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Say “No!” to rogue spend with these five tips.

Ready to save your company money? Of course you are. Like a hawk, you watch your business’s sales performance and marketing effectiveness. But do you watch your HR, IT and finance teams just as closely? Few business owners do, and they’re losing money because of it. Don’t be one of them! Fact is, HR, IT […] Read Article “Say “No!” to rogue spend with these five tips.”

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It’s Equal Pay Day and you should pay attention.

What exactly is Equal Pay Day? Instead of defining it on my own, I’ll use Wikipedia’s definition. (Yeah, I realize Wikipedia isn’t the most credible source in academia, but for this, it’s fine… and accurate.) Equal Pay Day is the symbolic day dedicated to raising awareness of the gender pay gap. It was last celebrated […] Read Article “It’s Equal Pay Day and you should pay attention.”

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Five Benefits of an Internship Program

In the U.S., the unemployment rate for young workers is about twice as high as the national rate. OK, so that’s not great. But let’s reverse that trend. How? Internships are a great place to start. This year, we’re trying to put more than 5,000 young people to work in internships around the world. By […] Read Article “Five Benefits of an Internship Program”

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6 Soft Skills to Improve in 2017

Well that was awkward… That common catchphrase is usually good for a laugh, but it’s not so funny when muttered in the workplace. The inability to effectively interact with others is one of the most obvious examples of the increasing lack of employee “soft skills” that are essential to landing – and keeping – a good job. In […] Read Article “6 Soft Skills to Improve in 2017”

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How Technology is Disrupting Recruiting

Technology is disrupting traditional recruiting practices. The paper resumé is no longer the preferred method for a candidate to inform an employer of their skills. Candidates now create virtual brands via social media and personal websites, thus shifting recruiting to a primarily digital practice. There’s an unprecedented demand for highly skilled employees, and we are […] Read Article “How Technology is Disrupting Recruiting”

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3 Key Shifts in the Candidate Driven Workforce

Welcome to the ABC’s of what it means to be an employer in a candidate driven market. With the employment rate dipping below 5%, and the number of long term unemployed down year-over-year, the hunt for talent is tight. Don’t worry we are here to give you the candidate outlook and arm you with tools […] Read Article “3 Key Shifts in the Candidate Driven Workforce”

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A Flexible Future: Why temp work rocks!

As the economy continues to improve, job creation is also steadily on the rise – particularly in the temporary employment category. Since the start of the recession, over 1 million temp jobs have been added – oftentimes companies will allot 20-30 percent of their positions for temporary/contingent workers. Employers truly see contingent labor as a strategic part of […] Read Article “A Flexible Future: Why temp work rocks!”

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2016 Trends in Compensation

Today’s employees expect compensation in different forms and for different motivating reasons. The stable annual salary with the opportunity for a company-wide bonus or raise within a few percentage points of each salary is a concept that’s become increasingly outdated. 2016 marked a continued effort from employers to bring more holistic compensation models into the […] Read Article “2016 Trends in Compensation”

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Why the U.S. Desperately Needs More Vocational Training & Apprenticeships

The manufacturing talent gap is growing. “Help Wanted” signs will be popping up across the U.S. in the next ten years as the manufacturing sector seeks to fill 3.4 million job openings, a recent report by Deloitte Consulting LLP and the Manufacturing Institute predicted. But there won’t be enough skilled workers for all of those jobs: the […] Read Article “Why the U.S. Desperately Needs More Vocational Training & Apprenticeships”

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Recruiting in the time of Retention

We aren’t sure if you noticed but there is a talent war going on out there. Once happy employees are looking for new opportunities. With wage stagnation at an odd high, who could blame them? It has never been more important to have a strong retention strategy in place. Recruitment is where retention starts. Pop […] Read Article “Recruiting in the time of Retention”