A hungry-to-learn, tech-savvy workforce is taking over, and these workers already make up 35% of the workforce. But there is a catch: This new kind of worker is one companies are having a hard time understanding and an even harder time attracting with the usual business perks.
The rise of contract workers has hardly been a secret. In every corner of the economy, influences such as technology, market, and employee-related factors have led to a reshaping of the modern workforce.
A ruling from the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals—which covers Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas—has handed the state of Texas a win in its fight against Obama-era guidance from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) related to the use of criminal record checks in hiring.
Effective employee training can make the difference between a mediocre or failed company and a stellar organization.
With the low unemployment rate and high demand for workers, jobseekers might think they have it made. People interested in fast-food or retail jobs are often quickly hired, but workers in other fields, especially those who are in their 50s or older and are seeking professions that require higher education and years of experience, often […]
As we hit the halfway mark of 2019, one thing remains consistent: unemployment numbers continue to hover just below 4%.
An Allegis Group survey uncovered a remarkable statistic—100% of companies that hire engineers cited “attracting top talent” as an issue for their organization. Even given today’s tight talent market, this is significantly higher than the 84% of employers hiring for other positions.
Does your organization utilize an employee referral program? If not, it may be a great way to add to your recruiting efforts and get more qualified applicants for tough-to-fill positions. Let’s take a look at tips for setting up employee referral programs, and then, we’ll review a few of the pros and cons.
A new Iowa state law limiting employers’ liability for negligent hiring is set to take effect July 1.
Human Resources (HR) professionals are increasingly turning to technology to help them hire the right people quicker and easier. Tools powered by artificial intelligence (AI) are helping HR administrators in a multitude of ways and transforming talent acquisition in the process.