Why So Many Newspapers are Being Bought and Sold in 2016

Advertising in Newspapers Boosts Ad Campaign Effectiveness, Study Shows

Everywhere you look and practically everywhere you read, there’s another newspaper bought, sold, taken over, in negotiations or holding out with the aid of the last ditch “poison pill” defense. What’s going on in publishing that makes so many properties, which many would kindly describe as distressed, such hot commodities? RELATED: Is Consolidation the Future […]

13 Stats Every HR Professional Needs To Know For 2016

If you are in HR, you know that technology, social media, and the economy are all having massive effects on recruiting, passive job seekers, and hiring trends. But when you look at these 13 stats, you can understand how important it is you consider the full view of the HR and hiring landscape. Once you […]

5 Takeaways from Glassdoor’s 25 Best Jobs in America


Around 45% of the population in the US will be looking for a new job this year. Glassdoor recently released its second annual ranking of the 25 Best Jobs in America for 2016 to help them with the search. But this report helps employers, as well. Those businesses in the top industries know that there […]

Healthcare Recruitment Trends in 2016 [Infographic]

It is a good time to be healthcare professional. Our 2016 Healthcare Recruitment Trends in 2016 & Beyond infographic below shows this industry is in the midst of some serious growth, both for job seekers, employers, and just about every else along the hiring chain in the healthcare industry. While there may a lot of […]

IRS Clarifies Laws for Employers Regarding Same Sex Marriage


In 2013, the IRS attempted to clarify the tax filing status of same-sex couples by saying that couples who were married in states that legalized same sex marriage were considered a legally married couple for tax purposes. The problem with the tax statute is that it still left a lot gray area when it came […]

All You Need to Know About December’s Jobs Report

I made a list, checked it twice. Here is what you need to know about the December Jobs Report. Lots of Jobs Added The Labor Department reported that US employers added 252,000 jobs in December 2015. It also added 50,000 previously unreported jobs to the October and November Jobs report. One area for expected growth […]

How the Improving Economy is Making Hiring Harder

For workers, a growing economy means better jobs and the ability to choose between quality jobs to find that next career move. For companies, a growing economy means more revenue and more opportunities to grow. But a growing economy also means that there are less qualified workers looking for jobs, and the lack of quality […]

How Recruiting is Changing in 2016 and Beyond


The recruitment industry and associated in-house human resources equivalents are always changing, and as 2016 arrives, evolution is sure to take place. The Internet has changed so much about the recruitment process, so whether you work for an outside company that specializes solely in recruiting or you’re a human resources professional tasked with finding the […]

Why the Online Recruiting Marketplace is Surging


Not too long ago, companies used online recruiting as a sort of way to reinforce the results they were getting with print advertising and other standard recruiting practices that had been used for decades. But all of that is changing and the online recruiting marketplace is surging to a position of dominance. According to RealMatch.com, […]

Why Social Platforms Will Play an Even Bigger Role for Recruiters in 2016


When social media networks first debuted, companies and recruiters viewed them as places where people posted cat pictures and looked up new recipes. But as time has gone by, social media has threatened to completely change the Internet. As 2016 approaches, recruiters need to respect the significantly increasing role that social media will play in […]

Why Quality of Hire is The One Metric to Rule Them All


Recruiting professionals and job boards are constantly looking for ways to quantify their work so that others can understand their effectiveness. The best way to measure effectiveness is to create a metric, and the metric that has shot to the top of everyone’s list is the quality of hire metric. Recruiters and job boards have […]

5 Trends and Challenges Ahead for Recruiters in 2016


As 2015 starts coming to a close, recruiters and candidates are analyzing the trends that they can expect to see in 2016. Recruiters always want to be ahead of the curve when it comes to matching the right candidate with the right opportunity, and candidates are always interested to see whether or not they are […]

Why Hiring in 2016 Means More Video, Storytelling and Diversity

4 Ways Top Recruiters Nail Their Brand as a Leader

Hiring a new employee has previously meant putting an ad in the paper or going by word-of-mouth through a friend, family member, or current employee. These days, the Internet has allowed businesses of all sizes to spread the word about openings across the country and across the world with the click of a mouse. Even […]

The Future for Recruiters? Data and Social


It was not that long ago that a finely tuned resume was the best way for a candidate to get the interview they wanted. When the Internet came along, it was treated as an enhancement to the traditional process. As Internet technology developed, recruiters started to see the value in being able to sift through […]

Why Employer Branding will Matter More Than Ever in 2016


According to LinkedIn’s Global Recruiting Trends report, employer branding has made a comeback as a top priority of employers. An average of 59 percent of the world’s employers are boosting their investment in brand creation and management (in the U.S., the number is 62 percent), so it looks like 2016 will be the “Year of […]

3 Recruiting Trends in 2016

2016 Recruitment Trends

Recruiting is heating up as the economy shows signs of strengthening, but are you ready? Is your company ready? If not, check out the following 3 recruiting trends picking up steam in 2016: 1. The Candidate Experience Like it or not, candidates are now able to talk about their recruiting experiences right away. Sites like […]