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Making the Case For—and Against—Hiring Overqualified Candidates

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We've all seen it before—you get an application from a candidate that is simply overqualified for the position that she's seeking. After all, why would an applicant with over twenty years of experience be vying for a mid-level role? But here's the problem with calling someone "overqualified."

Half of Your Employees Think They're Underpaid—Here's What You Can Do About It

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Do you pay your employees fairly? Of course! You did your research when making salary offers, you award regular cost of living raises and you pay for their overtime work. Still, according to a recent study by Robert Half, 46 percent of employees feel that they are underpaid.

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Why Millennials Quit (And How to Keep Them Around)

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Here's a surprising statistic : almost half of millennials (44 percent) believe that working for a single company is a better way to advance their career than jumping from firm to firm. Talk about debunking the stereotype of millennials as entitled job-hoppers!

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Has the College Degree Lost Its Luster? Employers Consider Alternative Ways to Vet Applicants

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Education has long been the currency of work opportunities. Years spent in school translate to employment, with employers looking to college degrees as proof of potential, skill, commitment and motivation. Recently, though, it's become clear that the hiring exchange rate has some holes.

The Ultimate Hiring Toolkit

Hiring is hard enough. Without the right HR templates and tools, keeping track of and managing the whole process can get out of hand quickly. Get the essential toolkit for all your recruiting and hiring needs, from job requisition to hire. 8 templates, tools and worksheets for every stage of recruiting.

How to Create a Culture of Curiosity at Your Company

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In a time of rapid technological change , innovation is a critical component for growth—even survival. But what does it mean to be "innovative?" Feeling ideas flow and challenging the status-quo come to mind. In fact, at the root of all innovation is one important component: curiosity.

Take It From a Futurist: How the Millennial Mindset Is Shaping the Future of Work

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Editor's Note: We would never dream of trying to predict the future—that's why we left it up to the futurists. In this series , we interview experts in HR, recruiting and the future of work to get their take on what's next.

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Office Hours: Are Skills and Competencies More Important Than Degrees?

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This post is part of our biweekly " Office Hours " video series, featuring quick career, workplace and leadership tips from talent management experts and business leaders across the globe.

How to Empower Your Employees to Make Better Business Decisions

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Steve Jobs was notorious for his autocratic leadership style. Instead of empowering his employees to make their own decisions, he would set the strategy, goals and method—and expect them to follow suit.

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Challenge Your Assumptions: Three Steps to Better Decision-Making

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Assumptions are often an inevitable part of quick decision making, but accepting assumptions as fact can be harmful to your business and employees. I learned this the hard way years ago when I was part of a performance management platform implementation at LandAmerica Financial Group.

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Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.

Want to Improve Your Candidate Experience? Ask Yourself These Key Questions

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Nearly 50 percent of U.S. employees are actively searching for a new job. That means that half of the currently employed workforce will quit to work for your company if you offer them a better opportunity.

4 Ways to Tackle the Challenges of Low Unemployment

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The unemployment rate recently hit its lowest point since 1969 , dipping to 3.7 percent. While that's great news for candidates, that might stir a little bit of fear in your heart of an HR professional. This unprecedented low unemployment isn't just an HR problem, though—it's a business problem.

Dear ReWorker: Our HR Manager Appeases Bullies—What Can I Do?

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Dear ReWorker, Recently, my colleague and I carefully documented and reported acts of long-term bullying by two of our coworkers. Soon afterward, HR summoned the entire department for a mandatory meeting where our boss's manager and the top HR manager yelled and reprimanded us.

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Office Hours: In 2030, Expect to See AR, VR and 3D Data

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This post is part of our biweekly " Office Hours " video series, featuring quick career, workplace and leadership tips from talent management experts and business leaders across the globe. Software, and its influence over our lives, is growing at a rapid clip.

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HR Service Delivery software for the non-traditional workforce

The rise of the gig economy means HR must support a variety of worker types. This eBook explains how HR can easily serve the non-traditional workforce, including those in manufacturing and retail who work away from a desk or outside traditional office hours.

The Gig Economy is Coming: Here Are 3 Strategies for Managers

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This article was originally published on Forbes.com, under Jeff Miller's Forbes Human Resources Council column. We've entered a new wave of work that has nothing to do with robots. The gig economy is here.

With the Rise of Automation, Make Sure Employees Feel Valued

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In this digital era, where automation could replace up to 800 million jobs by 2030 , leadership needs to be more human than ever.

4 Ways You Can Turn the Tide From Outbound to Inbound Recruiting

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With unemployment hovering at 4 percent nationwide, employers are scrambling to find new ways to attract top talent.

