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.

The Five Ways—Beyond Pay—Companies Can Win the War for Talent

According to a new survey of more than a thousand knowledge workers commissioned by Kizen, respondents most frequently cite financial security and compensation as the most important aspects of their jobs. That’s not surprising.  Thankfully, businesses don’t need to offer the highest pay in order to offer the most attractive jobs. Our tech company pays […]

Summer Hiring Season Is Almost Here! Time to Plan for Employing Minors

With summer approaching, many employers will be turning their attention to staffing up for the season. The summer workforce includes a substantial number of minors. So, this is a good time to consider the issues involved with hiring minor employees.

Getting Ghosted by Candidates? Here’s What to Do

There was a recent Instagram reels trend in which salespeople showed text that said “When you say you’re all in but won’t put down your credit card to buy” while a song played that said If you’re wondering if I hate you, I do. HR representatives likely feel the same way about candidates who “ghost” […]

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The Great Resignation as an Opportunity for Staff to Shine

The Great Resignation has created historic labor market headaches for companies across a broad spectrum of industries and organizations. Although a historic worker shortage is a challenge for employers, it’s always possible to find silver linings in even the most daunting of circumstances. For labor-strapped employers, one of those silver linings is the ability to […]

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Critical Information Gaps in Your HR Apps

Research shows that organizations are now managing an average of 10 major HR systems and 29 HR system integrations and resourcing over 10 ½ weeks of system updates each year.[i] That’s a proliferation of information coming from numerous systems, forcing companies to become document-centric in their processes and workflows. These documents are mission critical and […]

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Employees Using New Job Offers as Bargaining Leverage

One of the most common sources of anxiety in the world of work is asking your boss for a raise or promotion. Many are hesitant to ask for things, especially money, because it feels uncomfortable and there’s a power dynamic. “Will I upset the employer I depend upon by asking for more?” Employees Today Wield […]

HR Works Podcast: Treating Candidates as Customers

Guest: Dave Vu, Vice President of Talent at Local Logic. In this latest episode of the HR Works Podcast, Dave Vu, Vice President of Talent at Local Logic, a location intelligence platform, joins to talk about the evolving recruiting process and the unique philosophy of treating job candidates as customers.  Learn what elements HR teams […]

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How Upskilling and Reskilling Workers Went from a ‘Good Idea’ to a Necessity

The Great Resignation is alive and well. In November of last year, a record 4.5 million U.S. workers left their jobs, and the trend isn’t slowing down. One report asserts that “three out of four full-time employees are planning to quit their job this year.” While the pandemic is partly to blame for mass resignations, […]

Five Ways to Retain Fantastic Talent (Remote Edition)

There is no shortage of studies illuminating the unpredictable nature of the workforce today. From spikes in resignations last year to widespread employee demand for continued remote work options post-pandemic, the future of work is no longer a phenomenon we “expect” to happen; it’s here. Most companies have come to grips with the demand for […]

Recruiting Developers: Why Finding the Right People Is So Important

People who develop code are needed in almost every industry nowadays. The issue is that finding talented coders is challenging. In fact, it might be the most challenging thing a company will ever accomplish. Because, unlike many other professions, talented developers may be several times more productive than their colleagues, developer recruiting is such an […]