There are so many advantages for organizations that hire older workers. In this session, I’ll share with you what the advantages are and how to avoid unintentionally discriminating against our older workforce. Read the transcript Watch the video Resources Referenced In This Podcast: Why Your Company Needs Job Descriptions How To Write A Job Description […]
The Top 20: The Best Jobs In The U.S.
If you haven’t seen Money and PayScale.com’s recent list of “The Best Jobs in America”, check out the partial list below. The best jobs in the U.S. list was complied by information obtained from the Bureau of Labor Statistics on over 7000 jobs using some of the following criteria:
December 2009 Unemployment Stats By Gender, Race and Industry
Based on December 2009 stats released by the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rates across the nation for adults are still at or near double digits: 10.2% for men compared to 8.2% for women. Broken down by race, unemployment for people of color…
Should Twitter and Facebook Be Part of Your Hiring Decision? What Do Job Seekers Think!
Should you be checking the references of your potential hires using Twitter and Facebook, or the myriad of other social media outlets? This is an extremely controversial topic; especially for those looking for work or contemplating a job change. A short time ago, I shared what I thought would…
The Advantages of Hiring Older Workers
Savvy employers know that in order to have a broad perspective of experience, and ideas in the workplace, it’s important to hire workers that are not cookie cutter versions of the rest of your staff. This includes taking advantage of the rich resources that older workers can provide to an organization;
HR 101: Hiring, Firing and Everything In Between – Terms You Need To Know
Does firing and laying an employee off mean the same thing? What is the difference between on boarding and orienting a new employee? Refer to the definitions that follow to learn more.
A Good Job is Hard To Find: Employers Across The U.S. Hiring Less Workers
Employee hiring is at its lowest point since December 2000; particularly in the areas of construction, the trades, transportation and utilities. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports a hiring rate of 2.9 percent in a 12 month period ending in June 2009.
Hiring Best Practices That Every Employer Should Know
Finding and hiring an employee to fill a job should be easy! People are looking for work; you have a job to fill. It’s just a matter of finding the best person, interviewing them, offering a salary and they’re on board! Hiring a new employee can seem so deceptively simple on the surface…
Hiring During Tough Times
It’s easy to slip into the mindset that this is an “employers’ market”. With unemployment figures at its highest in years, there are many qualified, hard working people out of work right now who would love to work for you. Despite the fact that there is a lot of available “talent” out there,…