Happy Friday it’s newsround time yet again, to take a look at the important and shareable Recruiting news that came across our newsfeeds this week:
4 Enterprise Companies Weigh In on Winning With Informed Candidates (Read @ Glassdoor)4 Enterprise Companies Weigh In on Winning With Informed Candidates (Read @ Glassdoor)
Hiring decision makers believe recruiting informed candidates saves valuable time throughout the hiring process, reducing costs and improving the interview experience.(1) But how do you build a pipeline of informed candidates and a hiring process to identify them quickly?
Study: 71 percent of employees are looking for new jobs (Read @ Washington Post)
The vast majority of 17,000 U.S. workers in 19 industries who participated in a survey conducted by the nonprofit group Mental Health America and the Faas Foundation said they are unhappy with their jobs. They are so unhappy that 71 percent also said that they are looking to change employers.
Employment Tax Credits Available for Hiring Seasonal Workers
Like many companies you may be thinking of hiring seasonal workers at this time of the year. The end-of-year hiring surge affects all industries from retail, restaurants, accountants, professional services and more, whether you’re hiring 10 employees or 100 employees (or more) you may be eligible for an employment tax credit via the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC).
WOTC Questions: How Do I Claim a Credit for Hiring Veterans?
CMS says hiring a veteran can potentially make you eligible for a tax credit of up to $9,600. To qualify under the Veteran target group, the individual must first complete the 8850, and 9061 forms. If an individual identifies themselves as a veteran, our online system will ask for a copy of the veteran’s DD214 Discharge form. Forms must be submitted to the State Workforce Agency within 28 days of the hire date.
The Simple Technique That Will Help You Make Better Hires (Read @ Forbes)
Dear Liz, Our 2018 budgets just got approved. I am scheduled to hire at least four new people next year. One thing I run into when I’m hiring is that I typically interview six to eight candidates, and it can be hard to decide which one to hire.
We Asked 145 Companies About Their Referral Programs. Here’s What We Learned (Read @ ERE)
If you’ve ever had to fight an internal battle to get an employee referral bonus approved, this post is for you. Referrals and networking are the undisputed best sources of hires, but it’s notoriously hard to get budget to work on a strategy for them.
5 Recruiting and Retention Challenges that Employer Branding Can Fix (Read @ HR People + Strategy)
Organizations benefit from employer branding in many ways — some of which may surprise you. Many CHROs already know that employer branding can differentiate their organization from other potential employers. But the practice can also address a number of other important organizational challenges.