With teacher shortages reported across the country, ensuring your school is doing everything possible to attract and retain quality educators is more important than ever. Teachers not only play a vital role in shaping the minds of our future generations, but they also contribute to the economy and society as a whole. That’s why finding … Continued
Author: Jessica Miller-Merrell
The hospitality industry lost 2.5 million jobs in 2020, the National Restaurant Association reported. Although restaurants have added jobs in 2021, the unemployment rate for restaurant workers is still well above the national average. But despite the jobless rates in hospitality, many restaurants are struggling to find workers. Almost half of establishments are operating with … Continued
As we bring 2021 to a close, after another year in a chaotic labor market and working to keep up with rapidly changing federal and state guidelines around returning to work, we’re taking a look at what the much more naive versions of ourselves thought would happen this year. Turns out, a lot of us … Continued
While no one can fully predict the timeline of the COVID-19 pandemic, it looks like one of its side effects — the hybrid workforce — is here to stay for most white collar employers. Many organizations have discovered after shutting down offices in 2020 that remote work is more than just a perk; it opens … Continued
Many companies choose to ignore online employee reviews, either because they don’t think it’s necessary to respond to them, or because they dismiss negative reviews as coming from disgruntled former employees (or disgruntled current employees). And that’s the heart of it: Every company has at least one disgruntled employee, some have many, and many employees … Continued
Strategic workforce planning for hourly roles in retail and hospitality may be more about what employers don’t require from candidates than what they do. During a time when employers would usually be focused on seasonal roles, they are still struggling to find full-time workers. Many companies are re-assessing their qualifications for hourly roles, from requiring … Continued
Recruiters rely heavily on LinkedIn for candidate outreach and building talent pools through connections on the social network. LinkedIn Recruiter InMail messages allow recruiters to get in touch with potential candidates about career opportunities, however there are restrictions on mass InMail messages, using InMail for marketing campaigns (which could include recruitment marketing), and using InMail … Continued
The COVID-19 pandemic has created a lot of uncertainty, chaos, and obstacles for employers across most industries. It’s hard to find candidates, it’s hard to keep them, and it’s so hard to meet staffing needs that employers in industries like retail, healthcare, supply chain and restaurants are raising starting wages, offering interview or sign-on bonuses, … Continued
It’s that time of year again – the holiday season is picking up momentum, and it’s only going to get bigger, louder, and faster. Retail and ecommerce companies know what’s coming and would normally spend this time onboarding seasonal help.
The demand for residential construction has risen given low interest rates and the rapid acceleration of remote work.