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New tech trends for interviewing job candidates

For most of us, even with the aid of the digital era, the idea of a job search conjures up thoughts of stress, tedious (and often fruitless) gestures of interest, and an aggravating amount of time spent waiting to receive a response that may never come. In many ways, the traditional hiring process is an […] Read Article “New tech trends for interviewing job candidates”

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

Last Thursday, during “Workforce Development Week“, President Trump signed an executive order to significantly increase the number of U.S. apprenticeships from the current 500,000 by doubling the amount the government spends on apprenticeship programs. Apprenticeship programs are most successful when they’re designed by employers around their own needs. For that reason, employers will play a […] Read Article “Why the U.S. Desperately Needs More Vocational Training & Apprenticeships”

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The 5 Fastest Growing Industries in Medical & Science

  The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projects that 9.8 million jobs will be generated between 2014 and 2024. Healthcare occupations will contribute 2.3 million of these new jobs, making it the industry with the fastest employment growth over the decade. Which parts of the healthcare sector will be creating this job growth? Let’s take a look. 1. […] Read Article “The 5 Fastest Growing Industries in Medical & Science”

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3 Benefits of a Referral Program

Think of the considerable time it takes for your HR team and an external recruiter to find the perfect fit. And now think about the money it costs your company to post on job boards, promote on social media and other expenses they must make in order to get the word out about open positions within your […] Read Article “3 Benefits of a Referral Program”

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Hiring Mistakes: The Cost of a Bad Hire

When it comes to costly workplace mistakes, few carry as hefty a price tag as making a wrong hire. It’s estimated that some companies could lose up to $50,000 by making a single bad hire. According to a recent Entrepreneur article, half of hiring and HR managers estimate that bad hires have cost their companies, “thousands […] Read Article “Hiring Mistakes: The Cost of a Bad Hire”

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3 Common Misconceptions About Apprenticeships

The Adecco Group reported in its fourth annual Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) that vocational and technical skills are one of the greatest challenges facing the US workforce today. There is a tremendous amount of opportunity, but job candidates are missing the right skills and experience to fill available positions. We’ve seen firsthand how registered […] Read Article “3 Common Misconceptions About Apprenticeships”

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Will Uber Freight disrupt the $700 billion freight industry?

This morning, the San Francisco ride-sharing giant officially unveiled its new service for the trucking industry: Uber Freight. The cloud-based app matches carriers with shippers, focusing on dry van and reefer (refrigerated) loads. Uber Freight Senior Product Manager Eric Berdinis says the company tapped into its expertise in matching supply and demand, along with building […] Read Article “Will Uber Freight disrupt the $700 billion freight industry?”

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The 7 Most Important Job Benefits for Medical & Science Professionals

Medical and science employers must ask themselves a very important question – why does top talent stick around? As the industry continues to see positive growth, employers must focus more attention on retaining their best medical and science professionals. Check out what medical and science professionals ranked as top benefits during a recent survey. 1. […] Read Article “The 7 Most Important Job Benefits for Medical & Science Professionals”

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Simple ways to build a positive company culture

We recently surveyed over 500 people to find out who loves their job and, more importantly, why. It seems that there’s a unique relationship between love and work. So how do you guarantee employees love their jobs? Well, it can start with a positive company culture. From bring your dog to work day, to a fully stocked […] Read Article “Simple ways to build a positive company culture”

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Will “Buy American, Hire American” Increase U.S. Manufacturing Jobs?

On April 18, 2017, President Trump signed the Buy American, Hire American executive order. Focusing on the “Buy American” aspect, the order attempts to place a requirement or preference for, “the purchase or acquisition of goods, products, or materials produced in the United States, including iron, steel, and manufactured goods.” Putting ‘America First’ in this manner is […] Read Article “Will “Buy American, Hire American” Increase U.S. Manufacturing Jobs?”