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May Jobs Report: Unemployment is at a 16-Year Low; but There are Still Some Weak Spots

The month of May has been interesting when it comes to employment. Job creation has decreased to 138,000 positions from the expected 185,000. But the good news is unemployment has fallen to 4.3%, the lowest it has been in 16 years!  Here are some of the highlights for the month of May. BROAD OVERVIEW Unemployment decreased from 4.4% to 4.3% Wages stayed the same at Read More →

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Seven Hiring Tips from HR Pros

The modern recruiting process is much different from what it used to be. Today, all information about the candidates you’re interested is within reach. You just need to google their names. Still, the hiring manager faces too many challenges. The online world helps us to create the image we want others to see. This means that the perfect candidate might not be that perfect after Read More →

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April Jobs Report: Unemployment Falls to 4.4%, Lowest in Decade

The month of April brings us great news! Hiring has picked up and unemployment has fallen to 4.4%, it’s lowest point in over a decade.  Overall, the unemployment rate is near what economists consider full employment. Here are some of the highlights. Broad Overview Unemployment decreased from 4.5% to 4.4% Wages grew 2.5% The economy created a total of 211,000 jobs Demographics Unemployment for adult Read More →

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Key Attributes for Designing High-End Job Descriptions

  You will often come across articles online which provide advice for job seekers on how to maximize their chances of getting a good job by improving their resume. But, what most employers and companies neglect is the fact that they also need to do their part by creating a relevant and effective job description that will attract top talent. Also, according to John Hammond, Read More →

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Want Seamless Hiring and Recruiting Strategies? Get on the Same Page

You should be on the same team, but hiring managers and recruiters don’t always speak the same language. Miscommunication leads to slower processes, more unqualified applicants and fewer of those elusive great hires. It causes more than a few headaches, as well. RELATED: Need More Hours in a Day? Nip These Recruitment Process Time Wasters in the Bud  If you want smoother and more effective Read More →

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March Jobs Report: Unemployment Declines to 4.5%

The March Jobs Report shows some interesting results. The month of March saw a decrease in unemployment to 4.5%. This is the lowest unemployment rate since May 2007, which is great news. That being said, there are pros and cons to this last month’s results. Let’s take a look at some of most important takeaways from March. Broad Overview Unemployment decreased by 0.2% in March Total Read More →

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How to Make Your Hiring Process Shorter and Easier

Hiring cycles have the potential to be the stuff of nightmares, but only if you let them. If you play your cards right, you can find and hire a great candidate in about a week. Starting strong and acting fast will give you the advantage when you’re looking to fill a company seat. Get to the Point with Your Job Description If you’re looking to Read More →

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Middle of Funnel Talent Acquisition Engagement Tools

The middle of the talent acquisition funnel offers so many possibilities, you might even call it the fun part of recruiting. But it’s also where many job candidates abandon the process. With the ever-growing cost of hire, you need as many oars in the recruiting waters as possible to help you and the candidates stay on course. Wheat gets separated from the chaff in the Read More →

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What Talent Acquisition Learns From the Marketing Funnel

Talent acquisition nearly mirrors marketing and the sales journey. It’s taken a while for HR and recruiters to see the parallels, but now the funnel concept is quickly becoming the go-to model that hiring teams monitor, adapt, tweak and use for a stronger, healthier talent pipeline. People go through similar steps, whether making a decision to buy a car or accept a job offer. Examine Read More →

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Top of Funnel Talent Acquisition Engagement Strategies

“Begin at the beginning,” Lewis Carroll famously wrote. That was important advice for the White Rabbit, and it’s sound advice for you. Great hires begin with great candidates in the top of the talent acquisition funnel. The earliest stage isn’t just for acquiring as many people as possible. That’s where some recruiters get it wrong. The more selective the process on the front end, the Read More →

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