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In case you missed it, here’s what happened on We Know Next.

News Updates
March 9, 2012

Half of manufacturing companies and a quarter of service-sector companies polled plan to expand their payrolls in March 2012, according to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Leading Indicators of National Employment (LINE) survey.

News Updates
March 8, 2012

As talent demands and searches become increasingly global, organizations face growing pressure to deploy talent strategies that can scale for size and efficiency and focus on regional markets, according to recently released research from Deloitte Consulting.

News Updates
March 8, 2012

In case you missed it, here’s what happened on We Know Next.

Mike Aitken, SHRM’s Vice President of Government Affairs, shares his thoughts on key issues surrounding the 2012 political landscape as they relate to HR and business professionals.

Meanwhile, U.S. military veterans are being hired, yet not targeted in recruitment, according to a recent military poll conducted by SHRM.

March 2, 2012

A 67-year-old man was worried that his age would hurt his job search. So, says Jessica Miller-Merrell, SPHR, “he sent out a simple e-mail to five people and attached his resume. [The e-mail] read, ‘Hey, I’m looking for a job and here are four companies I’m interested in. If you have a relationship or connection there that could help me in my search, I’d really appreciate it.’ That one e-mail sent to five people led to an interview and a job,” she recalls.

News Updates
March 2, 2012

A poll addressing military employment conducted by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) showed that companies that are hiring have hired U.S. military veterans within the past 36 months. But a sluggish economy and the lack of awareness of resources for connecting with veterans appear to be major causes for not putting more soldiers to work.

News Updates
March 1, 2012

Approximately two-thirds of HR professionals indicated that their organizations (64%) had hired a veteran with the past 36 months, yet only 13% reported being “very aware” of effective resources for recruiting veterans. These findings explore various recruiting tools and the potential benefits and challenges of hiring veterans. Data from this poll are compared with 2010 SHRM findings on this topic.  

Research
February 28, 2012
French novelist Alphonse Karr once wrote, “the more things change, the more things stay the same,” which might explain why this same phrase shows up in Zeppelin lyrics a century after Karr’s death.  
 
And nowhere is that more true than HR, which as a function seems often to be the business equivalent of the Amish – a quaintly anachronistic sect who shuns modern technology (with the possible exception of cute cat videos on YouTube, which, as we all know, really never gets old).
 
February 6, 2012

According to the SHRM Leading Indicators of National Employment (LINE) Report for February 2012, although the pace of job creation at this time last year was higher, the hiring outlook for this February shows that far more companies are expected to hire than lay off. 

February 2, 2012
As the use of social media as a recruiting tool matures, staffing and talent management companies are applying lessons learned and fine-tuning their social strategies to help close the still-considerable gap between hype and hiring results of these popular networks. These next-generation approaches go beyond creating LinkedIn or Facebook careers pages, tweeting out job openings and making online application processes as user-friendly or compliant as possible.
 
News Updates
January 26, 2012

The first thing you should know about recruiting Generation Y? According to pioneering generational researchers William Strauss and Neil Howe, workers born between 1982-2000 actually prefer to be called Millennials

That nuance illustrates the essential element to recruiting and attracting the best Millennial talent -- effective communications that speak to and understand their language and values. 

January 20, 2012

News Updates
January 11, 2012

The Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) Leading Indicators of National Employment (LINE) Report found that January 2012 will mark the third consecutive month that hiring activity will decrease, while job cuts increase on an annual basis.

January 9, 2012
For the third consecutive month, hiring activity will decrease and job cuts will rise in the manufacturing and service sectors compared with a year earlier, according to the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) Leading Indicators of National Employment (LINE) survey for January 2012.
 
Research
January 9, 2012
Officials at multinational companies in the Middle East often say they cannot find talented employees and junior managers among college and high school graduate applicants.
 
News Updates
December 28, 2011

When creating a social media recruitment strategy, there are 3 critical considerations every employer or talent organization must address directly and comprehensively.  The good news is, you already know the answers to these crucial questions, and while unique to every company, recruiter and job opportunity, those answers provide a strategic, measurable framework for social recruiting success.

December 13, 2011