• ‘Tis the Season to Recruit

    In most cases everyone — including recruiters — gear down and change their work patterns for the holidays. But if you’re a corporate recruiting leader, December can be a prime recruiting month because many employed prospects have free time to consider a new job due to a reduced workload. The...

  • Boardroom Diversity: When Women Lead

    Women now hold 20.8% of the board seats of publicly traded companies, exceeding 2020 Women on Boards’ 20% national campaign goal, according to this year’s Gender Diversity Index of Fortune 1000 Companies recent study. The Gender Diversity Index (GDI) has tracked the number of women on boards since 2011 using...

  • The Cure for Healthcare Recruitment

    Recruiting is challenging in any industry, but the industry that is facing a real epidemic is healthcare. In fact, the Association of American Medical Colleges predicts that by 2020, the US will face a shortage of 90,000 physicians, and 130,000 by 2025. Physicians are also being actively recruited by the...

  • Going Global? Think Local

    Now that you have successfully built a loyal national customer base, the next step to keep your business growing is to consider global expansion. However, while becoming an international company is an impressive accomplishment, not every business is cut out for the challenge. There are many obstacles and major cultural...

  • Millennials Challenge Traditional Leadership

    Millennial workers are more motivated by and respond better to leaders who engage, challenge and inspire them. Too often employers who believe they have successfully recruited millennials find, shortly down the road, that they have “lost” their employees who have either quit or simply disengaged. Research shows that millennials, age...

  • The Human Touch

    Why Traditional Recruiting Methods Still Matter There was a time when companies devoted energy and resources utilizing traditional methods to recruit their workforce. Classified ads, one to one networking and employee referrals were the prime methods used to deliver the best candidates. Resources were expended to advertise for positions, interview...

  • What Is The Future Of VR In Business?

    In an era of exciting new technologies, virtual reality (VR) may be the most compelling of them all. Consumer VR systems, such as the Oculus Rift, are growing in popularity, as the technology has grown more refined and costs have been lowered. After decades of false starts, VR has reached a point where the experiences are immersive enough to truly feel real. As the world's largest tech companies pour billions into VR research, we're likely to see startling advances in the power and application of VR.

  • How Will Automation Affect Healthcare Jobs?

    If anyone should feel confident about the future, it is those working in the healthcare industry. Thanks to a rapidly aging population and advances in late-life medicine, job growth in the healthcare field has been stratospheric. The field employs more than one in 10 Americans, and is projected to add more jobs than any other industry over the next decade.

  • Why Big Hiring Changes May Be in Store in the Food Manufacturing Industry

    Similar to every other major industry, food manufacturing isn't immune to the rapid advance of technology and changing market conditions. The global food giant, Kellogg, recently announced it would lay off 1,100 workers in a bid to improve efficiency. The layoffs, which follow similar job reductions at other major industry producers, come at a time of great change in the grocery industry.