Interviewing and Hiring New Graduates
Have you interviewed a new graduate for an open position recently? You may have noticed that some tendencies of this group may seem more immature than seasoned professionals. You may have interviewed some older candidates and liked their answers and demeanor better, but remember that these professionals have spent years polishing their interview skills. We have tips to help you find great enthusiastic new graduates by looking slightly beyond their lack of experience in an interview. Read more.
Whose Market Is It?
With the economy recovering from the Great Recession, many job seekers are still having trouble finding work. However, the unemployment rate is steadily falling and those looking for new positions and unemployed individuals searching for opportunities may be gaining the upper hand in the hiring market. Read more.
Negotiating with Generation Y
So you have decided to hire a Millennial? Were you surprised at their negotiation skills and requests? This younger generation expects some different perks when it comes to starting a new job. Money is not the only thing that is important to workers in Generation Y, and you may want to reevaluate your compensation packages for this rising group of employees. Read more.
Security Is Everyone’s Responsibility
Have you read some of the stories in the news about security breaches at large retailers and banks? These huge compromises in consumer and company data are getting more difficult to avoid. However, some simple training for your staff about ways to protect your security online can help your company steer clear of these dangerous problems. Read more.
May 2014 Jobs Report
The unemployment rate remained at 6.3% in May while some industries, including temporary help services, gained jobs. Other industries, such as government and retail, remained unchanged. Read more.
The Importance of Vacations
The summer months always bring lots of requests from your staff for time off. Their kids are out of school, there is beautiful weather outside, and it is the perfect time for families, or anyone, for that matter, to take a few days off to relax! There is never a good time to be out of the office as there is always work to get done. However, be mindful that your employees need to take some time off in order to be productive. Anita Clew reminds us of how important vacation time truly is. Read more.