Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies were transitioning some or all of their workforce into a remote environment. Improved software and video conferencing tools have made it easier for workers to collaborate and meet in a virtual environment.
In this article, we will discuss why now might be the time to change careers and how you can put yourself in the best position to succeed in this very tight job market.
Although we are only a third through 2020, it's proven to be one of the tumultuous years to date. At the start of the year, the unemployment rate in the United States was 3.6%. Three months later, 20 million people have lost their jobs as the world learns to cope with the spread of COVID-19.
Working from home may seem like the dream at first. From avoiding that stressful daily commute to ditching the office outfit for some yoga pants, there are many benefits for employees who have the opportunity to work from home.
For employees and employers alike, career development is a crucial part of success. Click here to learn more about what a career development plan is.
Each year, millions of Americans will go on the job hunt to find an entry-level position. Many will be first-time graduates.
If you are running a business or looking for a new career, temp agencies are an amazing resource for connecting active employers with qualified jobseekers.
Whether you are running a small business with a few employees or a large corporation with thousands of workers-handing the responsibilities of payroll management over to a third-party can save you time and stress!
In today's job market, millennials (ages 22 to 37) now make up 35% of the American workforce. This includes anyone born between 1981 and 1996. What does this mean for employers?
When your team comes together to complete a project or accomplish a company goal, it feels great! The synergy between leaders and employees makes a huge difference, especially when it's crunch time–so, how can you create and maintain a close-knit and productive company culture?
Oh no - one of your best employees just put in their two weeks notice out of nowhere! This is a tough scenario for any manager. Not only do you need to find a replacement for an experienced and valued team member, but you also must consider how their leave will affect your staff and company. You should know the experience and qualifications needed to fill open positions in your business. The easiest way to go about this is to create a "wish list" of attributes necessary to assume the responsibilities of the position of are trying to fill.
The hiring process often seems like a mystery when you're the job candidate. While the recruitment process varies between industries, companies, and departments, there are similar steps to the process and often the same result: one person receives an offer. For those who are not hired, it can feel like a riddle trying to understand what happened, as not every business notifies applicants if they are rejected.
If you're tuned into the South Jersey employment marketplace, the article below will not come as a surprise to you. Over the last five years, a number of Fortune 500 companies have expanded into South Jersey creating new employment opportunities, with more companies looking to expand as well in the future.
Finding and hiring the right employees can prove to be a challenging task that can impact your business both positively and negatively. A lot of decision-making goes into the process, and if you use the wrong recruitment method to secure the talent you need, it can hurt your retention rate, employee moral, and bottom line.