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Where Are All the Job Applicants?

There may be more jobs available today than there are applicants to fill them. This is a frustrating scenario for employers. Organizations trying to grow, or even simply keep up with current demand, are finding it more and more difficult to keep employees, and they’re finding it’s more and more difficult to find new employees […]

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What Is Open Hiring?

Open hiring, at its core, is hiring individuals without regard to their background. It’s completely open, as the name implies. Open to individuals from all walks of life. Open to people who may have histories that would have excluded them from a more traditional hiring process—histories that may include things like time spent in jail, […]

Tips to Improve Employee Experience

With unemployment low and turnover high, employers are looking for ways to improve employee retention. One thing employers can do is to focus on the employee experience. Here are some tips for improving the employee experience:

Is the Daily Grind Hurting Your Employees?

Have you ever tried to run with a rock in your shoe? At first, you tell yourself you can keep going—it’s a small rock, after all, and you’re in the zone. Sooner or later, though, what was a small rock causing mild discomfort will cause real pain. You have no choice but to stop and […]

Using Real Market Returns for Interest Crediting Reduces Cash Balance Plans’ Volatility, Study Finds

A shift to using real market returns for interest crediting in defined benefit (DB) plans’ cash balance (CB) features is lessening volatility and making the supplementary retirement accounts more appealing to plan sponsors—especially because this type of formula is more responsive to changing market conditions, according to a recent study.

More Ways to Increase Offer Acceptance

In yesterday’s Advisor, we talked about how frustrating it is to get all the way through the recruiting process and finally find a good candidate, only to have the job offer be rejected. We outlined a few options for improving offer acceptance rates, and today we’re continuing with that list.

How Can Employers Improve Offer Acceptance Rates?

In this job market, employers are finding it tough to fill vacancies. There are fewer candidates for each role, and candidates often have more than one job offer to weigh. Some employers are finding that they’re making offers only to have these offers rejected—meaning they’ve got to keep searching for candidates.