Talent Acquisition

LinkedIn helps applicants get an employee referral

For a job seeker, having an employee referral from someone already working at a company is always a valuable leg up. But that’s a 2-way street. Employers’ talent acquisition efforts also benefit when a trusted employee can vouch for an applicant’s skills. Or highlight desired skills where a potential hire may be lacking. Professional networking […]

LinkedIn helps applicants get an in-house reference

Effective screening tactics when recruiting top talent

As the talent market tightens, the pressure on HR to recruit, hire and retain high-performing employees is more intense than ever. Companies of all sizes are seeking that perfect employee as the demand for talent quickly exceeds the supply. You’ve no doubt heard that the cost of hiring the wrong person is significant – up […]

Walmart job changes create PR mess, draw EEOC attention

Walmart is already paying a heavy public relations price for its announced decision to eliminate the “Greeter” position at its U.S. stores, replacing those jobs with a new position it is calling “customer host.” Now it faces at least one lawsuit and numerous EEOC complaints alleging violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The new […]