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4 musts when posting job ads

Forty percent of people would refuse a job if they had a negative experience during the recruitment process, according to the Recruitment Marketing Benchmark Report performed by Appcast. That should convince you and your HR colleagues to analyze your recruitment efforts.

Struggling to attract enough applicants? Consider adding child-care benefits to portfolio

Employers can support employees’ child-care needs in several ways.

Recruitment: Data reveals ways to combat application challenges

Are you banging your head against the wall when it comes to recruiting and think you’re alone in that? For a few minutes at least, you can bask in the silver linings as reported in an analysis of more than 255 million job ad clicks and 12 million applications performed by Appcast in its Recruitment Marketing Benchmark Report.

Survey: 58% of employers plan to add jobs in first half of 2023

Despite market volatility, employers nationwide have plans to hire early this year and are scrambling to staff up, research from job placement firm Robert Half shows.

Hiring for character: Rethinking which skillsets matter most

Gone are the days when experience was the only thing that mattered. Companies have shifted their mindset to hiring for character and nurturing professional growth. Experience can be learned and taught, while character is the cumulation of your past and a prediction of your future—at the company and in life. So it is ultimately beneficial to both the candidate and the employer to consider character in the hiring process.

HR professionals speak: Finding qualified applicants lands at top of headaches list by wide margin

When it comes to talent acquisition, what are the biggest challenges you face? That’s one of the questions Business Management Daily asked in its Annual State of HR Survey. Eight percent of respondents said getting qualified applicants.

5 tips for selling your company to a candidate

With today’s employment climate allowing candidates to be extremely selective, it’s essential for companies and hiring managers to recognize that selling the company, its culture and the role can make all the difference between securing that amazing candidate you’ve spent so much time searching for or letting them slip away.

Companies cut employees, hire contractors instead

Layoffs are in the news again, but research conducted by ResumeBuilder.com in January suggests some job cuts aren’t a response to lower consumer demand in a sluggish economy, but old-fashioned cost-cutting instead.

Erase these 5 buzzwords from your online job ads

Are you looking for a dynamic team player with a proven track record? Yawn. Excuse us while we collectively scroll away from your job ad.

Ensure hiring practices match today’s realities

In a time of unprecedented changes, hiring managers remain laser-focused on outdated requirements as far as degrees expected, credentials, amount of experience and the number of fancy letters after someone’s name.