While the jobless rate remains high, some employers may feel that they can take on a lax attitude in terms of creating a great corporate culture – they have their pick of the employee litter, so why try? In fact, regardless of the employment situation, this is never an attitude for any employer to take. The goal – regardless of how many resumes per job posting you receive – is to promote an environment and corporate culture that positions your company at its very best all the time – a great place to work. This is the surest way to attract top candidates; those that will propel you toward success. Continue reading
If you’re like half of today’s employees, at some point you’ve brought your work home. A streamlined workforce, tight deadlines and the need to combat staff reductions may have you deeming this a necessary – if not logical move. But you may be wrong.
Bringing work home can cause more stress, as well as interfere with personal – not to mention family life. But how can you combat the new stresses in the workplace and leave them at the door? You may not have a choice. Consider the following. Continue reading
Most college seniors have had to endure over 15 years of school, in the hope that there will be a great job waiting for them when it is finally over. However, in today’s difficult economic times, there is no guarantee of successful employment upon graduation. Thus, it is even more important for seniors to gain every possible advantage for the post-graduation job search. Here are some helpful job search tips for those who are about to graduate in the spring: Continue reading
Throughout 2011 via several NPRNs, the OFCCP has continued to communicate the idea of companies creating linkage agreements. But what does this mean? The official definition states: “Linkage is the connection between contractors and appropriate recruitment and/or training sources. When an underutilization of minorities or women in a job group is found and there are recruitment/training resources available that are able to refer qualified applicants to the contractor for consideration, the EOS will attempt in a Letter of Commitment or Conciliation Agreement to execute a linkage agreement with the contractor.” Continue reading
The new year has just begun, and as job seekers work on their resolutions to find employment this year, encouraging news has emerged to spark optimism for 2012. Continue reading
As integral cogs of the recruitment efforts in the U.S., the states themselves are working to ensure they are actively putting as many of their citizens as they can back to work. With unemployment rates still hovering in the 9% range nationally, and some states still seeing double-digit unemployment, states need to prove they are making an impact. Forrecruitersworking with federal contractors this means states want to know the jobs listed on their career sites are fresh and actively being worked. Continue reading