Hiring — it's tough. But it's arguably the most important thing you'll have to do to get your new business off the ground.
"Even when people do need 911 services," the interim chief of the Seattle Police Department said, "we are not able to respond in an adequate amount of time."
The potential hire said they had already been through three interviews plus a test—and the presentation wasn't the only thing they were asked to do.
"It was not a polite request, or even a passive aggressive quip," they wrote. "So I got up and left."
The work-from-home revolution isn't going away. Here, recruitment specialists explore what this means for bosses and employees tussling over the return to the office.
To be competitive, hiring managers need to accept that it is crucial to be flexible in order to be the first choice for top talent.
One employer said they don't like when candidates try to discuss salary before the interview starts.
"I applied for a job and this is how they respond back," the woman wrote.
No matter how far you get in your career, the job interview never ceases to be important. Yet, knowing how to differentiate yourself in a high-level job interview is far from easy.
"You not only taught your boss an important lesson, but you make your workplace a nicer environment for your new coworkers," said one commenter.
It's always wise to have a healthy sense of skepticism to avoid disappointment, but 2022 is shaping up to be a great year for high-level professionals looking for work.
You can avoid some of the time-consuming executive search if you've been developing potential candidates within your organization from the start.
"I believe this technology is incredibly positive, but it can produce a lot of harms if there isn't more transparency," Pymetrics CEO Frida Polli said.
A recent ManpowerGroup study found nearly 40 percent of job candidates ranked schedule flexibility in their top three factors in career decisions.
"I've never seen a market like this," said Matt Lavery, UPS's global director of sourcing and recruiting.
An economist says hiring people with criminal records is good for business and good for society
The owner and president of Babich & Associates suggested job seekers should put their vaccination status on their resumes.
"In a tight marketplace, it's very difficult to find employees, much less to keep our current employees," said Jonathan Chariff, CEO of South Motors.
COVID-19 along with hiring practices has wreaked havoc on the extended hiring of bus drivers which is causing widespread issues as in-person classes resume for millions of students.
The total number of unemployment claims has been steadily dropping since it topped 900,000 in January.
At the height of the pandemic last year Disney World confirmed it was axing at least 28,000 jobs, followed by another 32,000 roles a few months later.
A sign claims that new hires will receive a free iPhone after working for six months and meeting the employment criteria.
Chief operations officer Jerry Lee was the youngest Sr. Strategy & Operations Manager at Google, at the age of 24.
U.S. job openings soar to a high as the economy expands but wages and benefits increase only modestly.
A sign on a Hardee's window said, "Due to no staff, we are closed. We are hiring," while a Wendy's sign simply said, "We all quit!! Closed!!"
It's more important than ever to find good employees for your company. With an innovative digital platform, Monster helps employers find the right people amid the hiring rush.
Counties and election boards across the U.S. are pleading with younger residents to volunteer or sign up to be paid poll workers as overwhelmed polling locations try to persuade local residents they will be safe from coronavirus infection.