Multiple factors keeping unemployment rate high

When looking at the economy, it seems everything is headed in the right direction: the stock market is up; the housing market is the strongest it’s been in years; and corporate profits are skyrocketing. Despite all that good news…

How to Avoid Bad-Hires through Reference-Checking

How often have you hired someone with a great track record who turned out to be a bad hire? Knowing more about a candidate’s previous performance can help you objectively assess the candidate’s ability to be a top performer.

Talent Acquisition Technologies: Shiny Objects Gone Wild

In today’s world of talent acquisition technologies, you’ll want to know what is important and what is not. What are the technologies that really work, which are the ‘nice to haves’ and which ones can you leave behind?

The Evolution of Reference-Checking into a Strategic Hiring Solution

Research from SHRM shows that 96% of human resources professionals check references, yet less than 25% of those checks are able to produce adequate information beyond employment verification….

Talent acquisition & engaging critical talent are top challenges for organizations

Talent acquisition and engaging critical talent are top challenges for organizations Banking and financial services along with the manufacturing sector doled out higher salary hikes compared with other sectors in 2011, according to a Compensation Trend Study from Deloitte.