Chris Bailey, noted speaker in the area of global recruitment and generational diversity and vice president of financial services recruiting at CML, keeps telling me millennials are over (thank goodness). Gen X leaders, Chris says, now need to prepare for the emergence of Generation Z. He has a few ideas on how they can start doing just that.
According to a CareerBuilder study, 77 percent of employers consider soft skills just as important as hard skills when hiring new employees. Research backs up employers’ views that soft skills matter for employee performance. But which ones?
A lot of employees will tell you that their office is “just like a family,” but some workers are taking that comparison to another level. According to a new study from CareerBuilder, 19 percent of workers plan to celebrate Thanksgiving with co-workers this year. Others will be spending Thanksgiving night with their colleagues, though not for stuffing and gravy -- and not by choice. We take a closer look.
One major obstacle in hiring is the skills gap between job seekers and the capabilities needed to perform specific tasks. Another? The growing workforce and number of jobs available to them. Data from CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. shows that talent deficits abound in everything from technology, to health care, to sales, to transportation. But why -- and what can you do about it?
As you communicate back and forth during the interview and beyond certain communications may get lost in translation — leaving candidates with a much different opinion of your company than what you intended. Luckily, there are ways you can make sure there isn’t a disconnect between what you’re trying to convey and how job seekers interpret what you say.
In the age of talent, only those companies who provide the best candidate experience will survive. Armed with this information, how can you successfully attract, hire and retain the top performers you need? As CareerBuilder’s new e-book, “The Age of Talent is Here: Recruitment for a New Era,” details, today’s candidates are searching for three key factors when researching prospective employers – and by providing these three things, you’ll be well ahead of the competition.
How can you get candidates excited about your STEM job openings? CareerBuilder's new infographic highlights some of the coolest STEM jobs out there. Use this piece to get inspired -- and get job seekers excited about your own STEM openings.
We asked 8 hospital leaders about a problem each of them found challenging about managing a multigenerational staff, and the strategy used to solve it. Here are the 8 challenges -- and solutions -- from the hospital frontlines.
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