WORKPLACE TRENDS

How to Build a Better Workforce by Promoting from Within

By Lee Hecht Harrison on April 2, 2015

A recent survey from LHH on trends in talent management revealed that 69% of employers are planning to increase their commitment to developing talent internally in the coming year. Unfortunately, in many organizations employees are unsure of how to move forward in their careers and uncertain of what’s available. Here are six steps companies can take to help promote internal hiring.

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Seven Tips to Raise Your Job Search Game in a Competitive Market

By Lee Hecht Harrison on February 18, 2015

Strong job growth and a sharp rise in optimism could trigger an influx of increasingly confident job seekers who want to pursue new opportunities. To combat increased competition for jobs, current candidates must raise their game—getting even more strategic and proactive in job search activities. Here are seven tips for conducting a successful job search in a competitive job market.

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Job Simulations: Trends in Hiring Practices

By Lee Hecht Harrison on February 13, 2015

Employers are raising the bar by adding a new component to the hiring process: job simulations. Job simulations allow companies to assess potential employees as they participate in real life job exercises. They are gaining popularity as a determining factor in the hiring process. But a tryout can be stressful if you’re not prepared. Here are two important tips job seekers should consider so they’re ready when invited to tryout for their next position.

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