New York City has become the latest area to pass a law banning what has been called "unemployment discrimination."
So just what is unemployment discrimination? It refers to denying candidates employment based solely on the fact that they are not currently employed. It's no secret that companies have probably always preferred actively employed candidates, but some companies took it a step further in the wake of the recession by stating in job postings that unemployed…Continue
As the number of wage-and-hour lawsuits under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) hits an all time high, recruiters can help clients avoid what one attorney calls "one of the top threats to U.S. employers."
Human Resource Executive Online recently reported that…Continue
Many recruiters and employers are still trying to wrap their arms around Generation Y (or Millennials if you prefer) and their unique look at the workplace. Now, according to Workforce, recruiters may want to start bracing for the next generation in the workplace.
There is a common misconception that contract workers are somehow inferior, lower-level, or not the "cream of the crop." However you want to say it, the belief is that candidates only take contract assignments because they were passed up for direct hire jobs.
That is definitely a myth. For many high quality candidates, contract staffing is not a last resort. They are…Continue