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2017 in Review: PeopleScout Thought Leadership

2017 in Review: PeopleScout Thought Leadership Throughout 2017, we’ve covered the biggest technology trends impacting talent acquisition and we’ve seen the growing gig economy increase the need for Total Workforce Solutions programs. We’ve also seen a low unemployment rate and a large skills gap impact a variety of industries. As 2017 draws [...]

By | 2018-01-02T13:25:50+00:00 December 27th, 2017|

Compliance Corner: 2017 in Review

Compliance Corner: 2017 in Review Throughout 2017, we’ve seen important changes in the compliance landscape. State and local governments have passed significant pieces of legislation and courts have weighed in on a variety of issues. We’ve tracked some of the biggest compliance issues throughout the year, and as 2017 comes to a [...]

By | 2017-12-20T16:32:05+00:00 December 20th, 2017|

Dissecting the November Jobs Report

Dissecting the November Jobs Report The Labor Department released the November jobs report with higher than expected job growth and an unemployment rate remaining at a record low. The Numbers 228,000: The economy added 228,000 jobs in November 4.1%: The unemployment rate remained steady at 4.1 percent 2.5%: Wages grew 2.5 percent [...]

By | 2017-12-08T14:55:20+00:00 December 8th, 2017|

Four Applications of AI to Improve Your Talent Acquisition Program

Four Applications of AI to Improve Your Talent Acquisition Program We’re hearing about artificial intelligence everywhere these days. It’s constantly in the news with developments like self-driving cars. If you’re interacting with a company through a website chat window, chances are you’re talking to a computer. Now, applications of AI like machine [...]

By | 2017-12-08T14:45:55+00:00 December 6th, 2017|

Does your Candidate Experience Meet Candidate Expectations?

Does your Candidate Experience Meet Candidate Expectations? Candidate expectations are transforming, and in today’s tight talent landscape, organizations need to keep up or risk being left behind. To succeed, employers need to understand what these new candidate expectations are, where they come from and how to meet them. A Transforming Workforce Millennials [...]

By | 2017-11-28T13:50:18+00:00 November 28th, 2017|

Compliance Corner: Medical Marijuana

Compliance Corner: Medical Marijuana Twenty-nine U.S. states and the District of Columbia have laws that allow for some use of medical marijuana, and employers need to be prepared to react when medical use of the drug intersects with workplace policies. However, there’s no legal consensus about what actions employers should take if [...]

By | 2017-11-20T12:12:10+00:00 November 15th, 2017|

Dissecting the October Jobs Report

Dissecting the October Jobs Report The Labor Department released its October jobs report which shows the economy recovering from hurricanes Harvey and Irma. The Numbers 261,000: The economy added 261,000 jobs in October 4.1%: The unemployment rate fell to 4.1 percent 2.4%: Wages rose by 2.4 percent in the last year The [...]

By | 2017-11-07T16:11:05+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|

Compliance Corner: Ban the Box

Compliance Corner: Ban the Box California is the latest state to enact a “ban the box” law. The governor recently signed a bill that prevents private employers from asking about applicants’ criminal conviction histories on the employment application. It goes into effect on January 1, 2018. “Ban the box” refers to the box on [...]

By | 2017-10-22T14:22:49+00:00 October 18th, 2017|

Skills for Chicagoland’s Future: A PeopleScout Partnership to Aid the Unemployed

Skills for Chicagoland’s Future: A PeopleScout Partnership to Aid the Unemployed PeopleScout is proud to be honored as the 2017 Corporate Champion for the Unemployed, an award given by Skills for Chicagoland’s Future. The award recognizes PeopleScout’s commitment to increasing economic mobility for the unemployed and underemployed in the Chicago area. The Honor TrueBlue [...]

By | 2017-10-22T14:22:50+00:00 October 13th, 2017|
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