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Use blind résumé screening process to reduce liability for discrimination in hiring

Every applicant you ever rejected could decide to sue for some form of discrimination. Make that less likely by using a blind screening process to sort through applications and résumés.

More than half of employers to increase hiring in Q1 and Q2

The job market will remain resilient heading into 2024, new research from outplacement firm Robert Half shows.

Take steps to stem manufacturing’s ‘brawn drain’

The tight, post-pandemic labor market is hitting manufacturers hard. The U.S. unemployment rate fell even more in November to 3.7%, down from 3.9%. Workers who are seeking new positions increasingly look for high-paying, remote desk jobs instead of physically difficult, sometimes dirty and always on-site manufacturing jobs.

Persuade Gen Z they want to work—for you

It will become increasingly difficult to attract Gen Z employees in the first place or retain them if the lure of entrepreneurship and the apparent ease of entry into creative online careers pulls them out the door.

Keep candidates from giving up on your application process

Is a clunky online interface discouraging people from applying for jobs in your organization? Making candidates do their own job-application data entry is a major turn-off, according to a poll conducted by Zety, a web-based career and résumé service.

Happy holidays! 8 essential rules for seasonal pay and hiring

Questions regarding overtime, holiday pay and seasonal hiring often arise this time of year. Here are the eight simple rules you need to know to make this holiday season run smoothly.

Could LinkedIn Recruiter be the AI game-changer HR has been waiting for?

LinkedIn is getting ready to launch a suite of artificial intelligence-based recruiting tools that could cement AI as HR’s MVP. Here’s what’s on tap for what LinkedIn is calling Wave 1 of Recruiter’s upgrade.

Candidates reveal what bothers them most about the hiring process

The hiring process is a gauntlet of frustration for job seekers, according to a new survey by HireVue, a provider of software designed to improve the hiring process. From vague information at the application stage to poor follow-up after job interviews, here’s how the hiring process looks from the candidate’s perspective.

Look for these 8 qualities when hiring remote workers

A report from the flexjobs.com job board says employers intent on hiring remote workers are looking for candidates with these eight traits.

Survey: More CHROs say hiring is slowing

Chief human resources officers remain optimistic overall about hiring, but say they expect a slowdown. The Conference Board’s Q3 Index survey found that 38% of CHROs expect hiring to increase in the coming months, down from 51% in the group’s second-quarter survey.