Usually, employers rapidly scan the resume of each job applicant looking for relevant education, skills, and work experience. They select 10 candidates for telephone calls, invite three in for interviews, and hire the one they like the best. This is a bad way to hire because at best it gets you nice people. You don’t need nice people. You…
The latest numbers show an unemployment rate of 7.6 percent, but that figure doesn t tell the whole story about job opportunities.
The United States lags when it comes to offering workers time off, and is especially tough on part-time workers.
Have you ever tried to do the right thing, only to have it end in disaster? That’s exactly what can happen if your red circling policy goes wrong. (By way of background, red circled employees are those that are paid more than the maximum of the salary range for their job) I came across an […]
I’ll make the bet that anyone that uses a sourcing tool that saves time and cost increases quality, won’t be out of a job in 6 months but will be rewarded.
Advice for recent HR grads on taking risks early in their career.
This week’s blog post is a video from #truDublin on May 27th. Having recently spoken with Work4′s founder and CEO, Stephane Le Viet, about the value of retargeting potential candidates with …
CareerCast helps job seekers find a job, create a resume, get email job alerts, read career news and best job rankings. Employers post jobs to multiple sites.
It’s called O.T.R., which stands for “Off The Record.”
Somehow, equal pay for women is still an issue; legislation is being passed as I write this to ease the gender pay gap. But the problem isn’t equal. For the 49.3% of U.S. workers that are women, certain cities and metro areas are far more likely than others to yield a fair work environment.
If hiring were a mythical place (a meritocracy!) the best candidates would get the best jobs, free of the foibles frequently found in the first-date fussiness of the job interview. But it’s not. New research suggests that you need to be first in line.
In my last post, I provided a process-based approach one can take to set the conditions required to ensure your business environment includes processes which facilitate desired employee behaviors. So, how can you recruit and select employees who will fit your organizational needs? I’m going to go back to processes. First, if you didn’t recognize […]
In a small sampling of Las Vegas companies, some extraordinary employee benefits quickly become apparent. Those range from pet insurance, the ability to purchase major household appliances interest-free through payroll deduction, Weight Watchers and smoking cessation programs, and even an on-site lactation room for new mothers who are breastfeeding.
About one-third of all U.S. part-timers, or almost 8 million workers, say they’re involuntarily in such jobs, reports the U.S. Department of Labor. Avoidance of health care provisions under the Affordable Care Act and weak business conditions are among the reasons cited for the increasing use of part-time workers.