Criminally Overlooked in the Job Market?
Research suggests recruiters find employed job seekers with criminal records more employable than candidates with clean records but no job. Experts recommend HR professionals take a close look at individual circumstances when considering unemployed applicants.
An Untapped Source of Talent
By Andrew R. McIlvaine
The nation's manufacturers are suffering from talent shortages in key areas. Although women could fill many of those positions, a perception persists that the industry is not welcoming to them.
By Mark McGraw
Recent research finds half of new employees experiencing remorse after accepting a job offer, with many employers expressing similar regrets. Experts say hiring managers and HR must vet potential employees more thoroughly, and set and communicate realistic expectations to more consistently hit the mark with new hires.
The DOL's Disability-Hiring-Quota Plan
By Kristen B. Frasch
The HR Policy Association issues the latest salvo in the ongoing debate over a proposed rule that would require federal contractors to have employees with disabilities make up 7 percent of their workforces. Its support of a proposed bill requiring the DOL to meet the same standards it proposes through its OFCCP adds fuel to the already fiery discourse.
RPO's Top 10
Client-satisfaction ratings of recruitment-process-outsourcing providers for 2012.
The Benefits and Pitfalls of E-Selection
By Katie Kuehner-Hebert
A review of research on e-selection systems shows that, if done correctly, they can improve both the candidate experience and recruiting results. But when it's not, would-be qualified candidates may seek employment elsewhere.