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Internal mobility key to attracting, retaining workers

03/10/2020
Promoting internal career opportunities is one of the best ways for HR to attract new employees and retain existing staff, according to research by the Gartner consulting firm.

Solve labor shortage by making your company stand out to applicants

03/10/2020
The traditional solution to labor shortages has been higher pay. That may no longer be enough. Skilled employees in some positions are in such short supply that it may take more than money to lure top talent.

How top employers attract, retain blue-collar workers

03/03/2020
Last week we brought you news from The Conference Board that American employers will continue to struggle to find enough blue-collar workers for the foreseeable future. Some employers, however, are succeeding in attracting and retaining the laborers and tradespeople they need.

Applications: Did you miss out on the January jump?

02/27/2020
The first three months of the year all have higher-than-average levels of job searching, with January (by far) being the most popular month for people to apply for new jobs, according to a new Glassdoor study. But many employers miss out on the January surge.

The culture checklist: 8 steps to recruit & retain the best

02/27/2020
Deb Boelkes, author of The WOW Factor Workplace, suggests managers look at these eight factors to measure their role in creating a great workplace.

‘Future proof’ your workforce: Hire for today, upskill for tomorrow

02/27/2020
In this vice-tight labor market, employers cannot afford to simply hire workers based on skill and then hope they grow based on the experience they gain.

Blue-collar labor shortage to continue for 10 years

02/25/2020
According to “U.S. Labor Shortages: Challenges and Solutions,” a new report by The Conference Board research group, the supply of blue-collar workers is shrinking rapidly because of several factors.

Women filling more jobs requiring in-demand skills

02/04/2020
As employers pursue workers who are adept at skills like negotiation, persuasion, critical thinking and writing, they are hiring more and more women. It’s a trend that has fueled much faster wage growth for women than men since 1980.

Track job applications every step of the way

01/28/2020
Make sure you have a system to track applications throughout the hiring process. Be especially careful to note any applicant calls and emails.

Hiring outlook positive, although doubt creeps in

01/28/2020
Almost half of employers say hiring will be robust in 2020. However, 43% anticipate slow, reduced or no hiring, a significantly higher percentage than a year ago.