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We've talked before about how devastating ignoring candidates can be to your business — and guess what? The rules haven't changed. If anything, it's all the more vital that you as an employer learn how to communicate with the people who want to work for you, according to a new CareerBuilder study on candidate behavior.
If you’re planning on hiring seasonal employees this summer, get ready for some increased competition for talent.
CareerBuilder’s summer hiring forecast shows that the number of employers looking for summer workers is continuing it’s post-recession climb, with 36 percent of employers planning to hire summer workers this year, up from 30 percent last year, and an average of 21 percent between 2008 and 2011.
Reviewing a candidate’s social media presence may soon become standard operating procedure. According to CareerBuilder’s annual social media recruitment study, the number of employers taking to the web to research applicants has steadily risen over the past few years — from 39 percent of employers in 2013 to 43 percent last year to this year’s 52 percent.
Why Can’t We Be Friends?
You may have asked unusual questions to assess a candidate's competencies during a job interview, but have you ever asked something illegal? A new CareerBuilder survey shows that the boundaries aren’t clear when it comes to what’s OK to ask versus questions that are off limits from a legal perspective.
As Big Data becomes more prevalent in the business world, and this is the time of year when everyone’s suddenly a data analytics expert. Tax season? No – March Madness. According to a new study from CareerBuilder, 15 percent of U.S. workers said they plan to participate in office pools this year – up from the 11 percent in 2014.
Not as I do
While some employers may worry that March Madness will affect productivity, others are jumping in on the fun.
According to a new CareerBuilder study, 26 percent of workers surveyed say they don’t even know what their CEO looks like, while 55 percent have never had a conversation with the boss.
More than half (53 percent) of support staff workers in the U.S. — including administrative assistants, receptionists, security guards, janitors and more — have overheard private conversations in the workplace, while more than 1 in 10 (11 percent) say they know enough to get someone fired, according to a new CareerBuilder study.
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