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76% of Employers Have Trouble Attracting Top Talent

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According to a new survey from Glassdoor, 76% of hiring decision makers say that attracting top talent is their #1 challenge. Some of the reasons for this problem are: Old school recruiting strategies are no longer effective in getting the attention of informed candidates. Passive candidates are wary of networking sites like LinkedIn and have stopped responding to inquiries. Budget …

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2017’s Highest-Paying Jobs and Industries

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Doctors have nabbed 8 of the top 20 highest-paid jobs, according to LinkedIn’s State of Salary 2017 report. LinkedIn pulled data from two million members to compare salaries by job title, education, industry, location, and other factors. Here are some key findings: Top Job Title: Orthopedic surgeons have the highest-paying job overall, raking in $450,000 annually. Top Industry: Employees in …

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What Candidates Want During the Hiring Experience

In Industry News, Staffing and Recruiting Trends by Caitlin Delohery0 Comments

Candidates have 56% higher response rate with correspondence from hiring managers over other contacts during the hiring process, according to LinkedIn’s new report, Inside the Mind of Today’s Candidate. The report provides a number of insights based on candidate behavior and preferences during the hiring process. Here are some key points: Candidates are open to new job prospects (90%) and …

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Employee Turnover Costs $15,000 Per Worker on Average

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The cost of replacing an employee can be as much as one-third of that employee’s annual salary, according to Employee Benefit News, as reported by HR Dive. In addition, the indirect costs of a vacating employee include lost knowledge, recruiting time, and time for training new hires. The key factors that cause people to change jobs are career development (22%), …

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Why Filling the 6.2 Million Available Jobs is a Big Challenge for Employers

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The number of U.S. job openings has crept up to 6.2 million, the highest since the Department of Labor began tracking it. Simultaneously, the country has 7 million unemployed workers, but filling the open positions with people who need a job is a more complex process. There are two key issues. Employers say they cannot find qualified candidates or that …

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35 Healthcare Staffing Firms on the 2017 Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Companies

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Inc. Magazine just announced their annual Inc. 5000 list this month, and 35 healthcare staffing agencies made the list. Inc. compiles their rankings based on revenue growth from 2013 – 2016 for privately-owned companies with annual earnings of at least $2 million. The top three healthcare staffing firms on this year’s list are Atlas MedStaff (#308), Stability Healthcare (#340), and Prime …

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Women in Tech: The Struggle is Real

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A Google employee recently claimed that the company’s lack of women on staff is not because of sexism, but that women’s preferences and biological tendencies make them unsuitable for tech work. The man was subsequently fired for his statements.   In a recent report conducted by Unilever, 60% of women believe gender stereotypes affect their careers. Case in point: women …

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Google Debuts New Job Search Functionality

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In May, Google debuted Google for Jobs, a function that combines machine-learning with the world’s largest search engine to create a massive online job board. When a user searches for jobs on Google, a new Jobs box will appear, listing top positions in a searcher’s area, complete with links, logos, and company reviews. There are also filters to help users …

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LiquidAgents Healthcare Tops Inc. Magazine’s “50 Best Workplaces 2017” List

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LiquidAgents Healthcare, an innovative, fast-growing healthcare staffing firm, was named the #1 mid-sized company to work for by Inc. Magazine. The publication surveyed 169,000 employees from more than 1,600 companies on issues like career development, communi­cation, trust in leadership, team dynamics, and individual needs. As a staffing firm, LiquidAgents Healthcare makes employee happiness their business. The company incentivizes hard work, …