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What it Means to be a Recruiting Leader in 2018

What it Means to be a Recruiting Leader in 2018

Some people are natural-born leaders. They have a certain influential quality that makes others stop and pay attention. The best ones wear it lightly, too. People naturally want to do what they’re doing, read what they’re reading and hopefully enjoy some of the same successes. But what if you’re not one of the lucky ones whose DNA and life experiences somehow combined to make you Read More →

Compelling HR Budget Facts that Get the CFOs Attention

Compelling HR Budget Facts that Get the CFOs Attention

You can’t simply walk into a budget meeting with your hand out and hope to walk away from it happy. Preparation takes time. With the new budget season nearly upon us, hopefully you’ve already begun. Related: Can Better HR Technology Really Improve the Company’s Bottom Line? Unfortunately, asking for a bigger budget isn’t as simple as explaining why you need it. To capture the attention of Read More →

Can Better HR Technology Really Improve the Company's Bottom Line?

Can Better HR Technology Really Improve the Company’s Bottom Line?

HR professionals everywhere are hoping for (and hopefully planning for) a healthier budget in the coming year. Just think of what more funding could do. You could update the company hiring site, develop more brand-building strategies, and maybe offer a more attractive benefits package. That’s just the beginning. Related: Compelling HR Budget Facts that Get the CFOs Attention You could also invest in new HR technology. Read More →

HR Budget Season is Coming: Get More or Get Left in the Dust

HR Budget Season is Coming: Get More or Get Left in the Dust

How do you view HR? Are you the department that fills open positions and ensures compliance with state and federal regulations? Or are you one of the critical driving forces behind the success of every team, every department and the company as a whole? Related: Can Better HR Technology Really Improve the Company’s Bottom Line? That’s not as overdramatic as it might seem. HR talent Read More →

Talent strategy

6 Things HR Needs to Know About Generation Z

It might be difficult to believe, but Millennials aren’t incoming freshmen anymore. Welcome, Generation Z. Born after 1995, they’re the youngest segment of the workforce and they’re not as similar to their predecessors as you might imagine. This is their first act and they’re ready for their close-up. RELATED: Employee Skills Shortage Could be a Bigger Problem in 2018 This generation wants involvement, they want to Read More →

October Jobs Report: The US Economy Added 261,000 Jobs

According to a recent report by the U.S. Department of Labor, the unemployment rate dropped to 4.1%, the lowest in 17 years. The economy also added 261,000 jobs. Job gains occurred in professional and business services, manufacturing, health care, and food services. Here are some of the highlights for the month of October. BROAD OVERVIEW Unemployment dropped to 4.1% Wages decreased by $0.01 Workweek hours remained Read More →

HR talent management

3 Ways HR Talent Management Can Shape the Future Workforce

You’re not the only one bemoaning the lack of qualified job candidates. It’s happening in every industry and keeps getting worse. But what would you give for one great idea that could shape the future for the better? RELATED: Employee Skills Shortage Could be a Bigger Problem in 2018 HR talent management professionals have an opportunity to drive the kind of change necessary for a better Read More →

September Jobs Report: 4.2% Unemployment Rate; 33,000 Jobs Lost

According to a recent report by the U.S. Department of Labor, the unemployment rate in September dipped to 4.2 percent. This is 0.2 percent lower than the unemployment rate in August and 0.1 percent lower than the unemployment rate in July. The number of jobs created fell by 33,000 after adding an average of 172,000 jobs per month over the last 12 months. Employment increased in health care, Read More →

Talent acquisition

What the Talent Acquisition Pipeline of the Future Might Look Like

With the rise of the gig economy and unemployment progressively lower, casting a line into the same pool of candidates can yield disappointing talent acquisition results. Diversifying where you source, how you retain and who you hire are becoming requirements for recruiters and human resources, especially as the market continues adding more new jobs. RELATED: Develop a Mentoring Talent Strategy that Brings Seasoned Pros and New Read More →

Talent strategy

Develop a Mentoring Talent Strategy that Brings Seasoned Pros and New Stars Together

As more of the Baby Boomer generation moves toward retirement, carefully honed skill sets become an increasingly rare commodity for employers. Fresh, new job candidates enter the workforce every day, but what they have in enthusiasm, they lack in experience. There’s a skills gap that’s widening as more people retire, but a mentoring program might help. RELATED: What the Talent Acquisition Pipeline of the Future Read More →