U.S. employers added just 142,000 jobs in September, but the job market has still been doing very well since the end of the Great Recession. Employers that fell into bad recruiting habits during the downturn may need to update their recruiting strategy to attract the best candidates.
First impressions with hiring managers are important. But before you get the opportunity to meet for a face-to-face interview, it’s your cover letter that sets the tone.
The demand for skilled talent is growing. Managers are discovering that, in order to keep up with this employment trend, they have to adjust their hiring and retention practices — starting with the salary and benefits they offer prospective hires.
Are you ready for 2016? Yes, it may be early, but you can get a head start by learning about the newest hiring trends and starting salary ranges for in-demand professionals in key professional fields. To set yourself apart from the competition in 2016, you’ll need to be on top of your game — and the 2016 Salary Guide from Robert Half is just the playbook you need.
Looking for ways to instill a team ethic, boost morale and motivation, or just encourage employees to come out of their shells? Then consider a few fun team-building activities from time to time. They’ll help you bring the group together in a lighthearted, collaborative way.