Many employees seeing record unemployment numbers and a frightening economic outlook for at least the rest of 2020 and potentially beyond are understandably concerned about their long-term employment. Learning a new skill can be a great way to stand out among a crowd of jobseekers that is likely to grow considerably.
At the time of this writing, over 75,467 cases and 2,236 deaths related to the coronavirus have been reported and it continues to wreak havoc in China. Businesses large and small have also been impacted while trying to figure out how to maintain operations and keep people safe. While China is bearing the brunt of […]
Technology is often at the cutting edge of training and development efforts, from two perspectives. First, training is key to help employees learn how to best understand and leverage new technologies in their industries. Second, new technologies can provide improvements in the efficiency and quality of training efforts.
Candidate communication is vital for jobseekers and recruiters alike. For candidates, consistent and informative communication offers them a better candidate experience, resulting in good reviews for your employer brand. And for recruiters, these communications help them better understand candidates, which allows them to find the role that suits candidates best.
Government employees enjoy more protection than employees of private-sector companies when it comes to speaking their minds about politics or other matters of public concern outside the workplace. A public employee may not be fired or disciplined for engaging in “constitutionally protected” speech.
Social media is great for connecting with friends and family, staying up to date on the latest news and trends, and potentially recruiting talent … if you’re using it correctly. When it comes to using social media in the hiring process, it’s best to know the audience you’re trying to recruit. Fortunately, we’ve got you […]
Building on its reassertion that Title VII doesn’t cover sexual orientation, the federal appeals court in New Orleans recently ruled there is no protection for employees who complain about perceived sexual orientation bias either. An HR manager who posted her opinions on Facebook about a man trying on a dress—and was subsequently fired for unsatisfactory […]
Candidate ghosting—when a candidate stops communicating during the recruiting process—is pretty common these days. According to a recent Recruiting Daily Advisor survey, 58% of respondents report being ghosted at some point during the hiring process. But which industries are being affected most by this failure in communication?
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.
When it comes to doing anything on the Internet, there are certain precautions users should take in order to protect themselves. But when it comes to applying for a job, jobseekers are safe, right? Wrong!