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Contract, In-Office, Remote: Which is the Best Hiring Solution for Your Company?

Bringing on talent as your business grows is a big step, and depending on your needs, there are several options to consider. According to CareerBuilder’s 2017 midyear hiring forecast, 40 percent of employers said they planned to hire full-time, permanent employees this year, while half of all employers anticipate adding temporary or contract workers. So […]

Hiring for Fit vs. Hiring for Inclusion: Which Route Should You Take?

HR professionals are talking a lot about “hiring for fit,” and the concept seems sound. After all, to create and maintain a strong corporate culture, companies would seem well-served to ensure that new hires will fit into that culture. But is there a flip side to this commonly held wisdom? Could building a culture based […]

California Lawmakers Approve Controversial Workplace Immigration Bill

A bill that would put California employers in a difficult position in the conflict between federal and state immigration policies has been sent to Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk. Employment attorneys told SHRM Online that Brown will probably sign the bill, but there’s no guarantee.

How Procter & Gamble handled 140,000 job candidates last year

Despite a highly rigorous selection process, Procter & Gamble continues to attract thousands of applicants each year.US consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble (P&G), which employs nearly 10,000 people here in Asia-Pacific, is notorious for having one of the most elaborate and competitive recruitment processes today.Unfortunately for most job applicants, they will not make it […]

Will Human Recruiting Survive in an AI Future?

What does artificial intelligence mean for the future of recruiting? About 90 percent of the tasks recruiters do will likely be automated in the years ahead, but that doesn’t mean that talent acquisition professionals will become extinct.

Why Banning Questions About Salary History May Not Improve Pay Equity

Last year, Massachusetts passed the first law in the U.S. banning employers from asking job candidates about their salary history. Since then, several other cities and states have followed suit or are considering similar legislation. The topic has sparked some heated debates and even resulted in a lawsuit in one city, brought by the Greater […]