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Tim Sackett and I believe talent advisors are job seekers, too. That’s why we wanted to share our most memorable candidate experience stories.
Here is Tim Sackett‘s story.
A company wanted to hire me as a regional HR manager. They spent $7,000 flying me to Minneapolis to go through a full assessment. I know the price because it hit my budget after I started.
A recent CareerBuilder survey shows 3 in 5 employers support a minimum wage increase. Employers were also asked why they supported or opposed a minimum wage increase. To what extent does the academic literature in economics support their arguments?
EMSI, a CareerBuilder company, recently released data about the state of manufacturing jobs in the U.S. — and found five manufacturing jobs that employers are struggling with filling the most. Although manufacturing production is growing at its fastest pace in over a decade, 302,000 manufacturing jobs remain unfilled today — and that number could rise to 875,000 by 2020 for many of these types of jobs.
A new Careerbuilder survey indicates that though the majority of Class of 2014 college graduates are currently working, 51 percent of that group are in jobs that don’t require a degree. What does this mean for the career trajectory of this group, and what other trends are we seeing? Let's take a closer look at what else is in store for the Class of 2014 -- and what that might mean for your business.
There are numerous cases and studies to support the fact that discrimination does in fact exist based on resumes, and it particularly affects African-American and Hispanic job candidates. Meanwhile, job seekers with more Western or Anglo-sounding names tend to get their foot in the door a lot more.
It's safe to say job seekers and employers are not always on the same page when it comes to interview do's and don'ts. If you ask a candidate and an employer what the ideal application looks like, whether jobs should be mobile-optimized, or what a great candidate experience means in the first place, you're likely to get very different responses. And therein lies the problem.
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