With the current unemployment rate at 7.9% and 69% of employed workers willing to consider a new job, it should be a lot easier to get a conversation going with candidates. What’s keeping candidates from contacting you back, and what can you can do about it?
During the Oct 3, 2012 presidential debate, Republican nominee Mitt Romney spoke about budget cuts he would make if elected: “I’m gonna stop the subsidy to PBS. I’m gonna stop other things.” He clarified, “I like PBS, I like Big Bird…” but his intention to cut funding was clear.
Bright Labs predicts 243,000 net new jobs for September 2012. This indicates a modest drop in the unemployment rate in September, the strongest month since January 2012. The Bright Employment Index (BEI) is plotted with Bureau of Labor Statistics jobs report numbers, but is an independent metric reflecting employment based upon the volume of job […]
Despite the high unemployment rate, top candidates have a choice in where they work, and they’re being very particular about where they apply and interview. Here are four big reasons you’re not getting qualified candidates, and what you can do to remedy your mistakes.
Employers often aren’t providing job descriptions that appeal to the top candidates. Read on to learn some common issues that may cause a job description to be overlooked by top candidates.