Tag Archives: Recruiting

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

Why Happy Employees are Your Best Talent Acquisition Tool

About one-third of new employees quit before they reach their six-month anniversary. One-third of them knew they’d leave within the first week. On the flip side, TLNT Talent Management & HR says employees referred by someone already on board are more likely than anyone else to stay on the job long term. RELATED: A Competitor’s Loss is Your Talent Sourcing Gain When employees are happy Read More →

Talent acquisition

These Talent Acquisition Metrics Get the C Suite’s Attention

The C suite might not care about application completion rates, time to hire, and other metrics that make the human resources world go round. You use them. They belong in HR. But company executives might have a different idea about what matters most of all. RELATED: 3 Ways Big Data Can Improve Critical Hiring KPIs With technology advancing at a stunning rate, big data to mine Read More →

Employee engagement

Don’t Let Unhappy Employees Kill Your Brand

Do you know how satisfied and engaged your employees really are? People who stay with the same company longer than two or three years are becoming the exception, not the rule. And in such a competitive hiring climate, you can bet your competition has their sights set on your best and brightest. RELATED: Why Happy Employees are Your Best Talent Acquisition Tool Happy employees are Read More →

Employers

A Competitor’s Loss is Your Talent Sourcing Gain

You probably take care of your employees, but not every company has the same philosophy. Some of them haven’t gotten the memo about this being a job seeker’s market and some have their priorities elsewhere. But for whatever the reason, a competitor’s loss is your talent sourcing gain if you think of it as an opportunity. RELATED: Why Happy Employees are Your Best Talent Acquisition Tool So Read More →

Hiring

What’s the Number One Emerging Hiring Metric for 2018?

What’s the top emerging hiring key performance indicator for 2018? It’s a trick question. According to an array of talent industry professionals, the most important KPI is one that, when improved, has the most power to affect business in a positive way. RELATED: These Talent Acquisition Metrics Get the C Suite’s Attention For you, the top objective in 2018 might be improving new hire voluntary Read More →

Predictive analytics

3 Ways Big Data Can Improve Critical Hiring KPIs

Technology lets you look out from today into a more productive tomorrow. It makes the work of HR professionals simpler and more effective, but that’s just the beginning. Using predictive analytics, information from decisions and actions in the past helps create a better result in the future. SEE ALSO: These Talent Acquisition Metrics Get the C Suite’s Attention It’s all because of big data—that sometimes Read More →

Talent inquisition

5 Great Talent Acquisition Habits of Highly Effective Recruiters

Top hiring professionals don’t get there accidentally. The people who are at or near the top in the industry tend to have a similar set of habits and values that propel them forward ahead of the rest. The drive to succeed and improve affects almost everything that you do, but all comes down to one thing: avoiding the rut that can trap you into a Read More →

August 2017 Jobs Report

August Jobs Report: 4.4% Unemployment Rate; 156,000 Jobs Created

According to a recent report by the U.S. Department of Labor, the unemployment rate in August, at 4.4 percent, saw little change from 4.3 percent in July. The number of jobs created fell from 209,000 in July to 156,000 in August. Employment increased in manufacturing, construction, professional and technical services, health care, and mining. Here are some of the highlights for the month of August. Read More →

career-growth

July Jobs Report: Employment Increased By 209,000 New Jobs; Unemployment at 4.3 Percent

The month of July saw little change in employment and unemployment rates. According to the U.S. Bureau of Statistics, employment increased by 209,000 new jobs and the unemployment rate fell to 4.3 percent. Employment decreased by 220,000 new jobs in June and the unemployment rate hardly changed from 4.4 percent in June and 4.3 percent in May. Employment increased in food services and drinking places, professional Read More →

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