More than 60 Percent of Employee Turnover is Voluntary, Surprising Employers Who Could Have Predicted it

ROSELAND, NJ–(Marketwired – Feb 20, 2018) – Five percent of workers leave their jobs, voluntarily and involuntarily, every month on average, and 60 – 70 percent of all employee turnover is voluntary, according to a recent ADP Research Institute® (ADPRI) report, “Revelations from Workforce Turnover.” In today’s tightening labor market where finding skilled labor is […]

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Employee retention remains top workforce challenge, SHRM survey finds

Employee retention and turnover ranks as the top workforce management challenge, cited by 47% of HR leaders surveyed for the 2018 SHRM/Globoforce Employee Recognition Report. It is the third consecutive year this challenge has topped the list. Recruitment was the second-biggest challenge at 36%, while culture management, at 34%, jumped from the fifth most-cited challenge […]

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US employers’ hiring plans for temps in 2018 match last year’s intentions

More than half of US employers plan to hire temporary workers in 2018 as companies work to maintain flexibility in their workforces and test drive candidates for permanent roles, according to CareerBuilder’s job forecast for 2018. The forecast’s survey found 51% of employers plan to hire temporary or contract workers in 2018, on par with […]

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Expect The Unexpected!!

by Eric McCray Recently, our office traveled to Decatur Central to conduct mock interviews with students affiliated with their Jobs for America’s Graduates program (JAG). While the JAG program is a new concept to me, I think this program is very beneficial and provides students with the assistance needed to become better prepared for the […]

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Mock interviews mirror real-life nerves

by Alecia Kissel During the holidays, Milliner & Associates went to Decatur Central High School to mock interview their students involved in the JAG (Jobs for America’s Graduates) program. JAG helps students with their job search, resume building, interview skills and networking. This week we are going back to provide face-to-face feedback on how we […]

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Get the Job: 7 Tips for Rocking Every Interview

by Rebecca Pesavento Let’s be honest – there are very few people that can genuinely say they get excited about job interviews. You do get butterflies, but they’re not typically those “pre first date jitters”. You may be excited about a potential opportunity, but the idea of dressing up, doing extensive interview preparation and still […]

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Interviewing Dos and Don’ts for Companies

by Rich Milliner Conducting effective interviews helps to ensure you are hiring the best-qualified candidate for the job. As a general rule, information requested and obtained through the interview process should be limited to that which is essential for determining whether an applicant is qualified for the job. The do’s and don’ts below can help […]

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Hiring….Road Blocks?

Have you ever wondered why it seems so hard to find the right candidate for your open position? The job market is flush with candidates, so why isn’t hiring the right person easy? I recently read an article in INC magazine regarding common problems amongst interviewers. Although the article is geared toward entrepreneurs, the problems […]

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