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Burning Out? Here is How to Stay Energized

Burnout is real, it’s here, and it’s increasing. According to the latest data, burnout has increased in the American workforce by 9% since before COVID. Today, 52% of U.S. workers say they are burned out. It’s happening to all ages and in all business types. Geographic boundaries are no barrier for burnout, either. What is burnout? Are you feeling it? This blog will explore the issue and help you with some coping strategies to circumvent the effects of job-related burnout. How Can You Stay Energized and Reduce Burnout? What is Burnout? The World Health Organization (WHO) has classified burnout as an occupational [...]

September 21st, 2022|Categories: HR, Management|

Tips on Reducing Candidate Ghosting

Candidate ghosting, the process of disappearing from the recruiting process, is fairly common. It’s a two-way street; 70% of candidates that apply to jobs never hear back. But in some companies, up to 90% of the candidates disappear into the ether at some point during the hiring process. What’s driving this uncomfortable and frustrating trend? Even more to the point—what can you do about it? How Can Organizations Reduce Candidate Ghosting? Ghosting, Communication, and Your Recruiting Process It takes the average company eight days to respond to a candidate application. This tells us one important thing about the processes for most companies; they [...]

September 14th, 2022|Categories: Recruiters, Tips & Tricks|Tags: |

Should You Trust Your Gut When Hiring Candidates?

Most recruiters will tell you there is an art and science to finding candidates. The science comes from the activity numbers, such as time to hire, number of interviews, job candidate submissions, and so much more. The art, however, is a sense that many recruiters develop that helps them determine things like whether a candidate is lying or if they are a good fit for the culture of the job they’re applying to. Ask recruiters if they should trust their gut when hiring a candidate, though, and their answer may surprise you. Let’s explore the issue to find out the [...]

September 7th, 2022|Categories: HR, Management, Recruiters|Tags: , |

Are You Utilizing Email Marketing to Reach out to Candidates?

In the game known as recruiting, without email marketing you may be falling behind. The days of posting a job listing and waiting for candidates to apply are now over. Candidates are both passive even as the job market tightens with increasing competitiveness in almost every job category. As a recruiter, you’re worried that you’ll be able to fulfill job openings quickly enough to keep your hiring managers content. What are you missing? It may be an emphasis on email marketing to bring more candidates to your pipeline. Here’s how to use email marketing to expand your reach. How Can [...]

Benefits of Paid Sick Leave

It may feel counterintuitive to offer paid sick leave to your employees as a benefit, particularly if you’re a small business owner. Why would you pay an employee that stays home? Interestingly, the United States is one of the few industrialized nations in the world that does not mandate paid sick leave. Why are we falling behind in this area? What is it that businesses in other nations understand about paid sick leave that some U.S. companies do not? While this may seem like a controversial issue, it is really very practical. Here’s why U.S. businesses, no matter their size, [...]

August 17th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |

How Are You Reaching Out to Candidates?

Recruiting is hard these days. Finding talent, particularly in some of the more in-demand professions such as healthcare or IT is incredibly time-consuming. But how do you know you’re using all of the resources available to you? This blog will give you some tips on how to reach more candidates to speed up your time to hire numbers. What Ways Are You Reaching Out to Candidates? Best Candidate Outreach Tips Recruiters and staffing agencies have seen it all in the past two years. Global pandemic. The Great Resignation. Intense demand for new hires. Plus, intense competition for highly skilled talent. [...]

August 10th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |