This past year the United States unemployment rate sank to the lowest it’s been since 1969, holding at only 3.7%. This is also the eighth consecutive year that jobs have been added to the economy and wages have increased. Clearly, a rate of low unemployment is positive for the job market and U.S. economy as […]
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Workplace culture—the most over-used BS bingo phrase in the business world today. Right? Well, that’s what most people say. The topic is overly addressed, consultants are overpaid, and time is wasted because it’s really just a mysterious crapshoot—you can’t really figure people out, after all. The reality is that people seem like a mystery because […]
There’s no denying new hiring tools have made our lives easier, especially in the retail and hospitality industries. Instead of sifting through a hundred paper résumés a week, basic software can process the same information in seconds.
Are you prepared for the next generation of workers? Unlike Millennials, Generation Z—which can be defined as those who were born between the mid-1990s and the early 2000s—is more technologically inclined and globally connected than generations past. If you’re looking to recruit and engage Gen Z workers, Ryan Jenkins offers four strategies to help you […]
From Google to Uber and everywhere in between, company scandals have been filling the headlines lately. As a result, jobseekers are more concerned about a company’s values. They want to work for an employer that aligns with what they believe is just and right.
You’ve spent countless hours poring over résumés and interviewing job candidates. You’ve finally found the perfect fit, so you offer that person the job. But now it’s time to let the other candidates know they were not accepted. Here comes the hardest part of the hiring process: rejection.
by Ellen Humphrey, senior vice president of Human Resources, Appirio
How do you make your employees happy? As an HR professional or executive for your company, this is a question that’s likely always top of mind. And for good reason—having a team of happy, engaged employees is not just good for office morale, it’s good for your customers, too.