How Tech is Helping Government Recruiters Win the War on Talent

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It’s no secret that government recruiters face an uphill battle when it comes to hiring talent quickly. Outdated policies and rigorous security clearances leave government agencies lagging behind the private sector, and some roles take months or even years to fill.

The OFCCP Paradox: Government Actions Create a New Diversity Hiring Fallacy

ERE

New allegations and statistical analysis methods strike at the core of long-standing hiring practices and workforce demographics. government lawsuit.

Why the Government Shutdown is Great for Passive Recruiting

The Hire Talent

government shutdown — the longest in history — has left more than 800,000 workers across the country without paychecks. While the government will eventually reopen, it does not look like it will happen anytime soon. The current U.S.

Strategies for Effectively Recruiting Government Workers

Recruiting Daily Advisor

State and local governments are modernizing their operations, revamping their hiring practices, and developing a brand that appeals to a more diverse pool of applicants. Government Employers Try Different Methods to Stand Out. Turnover is a reality in many governments.

Small Business Hiring Not Impacted by Government Shutdown

Recruiting Daily Advisor

While government workers across the nation regain some footing after the longest government shutdown in history, small business are reporting positive numbers in light of this tough employment situation.

The Top 3 Challenges for Government-Sector Recruiting

Yello

As a 2017 Politico analysis of the federal workforce points out, America’s government is getting old. In short, t he government has struggled to recruit and retain younger employees. The federal government’s biggest problem is it’s not very good at pipeline planning.”.

How Development Helps Government Organizations Attract and Retain the Next Generation of Talent

Cornerstone On Demand - Talent Management

Sometimes seen as having too much bureaucracy and lower-than-average salary offerings, many have been turned away from government work. roughly two-thirds find it difficult to hire and keep talent. Holliday has experienced hiring challenges firsthand.

By the People, For the People: How HR Can Lead Digital Transformation in Government

Cornerstone On Demand - Talent Management

Government, for example, has historically been slower to transform, but that’s starting to change as more agencies and organizations begin to embrace the human side of digital transformation.

As Governments Ease Up on Criminals, Is It Time for Recruiters to Do the Same?

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Nearly half of HR practitioners in the United States believe having a criminal history should not be a deciding factor in hiring,” he says. But we aren’t seeing this in practice because most companies don’t have clear policies around hiring workers with criminal records.”.

Government Shutdown Casualty: No Jobs Report

Staffing Talk

One of the casualties of the federal government shutdown? News BLS Bureau of Labor Statistics Hiring Interest rates September jobs report taper unemployment figures No jobs report for last month that would normally be released today. Should we care?

Government Agency Staffs Businesses – for FREE!

Staffing Talk

However, he “wanted to avoid” spending the $45,000 to $60,000 it would take to hire a staffing company to fill those posts for him. Working against you perhaps in this case, in the form of a government agency giving away for free what you are bold enough to charge money for.

How to Hire: 5 tips for public service recruitment

Workable

Public service recruitment teams may struggle to attract talent (especially millennials ); when was the last time you heard a child say their dream job was in government? That adds to the challenge of hiring in an industry that’s regimented and budget-constrained to begin with.

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Government Hiring Freeze is an Opportunity to Rethink Your Recruiting

TalentCircles

A recent article in The New Orleans Advocate discussed concerns about how the Trump administration’s federal hiring freeze will affect the functioning of New Orleans’ brand new Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Certainly, the concerns about losing (for now) the many. Read More

4 Ways the Government of Hawaii Modernized Its Hiring Process to Attract Tech Talent

Linkedin Talent Blog

The government of Hawaii had experienced these hiring challenges for decades. But in 2015, Todd Nacapuy was hired as the state’s Chief Information Officer and he wanted to buck this trend. Unless you’re cracking spy rings, doing government work may lack a certain sex appeal.

How Your Tax Dollars Bought French Prostitutes for Government Bankers

Staffing Talk

In defense of Dominique Strauss-Kahn who now stands accused in Lille, France, of procuring prostitutes for himself and his government banking chums, there’s not a whole lot to do in Lille, France. His Defense: ‘I didn’t know they were hookers’.

4 Compliance Violations Federal Contractors Should Avoid When Hiring

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Compliance in hiring is an essential component of recruitment for all types of employers, but an especially crucial concern for federal contractors, who are held to an even higher standard. Intelligence Compliance compliant hiring contract workers EEOC Compliance recruitment

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5 ways technology can help your hiring process

JazzHR

As noted by HR Dive, even experienced HR professionals need to keep their fingers on the pulse of the law or risk steep fines from the government. In the hiring space, analytics has been a growing technology trend for nearly a decade.

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E-Verify shuttered as 2019 hiring begins

LawLogix

The partial federal government shutdown (now in its 12th day) has gotten a lot of media attention for good reason. […]. Articles I-9 Articles

Christchurch Recruiters Proving Agencies Can Actually Collaborate

The Whiteboard

This was exemplified in technicolour back in 2012 when NZ’s recruitment agencies staged a race to the bottom in the reverse auction process tendering for the All Of Government contract. Today is the Rice Consulting Christmas party and we have an early start out in Woodhill Forest.

