Open Positions Taking Too Long to Fill

shutterstock_99963206If you feel like it’s been taking a long time to fill your open positions, you’re not imagining things. According to the DICE‐DFH Vacancy Duration Measure report, on average it took 24.9 working days (Monday-Saturday) in June to post, source, and hire a new employee. That’s more than nine days longer than it took at the height of the recession in July 2009 when the average was 15.3 working days.

In fact, the June numbers reveal the longest duration for filling positions since 2001, as reported on The question is why, and more important, what are you going to do to speed up the search for quality candidates?Continue Reading

Employers Show Their Cool Side With the Ice Bucket Challenge

CEOs take the ALS Ice Bucket Challengea

Some companies are finding that it’s a good opportunity to boost employee morale and show off their cool approach to corporate charity.

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Making the Case for a Bigger HR Technology Budget

getting a bigger HR technology budget

Companies are spending more money on HR technology solutions. Here’s how to get the tech you need, too.

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Top Interview Questions and What They Can Reveal About Your Job Candidates


Try asking interview questions that will help you get to the heart of a candidate’s experience, work ethic, and what he or she has to offer.

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Choosing Top Talent Among College Graduates


Hoping for a good outcome isn’t exactly the wisest college graduate recruiting strategy around.

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4 Easy Fixes for More Efficient Hiring


Learn some recruiting lessons from the mistakes of other hiring managers.

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Stop Letting Good Candidates Slip Away


Revamp your hiring process so that you can find out what will motivate the top performers to join your team.

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