Category: HR Professionals

Featured Image: What the Latest U.S. Jobs Report Means for Hiring

What the Latest U.S. Jobs Report Means for Hiring

In a huge contrast to January’s gain of 304,000 jobs, the U.S. Bureau of Statistics’ (BLS) monthly jobs report for February showed the U.S. labor market added only 20,000 total nonfarm jobs last month. Unemployment sits at a very low 3.8 percent (it hit a 50-year low in November at 3.7 percent) which means that […]

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Featured Image: Three Trends in Recruiting Technology that Are Here to Stay

Three Trends in Recruiting Technology that Are Here to Stay

Just like in every other industry, technology is changing the recruiting game. Here are three changes we’ve seen that we expect to stick around for a while: Video resumes and video interviews Due to the increasing importance of soft skills in the recruiting process, hiring managers are leaning away from the traditional paper resume and […]

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Adapting Performance Reviews for Today’s Workforce

A 2014 study by the Society for Human Resource Management found that 72 percent of organizations conduct performance reviews annually. But recently we’ve seen a shift away from the structured, once-a-year feedback model, in large part because of the Millennial workforce. Here are three ways you can adapt your approach to performance reviews to meet […]

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Featured Image: The Essential Role of Assessments in Hiring Great Talent (Part 2)

The Essential Role of Assessments in Hiring Great Talent (Part 2)

In the previous blog post, we shared some perspectives about the importance of job performance assessments and three primary benefits. This article looks at two more reasons we recommend assessments, as well as what to look for in an assessment tool. Reason #4: Assessment can be used to Inform Training and Development Many organizations continue […]

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Featured Image: The Essential Role of Assessments in Hiring Great Talent

The Essential Role of Assessments in Hiring Great Talent

(First in a Two -Part Series) Finding great candidates has never been easy. Today’s incredibly tight labor market makes the task even more difficult. So, employers need to make sure that the right recruiting and hiring process is in place that will produce the very best person for every position, every time. And the best […]

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Featured Image: Tips for Using LinkedIn to Help You Land Your Next Job

Tips for Using LinkedIn to Help You Land Your Next Job

Your LinkedIn page almost always serves as the first impression you make on potential employers, so it’s essential that you make it a good one. In fact, a Bullhorn survey of more than 160,000 recruiters found that 97 percent of respondents use LinkedIn to find job candidates and 64 percent use only LinkedIn for recruiting. […]

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Featured Image: Hiring in a Tight Labor Market

Hiring in a Tight Labor Market

As companies of all sizes and types are keenly aware, finding people to fill positions was difficult in 2018. Job openings reached record heights and outpaced the number of unemployed people over the past year—and the tight labor market shows no signs of letting up as we head into 2019. In addition to challenges created […]

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How to write a Human Resources resume

January 15, 2018 | HR Professionals, Resume Tips

If you’re in Human Resources, you probably spend a lot of time with resumes — it might even be up to you to decide which ones make it to the next stage of the hiring process. And although as HR professionals our careers may depend on judging resumes, how often do we really critique our […]

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