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Category: Staffing

Workplace Flexibility

As many visitors from abroad have remarked, the American work ethic is quite amazing. Highly impressive, in the eyes of many. People wake up five (or six) days a week, and many of them drive long distances, dealing with gridlock, road rage and other hurdles, to put food on the table and earn a living. […]

5 Tips Midyear Review

Midyear performance reviews are a great opportunity for employers and employees to check in with each other and compare perceptions. A midyear review is a formal means for employers to discuss employees’ progress on goals and performance to date. It also allows employees to get a better idea of how they and their work are […]

5 Smart Reasons to Hire Vets

“If you own a business, the best way to thank a Veteran is to hire one. “— Former U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2017, 20.4 million men and women were veterans, accounting for about 8% of the civilian noninstitutionalized population age 18 and older. The unemployment […]

Applicant Ghosting

“Ghosting” is the term that describes what happens when a job applicant, clearly on track to being hired, suddenly ends all communication with the prospective employer without a goodbye or an explanation. According to an article published by SHRM, companies say growing numbers of applicants — even new hires who are still getting their feet […]

According to Undercover Recruiter, artificial intelligence (AI) is expected to replace 16% of HR jobs within the next 10 years. Artificial intelligence is particularly poised to assist HR teams with the repetitive, time-consuming tasks of recruiting — potentially saving thousands of dollars per employee per year and improving the overall quality of hires. Given that […]

Millennials

Thanks to a combination of delayed retirements, increases in the cost of living and the increasing life expectancy, older workers are waiting longer to leave the workforce- meaning millennials and generation X employees have hit what industry leaders refer to as “the gray ceiling.” What is a gray ceiling? Traditionally as one generation aged, they […]

It’s no secret that finding and recruiting top talent has been a source of concern for most companies. The overall way we recruit has changed compared to just a few years ago, candidates now have far more power during the job search. According to research conducted by the MRI Network, the current job market is […]

Telecommuting

Mention the word telecommuting and most managers immediately shutter at the thought. How can I supervise employees I can’t see? Will employees take telecommute days as a day off? How can I measure my return on investment? How often should I have them check-in? The list of managerial doubts and questions can go on and […]

AII and Robotics

As we know from last week’s post there are divided views on AI, robotics and the future of jobs. We looked at the top 3 arguments to support AI and Robotics creating more jobs. This week we are going to dive into the expert’s argument on AI displacing jobs. Displacement of workers from AI and […]

Divided Views on AI, Robotics and the future of jobs

How can you make a decision on the future of your company and employment needs when you don’t know what to expect? By this point we know that AI is going to have a major impact on employment and staffing in the next decade, but how? In the most recent survey of the Future of […]