Surveys

Tests Are Better at Hiring Than You

When hiring managers and recruiters use their discretion to overrule the results of assessment tests, their hires do less well than workers selected exclusively on the basis of test scores. After studying the tenure and performance of 300,000 hires at…

BMW, Amazon Are Tops in Reputation

The “Ultimate Driving Machine” company has powered its way to the top of the list of the world’s most reputable companies. The Reputation Institute says BMW Group recaptured the top spot on its annualĀ  global 100 list this year, after…

2 Percent Raises Not Making Tech Workers Happy

Paralleling the national average wage growth, tech workers saw their pay rise 1.9 percent last year to an average of $89,450 annually, more than twice what the average U.S. worker earns. But with 2014’s increase the lowest since 2010, there’s…

The War for Talent Comes to Colleges

College graduation may still be five months away, but if you haven’t already been out on the campus recruiting circuit, you’re behind. Two out of three employers started recruiting in the fall. About half have definite plans to hit the…

Agency Recruiters Say Companies Need to Move Faster

Candidates are quicker to turn down offers, increasingly rejecting them within weeks of their first interview. It’s another sign of what the vast majority of agency recruiters say is a candidate-driven employment market. MRINetwork’s most recent Recruiter Sentiment Study says…

CFOs Becoming More Involved With HR

CFOs are becoming more involved in human resources issues, as companies more and more break down traditional silos in favor of ever greater collaboration among departments and divisions. Better than 8 in 10 CFOs say their responsibilities have expanded in…