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Posted by Melissa Meunier on Thu, June 6, 2019
In April, the national unemployment rate dropped to 3.6%, the lowest it’s been in over a decade. That’s excellent news for the economy (and for people who need to support their families), but it also means that competition for talent has reached cutthroat intensity. That’s especially true in fields like healthcare and technology, where finding candidates with the right skills can be downright exhausting. Read More

Posted by Melissa Meunier on Thu, February 14, 2019

Is your recruiting strategy delivering the results you want? Or are you juggling high turnover, disengaged employees and skyrocketing costs? The truth is that most companies face recruiting challenges to some degree, especially in today’s candidate-centric job climate. But sometimes the problem extends further than a tight job market and low unemployment rate. Here are five warning signs that it’s time to rethink your strategy.

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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 Wed, July 18, 2018

All employers, large and small, are competing to attract and retain employees for the same hard-to-fill jobs in today’s highly competitive, candidate-driven marketplace.

McKinsey & Company reports that more than three- quarters of Fortune 500 CEOs do not believe their companies are effective at attracting highly talented people. Of those CEOs who do consider their companies successful at attracting top talent, only 7% believe they are effective in retaining them.

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