Hiring Wisdom: Are New Recruits Really That Hard to Find?

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A recent study conducted by the folks at LinkedIn found that, for one-third (33 percent) of the people who’ve recently taken new jobs, it was also a career change! So, if you’re not looking for new talent outside of your industry, it’s time to consider this approach. A client of ours in need…

ASA Downplays Unionizing Significance of NLRB Joint Employer Decision

Thursday’s decision by the National Labor Relations Board broadening the criteria for joint employer status may not have much impact on staffing firms, says the American Staffing Association. In a press release this morning, Stephen Dwyer, the ASA’s general counsel, said, “Although we cannot definitively predict the long-term impact of the decision, prior…

NLRB Decision Opens the Door to Make Agencies, Clients Joint Employers

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In a 3-2 decision, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) announced a broad new standard for determining whether two businesses are “joint employers” for purposes of collective bargaining. Under this new standard set forth in Browning-Ferris Industries of California, Inc., joint employment now exists even where one company only has the right to…

NLRB Ruling Could Mean the End of Contract Employment as It Now Exists

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By Steven Bernstein, Richard Meneghello, and Matthew Korn In a 3-2 decision, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) announced a broad new standard for determining whether two businesses are “joint employers” for purposes of collective bargaining. Under this new standard set forth in Browning-Ferris Industries of California, Inc., joint employment now exists even…

How to: Write Email Subject Lines That Work

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This post originally appeared on SocialTalent.co. Coupons, daily deal sites, newsletters, password resets, lead nurturing emails, social media notifications, invitations to friends’ parties, and maybe even a few emails from their mum – these are just a few of the hundreds of emails that flood into your candidates’ inboxes every single day. That’s a…

4 Questions You Should Be Asking About Performance Management

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With the recent news around Accenture and GE replacing their traditional performance review process with more frequent, timely feedback from multiple sources, it seemed Kismet when Eric Mosley, CEO of Globoforce, had his article, Creating an Effective Peer Review System,  published recently in the Harvard Business Review. Eric shares key elements to create, maintain and support…

Stop Ignoring Job Analysis

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Why ignore job analysis — a choice that costs dearly, with no offsetting benefits? SHRM characterizes job analysis as the “foundation of all HR practices” (including talent acquisition). Since 1978, job analysis has been the “essential” starting place for validity studies under the “Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures,” the regulatory standard and primary…