Employment News

4 overrated recruiting concepts you need to ditch this year

Attention HR professionals: As 2018 continues to unfold, you’re undoubtedly focused on achieving your staffing and recruiting goals for the year, which likely means plenty of advanced planning and strategy sessions, all designed to help you and your company hit its predetermined targets. For ...

How to get better at taking risks

Risk is scary. Everything in human history has evolved to make us scared of risk. After all, time has taught us that risks can get you eaten by animals in the wild, or have you holding your head in despair while the stock market (with your bold investment in ostrich futures) tanks. But risk can ...

Acing your behavioral job interview

If you’ve been on the job hunt for a while, you’ve probably been exposed to a wide variety of interview styles and scenarios, all designed to try and get the most accurate reflection of what you’d be like as a potential employee and gauge your value if hired. And chances are you’ve been ...

How to deal when you’re stuck on autopilot in your life

When you’re just starting out in your career, everything feels significant. You’re learning how to navigate workplace politics, perform new tasks, and balance work and life. After a few years, though, you’ve fallen into routines, and you’re not the New Kid anymore. So how do you shake ...

How to find a job after years of parental leave

As a parent, you already know that role is one of the most important jobs out there. Creating and nurturing a tiny human is hard work—work that's both challenging and rewarding. Some parents return to the workforce after a short leave, either by choice or necessity, while others return after ...

30 tips to negotiate the salary you want

No matter who you are, no matter what you do as a job, there is one skill that will always (always!) come in handy: negotiation. Whether you’re a newbie just starting out on your career path or a seasoned professional, being able to negotiate salary or raises helps ensure that you’re ...

10 ways to improve efficiency as a recruiter to get ahead

Attention recruiters—as the folks who are at the front lines for ensuring that companies and organizations are staffed with the best and brightest employees available, your jobs are critical to their success. LinkedIn published an article that provided compelling reasons why recruiters today ...

What to do when you hate your job but can’t quit

Here’s a tricky situation that may sound familiar—you have a job that you’re not exactly in love with (okay, you hate it), but for one reason or another you can’t quit. The reasons for feeling as if you’re stuck there can vary wildly—perhaps it’s tied to money, or you feel as if ...

How to write an HR generalist resume

How do you get hired to be one of the hire-ers? That’s the question facing those of you interested in becoming a human resources professional as a career. Often, we think of HR generalists as part of the machine—reading our resumes, putting together offers, brokering interviews, and sending ...

5 tips on how to keep employee turnover low

One core aspect of successfully running a business—regardless of its size or the industry it’s operating in—is keeping staff happy and motivated so that they continue to perform at effective levels. It also helps to reduce levels of employee turnover—something that strategic, ...