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A labor-for-hire company says it's turning down jobs worth up to $2,500 each day because it can't find enough workers

In June, just over 200 workers completed a shift on Laborjack's platform - but nearly a fifth of these only did one job. Laborjack Laborjack said it can't find enough gig workers to meet soaring demand for its services. The Colorado-based company boosted staff wages but said there's huge competition for labor. Clients are so desperate for labor that they're no longer price-sensitive, its founders added. See more stories on Insider's business page. A labor-for-hire compa...
Tags: Work, Jobs, Colorado, US, Employment, Trends, Job Market, Economy, Wages, Fort Collins, Salary, Wage, Craig, Moser, Fort Collins Colorado, Kevin Harrington


HCM Talent Technology Roundup July 23 2021

Campus recruitment firm Yello and diversity sourcing company WayUp are merging, with the goal of helping recruiters build their diverse candidate pools for recruiting across schools, majors, locations, gender and ethnicity. The WayUp database of 6 million candidates will evolve to be the sourcing arm of Yello’s campus recruiting solution. Employee listening firm Perceptyx acquired […]
Tags: Headlines, Technology, Featured, News, Tech, Job Market, HR, Yello, Branding, Blog Posts, Hr Technology, Recruiting Industry, Recruiting Software, Talent Acquisition, HCM technology, Perceptyx


HCM Talent Technology Roundup July 12 2021

Topia’s Topia One platform and suite of products joined the SAP Store. The platform integrates with SAP SuccessFactors to deliver enhanced efficiencies, improved compliance, user experiences, insights and security to customers managing a talent mobility program and distributed workforce. Attrax and SmartRecruiters announced an integration of the SmartRecruiters Talent Acquisition Suite and Attrax’s Careers Site […]
Tags: Headlines, Technology, Featured, News, Tech, Job Market, HR, Sap, Branding, Blog Posts, Hr Technology, Recruiting Industry, Recruiting Software, Talent Acquisition, Topia, HCM technology


HCM Talent Technology Roundup July 9 2021

By 2024, 80% of technology products and services will be built by people who aren’t tech professionals, Gartner said. Driving the trend is a new category of buyers who work outside of the traditional IT organization. Growth in digital data, low-code development tools and AI-assisted development are among the factors that have enabled the “democratization” […]
Tags: Headlines, Technology, Featured, News, Tech, Job Market, HR, Gartner, Branding, Blog Posts, Hr Technology, Recruiting Industry, Recruiting Software, Talent Acquisition, HCM technology


HCM Talent Technology Roundup July 2 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has sharpened employers’ focus on employee experience, with more than nine out of 10 (94%) saying improving experience will be a top priority over the next three years. That’s up from 54% before the virus struck, according to a survey by Willis Towers Watson. The numbers hint that bosses and workers are […]
Tags: Headlines, Technology, Featured, News, Job Market, HR, Branding, Blog Posts, Hr Technology, Recruiting Industry, Recruiting Software, Talent Acquisition, Willis Towers Watson, HCM technology


Are We the Bad Guys?

There is a satirical movie line where a soldier from a notorious regiment realizes their presence in a foreign land is not to save or restore. The solider does a slow turn to look at his superior and asks “…um, are we the baddies?” There are practices and policies within the Talent Acquisition profession that […]
Tags: Featured, News, Communication, Recruiting, Job Market, Guest Post, Tips, Candidates, Hiring, Branding, Blog Posts, Recruiting Advice, Sourcing, Candidate Experience, Talent Acquisition


HCM Talent Technology Roundup June 25 2021

CareerBuilder said it earned Workday Certified Integration status, becoming the first job board to be certified for the HCM platform’s partner marketplace. The integration is meant to remove points of friction for both recruiters and candidates, and create a simplified application process. GR8 People announced new features for its G2 High Performer Enterprise Talent CRM. […]
Tags: Headlines, Technology, Featured, News, Tech, Recruiting, Job Market, HR, Staffing, Branding, CareerBuilder, HCM, Blog Posts, Hr Technology, Recruiting Industry, Recruiting Software


How Can Job Rejections Strengthen Your Job Search?

