Employers added a seasonally adjusted 248,000 last month and the unemployment rate dropped to its lowest level since July 2008, the government reported on Oct. 3.Read More
Thanks to YouTube, Skype and the fact that most employees have a video camera on their smartphone, live and recorded video have become popular tools for HR practitionersRead More
How could we figure out an ideal percentage for allocating our recruitment spending? We presently spend about 30 percent of our recruiting budget on search functions, 25 percent on advertising, 35 percent on referrals, and 10 percent on boomerangs. Does this sound reasonable?
— Math Problem, HR manager, wholesale trade, India
Research reports suggest companies are finding it hard to hire externally. Has this led to an increased rate of internal promotions on average? How are companies filling jobs that become available if there truly is a skills shortage? Our small firm wants to figure out the best strategy to fill jobs that may become vacant in the near future.
— Sizing Up the Future, manager, services, Amherst, Massachusetts
Video interviews let recruiters actually see how a candidate behaves —and how well they know their content.Read More
According to a survey, the health care industry is not only is pursuing its new leadership from outside its walls, but also beyond the industry itself.Read More
Experts attribute RPO growth to the recovering economy, the increasing use of social media and mobile technology and the evolution of RPO services firms.Read More
Demand for application developers is reaching unprecedented levels, giving rise to a new breed of sourcing tools.Read More
Message in a bottle? You’re hired. Tarot reading? You should have known better.
'Social' is the latest twist in the recruiting software world. It is rekindling debates about whether companies should go with niche tech tools or integrated systems. Read More