Tag: women

parental

Lululemon Expands Full Paid Parental Leave

Having children is a momentous occasion for anyone and often means big changes in one’s personal life. But for those of us in the working world, our personal lives are often inexorably intertwined with our work lives.

female

LinkedIn Reveals Some Gender-Based Application Insights

Even though women account for more than 50% of the U.S. population, gender diversity remains a key goal of many HR departments and recruiting initiatives. This is particularly true when it comes to leadership positions, in which women are even less well represented.

wellness

Do Jobseekers Want Financial Wellness Benefits?

Student loan debt, rising healthcare costs, and stagnant wages are constantly making headlines in the news, so it should come as no surprise that 80% of employees are stressed about their finances, according to a new Ceridian survey. Should employers be offering financial wellness benefits to help ease these burdens and attract top talent?

women

NAFE Announces Top Companies for Executive Women

In a recent press release, the National Association for Female Executives (NAFE) named its Top 70 Companies and 10 Nonprofits for Executive Women. “While there are still too few women at the top of our nation’s corporations, NAFE is proud to spotlight trailblazing companies that prepare, promote and push women to executive levels,” the release said.

bias

Gender Bias: The Résumé Edition

One of the first steps during a job hunt is to submit a résumé—with your name at the top in big, bold letters. While your work experience and education are the qualities you hope will stand out, there is still a possibility that hiring managers hold on to some biases and mentally rate candidates based […]

blue collar

What You Can Learn from the Blue-Collar Gig Economy

The U.S. unemployment rate is at its lowest in years, and there’s a growing demand for blue-collar workers, with many workers turning to gig opportunities—a sector that is booming right now. Rather than freelance work and creative services—like white-collar gig work—blue-collar gig work focuses on labor, manufacturing, warehouse, and delivery jobs and is often temporary.

American

Understanding the Current State of the American Workforce

If you want to beat your competition at their own game, you need to understand what makes them tick. This advice goes for recruiting talent as well, but in order to beat your competition and recruit top talent, you need to understand the current state of the American workforce.

talent

Could a Re-Entry Program Solve Your Talent Woes?

“There are plenty of fish in the sea”—while this statement usually applies to the dating world, it can also apply to the recruiting world, especially in a candidate-driven market. Employers across the country are going to great lengths to attract and retain the best and the brightest. One employer is attracting workers that are re-entering the […]