Tag Archives: 2016 Trends


Why So Many Newspapers are Being Bought and Sold in 2016

Everywhere you look and practically everywhere you read, there’s another newspaper bought, sold, taken over, in negotiations or holding out with the aid of the last ditch “poison pill” defense. What’s going on in publishing that makes so many properties, which many would kindly describe as distressed, such hot commodities? RELATED: Is Consolidation the Future for Newspapers? Dailies from one coast to the other have changed Read More →

13 Stats Every HR Professional Needs To Know For 2016

If you are in HR, you know that technology, social media, and the economy are all having massive effects on recruiting, passive job seekers, and hiring trends. But when you look at these 13 stats, you can understand how important it is you consider the full view of the HR and hiring landscape. Once you consider these, you will be able to better target and Read More →


5 Takeaways from Glassdoor’s 25 Best Jobs in America

Around 45% of the population in the US will be looking for a new job this year. Glassdoor recently released its second annual ranking of the 25 Best Jobs in America for 2016 to help them with the search. But this report helps employers, as well. Those businesses in the top industries know that there may be more people clamoring for their openings, so they Read More →

Healthcare Recruitment Trends in 2016 [Infographic]

It is a good time to be healthcare professional. Our 2016 Healthcare Recruitment Trends in 2016 & Beyond infographic below shows this industry is in the midst of some serious growth, both for job seekers, employers, and just about every else along the hiring chain in the healthcare industry. While there may a lot of positions opening, employers can have some serious challenges facing them Read More →


IRS Clarifies Laws for Employers Regarding Same Sex Marriage

In 2013, the IRS attempted to clarify the tax filing status of same-sex couples by saying that couples who were married in states that legalized same sex marriage were considered a legally married couple for tax purposes. The problem with the tax statute is that it still left a lot gray area when it came to civil unions and what to do if same sex Read More →

All You Need to Know About December’s Jobs Report

I made a list, checked it twice. Here is what you need to know about the December Jobs Report. Lots of Jobs Added The Labor Department reported that US employers added 252,000 jobs in December 2015. It also added 50,000 previously unreported jobs to the October and November Jobs report. One area for expected growth is the auto industry, with car sales increasing 6% in Read More →

How the Improving Economy is Making Hiring Harder

For workers, a growing economy means better jobs and the ability to choose between quality jobs to find that next career move. For companies, a growing economy means more revenue and more opportunities to grow. But a growing economy also means that there are less qualified workers looking for jobs, and the lack of quality employees due to the constantly improving economy is proving to Read More →


How Recruiting is Changing in 2016 and Beyond

The recruitment industry and associated in-house human resources equivalents are always changing, and as 2016 arrives, evolution is sure to take place. The Internet has changed so much about the recruitment process, so whether you work for an outside company that specializes solely in recruiting or you’re a human resources professional tasked with finding the right employees, you need to take note of the following Read More →


Why the Online Recruiting Marketplace is Surging

Not too long ago, companies used online recruiting as a sort of way to reinforce the results they were getting with print advertising and other standard recruiting practices that had been used for decades. But all of that is changing and the online recruiting marketplace is surging to a position of dominance. According RealMatch.com, spending on niche recruiting websites has tripled from 2011 to 2015, Read More →


Why Social Media Will Play an Even Bigger Role for Recruiters in 2016

When social media networks first debuted, companies and recruiters viewed them as places where people posted cat pictures and looked up new recipes. But as time has gone by, social media has threatened to completely change the Internet. As 2016 approaches, recruiters need to respect the significantly increasing role that social media will play in finding qualified candidates. RELATED: How HR Can Get the Most Out Read More →

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