In an effort to understand the top skills companies are looking for in prospective candidates this year, LinkedIn conducted a massive analysis of hundreds of thousands of job posts. As it turns out, employers are looking far beyond soft and technical skills when searching for new talent.
In a widely expected move, the Maryland General Assembly has approved a significant increase in the state’s minimum wage by voting for legislation aimed at increasing the current rate of $10.10 per hour to $15 by 2025.
Delivering constructive criticism to employees can be a tricky skill to master. To help, a London-based project management training organization, Knowledge Train, offered a food-inspired approach to serve up this type of communication.
New events added to the Forum Events lineup in the Human Resources sector will appeal to a specific subset of HR executives and allow them to source solutions for their business needs, as well as network with peers to discuss best practices and industry pain points.
After the introduction of the Accountable Capitalism Act last year, many organizations are starting to explore different ways to offer their employees a stronger voice, more business equity—essentially, more “skin in the game.” Many start-ups have already been offering their employees shares and stakes in their company for years because they don’t have many other […]
Fluid talent is an approach to career planning that allows—and even encourages—employees to take control of their careers and move between different positions and departments. Companies can increase employee retention and appeal to prospective employees by employing fluid talent in their career pathways. Here’s how HR can facilitate fluid talent in their organizations.
Relocation assistance is something that not all employers offer but could be worthwhile to consider. Some employers think that the expense is too great to be justified, while others think that it opens many doors and allows them access to candidates they never would have otherwise found.
So much has been volatile for the American worker since the Great Recession—but one constant has been the size of annual merit increases. For many years, merit increase budgets have continued to hover just under 3%, despite an improving economy, low unemployment, tax reform savings, and fierce competition for talent. Employers face competing cost pressures: […]
A recent survey from Accountemps shows that worker productivity actually goes up when the holidays hit.
Many modern offices boast a smart, stylish reception area and state-of-the-art meeting rooms—both of which give visiting clients and potential new recruits the perfect first impression.