Human Resources

AI and Hiring

With all the hubbub about AI in hiring, we should remember it can help in certain areas. From qualifying candidates struggling to understand ATS keywords to assessing true jobseeker skills, it can benefit. AI can posit additional keywords that apply and help a candidate to make it past the scanner! Yes, AI only works as …

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RETAIN YOUR GOOD EMPLOYEES?

Companies complain they are bleeding experienced employees, or laughing off the exodus by saying it’s just part of the Great Migration.  If you are seeing this happen in your company, ask yourself some serious questions, and stop making assumptions.  Every talented employee is a loss of productivity, innovation, brain trust, and good will.  How long …

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The Hiring Decision Problem

A colleague (Bernie Reifkind) recently posted the following on LinkedIn: ME: Respectfully, will there be a JOB OFFER forthcoming? My job candidate has been on 5 interviews over 2 months.CLIENT: We should know something by the end of next week.ME: Respectfully you are running the risk of losing this candidate, she is entertaining other offers.CLIENT: …

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Work-Life Balance

The Ideal Work-Life Balance: Companies that are Getting It Right!

Thank you to Casandra Andrews and HerMoney.com for my latest interview with their publication. Here is the article in its entirety: Here’s how some companies are helping staff members strike a healthy balance between home life and their jobs. There’s nothing like living through nearly two years of a global health pandemic — with much …

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Employee Benefits

What Benefits Generation Z and Millennial Workers Actually Want?

Both Generation Z and Millennial employees are going to change the way business does business, and how employees are viewed in the workplace, and I believe for the good. Despite what is said by supposed experts, Millennial’s do not hate capitalism, but hate corrupt capitalism. Daily, in very challenging environments, they are working diligently to change it …

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The Great Resignation

Currently we’re hearing about the “Great Resignation of 2021,” and many are asking if this is really an issue. Here are a few reasons that this headline is true: –Remote workers are having to return to the workplace despite being highly productive from home. From lack of stress in a daily commute to infrastructure already existing to …

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MY BOSS WON’T LET ME WORK FROM HOME ANYMORE… SHOULD I QUIT?

I was recently interviewed for an article with HerMoney.com based on the potential “Great Resignation” of employees who want to remain working from home after 15+ months of doing so. So, I am sharing it here on my blog, Twitter @KarenSilins, my Facebook Business Page APlusCareerandResume, and LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/in/KarenSilins. Thank you to Casandra Andrews …

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Candidate Profiles

The New Candidate Profiles and Their Impact on Your Job Search or Business

How many times have you heard the statement to be careful what you post online? Well, it turns out that companies are exploiting information they can access in the public domain about job candidates, including those posts you wish you had never made. Whether full-time, part-time, contract or temporary worker, a company may wish to know just …

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