Podcast: Hours of Service Updates on Personal Conveyance and Agriculture

HireRight

In this episode, Dan Horvath, Director of Safety Policy for the ATA, discusses the recently released personal conveyance guidance and also some guidance related to the agricultural community. The post Podcast: Hours of Service Updates on Personal Conveyance and Agriculture appeared first on Employment Background Check Blog - HireRight. Welcome to our Quarterly Update podcast, produced in conjunction with the American Trucking Associations (ATA).

This Data Scientist Is Using AI to Revolutionize the Farming Industry

The Muse

Data scientist Sam Swift changed industries many times before landing a role in agriculture, where he’s helping to revolutionize the farming industry.

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What Google’s Response to a 7-Year-Old Has to Teach Us

ERE

The story of how an intrepid 7-year-old from the agricultural city of Hereford in the UK boldly wrote Google for a job has been told around the world. Branding Culture Recruiting Talent Acquisition Featured

The Benefits of Investing in Technology During a Recession

Namely - Talent

Though the exact number is debated by some economists, the United States has persisted through nearly 50 recessions, marking again and again the cycles of industry, agriculture, production, and consumption that define the national, and now global economy.

Our Jobs in Talent Acquisition.

Recruiting Blogs

The future of talent acquisition is very similar to the history of agriculture – we have to start now and plant the seeds of our future labor force…. United States

Staffing owner vents on phony govt employment data

Staffing Talk

" More on the gainfully unemployed from the Herald Whig:Bonansinga owns Industrial Workforce LTD in Quincy and works with all sectors of employers and job seekers, ranging from manufacturing to agriculture to logistics to administration and most other categories in between.Bonansinga thinks the unemployment rate numbers…

The UK Recruitment Landscape of February

BroadBean Technology

Agriculture, Fishing & Forestry. Agriculture, Fishing & Forestry. Interested in seeing how the recruitment market performed in February this year? Our recruitment market analysis of February 2016 is presented in the infographic below. To recap, we saw a decrease in permanent and temporary vacancies on a MoM basis. Check out this overview of the top three sectors with the strongest quarterly growth in permanent and temporary roles. Top Three Permanent Role Sectors.

The UK Recruitment Landscape of February

BroadBean Technology

Agriculture, Fishing & Forestry. Agriculture, Fishing & Forestry. Interested in seeing how the recruitment market performed in February this year? Our recruitment market analysis of February 2016 is presented in the infographic below. To recap, we saw a decrease in permanent and temporary vacancies on a MoM basis. Check out this overview of the top three sectors with the strongest quarterly growth in permanent and temporary roles. Top Three Permanent Role Sectors.

Montage Wins Wisconsin Innovation Award

Montage

The finalists came from 10 categories including education, biotech, agriculture, health IT software, manufacturing and more. (A handful of Montage's Product Team shown with the Wisconsin Innovation Award). We recently attended the Wisconsin Innovation Awards ceremony at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s iconic Union Terrace overlooking Lake Mendota on the Madison campus. This was the third annual event, which highlights groundbreaking ideas across the Badger state.

The UK Recruitment Landscape of March

BroadBean Technology

Agriculture Fishing & Forestry. Agriculture Fishing & Forestry. Interested in seeing how the recruitment market performed in March this year? Our recruitment market analysis of March 2017 is presented in the infographic below. To recap, we saw a increase in permanent and temporary vacancies on a MoM basis. Check out this overview of the top three sectors with the strongest quarterly growth in permanent and temporary roles. Top Three Permanent Role Sectors.

Who Is NOT Covered by the FLSA?

Recruiting Daily Advisor

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) mandates the federal minimum wage level and requirement to pay employees overtime for hours in excess of 40 per workweek. While there are many more components to the FLSA, these are two that tend to get a lot of attention.

The UK Recruitment Landscape of July

BroadBean Technology

Agriculture, Fishing & Forestry. Interested in seeing how the recruitment market performed in July this year? Our recruitment market analysis of July 2016 is presented in the infographic below. To recap, we saw an increase in permanent and temporary vacancies on a MoM basis. Check out this overview of the top three sectors with the strongest quarterly growth in permanent and temporary roles. Top Three Permanent Role Sectors. Insurance. Top Three Temporary Role Sectors.

What Labor Law Posters Are Required?

Recruiting Daily Advisor

The notice pertaining to the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act (MSPA) must be posted by agricultural employers, ag associations, and other farm labor contractors that are subject to the MSPA and employ migrant or seasonal ag workers. Employee Rights Under the H-2A Program must be posted by any agricultural employer that hires temp ag workers under this visa program. Legal compliance is a major part of any HR team’s role in an organization.

Bayer Has Been ‘Hugely, Hugely Successful” in Hiring for Skills, Not Jobs

Eightfold

The company includes agriculture, pharmaceutical and consumer products divisions, selling such well-known household products as Aspirin, Claritin, and Alka-Seltzer.

