SimplyHired’s Future Looks Pretty Bleak

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I’m hearing from multiple sources that SimplyHired has told employees it will cease operations around June 24. You haven’t heard much from SimplyHired lately, except for its eHarmony partnership. The company has been under heavy competition from Indeed, LinkedIn, and sites like Jobs2Careers and Appcast, where new payment models like “pay per applicant” have come…

How to Lower Your Time to Hire to 1 Day With a Collaborative Hiring Process

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Can you recruit someone in under 24 hours? So when I say recruit, I mean from when you first make contact with them, all the way through to a job offer not just sent, but signed. If you can, they you are quite clearly a recruiting Jedi. “Oh don’t be ridiculous, it just…

Here’s What You Need to be Doing NOW to be Ready for the New OT Rules

Here’s What You Need to be Doing NOW to be Ready for the New OT Rules

Now that the Department of Labor has officially revamped the nation’s overtime rules, employers can’t afford to sit on the sidelines and wait to comply until the deadline approaches. The new rules raise the salary level for employees eligible to receive overtime pay to $47,476 a year from the current $23,660 – a…

Student Loan Help: A Benefit That Will Get You Noticed

Student Loan Help: A Benefit That Will Get You Noticed

There will be roughly 1.8 million graduates in the class of 2016, adding to the most educated generation in U.S. history. But a pool of educated candidates does not necessarily equate to jobs filled. So how to attract this next generation of talent? A recent survey by Indeed shows that one employee benefit…

There’s an 85% Chance Your Recruiting Tactics Are Repelling the Best Candidates

There’s an 85% Chance Your Recruiting Tactics Are Repelling the Best Candidates

When a company advertises a position, they are essentially painting a picture of what the future could look like for the candidates they are trying to attract. More often than not, that picture isn’t a pretty one, and when you put that up against a more skillfully crafted picture, side-by-side, the differences become…

How to Keep Your Company From Becoming a TSA Disaster

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Editor’s note: Flying somewhere for the long weekend? After reading this article, you may want to consider taking the train. While many of us are looking forward to traveling this Memorial Day Weekend, no one is looking forward to waiting in those long security lines at the airport. But you’re not the only…

Why We’re So Afraid Of Feedback

Why We’re So Afraid Of Feedback

Mary considers herself to be a good manager. Whenever one of her employee’s is struggling with an assignment she swoops in to help them put things into order and give pointers. Her company is now introducing a new 360-degree performance management system based on continuous feedback and, as a manager, she’s been encouraged…