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The 10 Highest Unemployment Rates by State

Studying the unemployment rate by state midway through 2021 reveals which parts of the country are poised for economic recovery in a post-pandemic era. This can prove beneficial to both…

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Industry Experience vs. Mental Makeup: Which Is More Important?

Have you ever wondered what the best employees have in common? Do they possess specific industry experience, or do they share a particular mental makeup? Why do they stand out…

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Which States Have Decided to Reduce Unemployment Benefits?

The COVID-19 pandemic has created one of the worst economic downturns since the financial crisis of 2008, leading both federal and state governments to quickly bring relief to millions of…

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These Companies Are Currently Offering Hiring Bonuses

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in many companies offering hiring bonuses to employees amidst the uncertain job market. The bonuses provide additional motivation to workers and set organizations apart from…

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What Character Traits Should You Look for in Applicants?

The internet is full of information to help applicants nail their interviews, but employers also need tips on how to spot positive character traits in applicants. As the saying goes,…

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Which States Are Offering Back-to-Work Incentives?

As a labor crisis looms in the US with a perceived shortage of workers, several states have opted to reduce unemployment benefits and offer back-to-work incentives instead. This movement is…

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How to Measure the Quality of Potential Employees

Hiring new employees is a time-consuming and expensive task for any employer. Nothing is more frustrating than when new hires leave after just a few months on the job. All…

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Are Reference Checks Still Relevant?

Although some companies believe reference checks are outdated, many still rely on them to make the right hire. Recent research by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) survey reveals…

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How to Create Your Ideal Applicant Persona

For most employers, recruitment is becoming a complex game of chance that takes a lot of time and money. Sometimes you are lucky to get the right talent, but in…

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5 of the Best Practices for Hiring Hourly Employees

Did you know that there are at least 82.3 million hourly employees in the U.S. alone, accounting for 58% of the labor pool? Hourly workers play an essential yet undervalued…