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Is the wording in your job ads driving females away?


Which phrases statistically attract more female applicants?

Watch out for the hidden peril of constantly seeking new applicants


Some employers like to keep résumés and applications on hand just in case they need to fill a position on short notice. But running frequent ads to generate up-to-date résumés can backfire if you end up terminating someone, even for good cause. He might try to argue that your ad proves you were planning to fire him even before the supposed triggering event occurred.

Make tracking application easy as tracking a package


Johnson & Johnson created an app, J&J Shine, to put information into candidates’ hands in real time.

Revving up referrals: 5 easy ways to use your network to discover top talent


One of the best recruitment techniques continues to be one of the oldest—a word-of-mouth referral system. Scott Wintrip says employers should remember these five truths about referrals.

Beware promises made during hiring process


What managers say during the hiring process can spell trouble later if anything they say sounds like a promise that induces a candidate to accept a job offer and the employer fails to follow through.

Top 8 recruiting & hiring trends for 2018


With unemployment at a 16-year low and job hopping at an all-time high of 28% annually, every employer is in a battle to attract, engage and retain top talent in 2018. According to a new ADP report, here are the key topics HR must pay attention to this year.

44% of employers plan on additional hiring this year


Forty-four percent of employers plan to hire full-time, permanent employees in the New Year and 51% will hire temporary employees, according to a new Harris Poll sponsored by CareerBuilder.

No formal application? No failure-to-hire suit


Employees sometimes think telling their boss they’re eager to advance is the same as applying for a promotion. It’s not. They will have a hard time winning a failure-to-hire lawsuit if the employer has a formal application process.

Online hiring faces scrutiny for age bias


If you have moved most of your recruiting and hiring processes online, you’re in the sights of watchdogs looking for hidden or intentional age discrimination.

Be ready to show you hired the best candidate


Unsuccessful applicants often believe they didn’t get hired because of some form of discrimination. You had better be ready to show that the person you hired was clearly better qualified. If you can do that, chances are a discrimination lawsuit will be tossed out fast.

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