Any business process is only as strong as the weakest link—and candidate experience is no different. A new CareerBuilder study outlines the complex perceptions, attitudes, and behaviors of both candidates and hiring managers to better help employers identify and address where they fall short in their current process, which may be putting them a step […]
“Data science” has become more and more of a trending topic in HR circles lately—what does it actually mean? In relation to HR functions, data science is the application of data mining and data analytic techniques to people-related data.
There is a disconnect between veterans and civilian hiring managers that goes both ways. Veterans leave military service typically unprepared and unarmed with the tools to position themselves as viable candidates to civilian companies, and hiring managers are unskilled and untrained in how to recruit military veterans for jobs outside of service.
While trying to woo job candidates, it is only natural to highlight the organization’s strengths, internal growth opportunities, and positive work environment. However, exaggerating the positive can create unrealistic expectations. As a result, you’ll experience turnover once new hires figure out that they were promised more than the organization can deliver.
Nearly 75% of minimum-wage paying firms in the United States say they would reduce current or future employment if the minimum wage is raised to $15 per hour, according to a recent survey of senior finance executives.
Do you use data and have metrics related to sourcing talent? For example, do you know which of your recruiting pipelines generates the highest percentage of hires? Do you continue to use data to assess employee productivity, engagement, and retention? What about using and analyzing data to ensure the right staffing levels or to know […]
U.S. employers expect the hiring pace to remain positive in Quarter 3 2017 with one in four employers (24%) planning to add staff between July and September, according to the latest ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey. Of the 11,000 U.S. employers surveyed, 70% expect to keep their workforce intact through the next 3 months and just […]
For a second time, a Philadelphia business group has asked a judge to block the city’s ban on salary history questions, arguing that the law infringes on business’ free speech rights.
In the coming years, we’ll continue to see changes in recruitment methods as we are anticipating new or evolving recruitment trends in different areas.
I’ll never forget my first job interview. Hearing about how great this company was to work for made me want that job so much more. When I arrived, I had to wait a long time before meeting with the interviewer. I wasn’t given any information about the delay, wasn’t offered anything to drink, and wasn’t […]