Gen Y (or Generation C, as Nielson coined the group) is changing HR and recruiting as we know it. Although many proactive employers have already increased their usage of technology, assessment centers, and competency-based hiring, there are other aspects of the hiring and recruiting process to consider revamping if you want to attract Millennials to [...]
Millennials are beginning to pour into the workforce, and some employers and HR managers aren’t sure how to deal with this tech-savvy, multitasking generation.
Some of those working with Gen Y feel they are lazy, entitled, and bad communicators. But the key to communicating with Gen Y lies in recognizing the type of circumstances in which [...]
When breaking down a job description from one of your skilled workers, you may find that they’re in fact performing the duties of several jobs. Due to the economy, many workers found themselves taking on additional roles as most organizations were forced to do more with less. According to the Labor Department, we’re actually producing [...]
So much for the dream of the golden years – the oldest generation actually isn’t looking to step out of the workforce anytime soon. In fact, almost three out of four Baby Boomers plan to keep working well beyond the retirement age. Citing personal financial losses of the recession as a catalyst, Baby Boomers are [...]
Do you have a silent killer roaming around your office? If you said no, you might just be fooling yourself. Boredom is increasingly prevalent in today’s modern workplace. As you read this, it’s creeping around the cubicles of some of your best employees, ready to kill their motivation and morale.
According to Curt W. Coffman, global [...]
Are you chained to your laptop, constantly checking your email, or finding time on the weekends to catch up on some work? If so, you might just be a workaholic. Contrary to some corporate beliefs, that’s probably not a good thing.
In today’s fast-paced world, companies might see the benefit of having employees plugged-in 24/7 as [...]
We’ve all heard of the hiring horror stories: job candidate says or does something wacky while the employer sits in awe. We often see the this information as inspiration for many blog articles that scrutinize the candidate and warn job seekers not to behave in this manner if they’re serious about ever getting employment. However, [...]
As the economy begins to thrive again with the addition 120,000 jobs and the steadily declining unemployment rate in March, companies are expanding to accommodate the sizeable talent market.
Where is best talent being found? Recruiters often have agreed that internal referrals are the best source of quality hires – they offer the credibility needed, require [...]
Most entry-level positions for any industry require 1 to 2 years experience in the field – if you’re wondering what kind of experience the description is referring, it’s from an internship (or two, or three!).
You could even say that internships are the new entry-level job, or at least makes finding a permanent full-time job easier. [...]
The following is an approximate transcript.
Heather: Hello and thank you for joining Episode 36 of Talent Connection, a podcast about connecting job seekers and employers, produced by Cachinko. My name is Heather Huhman, and I am the founder & president of Come Recommended, as well as the Career & Recruiting Advisor for Cachinko. I’m joined [...]
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