Tag: UPS

Workplace Violence and Hiring

A recent incident in Orange County, Florida, where a former employee entered the workplace and fatally shot five people before turning the gun on himself, has HR professionals again discussing how acts like these can be prevented. One issue that frequently comes up is the possible link between hiring and workplace violence. But does such […]


Holiday Hiring Forecast

Despite upheaval in the retail industry that has resulted in thousands of store closures, price cuts on merchandise, and consolidation, there may be high demand for seasonal jobs this year, according to a forecast from global outplacement and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas.

UPS: 322,000 LI, 72,000 FB, 32,000 Twitter

Yesterday’s Advisor covered the United Parcel Service, Inc.’s (UPS) social media recruiting plan for hiring 100,000 employees in the next few months. Today we will discuss more on UPS, including its social media presence and lessons learned. Employee Videos at the Heart Creating and sharing authentic employee videos has been at the heart of our […]

‘We Need to Hire About 100,000 New Employees’

“We need to hire 95,000 to 100,000 new employees in the next few months,” says Tammy Caldwell, United Parcel Service, Inc.’s (UPS) director of talent acquisition. Your hiring needs may not be that gargantuan, but you can learn from UPS’s strong social and mobile recruiting program. UPS, recent winner of the 2013 Workforce Optimas Gold […]