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Raising Minimum Wage: What’s the Big Deal?
In just two weeks, the pay bump that Amazon promised its 250,000 employees and 100,000 seasonal workers will go into effect in the U.S. and U.K. Earlier this month, Amazon announced that it will be raising its minimum wage to $15 per hour, regardless of employees’ full-time, part-time or seasonal status – just in time for the holiday season. But if this extreme bump in pay seems too good to be true, well, it kind of is.
Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:03


Improving Indeed’s Search and Job Quality
At Indeed, our mission drives everything we do: we help people get jobs. Providing job seekers with the best possible experience is what keeps them coming back to Indeed. It’s also what makes us the best place for employers to find the right fit every day. As we have shared in the past, we are constantly striving to improve the …
Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:00


The 20 Hottest Companies for Job Seekers in 2018
With the unemployment rate hitting record lows, the battle for talent is on. Big or small, every company has to fight to win the attention of today’s savvy job seeker. Of course, everybody is different and has a unique set of priorities, so there is no single way to attract talent. That said, there are some things that many people …
Thu, 10/18/2018 - 09:00


Celebrating One Year of Indeed Academy, Our Free Training Program for TA Professionals
Happy birthday to Indeed Academy! Our online training program has been helping recruiters learn how to use Indeed for a whole year. If you haven’t used it, then here’s a quick recap of what it does: It’s a free program made up of 11 courses for talent attraction professionals who want to hone their recruiting skills. Since recruiters …
Tue, 10/16/2018 - 09:00


The other big player: LinkedIn
Although most of the attention in recruitment marketing these days is on Google, Facebook, and Indeed, there is another big player: LinkedIn. In fact, long before we were shaking in our (virtual) boots over Google’s or Indeed’s latest moves, LinkedIn…
Tue, 10/16/2018 - 08:30


Four Difficult Candidates and How to Handle Them
As a recruiter, you’re guaranteed to work with every type of person, for better or worse. While most applicants let their winning personalities shine through, others come off as self-righteous, timid or even rude. As a recruiter, it can be difficult to navigate this mine field of temperaments, so below, we share four common interview scenarios you’re sure to face and how to handle them.
Thu, 10/11/2018 - 12:00


REPORT: Which Hiring Trends Are Steering the Future of Self-Driving Vehicles?
Things around us are changing. More than that, they are transforming. Take the refrigerator, for example. What used to simply be a cold box to store food in now has “smart” capabilities like voice recognition so you can add items to your grocery list. We ask other devices in our homes to tell us the weather without getting off the …
Thu, 10/11/2018 - 10:00


Reinventing Onboarding: A New Approach to an Old Routine
Sometimes there’s comfort in the familiar. We rely on the “tried and true” way of doing things. In the workplace, that kind of dependable consistency often continues for years. And maybe it works — well enough. But sometimes, the things we take for granted deserve a shake-up. At Indeed, we are constantly trying to innovate by rethinking old strategies. …
Tue, 10/09/2018 - 09:00


Yudu, Eightfold, and more: some pretty interesting recruiting sites
It’s been a while – but not too long – since I’ve looked at new sites and services in the recruitment marketing world. New ones roll out all the time, so I thought it was worth a look at some…
Tue, 10/09/2018 - 08:30


Is a 4-Day Workweek the Key to Landing Top Talent?
With low unemployment rates holding steady, companies are thinking outside the box and offering bold benefits to differentiate themselves and attract top talent. From higher salaries to flexibility to telecommuting, it’s clear employers are upping their game. Some companies have even gone as far as testing out a shortened workweek. Is it possible that this highly desired benefit could start to be offered by more companies?
Thu, 10/04/2018 - 12:00


Employer Branding: Five Experts Explain How to Stand Out From the Competition
If you look at the array of solutions available to employers today, then it would seem that it’s never been easier for employee-experience storytellers to get your employer brand out there. With easy access to video, multiple social media channels, sophisticated third-party review sites, live events and employee advocacy, well — there are just so many ways to get …
Wed, 10/03/2018 - 08:45


Trends in the noise – if you listen hard enough
If you are like me, you sift through 150 or so articles a day about the HR and recruiting industry, looking for the ones that seem most relevant to our corner of it. Who got funding? What new product was…
Tue, 10/02/2018 - 08:30


Task Updates
Over the next few months we’ll be making some changes to make JobScore’s workflow more powerful. Today’s changes impact tasks, which help you schedule interviews and remind your team to add feedback. First we’ll walk you through a few small tweaks, then describe what’s new. Task categories are now task types Simple. Everything works the […] The post Task Updates appeared first on JobScore.
Mon, 10/01/2018 - 20:10


On Your Mark: 5 Tips for New Managers
One of the most common conversations I have with top performers on my team centers around opportunities to become a manager. It’s great to be ambitious, of course, and I love to see people rise to the next level in their careers. But there’s an important reminder I like to give: The skills that are required to be a high-performing …
Mon, 10/01/2018 - 09:00


The Recruitment Kingdom: A Royal Guide to Omni-channel Marketing in the Retail Industry
We’ve shared what retail workers love and hate about their jobs.  We’ve even uncovered what they think about the future of the industry. But what about their preferences as job seekers? How do retail workers want to be approached by recruiters about open positions they’re a match for?
Thu, 09/27/2018 - 13:00


Top-Rated Nonprofits to Work for in 2018
People care about companies that seek to do good and make a positive social impact. In a recent survey, 87% of Americans said they would purchase a product because a company advocated for an issue they care about. Meanwhile, 64% of CEOs say that corporate social responsibility is core to their business, with companies focusing on building it into their …
Tue, 09/25/2018 - 09:00


Facebook gets sued, Bayt gets AI, and more: news of the recruitment marketing industry
So it’s the end of the summer and not much is going on in recruitment marketing, except a new CEO at CareerBuilder and an UpWork IPO and…well, maybe there are a few things going on! Let’s take a look at the latest:…
Tue, 09/25/2018 - 08:30


Job ID #s
We’ve made a change in that may cause a hiccup for some of you. The unique number to identify jobs in JobScore was called a Requisition ID, and it looked like this: Today we renamed “Requisition ID” to “Job ID.” We made this change because soon well add a feature called “multiple openings per job” […] The post Job ID #s appeared first on JobScore.
Mon, 09/24/2018 - 12:06


4 Truths of Retail Warehouse Work
Cheerful salespeople, busy shoppers and shelves filled to the brim with products. That’s what you can expect in a brick-and-mortar retail storefront. But what about what we don’t see behind the scenes in a retail warehouse or distribution center? How do workers feel about their jobs there? What do they think about the future?
Thu, 09/20/2018 - 12:00


Report: Employee Attitudes Towards Politics in the Workplace
Politics is a sensitive subject, and all of us have had arguments over the dinner table at one time or another. But in today’s climate our disagreements seem to be getting ever more polarizing and divisive. In fact, according to one recent study, Americans’ political affiliations today are an even stronger component of their identities than  “race, religion or …
Thu, 09/20/2018 - 09:00





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