“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.
Been a while since someone cleaned your cache? Wish you had someone to unzip your files right about now? Are you down with FTP? In anticipation of the upcoming HR Technology Conference and Exposition in Las Vegas, we’re inviting people to “Talk Techie” to us – for the chance to bring home $500 during the conference.
As any good cook or avid "Top Chef" fan knows, you wouldn't send food out of the kitchen without tasting it first, right? The same philosophy applies to your recruitment strategy. In order to provide the best possible candidate experience, you have to first put yourself in the candidate's shoes. Learn what it takes to create a best-in-class candidate experience. Download the new e-book "10 Tips to Create an A+ Candidate Experience."
Why should having a quality career site matter to you? Because it matters to candidates. Your career site is the primary research destination on the Web for curious job seekers. Apply these five key elements to your career site to grab job seekers' attention and make your company stand out.
From Virgin's new "no vacation policy" policy to 42Floors' "pre-cation" benefit, companies are getting more creative than ever with their vacation policies. But are these unconventional policies innovative or outrageous?
Believing a wage increase would improve workers’ standard of living, help the economy and improve employee retention, a strong majority of employers support an increase in minimum wage. According to a new CareerBuilder survey of more than 2,000 full-time hiring and human resource managers nationwide, 62 percent of employers think the minimum wage in their state should be increased.
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