According to CareerBuilder’s annual summer forecast, 53 percent of employers offering summer jobs have roles that pay $15 or more per hour on average.
For the most part, candidates and employers want the same thing. Yet there are still some ways in which they don’t quite see eye to eye in regards to expectations about the recruitment process.
And since it’s unlikely that every recruiter in America will wake up tomorrow in the body of a job seeker and every job seeker in the body of a recruiter, only able to revert back to their original bodies after learning a valuable lesson about seeing things from another person’s point of view, we’ll have to settle for the next best thing: comparing the perspectives of job seekers with the perspectives on employers based on the numbers.
Staffing technology software systems were meant to streamline the staffing process, but users can tell you they’re not always helpful, modern or even useable. Some “solutions” are so outdated they can’t keep pace with mobile-user talent, while other systems are set up through multiple vendors and a tech problem can mean a string of phone calls and follow-ups before you’re back up and running.
National Nurses Week (May 6-12, 2015) was created as a way to thank nurses for the vital part they play in delivering the best care to their patients. “The 2015 National Nurses Week theme ‘Ethical Practice. Quality Care.’ recognizes the importance of ethics in nursing and acknowledges the strong commitment, compassion and care nurses display in their practice and profession,” according to the American Nurses Association.
If you were lucky enough this March to escape frigid spring temperatures and attend the Staffing Industry Analysts’ 2015 Executive Forum in Orlando, you might have sat in on one of our favorite sessions: “20 Big Ideas from Staffing Industry Analysts,” by Jon Osborne, vice president of strategic research for SIA.
The rapid-fire session overviewed the staffing industry from a big-picture perspective with niche market opportunities that staffing firms and recruiters should take note of.
Major demographic shifts in the U.S. since 2001 have led to a workforce that looks quite different today, according to a new report from CareerBuilder. “The Changing Face of U.S. Jobs” explores how an increasingly diverse population is affecting the composition of nearly 800 occupations by gender, age and race/ethnicity.
Findings on diversity were revealed in the analysis of data from Economic Modeling Specialists Intl.
HR professionals have access to more data than ever, but what good is all that data if you don’t know how to properly use it? Matthew Stollak — associate professor of business administration at St. Norbert College — hosted a webinar this week to help HR professionals understand why the ability to read and analyze data is becoming an essential skill in their industry, and one that few actually possess.
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