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Retail Hiring Is Gaining Noticeable Momentum

February 28, 2021

The home improvement retail chain Lowe’s has announced a hiring spree of 50,000 front-line workers this spring in addition to $80 million in bonuses to their existing team of front-line workers in North American stores. Rival chain Home Depot has not made any such announcement in 2021, though last year they announced a more ambitious goal of hiring 80,000 employees around this time.

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Businesses Anticipate What Consumers And Employees Will Care About in 2021

January 24, 2021

For the last several months, the American economy and job market have been slowly progressing back towards pre-pandemic levels. New changing demands for workplace policies have opened up acceptance for home accommodations and flexible hours. Once it is generally safe for employees to return to the workplace across the board, consumer attitudes and expectations of top talent will continue to shape hiring strategies.

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2021 New Year Hiring Highlights

December 24, 2020

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released a report in December 2020 outlining the state of the labor market, and sales numbers from the holiday retail season have confirmed predictions about the explosion in the e-commerce sector. The holiday season brought some new shifts in the kinds of jobs available.

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Remote Recruiting in Uncertain Times

November 23, 2020

2020 is quickly coming to a close, and shifts to remote work across industries are continuing to disrupt the usual hiring trends. We know that many of the jobs that existed pre-COVID aren’t coming back…

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What top talent is looking for in their post-pandemic careers.

October 19, 2020

Today’s Covid environment has made top talent reassess their job needs and goals. With so many requirements and environmental changes taking place over the past year, many have adapted to working from home and have new expectations for how work looks in 2021 and beyond.

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6 Steps To Hiring More Diverse Candidates

September 24, 2020

Diversity hiring has taken an especially significant priority during 2020. As hiring managers look to enhance their diversification, their hiring practices must get a refresh. To make the most of your hiring pool and expand your diversity candidate reach, here are six ways hiring managers can updated their hiring practices to get more diversity in their candidates.

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Benefits of Diversity Hiring

August 23, 2020

As one of the biggest topics in today’s business environment, hiring for diversity claims an impressive role in a workplace’s performance. Not just for political correctness, focusing on diversity hiring gives team members, managers, and customer an elevated ROI. As you are looking forward to your hiring this 2021, these statistics show the benefit of adding new skills and experiences to your organization.

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July Hiring Trends & Market Indicators

July 15, 2020

Wondering what the July hiring trends looks like from countries that have already begun their recovery as this first phase of the pandemic moves along? According to LinkedIn’s data on job postings, China’s job data is currently trending upward. This is a great indicator of where other countries, including the U.S. will be at the same place in a few weeks/months as we follow a similar arch.

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What’s Your Plan For Virtual Onboarding & E-Learning?

June 26, 2020

We are always keeping up on the latest data for the job market and what is impacting companies’ hiring efforts. As we look forward to what lies ahead for Q3 and Q4 of 2020 we’re noticing new trends. Specifically, we’re seeing companies looking to retrain current employees and unique ways to virtually train new hires as they come on remotely or in-person.

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Companies Ramp Up Virtual Hiring

May 28, 2020

There are early signs of a turnaround for the economy. With that comes new opportunities for those seeking new employment.   We’re seeing more mortgages, truck load deliveries, flight and hotel bookings, and retail gasoline…

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