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Report: What Are the Most Popular Jobs Among Entry-Level Job Seekers?
The class of 2018 is entering the workforce at an interesting—and exciting—time. Unemployment is at its lowest rate in years, and new technology is disrupting multiple industries. As a result, today’s entry-level job seekers are embarking on careers that in many cases will prove both rewarding and surprising, as new pathways open up and old ones take on different forms. But what do these job seekers want to do right now? Our analytics team looked at the data to determine the most popular...
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How to Recruit for a Changing World: An Interview with Dan Black, Global Recruiting Leader at EY
Global finance giant EY (formerly Ernst and Young) has come a long way since Arthur Young, a Scottish immigrant to US shores, founded his accountancy firm in 1906 with his brother, Stanley. Today the firm employs nearly a quarter of a million people in 150 countries, and its work touches upon everything from audits to blockchain to AI. And that’s not all: in 2018, EY also placed high on Indeed’s first-ever rankings for Top-Rated Workplaces: Banking and Finance. A company doesn’t grow like...
Tue, 08/14/2018 - 09:00


Work Smarter, Not Harder: How Indeed Analytics Can Help You Get the Most From Your Job Postings
As an employer, you’ve probably encountered baffling situations now and then that you can’t explain—such as posting a high quality job with a great salary and benefits, only to receive few candidate applications. Sound familiar? It’s frustrating when you don’t understand what’s going on with your jobs. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could understand and learn more about them by seeing everything—from what the highest and lowest performing postings are to how you can better spend your...
Tue, 08/07/2018 - 09:00


Sealing the Deal: How to Make Candidates a Job Offer They Can’t Refuse
After weeks of reading through resumes and interviewing candidates, you think you’ve found someone who would be a good fit for your business. Now it’s time to start reeling them in with an offer they can’t refuse. This isn’t simply a matter of picking up the phone and telling them the job’s theirs if they want it. In today’s tight labor market, you can’t assume that people will just accept a job offer simply because they receive one. The art of the offer is a dance. There are steps...
Thu, 08/02/2018 - 09:00


Top-Rated Workplaces: Hospitals
Health care professionals are essential to our health and well-being — and we need them more than ever as baby boomers age and the US faces a serious shortage of health care workers. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that between 2014 and 2022, a total of 1.2 million vacancies for nursing jobs will emerge. Working in a hospital can be challenging, but a job caring for the sick and promoting health can also be very rewarding to those who find satisfaction in helping others. However,...
Tue, 07/31/2018 - 09:00


Back to School Spotlight: Where Does a Teacher’s Salary Stretch the Furthest?
Teachers have the power to positively influence their students and encourage them to pursue their interests and dreams. In fact, according to Malcolm Gladwell, teaching is in many ways the “model profession of the 21st century”. After all, teachers need to blend leadership, social and cognitive skills, while being adaptable and opening themselves up to new bodies of knowledge. But if teaching is an important job that is vital to the future of work, pay for this profession doesn’t necessarily...
Fri, 07/27/2018 - 09:00


Video: How to Tackle Unconscious Bias in Hiring and Open the Door to Great Talent
In part one of this video series, Indeed SVP Paul D’Arcy explored the research behind unconscious bias and how it can affect hiring decisions. Unconscious bias can have the unfortunate effect of screening out exactly the kinds of candidates companies need: people with fresh perspectives who can add value to their companies. So what can employers do about it? Screening out unconscious bias At this year’s Indeed Interactive, Paul also shared some of the solutions he received to this challenge...
Thu, 07/26/2018 - 09:00


Video: How Unconscious Bias Can Impact the Hiring Process
When a resume for an open position lands on an employer’s desk, do the cultural, ethnic or socioeconomic implications of a candidate’s name or neighborhood factor into the decision to call them in for an interview? Maybe not consciously, but below the surface, something different might be going on. Prominent studies have shown that the resumes of candidates with foreign or “non-white” sounding names, or who simply live at addresses in poorer neighborhoods might be getting...
Wed, 07/25/2018 - 09:00


REPORT: What Are the Hardest-to-Fill Small Business Jobs in America?
Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak may have started Apple in a garage, but they aren’t unique in launching a huge company from small beginnings. Starbucks was launched by two teachers and a writer in 1971, and Amazon and Google began in garages too. When Whole Foods was getting off the ground, their founders were so strapped for cash that they slept in their store. Companies don’t magically appear out of thin air with thousands of employees, huge campuses and millions in revenue: things start small....
Thu, 07/19/2018 - 09:00


The Art of the Preclose: 3 Insider Tips to Set Yourself Up for Hiring Success
In today’s candidate-driven market, job seekers have many opportunities to choose from and have the ability to be very selective in the job they choose next. If you want your opportunity to stand out and put yourself in the best possible position to make this hire, then you need to adopt a strategy that many skip: the preclose. The preclose is a technique that lets the candidate know early on that you are considering them while gauging their interest, understanding their priorities and enabling...
Tue, 07/17/2018 - 09:30


