5 Employment Trends for 2018
03/29/2018
One important trend is that training and development will be utilized to fill the gaps in employee skill sets which is essential for Generation Z employees, who are demonstrating a soft skills gap. 1. Working at home is on the decline as workplace well-being is prioritized.  In 2017, our firm noted that about one-third of global corporations offered workplace flexibility options such as working from home and the elimination of strict office hours. However, this trend has now taken a...

How To Tell If A Job Candidate Is Lying In The Interview
03/29/2018
Do you ever find yourself suspicious that an applicant is lying during a job interview, but you’re not sure how to uncover the truth without resorting to over-the-top interrogation techniques? The science of textual analysis tells us that truth-tellers actually speak differently than truth-stretchers, and you can apply that data to make better hiring decisions. In a research study called  “Words That Cost You The Job Interview”  we discovered that interview...

Can Staying With a Company Too Long Hurt Your Career?
03/29/2018
I’ve talked to job seekers who were unexpectedly unemployed after spending ten years or more at the same job with the same company. I've also heard from people who have had a lot of jobs in a short period of time. In both cases, job seekers were worried about whether the time they spent on the job would impact their chances of getting hired, and it could. How long is too long to stay at a job? On the flip side, how long should you stick around if you  hate your job  and can't...