When considering the skills that are most important in the modern workplace, it might be tempting to think of complex, specific abilities like spreadsheet building, accounting, Six Sigma, or project planning. But managers and employers around the country will be quick to point out that there are major issues with some fundamental skills needed for […]
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The first full class of Generation Z, the burgeoning cohort born between 1997 and 2012, graduated college this year, and these hardworking, independent individuals are looking for their first jobs. Having grown up in the midst of the 2008 financial crisis, Gen Z looks at the world differently. As children of Gen X, a generation […]
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!
It’s easy to forget that every employee hired into your organization was once a candidate applying for a new job opportunity. These applicants chose your company over hundreds of others in the hopes of starting a new career journey. And it’s a jobseeker’s market today.
As Millennials and Gen Z continue to infiltrate the workforce, much attention has been given to attracting and retaining these young workers. But what about Baby Boomers and Gen X? Have we completely overlooked the older generations when it comes to hiring top talent?
Good news for recent law school graduates, your chances of getting hired look great! New research from Robert Half Legal shows entry-level law associates can expect more job opportunities in the months ahead.
The Great Recession of 2008 may be a thing of the past, but it still has lasting repercussions to this day. While the unemployment rate continues to hover below 4%, some workers across the nation are still in fear that another recession is on the horizon. For recruiters and hiring managers, this fear can work […]
Some may view Memorial Day as the official start to summer, but this holiday also happens to be part of National Military Appreciation Month (NMAM). NMAM honors the current and former members of the U.S. Armed Forces, including those who have died in the pursuit of freedom. While this occasion is meant to honor our […]
In a candidate-driven market, the last thing you want to hear from a potential new hire is that he or she is turning down your offer to go somewhere else, but sadly this is still the reality among many recruiters. Here’s why.
In yesterday’s post, we noted that employers are often struggling to fill vacancies. Either there are too few applicants or too few that are truly qualified. We started listing some of the various reasons why job vacancies may go unfilled or take a long time to fill. Here, we’ll continue to expand that list.