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As machines take on more jobs, many find themselves out of work or with raises indefinitely postponed. Is this the end of growth? No, says Erik Brynjolfsson — it’s simply the growing pains of a radically reorganized economy. A riveting case for why big innovations are ahead of us … if we think of computers… Read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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Most workers spend about 8.8 hours a week in meetings. At the Director level, time spent in meetings goes up to an average of 10.4 hours a week, according to a Zoom survey. Since Google’s 2018 keynote, we’ve seen a growth in AI and augmented reality (AR) technology. 73% of people surveyed by Zoom believe… Read more »

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Our workforce has been dominated and shaped by the Baby Boomer generation for years, they have created benchmarks in experience and skill that generations below will have to live up to. As Baby Boomers begin to retire, trends in the workforce have begun to shift. In 2018 we’ve seen five different generations in the work… Read more »

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With Arizona’s unemployment rate hovering under 4%, the Phoenix job market has become more and more candidate driven. Hiring managers have experienced an increase in interview and job abandonment. Not only are companies investing more money into the on-boarding, training and development of a new employees – they’re also spending more time identifying candidates and… Read more »

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With so many talented individuals looking for work in today’s economy, the need to stand out has never been higher. Depending on the role, employers can receive hundreds of resumes to review. It can be a challenge to get your resume noticed by employers, even if you’re completely qualified for the role.   Here are… Read more »

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Unemployment rate effects your company’s recruitment process. As unemployment shifts up or down, it creates an indirect relation that drives a power shift between recruiters and job seekers.   The unemployment rate is defined as the percentage of workers who are not currently employed and are actively looking for a job. Higher unemployment rates put… Read more »

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Hiring a new employee is one of the biggest investments a company can make, yet surprisingly it is often given little time and attention. A bad hiring decision can cost a company thousands of dollars, time, and momentum.   Companies can choose to backfill open positions, and running the risk of repeating previous mistakes, or… Read more »

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Online job boards have revolutionized the way we add to our candidate pool, but what happens when your posting doesn’t get the applicant response you’re looking for? According to Turbo Recruit, low applicant numbers could be the result of your job application process.   The more qualified applicants you can compare the more likely you… Read more »

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According to ASU Now, we can expect steady, sustainable growth in Arizona in 2018. Arizona is growing, progressing and constantly on the move financially, industrially and technologically. These areas of growth will continue to attract people from other states. To keep up with population growth, Arizona is predicted to add 61,000 new jobs this year…. Read more »

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The dramatic shift towards a more diverse population has a major impact on the workforce and how organizations diversify their workplace. According to Forbes, organizations that are more diverse make more money, are more innovative, smarter, and retain more talent. To continue to advance the benefits of diversity and inclusion in the workplace, there are… Read more »

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Modern recruiting tools are replacing spreadsheets, email, and job ads to streamline the recruiting process. These modern recruitment tools can support every step of the hiring process, from sourcing candidates and posting jobs to managing resumes and interviews.   According to Wepow, new software tools have emerged that reinvent how companies handle their interview processes. Traditionally the interview process incudes… Read more »

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Finding the right talent is critical for business success, recruiting remains one of the hardest challenges businesses face today. Not to mention, hiring the wrong person is expensive. With the amount of data available about candidates and employees, artificial intelligence (AI) is helping improve talent acquisition efficiency and effectiveness. According to Harver, here are 5… Read more »

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Job seekers are demanding companies start to build transparency during the application phase. We live in a time where consumers easily track every step in a delivery process from a mobile device. Most job seekers today believe building transparency is imperative to the hiring process. Build transparency during the hiring process will alleviate one of… Read more »

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Remote CMO jobs are the latest job to go viral. An increasingly digital workplace is extending the workforce beyond the walls of the office. In fact, according to FlexJobs, approximately 56% of U.S. workers hold jobs that could easily be transitioned to a remote based system. Among these are marketing positions. As marketing efforts move… Read more »

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According to FlexJobs, the number of people who have quit a job due to lack of flexibility has doubled since 2014. This indicates how important work flexibility has become. Employment that offers flexible work schedules and location options have many benefits including less stress, higher levels of job satisfaction and engagement, and reduced burnout. It’s… Read more »

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As companies begin to create budgets for 2018, trying to guesstimate business travel expenses can be a challenge. While determining an exact travel budget is next to impossible, the 2018 Global Travel Forecast provides a helpful snapshot of what you can expect next year.   As the economy continues to grow, so will business travel… Read more »

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Every year, Human Resources experts weigh in on what they see as the biggest trends for the coming year.  With the start of 2018 already behind us, it’s never too late to think about how the workplace is being transformed, what you need to know to adapt, and how to ensure you are retaining and… Read more »

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When it comes to recruitment and hiring in 2018, you can’t afford to stand still. To keep up with competitors you need to stay up-to-date with the latest trends and develop effective strategies for making great hiring decisions. In 2018, the biggest recruiting trends focus on technology and how it can be used to find,… Read more »