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4 Employers with Kick-Ass Branding Strategies

The job market of today is competitive for both the job seekers and hiring companies as well. Considering how scales continue to tip in favor of applicants, savvy employers now pay attention to employer branding. Undoubtedly, there is not enough talent, and those seeking new jobs have a range of competing offers to choose from. […]

5 Tips for Creating a Winning Employer Brand

Today, unemployment is at historic low rates of less than 4%. This makes competition for top talent at historically high levels. The competitive talent market necessitates businesses to become an employer of choice. Enterprises must create a strong employer brand to attract, engage, and retain the top talent. However, many companies struggle to create a good employer […]

Study Says Layoff Anxiety is High Even Though Unemployment is Low

Even though the unemployment ratein the United States is lower than it’s been in decades, employees are experiencing a high rate of layoff anxiety. According to a new study, nearly half of employed Americans are anxious about being laid off. What’s causing this anxiety, and why should employers be concerned? What Are Employees Worried About? Although employees […]

Ask And Ye Shall Receive

The benefits of asking for feedback in the workplace. Employee retention should be a top priority for any company. High turnover rates do not reflect well on a business, but it can be a challenge to figure out where the problem lies. Albert Hirschman, author and economist, offered a theory in his 1970’s work Exit, […]

3 Powerful ‘Anti-Ghosting’ Strategies to Tighten Up Your Hiring Process

Are you haunted by the memory of promising candidates who disappeared without a trace? Have you been leaving voicemails, checking and re-checking your ‘sent’ folder to make sure that job offer went through? Endlessly searching for the perfect candidate, only to be abandoned, is enough to send shivers down your spine. ‘Ghosting,’ once reserved for […]

Happiness and Your Company’s Personality

Editor’s Note: This article is republished with permission from the Screening News blog, by Jason Morris. One of the things many business owners take for granted is their company culture.  I have always felt that good companies have a good culture and happy employees.  Great companies are expected to have great cultures. They truly excel […]