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Bullhorn Seeks to Bridge the Opportunity Divide through Expanded Support of Workplace Development Nonprofits

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BOSTON—Bullhorn®, the cloud computing company that helps staffing and recruiting organizations transform their businesses, today announced that it has joined Pledge 1% – a global corporate philanthropy initiative in which forward-looking organizations pledge one percent of their equity, employee time, product, and/or profit to benefit their communities. While talent is distributed equally, opportunity – unfortunately – is not. To that end, Bullhorn has …

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Facebook, Indeed, and Referrals Most Effective Lead Sources for Fast-Growth Staffing Firms

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According to our 2018 State of Staffing Benchmarking Report, the top three most effective lead sources for fast-growth staffing firms are Facebook, Indeed, and referral programs. Indeed remains #1 for all firms. Across all growth levels, Indeed is the most effective lead source. Slow-growth and fast-growth firms use social media differently. More than 60% of fast-growth firms rely on Facebook …

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Diversity in Hiring Top of Mind for Majority of Staffing Clients, Survey Says

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According to a recent survey of over 1,200 recruiters, diversity in hiring is a priority of the majority of staffing clients. Focusing specifically on gender parity in hiring, the survey found that 80% of recruiters have experienced an increase in the number of requests for female executives in the past year. The survey also found: 68% of recruiters believe it …

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Bullhorn Acquires Talent Rover and Jobscience

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Bullhorn, the cloud computing company that helps staffing and recruiting organizations transform their businesses, announced that it has acquired Talent Rover and Jobscience, two of the leading providers of recruitment software built on the Salesforce platform. This acquisition will help Bullhorn further its investments to serve those companies that have made a commitment to the Salesforce ecosystem in North America …

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Spring Staffing and Recruiting Events

In Industry News, Staffing Events by Caitlin Delohery0 Comments

Spring is finally here, and we’re just about as excited for more sunshine as we are for the upcoming spring staffing and recruiting events. Check out the can’t-miss events coming up in April, May, and the beginning of June. April  2018 SHRM Talent Conference & Exposition: Head to Las Vegas for the great shows, the slots, and the SHRM conference, this …

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Nearly Half of Companies Are Reviewing Pay Policies as #MeToo and #TimesUp Gain Momentum

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A recent survey of human resources executives found that 48% of companies are reviewing their pay policies to close the pay gap between male and female employees, according to Challenger, Gray, and Christmas. The respondents came from companies of various sizes and industries. They indicated that the new scrutiny on pay parity has come in the wake of the #MeToo …

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Ineffective Onboarding Is Driving Employees Away

In Industry News, Onboarding by Caitlin Delohery0 Comments

More than three-quarters of organizations are not effectively onboarding their new hires, according to a recent survey of 350 HR leaders conducted by Kronos and the Human Capital Institute (HCI). Here are additional findings from the report: Only 40% of respondents said that their onboarding program was successful at retaining new hires Nearly a quarter indicated they have no onboarding …

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Healthcare Just Became the Largest Source of US Jobs, Surpassing Retail and Manufacturing

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For the first time in history, healthcare is the largest source of US jobs, according to The Atlantic. In the final quarter of 2017, the healthcare industry surpassed retail and manufacturing in total employees. Three primary factors contribute to this shift: the aging US population, public subsidies of the healthcare industry, and healthcare’s resistance to the effects of automation and …

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148K New Jobs in December, Wages Starting to Rise

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The US added 148,000 new jobs in December, marking the 87th consecutive month of employment growth, according to the Department of Labor. Wages have also started to see an increase — they rose 2.5% in December. These gains are starting to be felt for the people who need them most, reaching industries that are typically lower paying, such as construction, …

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Gen Xers Outrank Both Millennials and Baby Boomers in Workplace Value

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Generation X employees were ranked the most valuable in the workplace by their coworkers. In a survey of 1,000 people conducted by LendingTree, GenX outperformed Millennials and Baby Boomers in communication skills, intelligence, reliability, productivity, willingness to learn, and friendliness. Millennials were rated the most creative and best with technology over their older coworkers, while Baby Boomers were ranked the …