New apps, social media, nudges … we’re always trying to catch the latest trends to stay ahead of the curve and impress our clients, vendors, prospects, and more. But as I look at trends in recruiting over the last year or so, I am reminded of that saying that is so popular in both public relations and song lyrics: “everything ...

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Technological advancements and major legislation pose frightening recruitment challenges to employers in 2015. Understanding the nuances and possible consequences of new hiring laws enacted this year is critical for any employer, as a failure to do so could result in lawsuits or penalties.

Chief among the popular new laws are requirements at the state level mandating employers cover employees with ...

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The geeks have arrived in HR, declares Josh Bersin. “Statisticians, mathematicians, and engineers have entered the people analytics space.”

Writing in Forbes, the noted industry analyst and consultant outlines the development of the use of “big data” or, as he calls it, “people analytics” in the hiring and management of talent. “Human resources departments are getting serious about analytics. And ...

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Most employers think they follow laws to a tee. However, many business owners and their employees are unknowingly breaking federal employment laws, which can lead to time-consuming and costly legal lawsuits. Below, we address the most common forms of employee lawsuits and spell out tips to help you maintain a safe working environment and avoid becoming embroiled in the court ...

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When you think of the word agility, you might conjure images of an elite athlete sprinting to the finish line, or a Cheetah pursuing prey on the African plains, or a lawyer in cross examination in a court room. But have you considered what agility looks like in talent acquisition?

The foundation of talent acquisition is to align resources to ...

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Up until now, employer branding referred to a company’s positioning and messaging as the employer of choice to a desired audience. Social media, however, has since changed the face of employer branding.

Instead of being a one-way message for positioning your company as a great place to work, it’s now a marketplace of thoughts and opinions. Branding is now in ...

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The U.S. economy added 126,000 jobs in March, with employment trending upward in professional and business services, health care, and retail trade. Congrats recruiters, you just got busier. While the continued growth of the job pool stands as a positive sign for U.S. business, more jobs means more work for recruiters. Every HR professional I’ve talked to is feeling the ...

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Jobs Rated

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Career Advice

You have probably received a bevy of advice on your job search, but not all of it is good. Replacing antiquated ideas and downright wrong ideas can make the difference in landing a new position, and not. More
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