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Recruiting

More hiring in 2019, fewer worries about economy

01/08/2019
Nearly 55% of companies plan to hire in the coming year, according to a survey conducted by Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. That’s compared to just over 46% of companies who reported they would hire in 2018.

Feel free to change job qualifications; courts won’t second-guess legit, new criteria

01/04/2019
If a previous job-holder applies for the newly constituted job after leaving it, he’s not automatically qualified because he did the job before.

3 keys to recruiting the best

12/21/2018
Many of your employees could be looking for a new job, according to research by Adtaxi, a digital marketing firm. How do you quickly find new talent to replace the folks who leave? Adtaxi recommends the following.

Face it: Résumé photos are a deal breaker

12/18/2018
The No. 1 quickest way candidates can turn off a hiring manager is to include a headshot with their résumé, according to a new Netquote survey.

Recruiting gets creative: texts, video, webinars

12/18/2018
More recruiters are going on the offensive with new, more direct methods to lure passive candidates.

Make objective qualifications your focus when hiring

12/06/2018
The best way to inoculate against failure-to-hire or promote lawsuits is to ensure your selection process is based on objective criteria.

Corporate culture is key for many job applicants

12/04/2018
More than one-third of U.S. workers would turn down a job offer if they believed they wouldn’t fit in with the organizational culture, according to a new survey by the Robert Half staffing firm.

Trouble reaching candidates? Try texting them

11/29/2018
It seems that workers who are currently employed aren’t as susceptible to such cold-calling techniques now that they’re no longer novel. It may be time to try something new.

Diversity initiatives: Make sure your good intentions are lawful

11/28/2018
While the Supreme Court has never overturned an employer’s voluntary affirmative action policy, lower courts have struck down such policies when they have strayed beyond Title VII and trammeled upon the rights of male and nonminority employees.

Snapshot: Percentage of job postings requiring college degrees

11/27/2018
The tight job market means fewer employers require applicants to have college degrees.