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Understanding the Reasons Why Job Applicants Reject Your Job Offer

The average time to recruit a new employee typically ranges between a few days to 4 months. If this wait is not frustrating enough, there are also many instances when people you have hired reject your offer at the last moment, leaving you with no choice but to go back to the job boards.

Know What Your Competition Is Paying Before You Put an Offer on the Table

Recruiters, hiring managers, and HR professionals rejoice, Robert Half has released its 2019 Salary Guide! Why is this so important, you ask? With salary guides, you’ll be able to see what types of compensation your competition is offering candidates, and with that knowledge in hand, you’ll be better equipped to poach those workers to your […]

More Professionals Want a Better Work/Life Balance

Candidate attraction is a top priority for many employers, but are these companies actually listening to what employees want? If your company doesn’t offer a good work/life balance, you may be missing out on top talent.

Are You Offering Telecommuting Options to Attract Workers?

Finding top talent to work for your company may be a struggle. However, for companies that offer telecommuting benefits, you’ll have a better chance at attracting and retaining talent. According to 77% of respondents, in a recent Robert Half survey, if a company offers telecommuting options, he or she would be more likely to accept […]

Workplace Violence and Hiring

A recent incident in Orange County, Florida, where a former employee entered the workplace and fatally shot five people before turning the gun on himself, has HR professionals again discussing how acts like these can be prevented. One issue that frequently comes up is the possible link between hiring and workplace violence. But does such […]

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RecruitCon 2018 Speaker Explains the Art of Leading a Team That Crosses Borders, Time Zones, and Language Barriers

Who doesn’t dream of being able to run their business while literally sitting under a palm tree watching the waves rolling in onto the soft, white sand? Or perhaps staring out the “office” window looking out over a magnificent forest setting? For some, it might just be the dream of running their business from a […]

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Is It Time to Stop Screening for Pot When Hiring?

Research from outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas finds that as of mid February, recreational marijuana is legal in nine states, while medicinal marijuana is legal in 29 states. Yet, despite shifting perception of marijuana, many companies still utilize drug tests that screen out job candidates who use marijuana.