The seasonal hiring push is well under way. Major retailers have been announcing significant hiring plans left and right, including Target and UPS, which will add more than 230,000 seasonal workers between them. This is all in anticipation of a huge holiday sales season, with the National Retail Federation (NRF) forecasting that holiday retail sales […]
Recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) occurs when an organization outsources some or all aspects of the recruiting process to fill its vacancies. These activities are taken over by an individual or an organization that specializes in recruiting.
Social media can be a simple and cost-effective way to connect with potential job candidates. Most employers today use social media in some capacity, but not all use it for recruiting. Let’s take a look at some tips for doing just that.
I hate to be “that guy,” but the holiday season is quickly approaching. Have you hired your temporary staff yet? I know, I know, Halloween is less than a month away, and the kids just went back to school, but if you aren’t prepared for the holiday rush now, you may be putting your company […]
Try and discover reasons women are not applying for jobs at your company. You can start by looking at your job announcements and recruitment. Examine the way your jobs are advertised, the networks they’re being sent to, or whether recruiting is being done with a recruiting company that isn’t focusing on women applicants.
The candidate-driven market has forced employers to become highly competitive. Companies that want to recruit the very best must be known not only for their product but also as exceptional places to work. The science of carving out an organization’s image as a top employer is known as “employer branding.” But new research reveals that […]
When interviewing candidates, do you find that the interview tends to get off topic quickly? Are the candidate’s answers not as robust as you expected them to be? Have you considered overhauling your interview process but don’t know where to begin? We have a suggestion: Try asking behavior-based interview questions.
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.