Tag: hiring

College

Vetting Recent College Graduates

In 2017, 74% of employers said that they were going to hire recent college graduates. That trend is likely to remain because of increasing competition and fewer qualified applicants.

Skills

Looking Beyond Skill Shortcomings

The concept of “hire for attitude, train for skill” might require a closer look. Certainly giving special attention to attitude seems reasonable, but you might want to think twice before you discount skills.

Results from Three New Comprehensive Surveys on Compensation

At the recent WorldatWork’s 2018 Total Rewards Conference Pearl Meyer announced three comprehensive surveys aimed at helping HR professionals understand current trends in compensation and hiring. Each of these periodic reports, updated for 2018, includes detailed information that cannot readily be obtained from other data sources.

Should You Offer a Signing Bonus?

Whether you call it a hiring bonus, a signing bonus, or a sign-on bonus, the idea is the same: It’s a bonus offered to a job applicant to entice him or her to accept the position. It could be a flat dollar amount, or it may be a percent of the new salary, typically anywhere […]

New Research: Agile Workforces Are all the Rave

In honor of National Small Business Week, Upwork released new data that reveals the majority (58 percent) of small businesses are embracing agile workforces due to “greater interest among workers for flexible work arrangements.” The data is a specific cut of results from small business respondents to Upwork’s Future Workforce Report, which explores U.S. business hiring.

How Can AI Benefit HR Management?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is popping up frequently in HR-related literature as holding the potential to offer big benefits for many types of organizations and roles, including human resource management. A TLNT article offers four specific applications.