Job search is a beast. It is a phase in our lives that is harder than most of us want to admit. It takes immense emotional strength, resilience, persistence, and even creativity to succeed in the endeavor of pursuing a new job, especially one that you end up enjoying. Luckily, through my years of career coaching, […]
Tags: Productivity, Motivation, Featured, News, Employment, Recruiting, Job Market, Guest Post, Tips, Candidates, Hiring, Branding, Blog Posts, Candidate Experience, Talent Acquisition, Candidate Screening


Should a Degree Be a Deciding Factor in Hiring?

A college degree is valuable in a competitive job market. But, it should not be the deciding factor when you make a hiring decision. To understand why, let’s answer some of the biggest questions surrounding evaluating job candidates based on their education. Is it Common for Job Candidates to Have a College Degree? Research indicates about […]
Tags: Featured, News, Recruiting, Job Market, HR, Guest Post, Candidates, Hiring, Branding, Blog Posts, Sourcing, Talent Acquisition, Candidate Screening


Market Shifts and Hiring Manager Education

So, you want a Lead Basket Weaver with five to seven years of experience, a bachelor’s degree in weaving techniques, no job hoppers, all for $5 an hour in the middle of nowhere Idaho? Great. We would love to source and find people who fit what you are looking for. But we need to start […]
Tags: Featured, News, Communication, Recruiting, Job Market, Idaho, Guest Post, Candidates, Hiring, Staffing, Branding, Weaver, Blog Posts, Sourcing, Candidate Experience, Talent Acquisition


Indeed – Advice On How Grads Can Avoid Burnout + Incorporate Atypical Experiences During Job Hunt With Paul Wolfe

Indeed – Advice On How Grads Can Avoid Burnout + Incorporate Atypical Experiences During Job Hunt With Paul Wolfe On today’s podcast, we have Paul Wolfe here from Indeed, and we have a wonderful topic to explore. We talk about how new grads can maintain mental health during the job search, which can be stressful […]
Tags: Featured, News, Podcasts, Trends, Communication, Remote Work, Job Market, Tips, Hiring, Branding, Paul Wolfe, Blog Posts, Recruiting Industry, Recruiting Advice, RecruitingDaily Podcast, Candidate Experience


15 Key Considerations to Improve your Job Search Outcomes

While job searching can be overwhelming, time-consuming, and frustrating, there are a few key considerations to help you reflect on and improve your approach so that you can be as efficient, intentional, targeted, and effective as possible. Here are a few things you can reflect on to ensure you strengthen your approach: Are you applying […]
Tags: Productivity, Featured, News, Trends, Recruiting, Job Market, HR, Guest Post, Tips, Candidates, Hiring, Branding, Blog Posts, Recruiting Advice


Consider your default settings

Do you consider the default settings on your application form? Or the search engine on your corporate careers website? You should, as most of your visitors and applicants never change them. Dutch insurance giant Achmea for example gives their applicants the opportunity to decide on the method of communication. The candidate gets to decide if […]
Tags: Productivity, Technology, Featured, News, Tech, Recruiting, Job Market, Data, HR, Guest Post, Tips, Hiring, Staffing, Branding, Blog Posts, Hr Technology


Increase conversion by at least 50% by removing ‘Register to Apply’

In my home country of the Netherlands, we see less and less ‘register to apply’ on corporate careers websites. In the most recent research of Digitaal-Werven (2019), only 11% of all major Dutch employers had this ridiculous application process, but it’s still very common in the US and the UK. And even though Taleo and […]
Tags: UK, Technology, Featured, News, Marketing, US, Tech, Recruiting, Job Market, Data, Guest Post, Netherlands, Candidates, Staffing, Branding, Blog Posts


How COVID-19's effect on the job market could cause widespread health problems

Out-of-work Kentucky residents wait outside the Kentucky Career Center for help with their unemployment claims. John Sommers II/Getty Images COVID-19 caused a surge in unemployment, and job loss can lead to physical and mental health issues. Increased use of alcohol or drugs, eating and sleeping poorly, or exercising less are other risks. Support for people out of work due to COVID-19 will be necessary to mitigate future health issues. See more stories on Insider's business page. Being...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Jobs, Congress, California, Opinion, Kentucky, Disney, US, Trends, Job Market, Research, Depression, Anxiety, Unemployment, Healthcare


The Flip Side of Remote Work

We all know that remote work is likely to stay for the long haul. And while some of us sometimes miss catered lunches, friendly water-cooler moments, and free cappuccino in the shared kitchen, it’ll likely take a while before employers across the nation find a way to reopen their office spaces safely. That’s why a data […]
Tags: Featured, News, Communication, Tech, Remote Work, Recruiting, Job Market, Data, HR, Guest Post, Candidates, Hiring, Branding, Employee Retention, Blog Posts, Employee Wellbeing


Outplacement Services for Departing Execs: Carrot or Stick?

