Joan Jett may not have cared about her Bad Reputation, but job candidates who are active online need to be conscious managers of their personal brand. Likewise, as recruiters are increasingly leveraging search and social media tools to source and screen candidates, they need to be careful to comply with existing EEOC guidelines related to … Continue reading What's Your Online Reputation?
The May release of the Kronos Retail Labor Index reveals that in April 2010, both applications and hirings increased approximately 20% over March 2010. Applications increased slightly more, bringing the Index down to 4.10% in April, from 4.17% in March. This seasonally adjusted Index level means that for every 100 applications received, 4.10 hirings occurred. … Continue reading May Retail Labor Index
Our science team recently attended the annual conference for the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) and had the opportunity to present about a dozen sessions on a diverse set of topics such as employee selection, on-boarding, scheduling, statistics, and compliance issues. This year was also the 25th annual conference and with almost 4,000 … Continue reading Dr. Krauss Goes to Atlanta: Reflections From the 25th Annual SIOP Conference
Dear Workforce Institute followers, Hopefully you’ve noticed that we’ve been upgrading this site recently. One additional change we need to make is to upgrade our subscription options for those of you who wish to be notified when new content is added to our site. If you came to the site today because you got an … Continue reading Please Re-Subscribe to the Workforce Institute
One of our board members, Steven T. Hunt, recently experienced a week without email. I asked him to reflect on what he learned. His guest blog follows below: On April 23rd, the CEO of SuccessFactors, the company where I work, sent out an e-mail instructing everyone in the company to restrict use of e-mail to … Continue reading My Ear Hurts: Reflections on a Week Without E-mail