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.

4 Recruitment Challenges (And How to Overcome Them)

Anyone in HR knows this is a difficult time to be a recruiter. Whether you blame it on the downward-trending economy, the Great Resignation, or the number of companies desperate for labor, the fact is, the power balance right now rests in the hands of talent. Finding the right employees for open positions at your […]

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Key Employee Concerns Post-Pandemic

For over 2 years, employees, employers, and just about everyone else across the globe have been eagerly awaiting the end of the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic caused widespread disruption in work, community, and family life and created tremendous stress among workers. As the pandemic recedes in many parts of the world, however, new challenges and […]

Many Teachers Are Transitioning into the Corporate World

There’s a saying about the teaching profession that’s well known to many and almost certainly well despised by teachers: “Those who can do; those who can’t teach.” Of course, many teachers accept relatively low pay for challenging work because they find it tremendously rewarding and fulfilling. But the notion that teachers teach because they can’t […]

If You Want More Exceptional Job Candidates, Develop a Culture That Supports DEI

Several factors are making hiring so difficult. First, the market favors jobseekers like never before. According to a survey by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, 3.7% of jobseekers received four job offers between November 2021 and March 2022. Nearly 20% had at least one employment offer in the same period. The second factor is the […]

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3 Creative Strategies for Attracting Top Talent Today

The days of jobs “selling themselves” are long gone. Candidates, especially high-performing ones, are no longer satisfied with just collecting a paycheck. They want to work for employers that match their needs and expectations. Talented jobseekers’ desire for more has helped spark an ultra-competitive hiring environment and led to some of the most creative recruiting […]

It’s Time for HR Pros to Throw Out Résumés and Unstructured Interviews

Workforces and talent pools have changed dramatically in recent years; labor is more mobile than ever, diversity and inclusion have become increasingly vital for all companies, and the recruitment and retention of skilled workers is crucial to remain competitive in the global economy. Meanwhile, employees are demanding greater flexibility, professional development opportunities, and higher wages—all […]

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Ignore Your Best Employees, and They’ll Go Away!

The modern U.S. economy is heavily people-driven. Unlike in the more industrial economy of the previous century, what sets great companies apart from good companies today is more likely their human resources than their physical capital, like factories and machines. It’s perhaps surprising, then, when we hear that high-performing employees often feel neglected and underserved […]

Employers Receiving Notifications After 2022 H-1B Visa Lottery

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) held its annual H-1 visa cap lottery in late March 2022. As of this writing, the first 85,000 cases to be selected for the annual allocation are receiving notifications. Then, the successful employers have 90 days to complete and submit an H-1B petition to the agency for employment to […]

Why Are There So Few Women in The Field of Technology?

Women in technology still have a long way to go, despite the fact that society has made great progress in recent decades toward gender equality. In the United States, women currently receive more bachelor’s degrees than males, yet just 15% of computer science graduates are female. Women also account for roughly 30% of the workforce […]

Why Are They Leaving?

You’re probably asking yourself why there are millions of jobs available when over 8 million people remain out of work. People are disgruntled. They want more from their employers, and they’re tired of being underpaid for the work they do. With 86% of people feeling that their workplace does not hear people fairly or equally, […]