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Tom Schin of Alaant shares how a stalled hiring process can put unnecessary strain on existing employees and what employers can do about it…
Airbnb told its 6,000 employees on Thursday that they would have the option to permanently work remotely, joining a growing number of companies that have ditched return-to-office plans, including Zillow and PwC. Airbnb also told its U.S. employees that they could move to anywhere in the country without a reduction to their compensation…
A recent research study from Bain & Company revealed that 25% to 30% of people report feeling “fully included” at work, which was found across “all geographies, industries, and demographic groups.” Asian employees, however...
A record number of people are quitting their jobs, and the hospitality industry is feeling the biggest impact, according to new data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Raynaldo Maestas said he moved to Portland in 2011. After submitting 60 applications, he started a serving position at Portland City Grill. But in 2022, Maestas said he watched many of his coworkers make a shift…
Many organizations use an Applicant Tracking System, or ATS, to assess, filter, and catalogue job candidates. In fact, an ATS is typically one of the largest budget items for a human resources department. Unfortunately, most companies are not getting their money’s worth. Why not? Because they’re not using their ATS as a secret weapon when it comes to recruiting…
Q: What's the longest you would wait for a new employee to start (post acceptance)?
31% 2-3 Weeks
39% 3-4 Weeks
It's good to be flexible with the employee of your dreams. Take note when candidates ask for a longer window of time to start. It could be that they just want a little breather before a fresh start, or it could be more than that. Engage them in the onboarding process often to show them why you're the best place for them. Put your employment brand to work! Learn more from Social-Hire, here.
CRRN May Mixer & Program - Hosted by the Capital Region Recruiters’ Network (CRRN) on Tuesday, May 24th @ 5-7pm for networking and our May program at Hilton Garden Inn - Albany Airport. This program has been submitted for HRCI and SHRM recertification credits. Register to attend the May program, HERE.
14th Annual CDWERC First Impressions Second Chances Networking Event - Hosted by Capital District Women's Employment Resource Center on June 1st from 5 - 7pm at the Pruyn House in Latham. Don't miss this great event! For more information and to register, click here.
Career Jam Explore Spring 2022 Employer Registration - Hosted by Career Jam & Junior Achievement Virtual Experience is April - June 2022 and the 1-day In-Person Career Exploration Program is Thursday, June 9th. Register now, here!
Miranda March, Digital Communications Specialist
Miranda has a real knack for connecting the dots between employers and job seekers. She prides herself on keeping a pulse on the national and local hiring markets. In her downtime, she enjoys cooking new foods and spending time with her family. A little-known fact about Miranda is her love of video games, new and old.