenge, and this holds true for employers in the legal industry. According to a new survey, released by Robert Half Legal, litigation and data privacy concerns are accelerating the demand for legal professionals in these and other specialty areas.

Immigrants

4 Things You Need to Know About Employing Immigrants in the U.S.

Organizations of all shapes and sizes have been hiring immigrants from hundreds of different countries for various types of work for centuries. And right now, immigrants make up about 17% of the entire U.S. labor force, with most immigrants (both documented and undocumented) finding jobs in domestic-related, service-related, construction-related, and farming or agricultural fields.  

remote

Improve Work/Life Balance with Contingent Workers

High-quality talent is hard to come by and even harder to keep. With low unemployment and a generation of reliable, experienced workers pondering retirement, competition for talented employees has become the stuff of sleepless nights for chief human research officers, hiring managers, and recruiters.

compensation

Amazon Takes Steps to Pay Employees a Living Wage

With growing income inequality and fears of losing low-skilled jobs to automation and new technologies like artificial intelligence, there have been increasing calls throughout the country for a “living wage.”

construction

Recruiting Workers In the Construction Industry

For decades, the prevailing wisdom in the United States was that to get a good, high-paying career, it was necessary to get a college degree. But there is a large number of well-paying jobs that don’t require a college degree, although they may require more than just a high school diploma.

employees

Preparing for Employee Turnover

In a previous post, we discussed the challenges that come with employee turnover and that those challenges aren’t limited to top-level executives. At any level, employee turnover means losing someone with institutional knowledge, the potential to sidetrack or at least impede progress on ongoing projects, and forcing employers to spend months onboarding replacements.

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Why You Need to Plan for the Succession of All Your Employees

Managers can be so busy at work sometimes that it’s almost inconceivable for them to think about anything beyond the present day or even hour. And, while many business leaders wisely set aside time to think about 1-year, 3-year, or 5-year plans, far too few spend time thinking about where their current workforces will be […]