Through the lengthy job search and nerve wracking interviews, you were extended a job offer, congrats! But, what’s next? It’s a great feeling to know all of your hard work has paid off but there are things to consider before accepting an offer.
Do you live in one of the happiest cities to work? There’s a lot that goes into work happiness and there are some places that have a better rating than others. If you’re looking to find a city that has happy employees and great work-life balance, look no further. Each year CareerBliss releases a list of America’s happiest cities to work in. The career site analyzes factors like employee boss relationships, salary compensation, company culture, and growth opportunities, all which affect work happiness. Once the data is collected, the ratings are used to determine which cities make the cut each year.
Here’s quick snapshot of news around the industry!
Around the Staffing Industry:
- Staffing firms beware! A former temporary employee has brought a claim against Robert Half for time spent preparing for interviews. [Staffing Industry]
- 47% of employers use credit reports in their hiring process, but their decisions are seemingly “black and white” when they need to consider the “gray.” [ERE]
- 64,000 techies will enjoy a settlement after several major tech giants were found guilty of conspiring together to suppress pay by agreeing not poach talent from each other. [Information Week]
- Every recruiter knows that “slow hiring” kills a company’s chance for good talent. But how many companies let a good hire go due to their long hiring process? John Sullivan shares 12 reasons why companies need to speed things up. [ERE]
- If you want to hire the right talent, it’s important to address their concerns. The 2014 Work Stress Survey shows that workers are most concerned with long commutes and low-pay with a higher workload. [Kansas City]
- Is your interview process too nice? Challenging candidates during an interview offers a better way to observe how a candidate will fit with your culture. [ERE]
- Food for thought: Employees can take time off without affecting performance! Think it’s impossible? Think again. Continue reading