Is It Time to Consider Untapped Candidate Pools?

The hiring landscape is challenging. Many companies struggle to find the top talent they need, mainly if it involves an in-demand skill that’s in short supply. Usually, turning to your typical candidate pool isn’t the way to go. If it didn’t generate great results last time, there’s a decent chance it doesn’t connect with the… Read More »

Background Checks Have Changed in 2020: What’s New?

The background check landscaping is changing. Many states and cities are creating new rules regarding what employers can and can’t do. Failing to follow the laws typically comes with some pretty severe consequences, both legally and financially. As a result, it’s critical to keep an eye on what’s new when it comes to background checks,… Read More »

What Are Job Seekers Looking for in an Employer? (And Do You Have It?)

Securing the best and brightest talent can be a challenge. Often, employers focus on their needs above all else, putting a significant amount of effort into finding and retaining professionals who can help them excel. The issue is, if your company doesn’t have a strong enough employer value proposition, keeping your top performers on board… Read More »

The Labor Market Is Tightening. Here’s How to Still Land the Best Talent

The unemployment rate in the United States has been shockingly low for a long time. For more than a year, it has remained below 4 percent, and it’s been more than three years since it crossed 5 percent. As a result, it’s is incredibly challenging for companies to find the talent they need. To make… Read More »

Ghosted by a New Hire? We Can Fix That!

The hiring process can seemingly take ages. You’ll spend weeks reviewing resumes, screening candidates, conducting interviews, and finalizing the job offer. That’s why, when a new hire ghosts you, it’s so frustrating. You have already spent a significant amount of time and energy, finding the ideal job seeker. Then, they just don’t show up. Many… Read More »

Are Employee Pay Expectations Realistic?

Generation Z has been slowly making its way into the workforce. The oldest members are turning 25 in 2020, and many of them leave college with high expectations regarding the future earning potential. While unemployment remains shockingly low, empowering job seekers to focus on more lucrative opportunities or to leverage shortages in the workforce for… Read More »

How Can You Make the Best Hire for Your Company?

It isn’t easy to find the best candidate to join your team. Usually, you only have a limited amount of time to determine whether the job seeker is a great fit. Plus, you only have certain screening tools or methods at your disposal, some of which can be a bit limited. However, even if that’s… Read More »

Are You Offering Paid Sick Leave? (Here’s Why You Should!)

The issue of paid sick leave is a hotly debated one. Companies choose to approach it differently, and some decide not to offer it at all. While it may seem cost-effective to not provide your employees with paid sick leave, that isn’t always the case. There can be ramifications for not making it available. It… Read More »

The Interview Question You Can’t Ask This Year

Many employers are aware that there are specific questions you can’t ask during an interview. Inquiring about a candidate’s citizenship, marital status, gender, national origin, race, and similar protected conditions isn’t just bad form; it’s illegal. However, there is a new trend that raises the number of topics hiring managers can’t broach. An increasing number… Read More »

Two Ways to Recruit and Retain Better in 2020

The talent war has been taxing companies for several years. Many employers are having trouble locating and retaining the skilled professionals they need to excel. The hiring landscape is competitive, and it easily classifies as a job seekers’ market. As a result, businesses have to use different recruitment and retention approaches. Otherwise, they will continue… Read More »