5 Tips for Writing Job Descriptions That Don’t Suck

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by Brie Reynolds, Recruiter.com In the past, hiring managers had their pick of candidates to choose from. Even with ho-hum job descriptions, your average hiring manager often found themselves inundated with job applications from eager job seekers. Not so anymore. Ask any recruiter, and they’ll tell you that today’s talent market isn’t what it used… Read more »

6 Ways to Immediately Filter Bad Resumes

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Recruiter.com Welcome to Recruiter Q&A, where we pose employment-related questions to the experts and share their answers! Have a question you’d like to ask? Leave it in the comments, and you might just see it in the next installment of Recruiter Q&A! Today’s Question: How do you efficiently wade through the sea of resumes you… Read more »

3 Benefits of Offering an Employee Learning and Development Program

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by Jen Dewar, Recruiter.com The talent shortage has organizations struggling to find and retain top-tier talent. There simply aren’t enough qualified candidates to go around, and HR professionals are getting more strategic about how they approach recruitment and employee retention. However, organizations can get so caught up in the “here and now” that they often… Read more »

4 Questions You Shouldn’t Ask Candidates

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by Josh Tolan, Recruiter.com Employee engagement starts with the hiring process. Some professionals, no matter how great they look on paper, will never be engaged in the work environment. Why? Because their career goals and motivations are radically different from the employer’s goals and motivations. And if an employee isn’t passionate about their work, they… Read more »

Top 3 Interviewing Essentials For Hiring Teams

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by Chuck Cohn, SmartRecruiters Blog Whether you recruit chemical engineers, HR generalists, or salespeople, the right candidate possesses three qualities: competence, cultural fit, and the potential for growth. This holds true in all corners of the business industry, from an internet-based marketplace like Varsity Tutors, to a healthcare conglomerate with 100 offices worldwide. If you… Read more »

New Law Revises the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Definition of Small Employer

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Brought to you by ChamberChoice and JRG Advisors On October 7, 2015, President Obama signed into law the Protecting Affordable Coverage for Employees (PACE) Act, which repeals the ACA’s small group market expansion requirement. The PACE Act affects employers with 50-100 employees that currently provide group health insurance. Effective for 2016 plan years, the ACA expanded… Read more »

Affordable Care Act Update

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The Affordable Care Act (ACA) will begin January 1, 2016 for employers with 50 or more full time equivalent employees.   At Integrative Staffing Group, we have taken an aggressive, proactive approach by partnering with health benefit consultants, CPA firms and government affairs representatives in order to better understand the looming health care situation.  … Read more »

ASA Affordable Care Act Update

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by IESE Business School, SmartRecruiters The American Staffing Association released an article addressing the Affordable Care Act. The ACA requires health care exchanges established under the law to notify employers when employees have been certified as eligible to receive tax subsidies in the form of advance premium tax credits or cost-sharing reductions, and advise employers… Read more »