Mistakes businesses make when recruiting can be costly and damaging. Consider the findings from one CareerBuilder survey: The average cost of one bad hire is $14,900. Many companies simply cannot afford these errors.
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.
As an HR professional or recruiter, you’re vetting entry-level applicants based on the caliber of their résumé, burgeoning interview skills, nascent networks, and limited professional references. It’s a process that is often more art than science when an applicant’s work history is limited in scope.
The nontraditional employment trend has continued on into the new year—and for good reason. Contingent workers help fill the void when looking for talent on a short-term basis or project. As for workers themselves, staffing agency Rose International found that nearly half of recent survey respondents identify the top benefits of contingent work as a […]
2020 is under way, but unfortunately, 2019 problems still exist. For instance, unemployment remains low and candidates still have the upper hand in picking who they work for. On top of all this, the skills gap continues to grow and educational institutions are doing little to prepare students for the new world of work. As […]
Documentation and file retention are major aspects of the hiring process. One of the primary reasons to keep hiring records on file is to have documents to use in your defense in case of a discrimination claim.
Since August 31, 2019—the date that the previous Form I-9 expired—employers have been expressing their concerns and asking us whether they should continue to use the expired form for employment eligibility verification.
Did you know that 42% of employed Americans (more than 54 million people) have provided eldercare in the last 5 years? Or that 69% of working caregivers had to rearrange their work schedule, decrease hours, or take a leave because of these responsibilities? Or that the estimated cost of caregiving in terms of lost productivity […]
Recruiting continues to be problematic for many employers across the nation. While unemployment remains low, there continues to be a lack of qualified candidates to fill the void. Older generations are staying in the workforce as new generations enter it, and that’s creating an even bigger challenge as it leaves recruiters to figure out who […]
As a recruiting, hiring manager, or HR professional, you’ve probably encountered a few lies on candidates’ job applications or résumés, but how widespread is this issue?
Did you know there were 33.2 million job openings in 2019? With this many open positions, and not enough workers to fill them, it’s no wonder employers across the United States are struggling to attract and retain qualified talent.