MetLife’s U.S. Employee Benefit Trends Study 2019

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Because thriving, happy employees are better employees — they are more engaged in their work, are more loyal to their employers, and more meaningfully contribute to their organizations’ goals. Employers traditionally have been focused on the success of their employees in the workplace. But today’s employees, across generations, are seeking fulfillment across their work, personal… Read more »

Mobile Recruiting Insights

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According to Talent Now, 90% of all American adults own a cell phone of some kind. With the successful adoption and increased usage of smartphones across the globe, there is incredible untapped potential for recruiters to connect with this massive audience of potential job seekers in new ways. Professional recruiters and hiring managers are adopting… Read more »

Employers Decide Between Performance Reviews and Check-Ins

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  Fewer and fewer employers are conducting formal performance reviews. According to The Society of Human Resource Management, hiring managers think formal performance reviews are inaccurate, time-consuming and don’t motivate employees. Employees often complain that they are untimely, disrespectful and don’t reward high performers or deal with poor performers. Employers are beginning to opt out… Read more »

Recruiting Tips in the Age of Google

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The rise of modern technology has touched, changed and revolutionized almost every industry and market. The world is in a digital age, the age of Google, as some might say. As advancements in technology continue, we can only expect for things to adapt further with technology. Looking exclusively at the impact technology has played on… Read more »

Employers are Getting Ghosted

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“Ghosting” often associated with dating, is now practiced in the workplace, and it’s driving recruiters and hiring managers crazy. This dreaded phenomenon where, for whatever reason, with no warning and no explanation a person cuts off all communication with another. There was once a time when companies were ignoring job applications or candidates after an… Read more »

6 Strategies to Attract, Motivate and Retain Knowledge Workers

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The world of work has evolved. Day-to-day tasks, work environments, and technology have modernized to meet the needs of today’s workforce. The people have also changed, but many businesses continue to believe that technology alone is the answer to their problems. It’s sophisticated and alluring, but what is often overlooked are the people who use… Read more »

Narrow Your Candidate Pool and Make the Right Hire

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Technology has made applying to jobs easier, there are endless ways to apply to positions ranging from online job-boards to resume blasting services. Hiring managers now have access to candidates they may not have had in previous years. This tends to lead to an influx of candidates applying to positions. It can be hard to… Read more »

The Benefits of Telecommuting for Employers and Employees

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Work flexibility is desired by all different people, for a variety of reasons. According to Work Flexibility, in addition to enhancing productivity, telecommuting helps companies access and recruit top talent, no matter where they happen to live and to retain those great employees after they’re hired.   Here are five benefits of telecommuting for both… Read more »