The Best Cities for Jobs 2017

Mapping It Out Across North America Summer can often be a good time for hiring with so many new college graduates on the job hunt. According to a recent job report, the unemployment rate in the United States is 4.3 percent, the lowest it has been since March 2001. There are jobs out there and people willing to work. But if you’re looking for a job in a specific field or industry, where is the

Rotational Assignments - The 2 Main Purposes

The current talent landscape poses several challenges to companies acquiring and retaining the human capital they need to expand. Without quality workers, their ability to reach operational objectives and build companies that are poised to thrive in the digital economy can be compromised. This is where rotational assignments come in. A rotational assignment is a consecutive series of

Stop by to See Us at SHRM 2017

Society for Human Resource Management Annual CONFERENCE & EXPOSITION When: June 18th - 21st Where: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, LA Attendees: Dan Keating, Pete Larkin and Scott Williamson The SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition is the largest HR event in the world. Thousands of HR professionals will attend this year's conference, which will will feature more than 200

A Look at the Biggest and Best Companies in the U.S.

In business, it’s important to keep up-to-date on the country’s economic landscape. An improving economy and the addition of new jobs have prompted us to investigate some of the top employers across the country. Our investigation examined  employers in two categories: Largest Employers (based on the number of employees) and Best Places to Work (based on Glassdoor rankings and reviews). It was

Stop by to See Us at the SHRM Talent Management Conference 2017

  Society for Human Resource Management TALENT MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE & EXPOSITION When: April 24th - 26th Where: Hyatt Regency, Chicago, IL Attendees: Christopher Bloedel, Dan Keating, Pete Larkin The SHRM Talent Management Conference & Exposition is specifically designed for talent management and recruitment professionals. This year's conference will feature concurrent educational sessions,

Tax Gross Up Formula & How to Calculate Gross Up

What is Tax Gross Up? A tax gross up is when the employer offers an employee the gross amount that will be owed in taxes. This additional income helps to relieve the employee of the tax liability associated with relocation expenses. For example, if the relocation costs include $5,000.00 taxable dollars, the employer may pay a total of $7,500.00 so that the employee gets the full benefit of the

How to Attract Competitive Talent in the Technology Industry

The shortage of talent in the tech industry is the topic of many articles and debates. According to Laurianne McLaughlin in her article titled “The IT Talent Shortage Debate,” a survey by InformationWeek showed that 73 percent of companies with fewer than 1,000 employees and 88 percent of organizations with more than 1,000 employees agreed there’s a talent crunch. That’s why in recent years,

The Hidden Cost of Losing Key Talent During a Group Move

There are many corporate relocation costs to consider before a group move. Typically, easily quantifiable, up-front corporate relocation expenses are foremost in the minds of management and HR staff. Rarely is the cost of losing key talent considered.  Find out everything you need to know for an effective, low-stress relocation in our Low-Stress Relocation Guide. Here are just a few of the added

Relocation is a Key Factor in Making Millennial Employees Happy

Millennials' Rising Expectations Millennial workers, defined as those born after 1980, are graduating from college and ready to take on the world – literally. According to a Pew Research study, millennials are expected to comprise 37 percent of the workforce in the U.S., which will grow as Boomers retire. Because they have grown up with digital media, the world of the millennials is wider than

How to Attract and Retain Female Executives In the High Tech Industry

Around the globe, employers are becoming aware that the low participation rate of women in the high tech industry has a negative impact on business. According to Sharon Florentine in her CIO article, “6 Ways to Attract and Retain Female IT Talent,” research shows that actively recruiting, retaining and advancing more women is good for a company’s bottom line. And when women are in leadership