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The UK Recruitment Landscape of May

BroadBean Technology

Agriculture, Fishing & Forestry. Interested in seeing how the recruitment market performed in May this year? Our recruitment market analysis of May 2016 is presented in the infographic below. To recap, we saw a decrease in permanent and an increase in temporary vacancies on a MoM basis. Check out this overview of the top three sectors with the strongest quarterly growth in permanent and temporary roles. Top Three Permanent Role Sectors. Automotive. Education & Training.

The UK Recruitment Landscape of January

BroadBean Technology

Agriculture, Fishing & Forestry. Interested in seeing how the recruitment market performed in January this year? Our recruitment market analysis of January 2016 is presented in the infographic below. To recap, we saw a increase in permanent and temporary vacancies on a MoM basis. Check out this overview of the top three sectors with the strongest quarterly growth in permanent and temporary roles. Top Three Permanent Role Sectors. Graduates & Trainees.

State Minimum Wage Increases for 2021 (Map)

Recruiting Daily Advisor

per hour for agricultural employers. For agricultural employers, the rate will increase to $10.90 Minimum wage increases will affect numerous states across the country in January 2021. Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the current federal minimum wage is $7.25

The UK Recruitment Landscape of April

BroadBean Technology

Agriculture, Fishing & Forestry. Interested in seeing how the recruitment market performed in April this year? Our recruitment market analysis of April 2016 is presented in the infographic below. To recap, we saw a decrease in permanent and temporary vacancies on a MoM basis. Check out this overview of the top three sectors with the strongest quarterly growth in permanent and temporary roles. Top Three Permanent Role Sectors. Automotive. Travel & Tourism. Telecommunications.

Big Data in Surprising Places

Arya Recruiting Robotics

Actually, well-known agriculture companies like John Deere, Monsanto, and DuPont have been exploring big data for the past few years. According to the American Farm Bureau Federation , big data analytics in the agriculture industry have reduced input costs by 15 percent and have increased crop yields by 13 percent. In a world full of rapid technological advances, “big data” has become quite a buzzword in the technology field.

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The UK Recruitment Landscape of April

BroadBean Technology

Agriculture, Fishing & Forestry. Interested in seeing how the recruitment market performed in April this year? Our recruitment market analysis of April 2016 is presented in the infographic below. To recap, we saw a decrease in permanent and temporary vacancies on a MoM basis. Check out this overview of the top three sectors with the strongest quarterly growth in permanent and temporary roles. Top Three Permanent Role Sectors. Automotive. Travel & Tourism. Telecommunications.

Balancing Life and Work: How to Support Your Employees

Achievers - Recruiting

During both the Agricultural and Industrial Revolutions, work took all the available time. As a CEO, I’ve been focused for quite some time on helping employees reposition their work experience as important but not all-consuming.

The UK Recruitment Landscape of April

BroadBean Technology

Agriculture Fishing & Forestry. Interested in seeing how the recruitment market performed in April this year? Our recruitment market analysis of April 2017 is presented in the infographic below. To recap, we saw a decrease in permanent and temporary vacancies on a MoM basis. Check out this overview of the top three sectors with the strongest quarterly growth in permanent and temporary roles. Top Three Permanent Role Sectors. Automotive. Leisure & Sports. Banking.

The UK Recruitment Landscape of February

BroadBean Technology

Agriculture Fishing & Forestry. Interested in seeing how the recruitment market performed in February this year? Our recruitment market analysis of February 2017 is presented in the infographic below. To recap, we saw a decrease in permanent and temporary vacancies on a MoM basis. Check out this overview of the top three sectors with the strongest quarterly growth in permanent and temporary roles. Top Three Permanent Role Sectors. Leisure & Sport. Top Three Temporary Role Sectors.

Strength in Unity

Fistful of Talent

I was working for an agricultural cooperative and I was responsible for a team of 430 men and women who sold agricultural input products to farmers. What do you remember most about 9/11? It’s perhaps the most memorable day in our generation’s history. I suspect it will be mine. Here’s my story. We were in the middle of our three-day annual conference being held in Sioux Falls, South Dakota and I had just finished introducing our first speaker of the morning.

5 Tips for Starting a Conversation About DEI at Work from Datadog’s Denise Dekker

PowerToFly

After a long career in sustainable agriculture, she decided she was ready for something new, so she went back to school. Denise Dekker has several chapters of her memoir already planned.

High Tech Industries: Tech Jobs Aren’t Just in Tech

Indeed

As a sign of the changing world, some of the most traditional fields, like agriculture and energy, are leading the way in tech worker growth. In fact, the share of tech workers in agricultural implements and oil and gas extraction nearly doubled during this time period. Stereotypes around tech often include images of vast futuristic campuses filled with scooters where employees can bring their dogs to work and take naps in sleep pods.

4 Things You Need to Know About Employing Immigrants in the U.S.

Recruiting Daily Advisor

labor force, with most immigrants (both documented and undocumented) finding jobs in domestic-related, service-related, construction-related, and farming or agricultural fields. . Many industries , like farming and agriculture, will begin experiencing severe labor shortages soon. Organizations of all shapes and sizes have been hiring immigrants from hundreds of different countries for various types of work for centuries.

