The Unemployment Crisis: Thinking beyond Supply and Demand
Our survey reveals extending unemployment benefits affects job recovery
At People Science we speak on average to 4000 job seekers per week. we conducted our own observance survey.
Using three separate positions Sales, Customer Service and Marketing for samples from the time period of February of 2010 through September of 2010, 46 percent of candidates on unemployment informed us they would consider the position if their unemployment was running out.
In fact many suggested they would be very interested but wanted to take some time for themselves. Many others had been looking for sometime but were going to wait and see what opportunities arose while they collected.
Job Market Optimism
Generation Y speaks up After I wrote the Hiring – Are We There Yet? blog, I saw this interesting view on the US job market worth sharing: Penelope Trunk is a frequent workplace commentator on CNN, 20/20, and FOX News. With business school applications declining and the impending mass retirement of Baby Boomers, Penelope has …
Hiring – Are We There Yet?
All good signs in these very strange hiring times. Ever since the last unemployment figures were announced I have been meaning to take a look at the total employment trends for this year. My reasoning is twofold. First, at People Science, we have seen a marked increase in hiring interest and actual new hire requisitions. …
How the New Economy Is Changing Your Talent Pool
What I learned last week from 40 other HR leaders I attended the CLO Forum last week in Scottsdale. In addition to the staying in one of the more spectacular resorts in the country, it was a great opportunity for me to discover first hand from more than 40 talent acquisition and learning professionals their …
New Survey Reveals US Worker Frustration
What would you do if 40% of your workforce quit? I was reading the results of a recent survey conducted by workspace supplier Regus, and thought it was important enough to include in the latest edition of our Talent Acquisition Today newsletter. 15,000 US professionals were interviewed last February and March for the research study, …
Having a solid understanding of RPO is important so you can set the right expectations, better identify the right type or types of RPO providers and effectively choose the right partner(s). Here is a way to define RPO by breaking it into three distinct levels. Please understand that there is no right or wrong answer here, just definition.
Evaluating Your Talent Acquisition Strategy
5 questions to ask yourself before you outsource an initiative. Imagine that. Did you ever think a RPO company would try to talk anyone out of RPO? But after working through hundreds of outsourcing engagements over the last 14 years, I would rather see you make the right decision upfront and enter into successful RPO …