Looking to do some recruiting? Job fairs are a proven winner for many companies. They’re a brand-builder, for one thing – and they present the opportunity for both the employer and job seeker to sniff each other out before anyone invests a lot of time in filling out applications, rewriting resumes and interviewing a potential […]

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Over four out of every ten employers are hiring academically overqualified workers – and they’re happy they did. A recent survey from Career Builder found that 41 percent of employers are hiring workers with college degrees for positions that don’t require them, and had in the past been filled with workers who have only a […]

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Competition for talent is getting more intense. Last month’s positive jobs report was great news, but it also means that employers are going to have to step up to the plate and offer a compelling value proposition in order to recruit and retain the best talent. Fall behind and it will be your competitors, not […]

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The numbers are in: 25-35 year-olds are contributing far less than expected to retirement and other savings plans – and sky-high monthly college debt service requirements are a big part of the reason why. According to data from EdVisors, those graduating from college in the year 2015 are leaving school with a record $35,051 in […]

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According to a report from Milliennial Branding and Beyond.com, The Cost of Millennial Retention, companies report that it costs them an average of $15,000 and $25,000 to replace every millennial employee they lose. Multiply that by your annual turnover rate times your headcount and it’s obvious – turnover is tearing businesses’ guts out by the […]

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In the all-out war for workforce talent, social media and electronic devices have become a critical battlefield. That’s the thrust of a recent report from the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM), Using Social Media for Talent Acquisition – Recruiting and Screening. Researchers surveyed some 410 HR professionals from their membership ranks and asked about whether […]

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