As we reach the home stretch of 2018, Brilliant™—a direct-hire, contract, and consulting practice specializing in accounting, finance, and information technology (IT)—has released its Q4 2018 Hiring Forecast.
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The candidate experience is becoming more important than ever before as new research shows that a candidate’s experience also influences his or her buying habits. According to a new report from ManpowerGroup Solutions, more than half of respondents (54%) say candidate experience directly influences whether they choose to buy a company’s products or services.
Average student loan balances across the country continue to rise, which leaves many new employees struggling with debt before they’ve even managed to start their first full-time role. This weighs heavily on the minds of many job applicants and is one of the reasons some employers have started offering student loan assistance as a benefit […]
As the world’s largest professional network, LinkedIn is a must-have recruiting tool for any recruiting strategy. With over 500 million users and three million active job listings, this immensely powerful platform is one of the most valuable resources available to the recruiters of today.
There are a number of ways for employers to gather information on the background of an applicant for employment. Employers may simply call an applicant’s former employer to confirm the applicant’s dates of employment and title and to try to obtain a more detailed reference from a supervisor. However, many employers hire third parties to […]
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) confirmed that neither it nor the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) would punish prohibited transaction exemption (PTE) violations by investment advice professionals who are fiduciaries working in good faith to comply with impartial conduct standards.
A new survey conducted among 1,100 American workers reveals their need for education and guidance when it comes to their healthcare benefits. The survey, conducted by Zogby Analytics on behalf of WEX Health, a healthcare financial technology platform provider, sought information about how consumers view and engage with their healthcare benefits by asking workers about […]
Communication is a key component to any successful relationship, and the employment relationship should be no exception. Numerous studies have shown that great employee/employer communication fosters a culture of trust and helps retain valuable employees.
The Next Concept Human Resource Association (NCHRA) and Waggl, a provider for employee feedback, has released new data from its follow-up “Voice of the Workplace” pulse on the subject of sexual harassment in the workplace.
The #MeToo and Time’s Up Now movement is sparking much debate across the country, and your workplace is no exception. But just how prevalent is sexual harassment in companies across the U.S.? The infographic below highlights key findings from a recent CareerBuilder survey.