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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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Imagine having an efficient and smooth-running employee referral program that produces nearly 50 percent of all of your hires and that ranks No. 1 among all sources in producing quality, top-performing hires. This employee referral program may also prove to have the fastest time to fill, and surprisingly, one of the lowest cost per hire of any source. And because ...

Hourly employees, by their very definition, may convey a sense of impermanence, with their compensation tied directly to the amount of time they work in a given week or day. But with nearly 60 percent of the workforce being paid by the hour, how can managers develop relationships that will foster a sense of loyalty and commitment to the company? ...

For hundreds of years, managers have owned the hiring process. However, as more firms learn the benefits of shifting away from top-down decision-making and toward a collaborative model, it’s time to rethink the manager’s sole ownership of this critical business process.

In the Silicon Valley, we frequently operate under a different hiring model known as “collaborative hiring” or “team-based hiring,” ...

Jobs Rated

A college education is beneficial in the job landscape, but not all degrees are created alike.
By: CareerCast.com An organization’s human resources department is an invaluable, and sometimes under-appreciated, pillar for success. Human resources professionals address ...
The annual CareerCast.com Jobs Rated report applies a set of objective core criteria to rank professions across a variety of industries, to provide a snapshot of the job marketplace.

Career Advice

An MBA can be a lucrative career path, but potentially high student loan debt and balancing work with your education are things to consider.
There are tons of high paying jobs that don’t require formal education and may require little to no experience.
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.