Posts Tagged: Employers

4 Stats to Help You Reevaluate Your Recruitment Strategy

  The hiring landscape has changed dramatically in recent years. Low unemployment and a lack of skilled workers has accelerated competition for talent. As you try to find high-performing professionals for your open positions, it may be time to reevaluate your recruitment strategy. Luckily, LinkedIn just released a report that offers compelling statistics that can… Read More »

How to Develop a Successful Incentive Program

  Many Human Resource professional — and the organizations they serve — struggle to motivate their employees. How do you encourage your staff to reach peak performance? For some, the answer is an incentive program. Employers nationwide spend over $100 billion a year on incentive programs. But is their money being put to good use?… Read More »

5 Interview Questions to Help You Find Quality Candidates

  Quality candidates are getting harder to find. With an improved economy, low unemployment rate and stellar job market, many of the best candidates are already employed. So, when you need to hire, quality candidates are few and far between. How do you ensure that you choose the best candidates for your open positions when… Read More »

44% of Employers Plan to Hire in 2018

  When it comes to hiring and retaining talent, employers should prepare for a challenging 2018. On one hand, 44 percent of companies plan to hire full-time employees and 51 percent will hire temporary employees in the New Year. On the other hand, 45 percent of HR managers have jobs they cannot fill, citing the… Read More »

How to Avoid the Costly Mistake 74 Percent of Employers Are Making

  There’s an error nearly three in four employers are making that costs companies an average of $14,900: hiring the wrong person. According to a recent survey, 74 percent of employers say a bad hire has not only cost their company money, it lowered productivity and compromised the quality of their work. While you cannot… Read More »

Why Employers Need to Speed Up Their Hiring Process

  Employers added 209,000 jobs in July. The unemployment rate is 4.3 percent, the lowest it’s been since 2001. And earnings are up 2.5 percent over the past year. The job market is roaring along — and there are no signs it will slow down. While this is great news for the economy, it also… Read More »

New Overtime Rule: What Employers Need to Know

  Employers take notice: a new rule regulating overtime pay is about to take effect. Last May, the U.S. Department of Labor passed a new overtime law that changed which employees are exempt from overtime pay. Come December 1, the law will make an estimated 4.2 million exempt workers non-exempt. Currently, employees who make $455… Read More »