We want to fix our recruiting after some bad hires. How can we measure the effect, in dollars and other costs, of poor hiring decisions?
—Penny-Pinching Recruiter, government, New South Wales, Australia
Graduates earning math and science degree received a median salary of $40,939, up 2.5 percent from the previous year. Computer sciences grads' starting salaries rose to $56,383, up 2.4 percent.Read More
Some 27 percent of firms reported they 'often' find it hard to fill key positions, compared to 23 percent a year ago. Read More
Not only can dealers get one-time tax credits ranging from $2,400 to $9,600 for hiring veterans, but recruiters and dealers say many veterans have attributes that make them strong job candidates.Read More
What screening and assessment process does Southwest Airlines use? We are trying to screen for people who fit into that type of culture and are having a difficult time.
—Hope to Take Flight, recruiter, wholesale trade, Houston
Across the country, dealers face a similar challenge, especially in attracting young people who embrace technology. Dealers want experienced or educated people who want a career in the auto industry.Read More
Are there industry averages for how many positions a recruiter should fill every month/quarter/year?
—I'm CEO, but I Don't Know, services, Mississauga, Ontario
The lawsuit originally was filed in 2007. In July 2009, Judge Garaufis ruled that the New York City Fire Department's reliance on two written exams constituted employment discrimination against minorities in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.Read More
The guide focuses on helping workers learn about a range of in-demand and emerging jobs, as well as job training opportunities and career development tools, the agency said.