Employer Brand Strength and the Impact on the Job Offer

With the national unemployment rate hovering at just 3.9 percent, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, it's safe to say a version of the following phrase has been uttered with a tremendous amount of frequency lately: "You're hired." When candidates are formally given an offer to join your company, it's not necessarily anRead More

CAREER PATHING: A ROADMAP TO RETENTION

Recruiting and retaining a talented workforce is an ongoing struggle for many employers today, especially as younger individuals enter the workforce. Companies recognize that turnover is extremely expensive when lost productivity and replacement costs are taken into account. According to the Society for Human Resources Management, it costs on average six to nine months' salaryRead More

Recruiting in the “New Normal” (From the Toledo Blade)

Recruiting today is different than it was even just a decade ago. Unemployment rates are at a historic low, and finding and hiring qualified candidates has become highly competitive. Both employers and job seekers have more choices, and information overload is always a factor. This is what we mean by the “New Normal.” In thisRead More

The Guide to Forming A Positive and Productive Company Culture

Almost any knowledgeable workforce development specialist will tell you how important culture is for a company’s success. Without a clearly defined culture, an organization is at serious risk of losing employees and experiencing an inevitable loss of growth. However, despite the attention frequently garnered by this concept, it’s often unclear what truly forms a positiveRead More