Thanksgiving is traditionally a day set aside to spend with family, and for more and more Americans, that includes their work family. According to CareerBuilder’s annual Thanksgiving survey, 20 percent of workers say they will celebrate the holiday with co-workers this year – either at or outside of the office – up only slightly from 19 percent of workers who did so last year.
While some companies honor veterans by offering discounts on products and services throughout the year, there’s another way more and more companies choose to recognize former members of the military: by hiring them. According to the CareerBuilder Veterans Day Job Forecast, more employers are stepping up their efforts to recruit military veterans and their spouses.
In the following Q&A, Landry, president of Allegiance Staffing, discusses how CareerBuilder’s Talent Network helped him understand the power of tracking candidate data and how it has changed both his business and his perspective.
Earlier this year, CareerBuilder and Broadbean joined forces to bring recruiters and HR managers an even faster, more convenient and more cost-effective way to acquire talent. Broadbean's founder and CEO discusses what this new partnership means for staffing professionals, candidates, clients and the industry as a whole.
As a staffing industry professional, you put tireless effort into finding your clients the best candidates possible. Therefore, it makes sense that you should put just as much effort into finding the best candidates for your own organization. After all, these individuals are vital to your firm’s success, as your firm is only as good as the quality of your internal employees. Follow these five steps to get the best talent for your staffing firm.
“People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel,” Maya Angelou famously said. The late poet could easily have been talking about the staffing industry, where the ability to provide unforgettable experiences sets firms apart from their competitors.
CareerBuilder and Inavero’s 2014 Opportunities in Staffing Study reveals, however, that some of the biggest staffing challenges are a consistent, memorable candidate experience.
Last month on The Hiring Site, we addressed some of the misconceptions around hiring foreign workers. As a follow-up to that story, we reached out to Wilma Longdon-Poku, a native of Ghana, to share her recent experience looking for work in the United States and provide further insight into the misconceptions around hiring foreign workers.
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