Tag: candidates

How to Make Smart Hiring Decisions in a Tight Labor Market

A tight labor market typically means that unemployment numbers are low and that employers will be fighting over a smaller pool of candidates to fill open positions. While those conditions are currently present in the “Gig Economy,” the shifting nature of employment and the pressure on workers to remain upwardly mobile have changed the way […]

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Jobseeker Reveals How to Get Past Recruiting Bots

Applicant tracking systems (ATS) are a great resource for everyone involved in the hiring process … except, maybe, the jobseekers themselves. Could you be passing over great talent because your “recruiting bots” overlooked something in a candidate’s résumé?

Stuck in a Summer Slump? 3 Tips to Make Your Summer Hiring Soar

The pressure to fill summer positions has mounted. Not only has the pool for talent shrunk in this economy, but seasonal talent’s motivations also have shifted. Many summer workers now view work as “a maybe” vs. “a must.” How can a talent acquisition professional like yourself cut through this ambivalence and inspire summer talent to take a serious look at the […]

Are You Going Broke in the War for Talent?

Minimum wage continues to climb for many states throughout the country and Congress is expected to vote later this summer on increasing the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour. More states and municipalities have already begun the process of instituting a $15 minimum wage, could this be hurting small business owners in the quest for talent?

Hiring Struggle: Which Industries Are Increasing Headcounts?

The latest Bureau of Labor Statistics Jobs Report highlights just how difficult the hiring landscape has become. With more employers increasing headcounts throughout the remainder of 2019, the odds of finding qualified candidates becomes smaller. Kiss that candidate pool goodbye, we’re looking at three fields that anticipate a hiring increase.

Yea, Right! Gen Z College Grads Expect to Earn How Much Money?

Salary negotiations are pretty common among employers and jobseekers. According to a recent Recruiting Daily Advisor survey, over 73% of respondents say they’re open to negotiating a salary, depending on the position and over 17% say they’re open to negotiating a salary for every position. But how about negotiating a salary that’s $10,000 over the […]

55% of Jobseekers Think Employers Should be Doing More to Recruit the LGBTQ Community

Diverse talent comes in many shapes and forms, but one community is standing out because there isn’t enough being done to recruit and retain this talent pool. Job board, Monster.com, recently released new poll findings that highlight how employers are focusing on recruiting members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) community.

ATS Features that Help Recruiters Hire High-Quality Candidates on Social Media

According to GlobalWebIndex, the average Internet user has more than 5 social media accounts. Popular sites like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter offer recruiters a perfect platform to connect with top choice candidates—most of whom are never accessible on traditional sources like job boards.

Do Jobseekers Want Financial Wellness Benefits?

Student loan debt, rising healthcare costs, and stagnant wages are constantly making headlines in the news, so it should come as no surprise that 80% of employees are stressed about their finances, according to a new Ceridian survey. Should employers be offering financial wellness benefits to help ease these burdens and attract top talent?