Honoring Our Veterans

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Veterans Day will be celebrated this year on Monday, November 11. As we do each year, we’ll show our appreciation for the sacrifices courageous Americans have made over the decades. We’ll join our neighbors to attend colorful parades of American military personnel, past and present, who committed years of their lives to defend and protect […]

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 […]

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 […]

5 Tips to Find the Best Talent in 2018 [Infographic]

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Expect the challenge of sourcing the most highly-qualified candidates to become even more competitive as we enter the new year.

And perhaps as younger employees, with fresh ways of looking at employment, join the workforce, new means of attracting – and keeping – them are worth considering.

You may also think about tuning-up some tried-and-true – but dated – methods to stay ahead of the pack.

We offer a few suggestions for your consideration.