7.20.2018

The Alaant Loop: Candidate-Recruiter Relationships, Jobs for Older Workers

Candidate-Recruiter Relationships, Jobs for Older Workers
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The Alaant Loop is our column focused on all things going on in the world of recruiting, job placement, and search. Think of it as your weekly briefing—a handy, quick guide to what's going on.

Here's what's happening this week:

Why You Need to Take Your Vacation!

Why You Need to Take Your Vacation!

By: Miranda March via the Alaant Blog

You may remember that MasterCard commercial from a few years ago where children remind their parents to take vacation time. Its message is still every bit applicable today. It’s alarming to think that there were 705 million days...

Survey of Economists: U.S. Sales and Employment Likely to Grow

Survey of Economists: U.S. Sales and Employment Likely to Grow

By: Dee-Ann Durbin via AP News

Most U.S. business economists expect corporate sales to grow over the next three months and hiring and pay to rise with them. But a majority of the economists surveyed by the National Association for Business Economics say the corporate tax cuts...

What Should a Candidate do to get the Best out of Relationships with Recruiters?

What Should a Candidate do to get the Best out of Relationships with Recruiters?

via The Muse—Advice Q&A

Is regular contact a key element or is each relationship unique? I am reaching out to recruitment companies but feel i rarely make a personal connection to develop the right kind of mutually beneficial relationship even at first contact. I am finding that...

Fight Over Office Thermostat Reaches a Fever Pitch

Fight Over Office Thermostat Reaches a Fever Pitch

By: Aysha Ashley Househ via Workforce.com

Of all the things that will send a chill through a workplace, setting the office thermostat has employees either hot under the collar or giving one another the cold shoulder. Based on a new survey, setting and re-setting the temperature isn’t just a workplace…

Top “Second Act” Jobs That Interest Older Workers

Top “Second Act” Jobs That Interest Older Workers

By: Andrew Flowers via Indeed

As more Baby Boomers approach retirement, growing numbers are passing it up in favor of “second act” jobs–work during their retirement-age years, whether full- or part-time. Recent estimates from the US Census Bureau show strong growth in the number...

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Miranda March Digital Strategist for Alaant Workforce Solutions

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.

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