Archive for April 2010

Why Some Plan to Not Hire Soon: Thoughts On the H.I.R.E. Act

With the HIRE act offering what could amount to a fairly decent tax break for companies willing to hire workers from the unemployment line, why are more and more roles becoming difficult to fill? Is the HIRE act really going to have much of an impact in the “real” unemployment number?

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Choosing Recruiting Software: To RFP or Not To RFP?

This is part 3 in a series of articles I am writing about selecting recruiting software. My goal is to give companies and staffing agencies the insight into the selection process and the best way to navigate your way to a good selection. For this article, we are going to dive into the RFP process and why it may or may not be important for you to do an RFP.

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Political Polarity: How Is It Affecting Your Recruiting?

How many times have you heard, “That (blankety-blank-political-party-member) is a complete idiot!” We have all heard this at least once recently, perhaps even more depending upon your particular circles. It seems that some have crossed from simply disagreeing with the political viewpoints of others to assigning broadbrush cognitive ranking assumptions based upon those very views.

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