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Attracting Tech Talent Through Company Culture Inspired Perks

A recent Dice survey reveals what tech talent wants the most from a recruiter besides a handsome salary offer. We were not surprised at all to find that the majority of those asked said that being frank about the company/culture is most important to them. How about putting those two…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on March 17, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

Humanization is Recruiting Bacon

Humanization has become the bacon of the HR and recruiting world. By that, I mean that it is loved by everyone but no one wants to see it made. Experts call for HR Pros to humanize everything from employer …
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Added by Julie Salerno on February 19, 2014 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Decrease Time-to-Fill with These 3 #Hacks

Time-to-fill is a very important metric in recruiting. The amount of time that it takes for a job request to turn into a new employee is considered a measure of efficiency for recruiters. While the organization needs to ensure that each new employee is a good match, there is also the loss of productivity factor that creates a sense of urgency for recruiters and hiring managers. These…

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Added by Raj Sheth on February 18, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

Best Tech Quotes from Recruiters



Earlier this month we got into the issues surrounding tech worker recruitment. In “Tech Workers: The Ball is in Their Court”, we discovered the disconnect between the leverage that tech workers now have…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on February 14, 2014 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

Tech Workers: The Ball is in Their Court



I’ve previously talked a little about the talent shortage, and how essential training for these gaps in skill can be for companies to move forward in this competitive recruiting atmosphere. Just how tough times are…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on February 10, 2014 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

THE BEST EMPLOYERS AND JOBS FOR WORKERS OVER 50

This article, written by workhoppers.com,  was originally published in…

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Added by Vera Gavizon on December 18, 2013 at 1:09pm — No Comments

'TIS THE SEASON FOR SEASONAL HIRING

Things can get pretty busy at the office before and after the Christmas holidays.There are many…

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Added by Vera Gavizon on December 18, 2013 at 1:07pm — No Comments

Benefits of a Contingent Workforce

Contingent workers provide convenient, flexible, specialized skills that best fit the changing needs of the modern workplace. 

 

Research indicates that one third of the U.S. workforce is now made up of contingent workers, who are…

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Added by Jill on August 30, 2013 at 2:57pm — No Comments

45% of HR execs are concerned about their staffing supplier’s ability to deliver under ACA

Even though some aspects of ACA have now been delayed until 2015, there are still many things companies can and should be thinking about in terms of workforce strategy to mitigate escalating costs, compliance pitfalls and administrative headaches. 

 

Emergent’s…

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Added by Jill on August 13, 2013 at 2:46pm — No Comments

4 Ways To Compliantly Engage New Contractors and Temps

By guest blogger, Sherry Griffin, SPHR, Elucidate Inc

One of the decisions facing many small business owners is how to bring on extra help at a reasonable cost. Business is on the uptick, but the economy isn’t making anyone feel overly confident about hiring employees on a permanent basis. Added to this, is that employer rules and regulations must still be followed and…

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Added by Jill on July 24, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Wage-and-Hour Lawsuits Infographic

Added by Jill on July 15, 2013 at 3:33pm — No Comments

U.S. companies spent a staggering $467 million on wage-and-hour settlements

Last year, U.S. companies spent a staggering $467 million on wage-and-hour settlements according to the global firm, NERA Economic Consulting. They also found that the average wage and hour case costs approximately $4.6 million to resolve. Overtime claims represented the highest number of cases brought…

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Added by Jill on June 18, 2013 at 12:20pm — No Comments

Temporary Jobs Grew 7.4% in May

The temporary workforce in the U.S. increased by 7.46 percent last month, continuing the steady growth it has been experiencing since February, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. In May, the economy added 25,600 jobs in the temporary employment services industry, bringing the total number of…

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Added by Jill on June 13, 2013 at 2:07pm — No Comments

Firm Faces $1.5 Million Lawsuit For Firing Temporary Workers Who Made Harassment Claims

A logistics firm fired three female temporary workers from their Tennessee warehouse because the workers filed a sexual harassment complaint. A fourth worker was also fired for agreeing to serve as a witness during a company investigation. Consequently, the firm is facing a hefty lawsuit of $1.5…

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Added by Jill on June 3, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Major Online Retailer sued for $100m by Warehouse Workers

A court ruled 100,000 warehouse workers from a major online retailer are owed more than $100 million in back wages and penalties for time spent in security lines at the end of their shifts. Workers were required to pass through metal detectors at the end of every shift as a measure put in…

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Added by Jill on May 28, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Wage-and-Hour Lawsuits Up For Five Years In A Row

Wage-and-hour lawsuits are up for the fifth straight year according to a study undertaken by the Federal Judicial Center. Between April 1, 2012 and March 31, 2013, plaintiffs brought a total of 7,764 suits. This is a 10 percent jump over the course of the year. Big box retailers,…

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Added by Jill on May 20, 2013 at 12:21pm — No Comments

Undocumented Workers May Still Recover Unpaid Wages Under FLSA

Undocumented workers who are not authorized to work in the United States are nevertheless entitled to recover unpaid wages, including overtime compensation, under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), according to the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.



Mario Feliciano, Augustin Milan and seven of their…

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Added by Jill on May 6, 2013 at 12:18pm — No Comments

Employing Temporary Labor in California... What You Need To Know

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HR.com and The Institute of Human Resources have invited Emergent’s President Bill Inman, to host a …

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Added by Jill on April 23, 2013 at 12:53pm — No Comments

Top 17 Growth Areas for Temporary and Project-Based Jobs

More companies are turning to temporary and contract workers to meet evolving market demands and quickly scale up their businesses. For job seekers, it's a great way to build relationships with employers and expand their resumes, and is often an in-road into permanent placement with those…

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Added by Jill on March 21, 2013 at 12:32pm — No Comments

78% of Contingent Workers Agree That Their Experience As A Freelancer Has Been Positive

Contingent work is on the rise and increasing numbers of professionals are deciding to break away from full time “permanent” work to go it alone as freelance contingent workers. Research suggests that freelancing is more of a lifestyle choice as opposed to something that is enforced upon individuals due to…

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Added by Jill on February 27, 2013 at 12:31pm — No Comments

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