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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for a company-wide bonus or raise within a few percentage points of each salary is a concept that’s become increasingly outdated. 2016 marked a continued effort from employers to bring more holistic compensation models into the […] Read Article “2016 Trends in Compensation”

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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”

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5 Ways to Close the Skills Gap

Companies of all shapes and sizes agree: the skills gap is very real. The skills gap, or the lack of essential work skills and abilities of the workforce today, is a hindrance for any organization looking to recruit, retain and inspire employees. In our Definitive Guide to Building a Better Workforce, we asked top companies […] Read Article “5 Ways to Close the Skills Gap”

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Bring More Peace to Your Place (of Work).

Do you feel passionate about your work and committed to your company? 70% of Americans would be likely to respond “no” to this question. According to Gallup’s State of the American Workforce report: 18% are actively disengaged: dissatisfied, unmotivated workers with attitudes that can be contagious to coworkers 52% are disengaged: doing the bare minimum required to keep […] Read Article “Bring More Peace to Your Place (of Work).”

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Five Tips For Ongoing Employee Motivation

There are many reports surrounding the state of the current workforce; millennials reshaping the landscape, retiring baby-boomers and talent shortages in the STEM field. One such report often overlooked is talent retention. The main reason for this going unnoticed is due to priority in talent attraction. As human resource departments strategize for solutions to bring […] Read Article “Five Tips For Ongoing Employee Motivation”

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Employers Are Asking: How Will the Election Impact the Economy?

Employers are keeping a close eye on the economy and the markets in the next two months as a wild presidential race engulfs the country. They are asking: Should they increase hiring, freeze it or cut back? Many experts say the economy is relatively stable and they expect slow but steady growth in the months […] Read Article “Employers Are Asking: How Will the Election Impact the Economy?”

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The Millennialisms: Quick Tips for Managing Millennials

The Millennial takeover has arrived. That’s right. As of 2015, Millennials are the largest proportion of the workforce. Technology and positive economic conditions have made the world of work different for this group – and many employers are feeling the resulting intergenerational tension. You might be feeling it to. Don’t sweat it. Adecco is coming […] Read Article “The Millennialisms: Quick Tips for Managing Millennials”