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Employee Engagement

What You Can Gain From Hiring Retired Or Senior Workers

The average age of retirement in America is just under 60, but it is now becoming common practice for more American workers to stay in employment well into their 70s. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that workers in employment beyond their retirement age will become the fastest growing segment of the labor force, with

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Employee Engagement

Why Your Employee Retention Is Worth Millions

According to a recent survey by Paycor, 61 percent of CFOs do not think HR impacts the bottom line in their organizations. Another 43 percent of businesses surveyed don’t track how much it costs to hire a new employee. As a manager or HR rep, you might want to rip your hair out after hearing

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Why Do We Use Pre Employment Testing? One of the best ways to screen and assess candidates in your hiring process is through the use of pre-employment testing. It is estimated that 82% of employers use pre employment testing to assess their candidates in the hiring process, measuring critical candidate skills like competence, attitude, aptitude,

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Advertising

3 Ways a Positive Employer Brand Helps You Fill Jobs

Employer branding is important when you want to establish some rapport with your candidates. The same as with customers and clients, a strong brand helps establish you as a key player in your niche or market. It compels people to want to do business with you, and similarly, compels candidates to want to work for

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4 Ways To Leverage Technology To Retain Top Talent

Recruiting and retaining talented employees is an integral cornerstone of a business’s strategy. With unemployment falling as low as 3.9 percent in recent months, the job market is more competitive than it has been in nearly two decades. This means that employers must be proactive not only during the hiring process but in retention efforts

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Company Culture and Environment

3 Benefits Your Employees Really Want

With unemployment continuing to hover below four percent, the competition to attract and retain quality talent is higher than ever. Salary and company culture go a long way toward hiring and retaining quality talent, but employee benefits count for more than you might think, especially in a tight job market. If you own or manage

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Economic Status

What the Latest Jobs Numbers Mean for Your Hiring

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released its November jobs report last week and the signals are mixed about what the numbers mean for the overall health of the economy and the employers who comprise it. Let’s take a few minutes to review the numbers and what they might mean for your hiring as we close

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Candidate Experience

3 Ways to Help Employees in Times of Crisis

From Hurricane Michael in Florida to wildfires in California, natural disaster strikes impact more and more people around the country and disrupt every facet of life in the process. When someone is dealing with a crisis like this, often one of the last things on their mind is work. These trying times are opportunities for

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Candidate Selection Process Strategy

Is the Gig Economy Luring Away Workers? What Hiring Managers Need to Know.

Over the past few years, the media has been flooded with stories about the gig economy and how it’s changing the future of work. That’s a pretty bold statement and one that makes for a catchy headline, but how much of an impact is it really having? Once you understand how the gig economy shapes

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Company Culture and Environment

Can You Really Be Friends with Your Employees?

Camaraderie in the workplace is a great thing. It helps people feel a human connection at work and even increases productivity. However, it is possible to cross the line and veer into territory that’s inappropriate — which can wreak havoc on your reputation and your company culture. The answer to the question of whether you

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