Category: Businesses and employers

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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Should you require vaccines for your employees?

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To help employers navigate the complex and changing landscape, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) offers advice on the pros and cons of requiring vaccines or testing, as well as the potential alternatives to vaccine mandates.

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Expand recruiting with your state job bank

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Have job openings but can’t find the candidates to fill them? Want to grow your business but need the workers to make it possible?

Check out a free, accessible recruiting strategy: state job banks.

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Trouble finding workers? Check out these 8 recruiting strategies

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National unemployment numbers are falling, but in our current labor market, job openings continue to outpace available job applicants.

For businesses in need of workers, knowing where—and how—to search for the right talent is key.

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How do employers set salaries?

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Ever wonder how a salary range is set by a business or other employer?

Many factors influence a job’s salary, but supply and demand generally has the largest impact.

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Promote workplace inclusivity and expand your hiring pool

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Every October, U.S. employers are reminded of the opportunity they have to hire and retain a ready workforce that is often underutilized.

Find ideas to recruit candidates, engage, and support workers who have disabilities in your organization.

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Developing a local business sector partnership?

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Building sector partnerships to expand a business sector in your community requires a shared understanding of jobs in the industry.

Discover competency models that can help you define the skills, knowledge, and other requirements needed for jobs in a wide variety of sectors.

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New Videos Released! How to Crosswalk Competency Models and Curriculum

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The Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration has released three new videos in its series, How to Crosswalk Competency Models for Curriculum Development.

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Recruit your job candidates online

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Online recruiting is a vital strategy to make the most of your recruiting budget, and to access the best range of hiring candidates.

But it’s important to choose strategies that suit your organization, employment needs, and local workforce.