Category: Businesses and employers

How to connect with well-prepared job candidates

Are you a small business owner struggling to recruit for specialized roles?  Connecting with community colleges and other local training organizations is a great way to jumpstart your recruitment process. These programs often work closely with the business community and

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Hiring and working with GenZ employees

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Most successful workplaces include members of multiple generations.

Here, we look at some of the factors that make Gen Z unique.

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Hiring practice: Social media background checks

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Does your candidate screening process include checking out applicants’ social media? It’s a practice that has become common but it introduces important ethical and legal considerations that employers should be aware of, along with potential impact on diversity and inclusion

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Hiring workers with a criminal record

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Learn more at CareerOneStop’s Business Center.

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Can you describe your skills and abilities?

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If you’ve been in the job market recently, you know that skills are increasingly one of the most important job qualifications on employers’ minds. When you understand the nature of your own skills, you’re in a better position to answer

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Small business owner or wannabe? Learn about the skills it takes to succeed

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In support of Small Business Week, this week’s CareerOneStop blog features a model of the skills, knowledge and abilities that contribute to successful entrepreneurship. For people who operate a small business, this model may be useful to help evaluate potential

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Looking to hire a veteran?

Employers have long recognized the value that veterans bring to the workplace. But it can be challenging to connect with transitioning service members and veterans seeking employment. Veterans are in high demand so being purposeful about recruitment them can improve

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Tips for employers looking to hire foreign workers

Foreign workers can make a vital contribution to your workforce. But there are specific rules and requirements for U.S. employers hiring workers from other countries. The U.S. Department of Labor’s s Foreign Labor Certification Program allows U.S. employers to hire foreign workers

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Struggling to hire?

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If you’re an employer struggling to recruit and retain workers this year, you’re not alone. The latest Job Openings and Labor Turnover Summary report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that job openings in February remained near record

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Hiring help for small businesses

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Hiring the right employees is one of the hardest tasks for small business owners—especially during the current labor shortage—but it’s also essential for success. Did you know that CareerOneStop’s Business Center offers tools and information on best practices for the

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