How to Increase Diversity in Your Recruiting and Hiring Process

(from the KMA HR Support Center)

The recruiting and hiring process is supposed to select the best candidates while deterring unqualified job seekers from applying or advancing. All too often, however, the process creates obstacles or disadvantages for qualified candidates due to their membership in a protected class or minority …read more…

Worried About Retention? The Best Way to Keep Employees Is to Be Useful to Them

(from the Pros at the 24-Hour KMA HR Support Center)

According to Gallup, 51% of employees are looking for a new job, and 68% of employees believe they are overqualified for the job they have. Even engaged employees are job hunting at an alarming rate—37%. Employees who change jobs cite …read more…

Finding the Talent Oasis in a Labor Market Desert

Low unemployment, lack of skilled trades candidates, seasonal work challenges . . . all of these add up to making recruiting and hiring a challenge. How does an employer find and attract good candidates in today’s competitive job market?

Here are some tips:

Plan and strategize. Create a pipeline …read more…

Internship/Apprenticeship Programs Create Talent Pipelines (and More!) for Your Organization

The talent pool in America continues to shrink, and it’s a big problem for employers in a wide range of industries and geographies who just can’t seem to get enough people to fill their current or future positions. Unemployment is at historic lows, with people either gainfully employed or simply …read more…