Tag: relocation

National Military Appreciation Month: Are You Overlooking This Diverse Talent Pool?

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 […]

Growing Opportunities for Workers Interested in Fully Remote Positions

The workforce of today is growing more global than ever before. Traditional, in-house employees are out, and remote workers are in. We often praise the benefits of hiring freelance talent when finding full-time employees becomes a challenge, but now, employers across the country may have to start changing their people practices to accommodate “nomad” workers, […]

Are You Still Waiting to Fill That Vacancy?

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.

Finding Hidden Gems and Assessing Their Fit

In part one of this article, we looked at the concept of passive candidates, as well as some broad approaches to finding great talent. Today we’ll look at how to find quality candidates and see if they will complement your organization.

Tech Talent Gap Remains a Serious Concern in 2019

One of the biggest news items of 2018, the hot job market, has proved to be a blessing and a curse. While the talent shortage has impacted most industries, hiring managers looking for qualified cybersecurity personnel might need to considerable patience. Postings for cybersecurity jobs tend to linger for months, and recent studies show that […]

Can Relocating New Talent Hurt Your Chances for a Diverse Workforce?

If you’re looking to make your workforce more diverse and are considering recruiting talent outside of your city or state lines, you may want to think again—or at least take a different approach, otherwise, you run the risk of having a less diverse workforce.

Why the Gig Economy May Be Stealing Your Permanent Workforce

Dreams of flexible schedules, the ability to work remotely, and building new skill sets while working for multiple companies—at the same time—are all real reasons why full-time workers are choosing to turn to the gig economy as a main source of employment.

Should You Offer Relocation Assistance?

Relocation assistance is something that not all employers offer but could be worthwhile to consider. Some employers think that the expense is too great to be justified, while others think that it opens many doors and allows them access to candidates they never would have otherwise found.

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Comcast and Walmart Focus on Military Hiring

Several major employers have recently announced new or increased efforts to hire members of the military community as part of their recruitment initiatives. The military community includes not only active military members but veterans, reservists, guardsmen, and women and their spouses.