Are Employer Values Now at the Top of Job Seekers’ Wish Lists?

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Today’s job market is experiencing a massive shift in what has been dubbed “The Great Resignation” era, which many now believe didn’t even start with the pandemic. Either way, workers have been leaving their jobs more commonly than ever before in search of better opportunities. One of the biggest findings to come out of this […]

How Referrals Can Result in Lower Pay

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Have you ever been referred for a job by a friend or family member? You might think that a referral would give you an advantage in the hiring process and lead to better compensation. However, referrals can actually result in lower pay, particularly for women and minorities. This can also be a big concern for […]

Top 5 Values Job Seekers Want from Employers

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In today’s competitive job market, job seekers have become more discerning about the companies they choose to work for. It’s no longer just about the salary and benefits package. Job seekers want to work for companies whose values align with their own. The pandemic caused a spike in concern for values and career development, with […]

Are College Grads Using Their Degrees? You Would Be Surprised!

In the last few years, the cost of college degrees has increased, leading to a student debt crisis and creating an environment of skepticism about the value of a college degree. Around half of adults in the U.S. do not see a college degree as an absolute necessity. Younger adults are more likely to view […]

The Six Job Seeker Qualities that Say “Take a Chance” on This Hire!

When you think of a perfect candidate for your open position, there is usually a long list of qualities you want to see. Often, work experience tops that list. While relevant work experience is an important skill, it is not the most crucial element to look for in your potential employee. A report by EmploymentCrossing […]

How to Attract and Retain Recent Graduates

Most businesses are struggling with acute labor shortages. There are over 10 million job openings in the U.S. with a pool of only 6 million unemployed workers. This is in response to the global pandemic which temporarily shut down 120,000 businesses, leaving 30 million U.S. workers unemployed. The gradual reopening of some businesses has led […]

Where Have All the Hospitality, Restaurant, and Retail Workers Gone?

The pandemic has completely changed how the hospitality industry works. The hospitality industry lost millions of jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic as the sector shut down and people were told to stay in their homes. As a result, many chefs and wait staff were laid off. While the U.S. government launched the American Rescue Plan, […]

How Do You Hire Entry-Level Talent? 

Hiring entry-level talent can be a challenging task. Filtering assessments and algorithms can only do so much to find the right candidate for the job. In addition, companies do not always have the time or resources to interview all the candidates. Many companies recruit entry-level talent, and many suitable candidates have the skill sets companies […]

Hiring Entry-Level Talent Across Different Generations 

Hiring talented workers across different generations requires meticulous planning and strategy, as each generation has different views on education and office work. Organizations need to understand each generation’s needs to develop an effective hiring strategy. Generation Y, also known as millennials, include workers born between 1981 and 1996 who will constitute the majority of the […]

Why Are There So Many “Hiring” Signs Around

2021 was the year of “Great Resignation,” where millions of workers in the U.S. left their jobs during the pandemic. According to a study by Pew Research Center, employees who quit their jobs cited low pay, few advancement opportunities, and feeling disrespected at their workplaces among their reasons for quitting. A considerable number of people […]