What is a Worker Desert?

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What is a worker desert and  how are companies adapting? By Lee Hurley It’s not a little ironic that a good economy has caused such a challenging issue: finding qualified employees to fill open jobs. The term “worker desert” is now being used to describe the problem. According to varying reports, there are more than… Read more »

Can A Job Reference Be Too Good?

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By Joe Crowe When hiring, a factor in determining an applicant’s quality is his or her job references. When you contact them, ideally you hear good things about the applicant. But what happens if the reference provides only great comments, maybe too great? Is it possible for a job reference to be too good? The… Read more »

Passive Job Seekers Recruiting Tips

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4 Tips For Recruiting Passive Job Seekers By Lee Hurley The term passive job seekers may seem like an oxymoron. Yet with unemployment at a record low many qualified candidates for open positions already have a job. However, that doesn’t mean they won’t listen. To reach passive job seekers you just have to mix up… Read more »

Boost Recruiting Even When Unemployment is Low

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Although a high unemployment rate is never a good thing, it does benefit your company’s recruitment and staffing. The sheer number of job seekers increases the odds you’ll be able to fill the more menial or monotonous tasks, while the availability of top talent lets you find qualified individuals to fill your senior ranks, too…. Read more »