Timely Transition Support Brings Confident Separation and Stronger Business Reputation Outplacement services are standard fare for senior leaders when downsizing occurs. Partnering with specialized firms enables organizations to recognize corporate executives for their contributions, demonstrate a strong employment brand and ultimately, ease the transition for both the departing leader and the company. However, companies often mistake […]
Tags: Technology, Featured, Leadership, News, Employment, Company Culture, Tech, Recruiting, Job Market, HR, Guest Post, Tips, Hiring, Staffing, Branding, Blog Posts


What Do You Call Sourcing?

How do you define Sourcing? Is it dark-web Boolean searches? A virtual career fair? Is it a social media post? A monthly call or connection? Or is it research? Yes, yes, and yes. Search for a definition of talent acquisition sourcing and you will find explanations like Wikipedia that note Sourcing to be the identification, […]
Tags: Productivity, Motivation, Technology, Featured, News, Wikipedia, Communication, Job Market, Guest Post, Tips, Candidates, Branding, Blog Posts, Sourcing, Talent Acquisition, Boolean Search


The Use Case Podcast: Storytelling about Recruitee with Perry Oostdam

Storytelling about Recruitee with Perry Oostdam Welcome to the Use Case Podcast, episode 83. This week we have storytelling about Recruitee with Perry Oostdam. During this episode, Perry and I talk about how practitioners make the business case or the use case for purchasing Recruitee. Perry is extremely humble and has created an impressive product. […]
Tags: Technology, Featured, News, Podcasts, Tech, Recruiting, Job Market, Hiring, Branding, Perry, Blog Posts, Hr Technology, Recruiting Software, Talent Acquisition, Recruitee, Perry Oostdam


The Use Case Podcast: Storytelling about Salary.com with Eric Winn

Storytelling about Salary.com with Eric Winn Welcome to the Use Case Podcast, episode 82. This week we have storytelling about Salary.com with Eric Winn. During this episode, Eric and I talk about how practitioners make the business case or the use case for using Salary.com. Eric is an expert in compensation data and his passion […]
Tags: Technology, Featured, News, Podcasts, Trends, Tech, Remote Work, Recruiting, Job Market, HR, Salary, Branding, Eric, Blog Posts, Hr Technology, Talent Acquisition


The Economic Victims of COVID – Perception vs. Truth

What you see and what you hear depends a great deal on where you are standing. It also depends on what sort of person you are. ―C.S. Lewis, The Magician’s Nephew There have been quite a few provocative perception phenomena in recent years. A visual example is #TheDress, and an audio example is Yanny vs. […]
Tags: Featured, News, Company Culture, Recruiting, Job Market, Guest Post, Branding, Lewis, Blog Posts, Pay Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, COVID-19


5 Good Reasons to Quit Your Job in 2021 and Change Careers

Working in an amazing company is a wonderful, fulfilling feeling, and can help you thrive both professionally and personally. But that’s if, and only if, you’re working in positive company culture, surrounded by a supportive collective.  In that environment, you’re much more likely to thrive at your job.  It’s important for leaders to build the […]
Tags: Featured, News, Company Culture, Recruiting, Job Market, HR, Guest Post, Candidates, Hiring, Branding, Blog Posts, COVID-19


Hospitality, sit-down restaurants, and other industries hit hardest by the pandemic are finally hiring again

