Niche Recruiting

Stop the Revolving Door: How to Hire (and Keep) Employees in this High Turnover Field

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Question: What’s one of the most in-demand jobs with one of the highest turnover rates?

No, it’s not middle school teachers who have to make sure kids don’t eat Tide Pods. Nor is it postal workers who work in canine laden neighborhoods. So, what job is it? The answer is registered nurses.

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Who’s Taking Care of Grandma? – Healthcare Hiring Crisis Solved

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Of the many “unsexy” jobs out there, home health aide is at the top of the list. But, make no mistake, they’re incredibly important roles. It takes a special and selfless person to help a stranger with the basics like bathing, eating and dressing.

Elder care workers, including home health aides, are among the most necessary and in-demand employees as the Baby Boomer generation continues to age. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, elder care employment will grow 41% by 2026.

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The (New) Equation to Healthcare Hiring

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Dear Healthcare HR pros,

You have nearly 4 million jobs to fill by 2026. God speed.

That’s a daunting task that requires sifting through resumes, screening calls, in-person interviews, paperwork, and precious, precious time spent by recruiters. A nightmare for HR pros in the medical industry.

While it will be a key driver in our national job market, the medical field’s projected growth is turning up the heat on healthcare recruiters everywhere to attract and retain top talent at warp speed. How are HR pros and recruiters possibly going to edge out competition in this rat race?

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Recruitment Roundup – Emotions in the Workplace

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Welcome back to another week of Recruitment Roundup! This week we focus on human bias and emotion in the workplace. Though this combination is often associated with negative events, there are some instances where bias and emotion are beneficial to have around. We found articles that demonstrate both. Hopefully these articles inspire you to take next week by storm! Happy reading, everyone.

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The True Cost of Offering Unusual Perks

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In today’s tight labor market, offering industry standard salary + benefits is not enough to land you top talent. Companies big and small are turning to unusual perks in order to secure the candidates they want. Adding a slew of perks may sound like a pricey nightmare, but what is the actual cost of adding them? It depends widely on the perk, but it might cost less than you think.

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What Is the Gig Economy?

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For the past few decades, HR has been predicting the rapid evolution of the workforce and the workplace. I’ve been told that in the 90s, Brand Me was supposed to change the relationship people had with companies and virtual offices. And, an army of independent contractors were going to change the world.


Join us March 6 at 2pm EST for the Chad & Cheese Webinar, “The Growth of Gig—Are you Ready? Lessons from Shiftgig and KRT Marketing.”


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Breaking the Recruitment Mold When It Comes to High Turnover Positions

 

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Hiring top talent in the telecommunications industry is quickly becoming more difficult for recruiters. Jobs in telecom combine elements of technology, customer service, engineering, and a blend of many other hi-tech and hi-touch positions. This presents the challenge of recruiting a diverse pool of talent, often under tight time constraints. High turnover and a competitive landscape are added obstacles to overcome. With a constant need for employees, how can a company address such a wide spectrum of talent?

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3 Tips to Gain and Retain Happier Customer Service Reps

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New position available! Candidate must be willing to get screamed at and insulted by angry customers. Interactions include phone calls, face-to-face, or online chat – all of which need to be handled with poise. Candidate must keep cool at all times, ensuring the customer leaves every encounter with a positive view of the company, no matter how negative he or she may be.

While that’s not exactly what a job description would say, it’s the reality a customer service professional faces day in and day out. Customer service can certainly be rewarding at times – sometimes a simple solution can leave someone singing praises. However, there will always be people who simply refuse to be happy.

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We Want Your Feedback!


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Hearing from HR and recruitment professionals like you is the best way to help you meet your hiring goals. With that in mind, we invite you to complete a short survey about your current recruitment processes and what you believe will be different in 2018.

And as an added bonus, to thank you for completing this brief survey, you will be entered to win one of two $25 Target Gift Cards!

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