Tag: United States

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.

turnover

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.

turnover

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 […]

immigration

Legal Immigrant Labor Challenges: How Are Businesses Coping?

James Davis, editor of HR Daily Advisor, recently sat down with Richard Burke, CEO of Envoy—a company that helps organizations navigate U.S. immigration and secure global work authorizations and business visas—to discuss how businesses are coping with immigration labor challenges.

exercise

I’ll Stop Exercising for a Pay Increase

There are many factors that influence employee satisfaction and the same factors that influence satisfaction can be used to attract talent to your company, as well. Obviously, one of the first to come to mind is compensation. Whether it’s a salary or bonus, you’d be hard-pressed to find an employee who wouldn’t like a little […]

social media

Potential Pitfall in Social Media Screening of Potential Hires

The Internet Age and, more specifically, the social media age have added a new element to the hiring process. Rather than relying predominantly on what employees say about themselves on their résumés and cover letters, or what their handpicked cheerleaders say about them in letters of recommendation, employers can easily type a candidate’s name into […]

holiday

Attracting Seasonal Talent Ahead of the Holiday Rush

Did you know that over 1.5 million teens are currently working in the United States? And a lot of them are minors (aged 13 to 18 years old) who prefer seasonal work because it’s more compatible with their school schedules and other commitments. With the holiday hiring season coming up quickly, here are a few benefits to […]

prospects

Recruiting for the Most Promising Career Fields in 2019

School is starting across the nation and many college students will be picking majors or finalizing career plans as the year unfolds. For recruiters in some industries, your selection options will be ripe for the picking, but for others, you may be faced with the same challenges you’ve been struggling with for much of 2018.

experience

New LinkedIn Research Explores Company Culture

We’ve said it many times, and we’ll say it again: Company culture is a main staple in the recruiting process. In order to attract the talent you want, you have to make the talent want you, and one way to do this is to have a culture that candidates are searching for.