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2017’s Highest-Paying Jobs and Industries

In Industry News, Salary Data by Caitlin Delohery0 Comments

Doctors have nabbed 8 of the top 20 highest-paid jobs, according to LinkedIn’s State of Salary 2017 report. LinkedIn pulled data from two million members to compare salaries by job title, education, industry, location, and other factors. Here are some key findings: Top Job Title: Orthopedic surgeons have the highest-paying job overall, raking in $450,000 annually. Top Industry: Employees in …

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What Candidates Want During the Hiring Experience

In Industry News, Staffing and Recruiting Trends by Caitlin Delohery0 Comments

Candidates have 56% higher response rate with correspondence from hiring managers over other contacts during the hiring process, according to LinkedIn’s new report, Inside the Mind of Today’s Candidate. The report provides a number of insights based on candidate behavior and preferences during the hiring process. Here are some key points: Candidates are open to new job prospects (90%) and …

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Overtime Rule Struck Down

In Employment Laws and Regulations by Caitlin Delohery0 Comments

More than 4 million employees are no longer eligible for overtime pay. U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant has ruled in favor of over 55 business groups that challenged an Obama administration rule to raise the minimum exemption salary to $47,476, doubling the previous exemption salary. It is likely that the exemption salary will be raised in the future but more …

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Employee Turnover Costs $15,000 Per Worker on Average

In Industry News by Caitlin Delohery0 Comments

The cost of replacing an employee can be as much as one-third of that employee’s annual salary, according to Employee Benefit News, as reported by HR Dive. In addition, the indirect costs of a vacating employee include lost knowledge, recruiting time, and time for training new hires. The key factors that cause people to change jobs are career development (22%), …

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Hayes Locums, Host Healthcare, and ProLink Staffing Services Top SIA List of Fastest-Growing Staffing Firms

In Fastest Growing Staffing Firms, Interviews by Caitlin Delohery0 Comments

Staffing Industry Analysts released its annual list of the fastest-growing staffing firms in the country and Hayes Locums, Host Healthcare, and ProLink Staffing Services emerged as this year’s industry leaders. Healthcare staffing firms lead the pack this year: 8 of the top 10 agencies are healthcare-focused and healthcare beat out IT as the top segment in the list. The list includes: …

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Why Filling the 6.2 Million Available Jobs is a Big Challenge for Employers

In Industry News by Caitlin Delohery0 Comments

The number of U.S. job openings has crept up to 6.2 million, the highest since the Department of Labor began tracking it. Simultaneously, the country has 7 million unemployed workers, but filling the open positions with people who need a job is a more complex process. There are two key issues. Employers say they cannot find qualified candidates or that …

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Millennials More Likely to Relocate for the Right Job

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

In 2016, Millennials were more likely to relocate for a job (50%) and switch industries (16%) than non-Millennials, according to data from LinkedIn. The new jobs they’re taking are most likely to be in tech, healthcare, and finance. Their experience and expertise with technology give Millennials the edge in such digital or tech-heavy positions. Millennials bring skills like social media …

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35 Healthcare Staffing Firms on the 2017 Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Companies

In Fastest Growing Staffing Firms, Industry News by Caitlin Delohery0 Comments

Inc. Magazine just announced their annual Inc. 5000 list this month, and 35 healthcare staffing agencies made the list. Inc. compiles their rankings based on revenue growth from 2013 – 2016 for privately-owned companies with annual earnings of at least $2 million. The top three healthcare staffing firms on this year’s list are Atlas MedStaff (#308), Stability Healthcare (#340), and Prime …

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Predictive Scheduling Now Required in Oregon

In Employment Laws and Regulations by Caitlin Delohery0 Comments

Oregon became the first state to require predictive scheduling for companies with 500 or more employees in the retail, hospitality, and foodservice industries, according to HR Dive. The bill was signed into law on August 8th and was effective immediately. Employers must now post schedules at least a week in advance. Employers who change their workers’ schedules on short notice …

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Women in Tech: The Struggle is Real

In Industry News by Caitlin Delohery0 Comments

A Google employee recently claimed that the company’s lack of women on staff is not because of sexism, but that women’s preferences and biological tendencies make them unsuitable for tech work. The man was subsequently fired for his statements.   In a recent report conducted by Unilever, 60% of women believe gender stereotypes affect their careers. Case in point: women …