Posts Tagged ‘hiring’

5 Reasons Employers Should Hire More Workers Over Age 50

By Maryalene LaPonsie Forget the myth that older workers are outdated and expensive. The best are loyal, competent and may even help a business’s bottom line. What do you do if you’re a 52-year-old woman looking for a job in an industry dominated by men? If you’re Patricia Hochkins, you shorten your name to Pat,…

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Top Recruiting Trends: 2017 Recruiting Industry Report

At the end of last year, Top Echelon conducted a survey of more than 5,000 recruiters nationwide to compile information, specifically recruiting trends. The survey gauged recruiters’ opinions regarding a wide range of topics and recruitment industry trends. But as always, what drives recruiters is placements—the employee placement process, the prospects, the challenges, and the…

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Back to School, Back to Work

As sad as it sounds, summer is coming to an end. Kids go back to school, parents go back to work. With the exception of those people taking advantage of shorter lines and lesser crowds for a late summer vacation, most feel the back to work mind set. This time of year there is the…

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Tight labor market is reason for unfilled jobs, survey says

July 12 2017 StaffingIndustry.com It’s getting harder to fill jobs — and a lack of available applicants is the top reason why, according to a survey released today. Almost a quarter of participants, 24%, said it is “very difficult” to recruit and fill positions and another 46% said it is “somewhat difficult.” In total, 70% reported…

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4 Reasons Recruiters Throw Out Your Resume

Hiring managers aren’t seeing your resume. Here’s why. By J.T. O’Donnell Job seekers are frustrated — for good reason. If you’ve ever spent hours filling out online job applications, only to never hear a word back from the employer, you know what I’m talking about. Unfortunately, job seekers are uneducated on what happens once they…

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