Recent studies show that nearly 42 percent of employeesbetween the ages of 18 to 34 are actively looking for a new job. Losing vital employees can be a big blow to team morale and can also affect your bottom line.
Getting the right team in place is an essential part of any successful business, but if you are a company or industry that relies heavily on hiring skilled trade workers, you may notice that it’s harder to find them.
Recruiting a new employeeinvolves a degree of risk, and there's nothing you can do to change that. After all, you're bringing a new person into your organization; someone who isn't familiar with their colleagues, your specific operation or the core values of your business.
A study called Keeping an Eye on Recruiter Behavior1 discusses a number of things about how employment recruiters work. One eye-opening finding is that recruiters only spend six seconds evaluating a resume.
The purpose of a job interview is for the employer to determine if a candidate would be a good fit for the company. It also allows you, the candidate, to identify whether the company is a good match for you, too.
We live in a data-driven society. Consider how puzzled you would have been 10 years ago if someone had measured the impact of your conversation with a friend. Nowadays, you can click an analytics button on any number of social media platforms to see just how impactful your statement has been.
If you’ve been a consumer in the U.S. for any length of time, chances are you’ve come to expect the “hidden” fees or costs associated with opening a new credit card or purchasing a new car. But you’ve probably never considered the “hidden costs” associated with a vacancy in your workplace.
If you are an executive within an organization, chances are you know exactly how much it costs to build your product or how much is going out every time you pay an invoice. But many executives are hard-pressed to really understand the costs they accrue every year when hiring an employee.
As we’ve noted in our recent U.S. Unemployment Rate and U.S. Average Wage Report, it’s currently a candidate's market. Hiring managers, recruiting organizations and human resource departments must be creative, engaging and efficient across the entire recruiting lifecycle to achieve hiring..