A pharmacist at the Hartford Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut, fills a syringe with the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. Joseph Prezioso/Getty Images Some of the industries hardest hit by the pandemic have finally started adding back jobs recently. Healthcare, hospitality, and sit-down restaurant jobs are on the rise, according to job site data. But some sectors, like education and government, are still lagging behind. See more stories on Insider's business page. The US added 379,...
Tags: Facebook, Jobs, Restaurants, US, Trends, Job Market, Healthcare, Economic recovery, Retail, Johnson Johnson, Hartford Connecticut, Harrington, BLS, Hartford Hospital, SnagAJob, Pandemic


4 Details to Include in Your New Job Ads During COVID

The COVID-19 pandemic further highlighted the importance of workplace safety. Unfortunately, as cities and businesses begin to open up again after lockdown, fewer employees report confidence in workplace conditions. According to a Gallup survey, only 65 percent of workers feel completely satisfied with their physical safety as of September 2020. After nearly a year of working […]
Tags: Technology, Featured, News, Tech, Remote Work, Recruiting, Job Market, Guest Post, Candidates, Hiring, Staffing, Branding, Gallup, Blog Posts, Sourcing, Candidate Experience


Rising remote work is upping job inequality in European capitals and 'scarring' some sectors, says OECD report

The expansion of remote working has led to labor inequalities in major European capitals. t: Alexander Spatari/Getty Images An report by the OECD and Indeed warned that remote working may aggravate labor inequality.  Analyzing job postings for major European capitals, experts said the service sector may be scarred. The percentage of remote job postings is increasing but the job market has still not recovered. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Remote working options ha...
Tags: Google, UK, London, Labor, France, Germany, Berlin, International, Careers, Trends, Tech, Remote Work, Job Market, Spain, Economic Inequality, Paris


TA Needs to Flex – And Recruiters Should Lead the Way

TA Needs to Flex – And Recruiters Should Lead the Way Today organizations must cope with new customer demands, increasingly digital business operations, and a heightened focus on cost savings. These factors are shaping the way companies are moving forward, both cautiously and optimistically. While it may seem to be a slow march to pre-pandemic unemployment levels, BLS data shows that overall […]
Tags: Technology, Featured, News, Interview, Future Of Work, Tech, Remote Work, Recruiting, Job Market, Guest Post, Branding, BLS, Blog Posts, Sourcing, Talent Acquisition, Diversity and Inclusion


Tools and Tactics for Sourcing Success in 2021

  Tools and Tactics for Sourcing Success in 2021 Despite the global pandemic and high unemployment, hiring continues to challenge certain sectors. The need for specific skill sets, background, certifications, and experience, coupled with a call to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion, has organizations struggling to find the right talent to advance outcomes.   Further […]
Tags: Featured, News, Tech, Recruiting, Job Market, Data, Hiring, Staffing, Branding, ATS, Blog Posts, Sourcing, Talent Acquisition, Diversity and Inclusion, COVID-19


[PODCAST] Storytelling about Degreed with Kat Kennedy

Storytelling about Degreed with Kat Kennedy Welcome to the Use Case Podcast, episode 52. This week, we have storytelling about Degreed with Kat Kennedy. During this episode, Kat and I talk about how practitioners make the business case or the use case for purchasing Degreed. Kat is an expert in all things skill development and […]
Tags: Technology, Featured, News, Podcasts, Job Market, Branding, KAT, Blog Posts, Talent Acquisition, Degreed, Kat Kennedy, Degreed Kat


Real-Life Advice for SMBs Hiring in the New Year

Real-Life Advice for SMBs Hiring in the New Year 2020 created a whole new set of hiring challenges, many of which will carry on to the New Year and beyond. According to Gartner, 86 percent of organizations transitioned to remote interviews because of the COVID-19 pandemic, with many companies hiring for remote positions (at least […]
Tags: Featured, News, Recruiting, Job Market, HR, Guest Post, Gartner, Hiring, Staffing, Branding, Blog Posts, Candidate Experience, Talent Acquisition


Mortgages in forbearance remained steady over Thanksgiving

The number of mortgage loans in forbearance stayed constant from the previous week at 5.54 percent, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.
Tags: Thanksgiving, Job Market, Data, Analysis, Radio, Mortgage, Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, Mortgage Bankers Association, Markets & Economy, Ginnie Mae, Mortgage Loan, PLS, Mike Fratantoni, Forbearance, Mortgage Forbearance