Employment Summary for May 2020 The financial market rally in recent weeks proved to be prescient as the U.S. jobless rate fell to 13.3%, and payrolls rose by 2.5 million, suggesting jobs are rapidly returning the coronavirus-hobbled economy. “Our Network managers, in almost 400 executive recruitment offices, anticipate upticks in sequential professional, technical, executive and managerial… Read more »
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News, advice and insights from the minds of Morisey-Dart Group executive recruiters.
When it comes to interviewing, there is often the assumption that hiring managers know how to interview candidates in a meaningful way that provides clarity around applicants’ experience and overall fit with open roles. However, depending on their experience interviewing, managers can be just as nervous as candidates. After all, hiring managers are human too.… Read more »
Using inbound marketing to boost recruiting efforts post-pandemic Although we’re still in the midst of coping with the pandemic, we’re beginning to see glimmers of hope for recovery. It may not be business as usual, but for many companies, it will mean ramping up their workforce again. Unemployment rates have soared to new highs after… Read more »
Employment Summary for April 2020 As expected, the decision to mandate the shutdown of a large segment of the U.S. economy in efforts to reduce the spread of the coronavirus delivered record acceleration in the rate of unemployment. Just two months ago, payrolls increased by 230,000 jobs and unemployment fell back to a half century low… Read more »
Here is some advice to help with your job search even in challenging times such as the current pandemic situation. 1) Understand the conditions under which you’re likely to be interviewing. Expect to participate in numerous phone and video interviews. According to Forbes, go into it like a regular face-to-face interview. “Wear exactly what you… Read more »
Given the situation at hand, many companies have made arrangements for their employees to work remotely. It’s important that business leaders have strategies in mind to effectively manage their employees from home. This includes maintaining morale, inspiring strong communication, and offering resources to help employees succeed under remote work conditions. Here are some tips you… Read more »
As the current world situation changes day to day, those in human resources must customize the way they conduct the interview process for job candidates. Instead of a phone screen or phone interview to start recruiting followed by in-person interviews, candidates should expect it all to be conducted virtually. For employers making hires during this… Read more »
Employment Summary for March 2020 It should come as little surprise to anyone who in past months has patronized a restaurant, shopped at a mall or commuted to work that the March Bureau of Labor Statistics data reflected a shutdown of vast swaths of the U.S. economy. In fact, the U.S. employment plunged for the first… Read more »
Today it is more crucial than usual to retain your all-star employees by implementing strong tactics and strategies to help keep your workers happy and at your company. Top HR executives agree just how important this is, according to a USC study on the topic. What are some things worth analyzing that may help retain… Read more »
Because the health and safety of the U.S. workforces and their families are at the forefront of everyone’s mind during the current Coronavirus outbreak, many companies have implemented strict no travel policies. One of the outcomes of this is an increase in virtual job interviews via phone and video conferencing. Some hiring managers and recruiters… Read more »