Hiring Leaders: Six Tips From Professional Recruiters

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You don’t have to pay recruiters tens of thousands of dollars to find the best business leaders. Yes, hiring great leaders is difficult. Headhunters vet dozens of potential executives to find the CxOs that will fit their clients’ companies perfectly. But what if you can’t afford to hire a recruiter? (Or you’d rather take on… read more

How to Launch an Employee Mentoring Program

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By Todd Greer – GlassDoor A professionally-run employee mentoring program is fast becoming the latest must-have offering for companies that are serious about attracting the job market’s best talent.  Not only is a mentoring program an attractive “perk” for securing the interest of career-minded job candidates, but it can also provide additional benefits to the… read more

Tips for Making Your Workplace More Sustainable

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By Kylie Ora Lobell – SHRM Employees at CareerPlug, a software company in Austin, Texas, loved their Keurig coffee. In fact, the 60 employees used around 300 of the brand’s disposable K-Cups each month. However, one employee on the company’s sustainability committee was bothered by the amount of waste this practice was generating. Instead of… read more

What to Look For in a CV When Hiring a Remote Candidate

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By Andrew Fennell – Undercover Recruiter Hiring a remote candidate is a little different from hiring someone to work in-office or on-premises. Remote workers have certain attributes that make them awesome at working independently and as any recruiter knows, there will be little “tells” hidden and sometimes not so hidden in a remote candidate’s CV…. read more

Why Recruiting Older Workers Adds Value to the Bottom-Line

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By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter – Glassdoor Why would you hire a 45-, 55- or 65-year old candidate when a 25- or 35-year old job seeker is available? What areas of value do people with more years behind them than possibly ahead of them bring to the workplace? How do you seek out and vet candidates in their… read more

How to Balance Speed and Quality When Making Hiring Decisions

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By Abby Carter – Glassdoor Good things take time — especially in recruiting. The wait for quality hires is stressful for recruiters, who generally want to fill openings sooner rather than later. On average, it takes 24 days to fill a job. This lengthy process can drain a company’s resources, which is why some employers jump the… read more

Politics in the Workplace: Do You Need a Policy?

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By Amy Elisa Jackson – Glassdoor With the 2020 election quickly approaching, it’s more likely than ever that political talk will make its way into the office. It is HR’s responsibility to ensure that the workplace remains a safe, open environment for all employees, regardless of their political leanings. A new Glassdoor survey, conducted online by… read more

How to hire in a tight labor market

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By Career Builder With the unemployment rate hovering around 3.5 percent for months, employers are finding fewer people actively looking for work and growing business needs aren’t being met. In fact, 60 percent of employers say it’s taking them longer to fill positions today than in the last year, according to a Silkroad and CareerBuilder study,… read more

Employees Burdened by Student Loans? Offering this Benefit Could Help.

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SPARK ADP The rise of student debt is among the nation’s most challenging economic issues. The rise of student loan debt is among the nation’s most challenging economic issues. According to the Federal Reserve, more than 44 million people in the U.S. collectively owe $1.5 trillion in student loans, with 65% of that debt belonging to… read more

2020 Vision: A Forecast of Prevailing Trends and Predictions in the Gig Economy

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SPARK ADP 2020 is quickly shaping up to be the year of the “gig.” Talent composition is shifting accordingly, with some projections suggesting that 50% of the workforce will be comprised by freelancers in the next decade. As the labor economy diversifies, the gig economy itself will transform – human capital management technologies will evolve;… read more