Workforce demographics are changing quickly. The much heralded rise of Generation Y, also known as “millennials,” is here. Millennials are now the largest generation in the workforce, comprising 34% of the working population in America (according to Pew Research Center), and they will continue to build their dominance. Millennials are projected to be more than half of the American workforce by 2020. While this means a great deal for the employment landscape in general, organizations in the healthcare sector will need to pay extra attention to the millennial mindset and plan for the future accordingly.
The average length of an interview is 40 minutes. It’s hard enough trying to show a hiring manager who you really are and prove yourself capable of excelling in a role, not to mention in such short time. How do you ensure those 40 minutes in front of your potential employer are the most dynamic 40 minutes possible? Here are nine pro tips to help you ace the interview and land the job.
Topics: Career/Interview Tips
Editors Note: This post was originally published in October 2015 and updated to reflect recent events... we're sad to concede that this feels surprisingly relevant again.
It has been a very difficult week for Cubs fans here in Chicago and across the globe. Despite coming off a 2016 World Series win and a fantastic team again this year, the Cubs were nearly swept by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NLCS. So to help us get over the Cubs' loss, we decided to put together a few of our favorite inspirational quotes.
Topics: Just for Fun
Think of the best employees in your company. Chances are they’re not only top performers, they’re also inherently driven by your company mission and embody your company culture in their values and actions. Now, imagine hiring your best employee every time you had a job opening. That’s what hiring for culture fit can accomplish.
Topics: Career/Interview Tips
Did you know that more than 15 million professionals are employed by U.S. staffing firms each year? That number is growing every day as more businesses are investing in their contingent workforce to execute both critical projects and essential day-to-day operations. Simultaneously, employees are discovering the benefits of career autonomy in the “gig economy,” as we’ve come to know it today.
With the population’s growing interest in the gig economy, old myths and new rumors get mixed in with real truths, often leaving important questions unanswered. In light of National Staffing Employee Week, we’re setting the record straight about temporary employment and answering seven common questions about temporary and contract employment.
The workforce is changing and companies are realizing they need to change with it. According to the Gallup Organization's State of the American Workplace report, 70% of American workers are not engaged at work. What can you do to fix that?
Here are some highlights from our recent Thought Leadership Event, where our panel of 4 industry experts discussed how their companies are inspiring and engaging employees.
Topics: Employee Engagement
What if I told you 1/3 of your team was looking for a new job? According to data from Mercer, they are. To add to the pressure, there are more options for those job seekers than ever before. Between the gig economy, talent shortages, and a changing of the generational guard (the millennial is now the largest generation at work and will comprise up to 75% of the workforce by 2025), your employees have options.