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“This Will Be Tough”: Meta Targets Recruiters in New Layoffs
Plan to eliminate 10,000 more jobs, many in recruiting, would reduce Meta’s headcount by 25% since last fall. Read more
The Labor Market: Putting Layoffs Into Perspective
All the news about layoffs, especially in tech, can obscure what is in many other ways a strong labor market. Wage growth and inflation offer mixed news, … Read more
Tech Layoffs Should Make Tech Recruiting Easier. So Why Isn’t It?
It may feel like the current rash of tech layoffs started with Twitter, but they did not. Twitter was just loud about it. Challenger, Gray & Christmas, … Read more
Is a 2023 Recession Inevitable?
To kick off the year, the first economic and labor-market data released have been mostly positive. And given the pessimistic sentiment that has lingered … Read more
A Quit Rate That Refuses to Fall
At the start of last year, it appeared as if quit rates would fall. And sure enough, they did. But any optimism that quitting would drop to pre-pandemic … Read more
A (Mostly) Positive Labor Market Forecast for 2023
The year is closing with another strong employment report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. For November, the U.S. economy added 263,000 jobs, and … Read more
Why Is Amazon Encouraging Recruiters to Resign?
Amazon is getting rid of recruiters because the company has advanced AI technology that will automate the hiring process. OK, that technically may not be … Read more
‘You’re Hired — Until You’re Not’: Amazon Revokes Job Offers
Got the call today. Recruiter sounded like she was in tears, clearly has been doing this all day. That’s one of a number of comments online in the past … Read more
The End of the Great Resignation
Is it time to finally for the term “Great Resignation” to finally resign? In his article on TLNT (ERE’s sister site devoted to all things … Read more
The Usual Headlines Aren’t Telling the True Story About the Labor Market
The U.S. labor market added 261,000 jobs in October. It was another very solid month of job gains, and it pushed the year-to-date total to almost 4.1 … Read more
Deciding Between Location-Based vs. Value-Based Compensation
What do companies with in-person and virtual employees do when many of their workers can choose their own cost of living (COL)? Historically, salaries were … Read more
Is LinkedIn’s New Internal Hiring Tool a Solution to the Wrong Problem?
Turnover costs a fortune. Given that employees want growth, first place companies often look to fill positions is within their own workforces. Yet matching … Read more
Managing Your TA Tech Stack Through a (Possible) Downturn
You might’ve heard that the economy is a little weird right now. Inflation is on the rise, the stock market has thoroughly embraced the bear, and yet, the … Read more
Employers Feel Increased Pressure to Raise Wages
Employers hoping for some sort of respite from pressure to increase wages will be sorely disappointed, writes Raghav Singh on TLNT (ERE’s sister site … Read more
The Muse Acquires Fairygodboss — What Will This Mean for Employers?
Earlier this month, career-development platform The Muse announced the purchase of Fairygodboss, an online community site for women to find jobs, advice, … Read more
How Credit Karma Saved Its Recruiters
Increasingly, chatter about hiring freezes and slowdowns is turning into more than just chatter. And as more economists predict a recession, it’s critical … Read more
A Recruiter Preparation Plan for Being Laid Off
Like most recruiters, I once wanted to be something else. In my case, I wanted to be a journalist. The first lesson I was taught as an aspiring reporter … Read more
A Cooling Economy, a Hot Labor Market
Despite actions taken by the Fed to stifle inflation by slowing the economy — and therefore labor demand — many indicators for the labor market remain … Read more
Distinct Holiday Hiring Problems Are Plaguing Major Retailers
It’s the most horrible time of the year! For recruiters, that is. It’s the time when talent acquisition departments have to hire hundreds of temporary … Read more