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Would You Hire OJ?

Posted by Allyson Edwards on Jul 25, 2017 2:07:22 PM

 

For OJ, and the millions of other ex-felons, transitioning back into society is challenging to say the least. Any hope of building a normal lifestyle often begins with securing a job, but burying a criminal record isn’t easy, even for an ex-felon.

Employers have a difficult time looking past that check box marked “yes” for being convicted of a felony. Although it’s natural to have reservations, hiring an ex-felon might be one of the greatest things an employer can do for their organization and community.

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Topics: Now Trending, Recruiting

The Next Generation: Generation Z

Posted by Allyson Edwards on Jun 8, 2017 9:46:06 AM

Millennials have been the main focus point for the past few years, but now, there’s a new generation ready to take the spotlight.

Generation Z is comprised of individuals born between 1995 and 2010. This generation accounts for 25.9% of the U.S. population and contributes $44 billion to the American economy.

2017 marks the first full year that Gen Z will settle into the workplace. Although there are many similarities between Gen Z and their predecessors, the Millennials, it's critical for leaders to understand the unique characteristics of this generation. 

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Topics: Now Trending, Recruiting

Let's Get Trendy: 2017 Recruiting Trends

Posted by Allyson Edwards on Mar 20, 2017 3:04:48 PM

The globalization of the marketplace has resulted in an extreme escalation of competition and has made talent acquisition the main focal point for most progressive high growth organizations.  

Competition, new technology, and workplace trends are changing the way that we recruit. Here’s a list of the top recruiting trends that you need to be on the lookout for in 2017:

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Topics: HCM, Recruiting