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More than Half of Employers Report Making a Bad Hire

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Despite continually high unemployment rates, employers are still challenged with acquiring qualified talent, as evidenced in a recent CareerBuilder survey. More than half of employers from the world’s ten largest economies reported that they have experienced a bad hire. In the United States, the rates are even higher: two out of three U.S. employers reported […]

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3 Ways Background Screening Impacts Candidate Experience

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Despite strong unemployment rates, organizations continue to cite talent acquisition as a core business challenge. It is no mystery, therefore, that improving the candidate experience has become of paramount importance for employers. The repercussions of a poor candidate experience can be extensive and powerful – you could not only be losing your best candidates, but […]

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Employers Continue to Struggle with Talent Acquisition Challenges

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Talent acquisition and retention remains a critical issue for many employers, as found by HireRight’s recently released 2013 Employment Screening Benchmarking Report. For the second year in a row, employers responding to the survey have indicated that their top business challenge is “finding, retaining and developing quality talent.” In fact, more employers named this as […]

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The Road to Talent [Infographic]

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As a recruiter, do you ever wonder where all the great candidates are and why they’re not knocking down your door to apply for open positions? Or, if you do have a great candidate, why are they turning down your offer? After all, your organization has likely made significant effort in making sure that your […]

Gen Y: Hiring and Retaining the Best

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Megan Webb-Morgan is a web content writer for www.resourcenation.com. She writes about small business, focusing on human resources. Your business’s hiring decisions can have long-term consequences for the performance of your organization. A report by the AARP found that turnover-related costs for an experienced worker – no matter what generation – can cost your company more […]