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Filling Up Fast: U.S. Employers Report Easier Time Hiring for Open Positions

May 29, 2013
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While the applicant pool may have expanded for many businesses this year, there remains a consistent shortage of employees with trade and mechanical skills.
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Rural Renaissance

May 20, 2013
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Recruiting for jobs in remote locations like North Dakota's Bakken region isn't easy. But recruiting from the local population can help a company fill open positions in rural areas faster than targeting candidates from big cities.
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Social Media Transforms the Recruiting Software Industry

May 9, 2013
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Social media sites have become such a prevalent part of the recruiting process that most recruiting software providers are integrating them into their applicant tracking and assessments process.
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College Grads, Ready or Not? Employers Think Not

April 30, 2013
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Two-thirds of all hiring managers don't believe recent college graduates are ready for the office, according to a recent survey.
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Employers Plan to Hire Fewer Recent Graduates Than Expected

April 22, 2013
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Students just about to graduate college this spring may have a harder time finding a job than previously expected.
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Learning to Save, Saving to Learn: A Portrait of the Next Generation

April 12, 2013
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Neil Howe, president and co-founder of LifeCourse Associates, refers to people in their late teens as late-wave millennials. Howe says an important quality of this cohort is that they place a higher importance on education than older millennials.
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Another Generation Rises: Looking Beyond the Millennials

April 12, 2013
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Whatever trendy term winds up sticking—'Re-Gen,' 'Gen Z,' 'Pluralist' or 'Homelander'—know that this group now entering its college years is your workforce of the future.
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Should We Inform Every Job Applicant of Their Status?

April 3, 2013
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What should we do with short-list candidates who don't get the job? I believe it is important that candidates invited to a job interview be informed of their status and the outcome of the recruitment process (even if they aren't the one selected). I think it gives the potential job holder a sense of accomplishment and self-confidence, but might it not also be important to our reputation as an employer? To say nothing of getting a head start on recruiting top candidates in the future? How do most organizations of any size handle this? —Tough Choices, human resources management adviser, integrated professional services, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Four Outlets for Rating Your Employer Brand

March 20, 2013
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Companies can use software to measure how well they're marketing themselves to potential hires.
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