The Top-Rated Workplaces in 2018
We’ve all searched for a company online to see what people say about working there—whether we are job seekers considering an opening or employers looking for information on a competitor. In fact, in a recent survey, 95% of job seekers told Indeed that if they were considering a new job opportunity, insight into a company’s reputation would be “somewhat” or “extremely” important. In today’s age of radical transparency, the kind of privileged glimpse into other workplaces that...
Thu, 07/12/2018 - 09:00


Small Is Beautiful: 4 Ways to Build Your Employer Brand Without Breaking the Bank
These days, the term “employer branding” gets bandied about a lot. But what does it mean? Like consumer branding, which builds reputation and recognition for products, employer branding is about doing the same for your workplace. However, rather than attract customers, the goal is to attract your future employees. Big firms spend millions of dollars on their employer brands. They hire dedicated teams of HR professionals to make and share content about their cultures. They also highlight information...
Wed, 07/11/2018 - 09:00


Underrated Interview Questions: Why Ask Them, And What the Answers Can Tell You
So you’ve carefully combed through the resumes, paying special mind to the sometimes subtle clues that identify people with real potential. You’ve done all your interview prep, and you’re finally ready to start the in-person interviews. This could be your last chance to get to know a candidate better before you make the hire. You need to learn as much of the meaty important stuff about them now while you still can. Do you know what you’re going to ask? Not to discount the classics, but...
Fri, 07/06/2018 - 09:00


Video: How to Retain Top Talent Through More Effective Onboarding
You don’t spend all that time, effort and money on sourcing, vetting and hiring great candidates only to have them leave your company just a few short months later—but according to one survey that’s exactly what 31% of new employees do within six months of being hired. To mitigate this, the same kind of high-touch strategy you use to nurture and hire candidates should be employed during the onboarding process. The excitement you established before the candidate started should be built...
Tue, 07/03/2018 - 10:33


Video: How to Retain Top Talent Through More Effective Onboarding
You don’t spend all that time, effort and money on sourcing, vetting and hiring great candidates only to have them leave your company just a few short months later—but according to one survey that’s exactly what 31% of new employees do within six months of being hired. To mitigate this, the same kind of high-touch strategy you use to nurture and hire candidates should be employed during the onboarding process. The excitement you established before the candidate started should be built...
Tue, 07/03/2018 - 09:00


Cybersecurity Spotlight 2018: Where Are the Highest Paid Jobs?
If you’ve turned on the TV, listened to the radio or picked up a newspaper lately, you know that cybersecurity is a huge issue. From breaches of privacy to election controversies, it can impact us all. In one 2017 incident alone, 143 million Americans were directly hit by this issue when an Equifax data breach exposed their sensitive personal information. Because of the seriousness of these threats, every organization, whether private or nonprofit, needs professionals who can protect its data....
Thu, 06/28/2018 - 09:59


Top-Rated Workplaces for Job Security and Advancement
There’s no doubt that career advancement opportunities are important for both employees and employers. If firms can’t provide staff with ways to grow, then this can have a negative impact on job satisfaction and talent retention. Today, people want to know they will be able to develop their skills and contribute meaningfully to their workplaces. But job security? The received wisdom is: it’s dead, and story after story heralds its demise. Today, we are often told, gig work is on the rise,...
Tue, 06/26/2018 - 09:00


Best of the Bay: The Bay Area’s Top-Rated Workplaces in 2018
Whether we’re talking about the hottest new startups, the coolest company headquarters or the latest scandal, Bay Area firms have a knack for capturing the world’s attention. And when most people think about the the Bay Area, they typically associate the region with the game-changing tech companies that command all the headlines. Yet while these types of businesses are certainly abundant (hello, Apple) and define the Bay Area in the popular imagination, they only represent a slice of the...
Thu, 06/21/2018 - 10:00


Bitten by the Travel Bug? 15 Jobs That Will Satisfy Your Wanderlust
Do you often find yourself going through vacation days remarkably fast or daydreaming about the next time you can jet across the world and explore the sights and sounds of another country? If you seem to constantly have a bad case of the travel bug, it might be time to cure it by incorporating travel into your everyday life. Rather than alternating between work and vacation mode, why not combine the two with a job that requires you to travel? There are many jobs available that require some travel...
Thu, 06/21/2018 - 08:30


A Game Plan for Interviewing: Essential Tips to Help You Prepare for Meeting With Candidates
So you’ve gone through all the resumes and identified the candidates who have the skills, attitude and aptitude mojo your business needs, and now it’s time to move on to the next phase of the hiring process—the interview. Interviews are important when it comes to testing the impressions you got from the candidate’s resume, and can provide you with a more complete sense of how qualified they are for the role, but remember that the process goes both ways. They are learning about you as...
Tue, 06/19/2018 - 08:00



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