2015 Wrap-Up: The Biggest HR & Recruiting Stories of the Year

Leoforce

News stories were written automatically , big data helped the agriculture industry thrive, and healthcare professionals were assisted by robots. 2015 has been quite a year. The U.S. Women’s National Team won hearts across America as they brought home the World Cup trophy, tween hearts everywhere were broken as Zayn Malik parted ways with the hugely popular boy band One Direction, and many hearts were finally allowed to join together as the U.S Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage.

Election Year: Top Concerns and How Organizations Should Handle Them

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Manufacturing and agriculture have had a particularly rough time. Additionally, some industries have a lot to lose (such as agricultural and tourist industries) should things get worse and are keeping a close eye on what the political landscape will look like in 2021. Every business has different needs and challenges.

Skills Development in Africa: How Wide is the Skills Gap?

Transformify - Recruiting

Those countries relying on agriculture or oil production tend to have high unemployment rates and wide skills gaps. Re-skilling and up-skilling a population that has been focused on agriculture for generations is a very slow process. Rwanda is an agricultural country and a lot more is to be done to develop the skills needed to diversify the economy. Just like its neighbours, Ghana is a predominantly agricultural country dependant on the cocoa production.

High Demand, High Pay: 10 Opportunities for People Without College Degrees

Indeed

10 Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers $72,570. Instead, we see demand for a broad range of skills and experience, ranging from management to transport, agriculture and health. The election may be over, but that doesn’t mean we have heard the last of the debates that raged along the campaign trail.

7 Industries That Will Rely Heavily on AI in 2020

Eightfold

Agriculture . Harnessing the power of artificial intelligence is fast becoming a top concern for businesses. While initially the realm of tech companies, in 2020, AI adoption is spreading quickly to other industries. Four in 10 executives believe their companies already possess high-level capabilities to manage and maintain AI solutions.

To Avoid COVID-19 Liability, Institute Proper Protocols

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Recognizing that not all best practices will apply to all businesses, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC)’s guidelines are indexed by industry, with particularized recommendations for agriculture, construction, childcare, hospitality, gym and fitness, and manufacturing businesses, among others. As businesses reopen after the lifting of COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, employers are grasping with how to make their workplaces as safe as possible for their employees.

Recruiting In The Weeds: Cannabis Industry Challenges

Workable

But according to Melissa Golden, senior executive recruiter at cannabis-specialized recruitment agency HerbForce , “there are transferable skill sets from industries like agriculture and pharma that link directly to cannabis.”. For instance, the skills for an agricultural or farm manager can easily apply to that for a master grower. Pot is popular. In the recently-legalized Great White North, the cannabis market could be bigger than beer – which is saying something for Canadians.

Global Hiring Plans Show Q4 Growth

NPA Worldwide

The outlook for the agriculture & fishing sector, however, is at a five-year high. ManpowerGroup has released its global Employment Outlook Survey results for the upcoming fourth quarter. Payrolls are expected to grow in 43 of the 44 countries that participated in the survey. The other country expects a flat hiring environment. On a quarter-over-quarter basis, 15 of the surveyed countries expect stronger hiring, 23 countries expect less hiring, while the final six report no change.

Brexit & Recruiting: What We Know And What We Don’t

Social Talent

We do not know if there will be certain sectors exempt from the restriction of freedom of movement (though as it stands, it seems that the rules will bend for agriculture). If we believe that all is going to plan (and why wouldn’t we?), Brexit is happening. Great Britain’s exit from the European Union is set to be one of the most impactful economic and cultural decisions of the century, as divisive as it is confusing.

Global Hiring Intentions Mixed, but U.S. Remains Strong

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Positive hiring is anticipated in all eight industry sectors and all five regions with the strongest reported in Agriculture, Fishing, and Mining; Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate; and the Wholesale and Retail Trade. In Mexico, employers predict the weakest yet still positive quarterly Outlook in more than 2 years (+10%), driven by weakening hiring sentiment in the Agriculture, Fishing, and Commerce sectors are prevalent in Mexico.

How Fresh Job Descriptions Can Help Your Recruitment Efforts Bloom

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Duffy Group recently helped a nonprofit client based in Yuma, Arizona, a largely agricultural city with a population of 104,000, with its hiring needs. Spring cleaning usually includes airing out rooms, dusting off furniture, and retrieving summer clothes from your spare closet. It’s a necessary evil that also has a useful—and potentially more rewarding—application in business. Source: one photo / Shutterstock.

State Minimum Wage Increases for 2020 (Map)

Recruiting Daily Advisor

per hour for seasonal employers, small employers with 5 or fewer workers, and agricultural employers. For agricultural employers: $10.90 Minimum wage increases will affect numerous states across the country in January 2020. . Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the current federal minimum wage is $7.25 per hour, but the FLSA does not supersede any state or local laws that are more favorable to employees.

California Employers Get More Time to Comply With New Harassment Training Law

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Given the January 1, 2020, deadline for training seasonal, temporary, and short-term employees, as well as migrant and seasonal agricultural workers, employers should act now to prepare the harassment prevention training that will be offered to those employees,” Yonahara says. California employers will have more time to get newly mandated sexual harassment training programs going, now that Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a bill delaying the requirements.