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Author: Jessica Miller-Merrell

How to Hire Teachers

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

On-Demand Labor Fills Staffing Gap for Restaurant Industry

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

Top 10 Recruiting Trends for 2022

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

How to Respond to Negative Online Employee Reviews

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

Best Practices for Candidate Recruitment Outreach

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

Improving Staffing Agency Hiring with Recruitment Metrics

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