The Future of Work and How to Improve Job Satisfaction

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We spend an average of 90,000 hours of our lives at work. But according to psychologist, bestselling author and host of the WorkLife podcast Adam Grant, too many of those hours are unhappy ones.

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Hard to Hire: Third-Party Recruiting & the State of Talent Acquisition Report

The talent acquisition challenges of today are unparalleled: 90% of survey respondents feel that the current hiring market is more challenging now than in the past! Recruiting as we’ve known it is evolving - how are you keeping ahead of the competition?

Is Continuous Performance Management Here to Stay? Absolutely.

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About five years ago, I worked with a client who bristled at the idea of typical annual performance reviews. What they wanted to implement was a “conversation-based” performance review process.

Office Hours: 3 Ways For Organizations to Thrive in the Era of Continuous Learning

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According to research from Josh Bersin, principal and founder of Bersin by Deloitte, the average employee has only 24 minutes a week for the formal professional development needed to advance their careers.

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Managers, Here Are 4 Tips for Giving Your Employees Great Feedback

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This article was originally published on Forbes.com, under Jeff Miller's Forbes Human Resources Council column. When I stepped into my first management role, one employee on my new team was struggling. His performance was poor; he came in late — he even fell asleep at his desk.

Organizational Leaders Can't Avoid Conversations About Automation Forever

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This post was prepared in collaboration with Theresa Welbourne, president and CEO of eePulse. We live in a world of perpetually upgraded work.

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Building AI to Unlearn Bias in Recruiting

Research shows that the hiring process is biased and unfair. While we have made progress to solve this, it’s potentially at risk due to advancements in AI technology. This eBook covers these issues & shows you how AI can ensure workplace diversity.

Hiring Teams: Stop Selling Management and Start Selling Growth

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This article was originally published on Forbes.com, under Jeff Miller's Forbes Human Resources Council column. You've finally found the ideal candidate. She has the required three to five years of experience. She has the expertise in technology that your team needs.

How One Company Increased Employee Engagement in Learning by 272 Percent

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Challenges with employee engagement and employee turnover are familiar to most companies at different points in their growth. In 2016, Prometheus Real Estate Group found themselves in that very position.

5 Things Keeping Financial Services HR Teams Up at Night

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It's an extremely challenging time to be holding the reins of an HR team at a financial services institution, with 45 percent of senior executives revealing their companies are hit by cyber attacks as often as on an hourly basis.

The 4 Mistakes HR Teams Make When Conducting Employee Experience Surveys

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Conducting employee experience surveys on a regular basis is critical for HR teams, because it helps them gain an understanding of what employees are happy about, as well as gauge their biggest frustrations.

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How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.

TED Talk Tuesday: How to Speak So That Others Listen

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This is part of our monthly TED Talk Tuesday series, spotlighting can't-miss TED Talks and their key takeaways. You can learn more about our partnership with TED here.

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Recruiters Need to Drive Talent Acquisition Into the Future—Here's How Data Can Help

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Recruiters: When was the last time you stopped and thought about why you do something the way you do? Often, you don't usually pause to think about the "why" because talent acquisition is often viewed as an administrative function.

Here Are 3 Ways to Foster a Learning Mindset At Your Company

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This article was originally published on Forbes.com, under Jeff Miller's Forbes Human Resources Column. In 12 years, most of our jobs won't exist. According to McKinsey , between 400 million and 800 million jobs will be gone by 2030.

What Motivates Successful People to Keep Learning? Six Professionals Weigh In

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This piece is part of our celebration of #OnlineLearningWeeek, happening from September 10-14. Have a skill you want to sharpen? Start learning through Cornerstone's free online learning portal here. The way employees learn and develop throughout their careers has changed a lot in the past decade.

Live Webinar: Our Gift to You – 12 Tips, Tools and Tricks for Recruiting in 2019

With the New Year right around the corner, make the resolution to get your recruiting processes dialed in. Attract top talent by providing a cohesive and enticing experience that get candidates in the door and excited about your company. Join Alissa Bencks, VP of Organizational Effectiveness at Wonderlic and leading Recruiter Rick Powell in a joint webinar to learn how you can drive more candidates to each opening, 'sell' your company to top candidates, and create a positive brand image with your recruiting efforts this holiday season with 12 tips for a more impactful hiring process.

Bookmarked: Get to Know Stacia Garr, Co-founder and Principal Analyst at RedThread Research

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Editor's Note: This post is part of our " Bookmarked " series, where we ask some of our favorite HR experts, analysts and business professionals to answer questions about their career, life and aspirations for the future. Be sure to bookmark it for next month!