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Posted by Melissa Meunier on Wed, January 30, 2019

The hottest job market in decades has presented significant challenges for hiring managers. After more than eight years of U.S. job growth, hiring managers have had to adjust to conditions where candidate experiences and employee expectations matter more than ever.

To gain a first-hand perspective on what’s working and what isn’t, we interviewed hiring managers from different sectors. Download Five Hiring Managers Discuss Today’s Toughest Challenges to learn how:

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Posted by Melissa Meunier on Fri, January 18, 2019

Imagine that you’ve just been a casualty of the latest round of layoffs at your company. It’s been a while since you have conducted a job search, but after several rounds of applications and initial interviews, you receive an offer from two potential employers:

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Posted by Melissa Meunier on Thu, January 3, 2019

The research on engagement supports what most of us already know intuitively: employees are more engaged when employers value their contributions and communicate that value in specific, visible ways. Engagement matters because engaged employees are more productive workers. Companies with successful engagement strategies enjoy 33% higher profits and 51% lower turnover rates.

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Posted by Melissa Meunier on Fri, December 21, 2018

Did you know that 43% of employees work from home at least some of the time? And that doesn’t include contingent workers or freelancers who contribute to your team as independent contractors. Many people view flexibility in work arrangements as a desirable perk, but how engaged are remote workers with the organization? 

In our recently released
Trendicators Report on Remote Workers, our research suggests that along with the appeal of setting their own hours and working from anywhere, remote workers do face challenges like feeling satisfied with the organization and receiving clear communication. However, their attitudes and perceptions compared to those employees who don’t work remotely reflect a more engaged group, overall.

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