Candidate Experience is King! This relatively new HR buzzword ‘candidate experience’ is now an indelible part of the employer recruiting landscape. In the past, employers didn’t really worry about how a job candidate perceived their company’s hiring practice, but times have changed. With record low unemployment and record high job openings, if you want to attract top talent to your organization, you must make a job candidates experience a priority now. To get started, think about your target candidate audience the same way you define your customer target audience.more»
Our members continue to share with us the difficulties they are having in recruiting top talent.
Today's robust job market is forcing talent acquisition professionals to rethink how they find, engage, and evaluate potential candidates. Last month in our newsletter, five must do’s were discussed that a company must consider to attract top talent. This month we have another article about the importance of branding your company to attract talented job seekers.more»
On every social media site and every news channel there seems to be so much negativity and concern about the future. So much of what I read and hear seems like it is out of my control and can really get a person down. One way I combat some of that negativity is to find ways to reduce my stress and increase my peace of mind.more»
“Equal Pay Day” is a symbolic day dedicated to raising awareness about the pay gap. Equal Pay Day fell on April 2, 2019, this past month, and you may have missed it. The date symbolizes how far into a new work year a woman has to work to earn the same amount of money that a man earned in the previous year. Yes, you read that right – it takes women 16 months to earn the same amount of money a man earns in 12 months.more»
A split shift is a work schedule that is interrupted by unpaid, non-working time periods established by the employer. To be considered a split shift the time period between shifts needs to be longer than a bona fide meal period and needs to be within the same workday. The break between shifts cannot be a meal or rest break and must be to the benefit of the employer. If an employee requests the break for their own convenience, then it is not a split shift. An example of a split shift is a restaurant worker whose schedule is to work from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and return at 4:00 p.m. to work the dinner shift.more»