Category: Recruiting

Recruiting is changing at a rapid pace. Some organizations are abandoning traditional methods for social media; some think software can do a better job than people.

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Employers Predict Most Furloughed Workers Will Return by Q1 2021

Were you one of the many employers that brought workers back in late spring, only to furlough or lay them off in early summer due to rising rates of the coronavirus? If so, you’re not alone, but now that your workers have been furloughed again the next question becomes: when can we really bring them […]

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Job Ads: Salary Range More Important than Remote Work Options

Another article related to COVID-19? Say it isn’t so! These days, anything and everything we do in the employment world has a direct link to COVID-19. And this should come as no surprise as the pandemic continues to dominate our news cycle and cause mass disruption in all our lives.

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Remote Employee Characteristics to Look For

COVID-19 has disrupted seemingly every aspect of our personal and business lives. One prominent change for many businesses is the sheer volume of employees who are now working remotely. For any role applicable, businesses shifted to remote work out of necessity when the virus hit. This has shifted hiring practices in many ways, from video […]

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Tips to Reduce the Volume of Unqualified Applicants

When unemployment levels rise, employers that are still hiring may find themselves with an abundance of applicants for any given job vacancy. Unfortunately, this often means a lot of the applicants are simply applying to everything they can rather than only to jobs they’re well-suited for. Employers may have a lot of applicants but also […]

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5 Tips for HR Managers Hiring in the New Reality

COVID-19 drastically changed the global employment landscape—and it changed it quickly. Within a matter of months, there were more than 20 million Americans seeking unemployment benefits. It is clear that rebuilding during the economic downturn and getting Americans back to work will be a long, hard climb.

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Communicating with Workers Before Bringing Them Back

For some employers across the nation, you may have already had the chance to bring workers back only to shutter your doors once more due to rising coronavirus cases in your state or city. Unfortunately, there are no clear answers as to when the workforce will fully be able to return, but it always helps […]

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Virtual Career Fairs 101

In the past, one method of recruiting talent was via career fairs, but now that the coronavirus pandemic has ushered in a new age of social distancing, how can you host a job fair while keeping your recruiters and candidates safe?

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Top Myths and Misconceptions About Hiring Veterans

I get it. You meet someone who’s got prior military listed on his or her résumé or introduces himself or herself by military rank or who you know to be a veteran, and you immediately get intimidated. You don’t want to say the wrong thing or appear insensitive or offend the person. In a fluster […]

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COVID Norm: June/July 2020 Hiring and Employment Trends

2020 is like a moody teenager who can’t make up his or her mind! We started the year with the candidate-driven market, and then bam! COVID-19 hit, resulting in the worst unemployment numbers since the Great Depression. In June, states began lifting restrictions and businesses started opening back up, and then by July, businesses and […]