3 Tips for Finding More Employees (But Not More Risk) In a Talent Shortage

3 Tips for Finding More Employees (But Not More Risk) In a Talent Shortage

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This is the first of a two-part series addressing talent acquisition strategies in a time of record-low unemployment. Earlier this month, the July jobs report confirmed what human resources departments already knew: There simply are not enough qualified job candidates to fill open positions. At 3.7%, the unemployment rate has remained consistently low for months […]

The Increasing Trend Toward Working Remotely

Not Being There

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There was a very cool film that came out in 1979 called “Being There.” Peter Sellers played Chauncey Gardiner, an unusually simple man who only knew – and could only understand – what he saw on television. For him, the real world and the one on TV were the same. In one scene, he tried […]

College Degree Required? How 1990s of You!

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If you had the chance, would you hire a candidate as smart and driven as Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Ralph Lauren, Steve Jobs or Abe Lincoln? Just curious because if your job posting said a college degree was required, that prerequisite would have discouraged them from even applying. So long, potential genius, but step right […]

Experience Matters

5 Ways Hiring Seasoned Employees Spices Up Your Workplace

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There’s a lot of literature out there concerning diversity and the consequences of bias in hiring. There’s a good reason for that of course; minority groups are disproportionately affected by bias of all types, but bias isn’t limited to minority groups. The amount of articles telling folks how to job-hunt and combat age-bias after 50 […]