Talent inquisition

5 Great Talent Acquisition Habits of Highly Effective Recruiters

Top hiring professionals don’t get there accidentally. The people who are at or near the top in the industry tend to have a similar set of habits and values that propel them forward ahead of the rest. The drive to succeed and improve affects almost everything that you do, but all comes down to one thing: avoiding the rut that can trap you into a Read More →

Recruitment

Be the Recruitment Process Leader You’d Want to Follow

There’s always another newsy blog post about which trends are shaking up the talent acquisition industry. Keeping up with them is an important part of an upward trajectory for your company and your own career. But if new technology isn’t built on a foundation of good habits, you could become a follower instead of the leader you want to be. It’s easy to get enamored Read More →

Talent acquisition

Talent Acquisition Pros: Ask This, Not That

How old are you? What’s your marital status? Do you have any children? You probably wouldn’t be as bold as to ask those questions outright. However, framing them in a more palatable way doesn’t make them less likely to land you in hot water. RELATED: Be the recruitment process leader you’d want to follow Some questions are sketchy no matter how you ask them. And Read More →

August 2017 Jobs Report

August Jobs Report: 4.4% Unemployment Rate; 156,000 Jobs Created

According to a recent report by the U.S. Department of Labor, the unemployment rate in August, at 4.4 percent, saw little change from 4.3 percent in July. The number of jobs created fell from 209,000 in July to 156,000 in August. Employment increased in manufacturing, construction, professional and technical services, health care, and mining. Here are some of the highlights for the month of August. Read More →

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July Jobs Report: Employment Increased By 209,000 New Jobs; Unemployment at 4.3 Percent

The month of July saw little change in employment and unemployment rates. According to the U.S. Bureau of Statistics, employment increased by 209,000 new jobs and the unemployment rate fell to 4.3 percent. Employment decreased by 220,000 new jobs in June and the unemployment rate hardly changed from 4.4 percent in June and 4.3 percent in May. Employment increased in food services and drinking places, professional Read More →

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June Jobs Report: June Brings in 222,000 New Jobs; Unemployment Increases

The month of June has been interesting when it comes to employment. Job creation has increased 222,000 new jobs. The unemployment rate was little changed at 4.4 percent from the previous 4.3% in May. Unemployment has increased since there are more people entered the labor force. Employment has increased in fields of health care, social assistance, financial activities, and mining.  Here are some of the highlights for Read More →

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May Jobs Report: Unemployment is at a 16-Year Low; but There are Still Some Weak Spots

The month of May has been interesting when it comes to employment. Job creation has decreased to 138,000 positions from the expected 185,000. But the good news is unemployment has fallen to 4.3%, the lowest it has been in 16 years!  Here are some of the highlights for the month of May. BROAD OVERVIEW Unemployment decreased from 4.4% to 4.3% Wages stayed the same at Read More →

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Seven Hiring Tips from HR Pros

The modern recruiting process is much different from what it used to be. Today, all information about the candidates you’re interested is within reach. You just need to google their names. Still, the hiring manager faces too many challenges. The online world helps us to create the image we want others to see. This means that the perfect candidate might not be that perfect after Read More →

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April Jobs Report: Unemployment Falls to 4.4%, Lowest in Decade

The month of April brings us great news! Hiring has picked up and unemployment has fallen to 4.4%, it’s lowest point in over a decade.  Overall, the unemployment rate is near what economists consider full employment. Here are some of the highlights. Broad Overview Unemployment decreased from 4.5% to 4.4% Wages grew 2.5% The economy created a total of 211,000 jobs Demographics Unemployment for adult Read More →

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Key Attributes for Designing High-End Job Descriptions

  You will often come across articles online which provide advice for job seekers on how to maximize their chances of getting a good job by improving their resume. But, what most employers and companies neglect is the fact that they also need to do their part by creating a relevant and effective job description that will attract top talent. Also, according to John Hammond, Read More →

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