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Winner and Still Champion – Employee Referral Programs

Over my 43 years in recruitment communications you can imagine how many new, exciting resources for discovering, attracting and retaining talent have been launched beyond just employee referral programs. Beyond doubt the introduction of new tools to improve the tedious…


employment statistics

“Help, I’m drowning in employment statistics.”

Trying to read the employment landscape and its impact on your recruiting efforts is difficult at best. Sure, there is plenty of information available. However, in this world of powerful computers and big data, the information can be overwhelming.  …


Snaplications: Is AR technology the future of recruiting?

Companies are always looking for new ways to attract employees.  Gone are the days of placing classified ads in the newspapers. Traditional online job boards like Monster and Careerbuilder are going the way of the dinosaur, not adapting to the…


OCCUPATIONAL OUTLOOK HANDBOOK

The Handbook Recruiters Should Not Be Without

Way back in 1948 The Bureau of Labor Statistics started an annual publication called the Occupational Outlook Handbook. For nearly 70 years it has been the go-to source for job seekers to get a sense of the occupations that are on the…


Bring Back the January Job Fair in 2017

What are you doing January Fourth? If you’re like many Americans, you’ll be thinking about finding a new job and possibly attending a job fair. According to Monster.com, job searches spiked by more than 70 percent on the first Wednesday…


reputation matters

Reputation Matters

It’s a small world and getting smaller with technology keeping us more connected every day. Just ask Ryan Lochte, Colin Kaepernic or Anthony Weiner. What we say (and do) matters in a digital world.  Your reputation matters. According to a…


Old Way New Way

Employers Need to Broaden Their Recruitment Options

The market for top talent is beginning to tighten once again. Demand is growing. Indeed.com, for example, shows that 8 out of 13 industries are showing an increase in job postings when June 2016 is compared with June 2015. Many…