Dice Report: How Trump Might Impact Tech Hiring

Dice

Some 77 percent of hiring professionals from a variety of industries expect no near-term change in hiring plans due to the recent U.S. However, a significant percentage of hiring managers who work within the technology industry believe that specific policies of U.S.

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How to Hire an Employee in Texas

Glassdoor for Employers

Texas contains some of the nation’s largest companies hiring in the energy, medical and tech sector. That being said, the state employment requirements and the high standards of employees working in Texas can make it challenging to hire an employee in Texas. Hiring an Employee in Texas.

Bad Things Happen When Companies Take Too Long To Hire

Fistful of Talent

I have recruited and hired a lot of people over the years, more than I can count, but the one constant throughout the process is a simple question: Are we taking too long to hire? In recruiting and hiring, how long is too long?

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5 Emerging Technologies That Are Impacting Hiring and Recruiting

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For most hiring teams, gone are the days of the resume drop-box in the lobby, enthusiastic walk-ins asking to fill out a paper application, or entertaining callers asking to speak to HR about open positions listed in the newspaper. HR Technology guest hiring hr tech HR trends recruitment

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In With the Old, In With the New: The Unique Recruiting Challenge the US Government is Facing

Linkedin Talent Blog

State and local governments are struggling to keep older workers. That's causing a critical brain drain of experienced employees that's keeping government recruiters and HR professionals awake at night. "Most " What the government is doing to retain senior workers.

Stay Compliant With Hiring Laws As Your Workforce Grows

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Bass agreed to pay a class of Hispanic and African-American applicants who claimed they weren’t hired based on their race. As part of the settlement, the EEOC ordered Bass to proactively increase diversity hiring. Why Do Business Owners Violate Hiring Laws? million.

7 powerful ways to deal with a long hiring process

Devskiller

According to Glassdoor data, government jobs come with the longest interview process (53.8 These numbers suggest that tech hiring is slow, but when you think about the specifics of tech jobs, it’s evident they really shouldn’t be. Source: 2017 Developer Hiring Landscape.

The Diversity Trailblazers Changing Hiring for Good

Social Talent

At SocialTalent, we are dedicating the month of June to the topic of Open-Minded Hiring. The idea that embracing a diverse talent pool right throughout the hiring process is beneficial to a company and its employees should be no surprise (we hope).

3 Pro Tips For Hiring Millennial Talent

Social Talent

Employers should always hire individuals based on their skill level and instead of focusing on one sole generation. Hiring managers and employers value them because of their talented skill-sets and their ability to process new technology.

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Are Friends the Most Effective Hiring Tool?

Dice

Nor is hiring restricted to traditional tech hubs such as Silicon Valley. With cities across the United States recognizing the value of fostering a healthy community of tech professionals , many municipal governments have taken steps to encourage startups to move in.

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Navarro tames planning, compliance & reporting using Workable Hiring Plan

Workable

Hiring managers disconnected with strategic planning and hands-on recruitment. Centralize hiring planning to better manage individual requisitions. Plan and fill positions faster by integrating and empowering hiring managers. Experts in environmental research, national security and nuclear nonproliferation, government contracts form the bulk of Navarro’ s customer base. The solution: Find a hiring platform that’s more than an ATS. Automate hiring like Navarro.

NGOs and NPOs: Investing in an ATS will help you deliver your mission

Workable

Organizations that decide to use an ATS manage to attract and hire people who can do the job well and are mission-driven, reduce time to hire and, at the end, get to focus on what matters most to them – their mission. Hiring for hard-to-fill roles?

How To: Hire For Culture Fit

Social Talent

The vast majority of hiring managers focus on skills, searching for candidates that ‘tick all the right boxes’, limiting the importance of cultural assimilation. No one can argue with a hire that matches the job description. Hiring for cultural fit isn’t just a Q&A though!

Hiring from the Ground Up

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I recently had the pleasure of speaking to a packed house at #WISHRM While I was there, I shared the story of how I’ve hired from the ground up and shared some tips on managing, building and learning. Not scared of hiring? And 10% said the bad hire caused a decrease in sales. (A

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Hiring Struggle: Which Industries Are Increasing Headcounts?

Recruiting Daily Advisor

The latest Bureau of Labor Statistics Jobs Report highlights just how difficult the hiring landscape has become. Kiss that candidate pool goodbye, we’re looking at three fields that anticipate a hiring increase. The post Hiring Struggle: Which Industries Are Increasing Headcounts?

Speed Up Construction Hiring: 5 Ways To Beat The Labor Shortage

ApplicantStack Recruiting Software

Construction hiring isn’t going to get easier. If the government continues to spend on infrastructure, the crisis will intensify. Hiring Speed is Critical. But there is another critical variable: time-to-hire. 5 Ways to Speed up Construction Hiring.

Legal Hiring in 2019: What Managers Need to Know

Recruiting Daily Advisor

The start of a new year is a great time to hire new legal staff. If you’re like many law firms and corporate legal departments in the United States, that’s good news, as litigation and other specialty areas are driving organizations into hiring mode in the beginning of 2019.

Are There Tax Incentives for Hiring People with Disabilities?

Efficient Hire

Yes, the IRS offers tax incentives for hiring people with disabilities. The government designs tax credits to encourage employers to hire disadvantaged individuals who might otherwise have difficulty finding gainful employment.