Tag - Employer Branding

December 2017

Graphic illustrating technology in 1997 versus 2017

5 Areas where you should be Taking Advantage of Tech

We are living in a time that is characterized by almost daily advancements in technology, artificial intelligence, machine learning and data collection. In order for organizations to stay relevant and top of mind, it’s necessary to grow and adapt in this environment. According to Pew Research Center, 77% of Americans now own a smart phone, and they’re using it for everything from streaming media to banking. While, you may already recognize the need to engage your customer base in...

April 2017

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Feeling the Stress of Staffing? 5 Tips to Get Ahead of Hiring in Today’s Market

It is not uncommon for large local companies to have 200 or more job openings. Recent figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics indicate that there are still more jobs open than candidates to fill them. Real average earnings for employees increased 0.5% from February to March of 2017. This is creating a level of competition among employers to win top talent.  Employers are faced with the need to raise wages in order to attract and maintain key employees....

December 2015

Top 5 Hiring Trends for 2016

As the 2015 chapter closes and 2016 begins, it is time for management to design and set their 2016 hiring plans and goals.   Before making your hiring plans, take a look at our top 5 hiring trends for 2016:   1) Unemployment rate decreasing. According to CBSnews.com “If we keep adding jobs at a decent pace, it will eat away at slack in the market,” said Elise Gould, senior economist at the Economic Policy Institute. The natural unemployment rate lies between 4.5% and...

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