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Candidate Experience Affects Company Brand Image and Bottom Line

In Staffing and Recruiting Trends by Caitlin Delohery0 Comments

Nearly two-thirds (64%) of workers say a poor recruiting experience would turn them off of purchasing from companies in the future, according to a Future Workplace and CareerArc Survey. Even for those who do get the job, a bad candidate experience can lead to uncommitted new hires who leave their positions early. A company may receive poor reviews on social …

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Total Job Growth Lower Than Expected, Temp Jobs Up in May

In Industry News by Caitlin Delohery0 Comments

The economy added 138,000 jobs in May, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The temporary agency penetration rate reached an all-time high of 2.064%, and temp jobs added 12,900 for the month. Temporary employment has seen an increase of 4.9% year over year, averaging an additional 11,700 jobs every month. Healthcare, leisure & hospitality, and professional services had …

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Workers Must Adapt to Employers’ Increased AI Implementation

In Industry News by Caitlin Delohery0 Comments

More that one-third of C-suite and HR execs have increased their AI usage in the past year, according to Randstad Sourceright’s Talent Trends report. This same poll reported only 18% of employers adding AI in Q4 2016, so AI usage has doubled in less 6 months.     While automation is likely to replace many jobs, people shouldn’t be worried about …

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Job Platform Helps Companies Find Diverse Candidates

In Sourcing by Caitlin Delohery0 Comments

Companies looking to diversify their talent pool now have a resource to directly connect them to candidates of color. The new job platform Jopwell is open to all but mainly serves to connect companies with black, Latino, and Native American students and professionals. Jopwell was started by two former Goldman Sachs employees who kept hearing that companies had a difficult …

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McDonald’s Successfully Recruits with Snapchat

In Social Recruiting by Caitlin Delohery0 Comments

How about a 10-second job application? McDonald’s in Australia debuted a Snapchat filter that puts users in a virtual hat and badge. They film a 10-second Snap to apply for a job and begin the hiring process. Now this trend will move stateside as McDonald’s stores in the US seek to hire 250,000 workers this summer. As a leading employer …

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IT and Engineering Jobs Becoming Fewer and Far Between For Now

In Industry News by Caitlin Delohery0 Comments

Last month, IT and engineering jobs increased by just 0.1%. Total IT jobs reached 5,293,000 – a 3.3% increase since last year. Engineering checked in at 2,558,300 with an annual growth of 1.1%. Low unemployment, talent shortages, and uncertainty with immigration policies have contributed to the slowed growth. Recruiters may find that IT and engineering jobs are harder to come …

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How Recruiters Should Be Using Text Messaging

In Recruiting Millennials, Sourcing, Staffing and Recruiting Trends by Caitlin Delohery0 Comments

Everyone seems to be glued to their phones these days, and the talent you’re searching for is no different. And what people love to do most with their phones isn’t scanning their Facebook feed, checking their emails, or making phone calls. It’s texting. Here’s how your recruiting team should be using text messaging to attract top talent. Reach candidates where …

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Staffing Employment Sees Slowed Growth for Q1

In Industry News by Caitlin Delohery0 Comments

The first quarter of 2017 saw staffing companies employ over 3 million temporary and contract workers per week. Although staffing is down 0.5% from Q1 2016, this is the 12th quarter in a row with over 3 million weekly workers. Staffing sales are up 3.6% over this quarter last year, exceeding $32 billion. An ASA exec says that contract and …

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Executive Staffing Interview with Sheldon Arora, LiquidAgents Healthcare

In Fastest Growing Staffing Firms, Healthcare Staffing by Caitlin Delohery0 Comments

Sheldon Arora, LiquidAgents Healthcare CEO, knows how to treat his employees. From VIP access to premium concerts to generous happy hour parties, Arora shows a commitment to his team’s happiness that yields loyalty, trust, and excellence. And, as a result, LiquidAgents Healthcare’s track record shows nothing but success: the healthcare staffing firm often tops lists of the best places to …