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XpertHR Explains How to Keep Top Performers From Leaving Employee engagement and performance are hot button issues because organizations with engaged employees typically have better financial and production performance than organizations with disengaged employees, says a new XpertHR  report . However, engaging and retaining top performers can be a struggle. A recent XpertHR survey found that 49% of HR professionals were...
Clarity Benefit Solutions, a commuter benefits firm, lists the top employee benefits for attracting top talent in a tightened market. The good news is that across the country the job market is picking up, with unemployment at record lows. For employers, this means they must up the ante to attract and retain top talent. One way to stand out from the competition is to offer a spectacular benefits plan. Here are the top employee benefits for...
With unemployment near record lows and the number of job vacancies increasing, “ghosting” by job seekers is on the rise, according to Express Employment Professionals owners. Employers are becoming worried and frustrated by the increasing occurrence of prospective employees who simply do not show up with no notice – or “ghost” – job interviews. There has also been a noticeable increase in the number of...
Upwork the largest freelancing website, today released its newest quarterly index of the hottest skills in the U.S. freelance job market. The Upwork Skills Index ranks the site’s 20 fastest-growing skills in a quarterly series. It sheds light on new and emerging skills and provides real-time validation of current trends in the labor market and tech industry. According to a new  report , staffing firms believe talent scarcity is...
Over 99% reported that a flexible job would make them a happier person in general and benefit their personal health. In anticipation of Valentine’s Day, FlexJobs conducted a  Work-Life-Relationship survey  which asked over 1,200 respondents a variety of questions about how their work life impacts their mental and physical health, relationships, stress levels, work-life balance, and more. According to the results, flexible...
Nearly three-quarters of employees report being happy at work, yet eight in 10 respondents say they are likely to job search after just one bad day at work, according to a study released today by  Addison Group , a professional services and staffing firm. For its latest report on ‘ What Makes Employees Head For The Hills? ’ Addison Group surveyed over 1,000 job seekers and found that more than three-fourths of employees...
The Mom Project, the leading career destination for moms, today announced a new partnership with UrbanSitter, an online and mobile service that connects parents and babysitters through people they know, which will give moms access to free babysitting when they are interviewing for jobs.  This first-of-its-kind partnership joins two major national marketplaces, providing a novel solution and support system for mothers who are...
A tight labor market with low unemployment means companies are struggling to find qualified talent, high costs associated with talent acquisition, and a lengthy hiring process. Recent surveys of hiring managers and staffing firm employees from CareerBuilder, Inavero and the American Staffing Association (ASA) identified the major obstacles facing hiring managers and staffing firms, and what the future looks like given the rapid...
Mondo ( mondo.com ) today reported the results of its annual  Tech Salary Guide  with 11 tech jobs garnering salaries of $200,000 or more for 2019. Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning skills are in high demand, with AI Developer and Machine Learning Engineer salaries now reaching $200,000. As found in past years, the top salary continues to be for CTO/CIOs ($175,000 - $300,000). The guide reveals Salesforce skills...
By Michael Shustek The latest Gallup report on the American Workplace details how more than half of employees (51%) are searching for new jobs or keeping an eye out for employment openings. I’ve personally always been a strong believer that for sustaining success, building loyalty with employees is the most important part of our business plans. The reason I’ve been blessed with employee anniversaries that include 21...
Health care professions top the list of most in-demand jobs for 2019, according to a new CareerCast  report , with home health aides topping the list. The Bureau of Labor Statistics expects there to be 47% growth in home health jobs through 2024. Other  in-demand  health professions include Medical Services Manager (20% growth outlook), Medical Technologist (14% growth outlook), Personal Care Aide (39% growth outlook), and...