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Summer Job Trends

Summer is upon us and for many businesses, it’s prime time for hiring.  A recently published report discussed how the summer months in Q3 were set to outperform the spring months for hiring in various industries.  According to the report, “In the third quarter of 2017, 24 percent of U.S. employers anticipate an increase in payrolls. Payroll growth is expected [...]

Top Companies for Veterans

Ever wonder who the best companies are for veterans and why?  In May 2017, the Military Times published the top companies for veterans, featuring over eighty companies that met their extensive criteria.  According to the published report, “We invited companies across the U.S. to take part in our rigorous, more-than-90-question survey.”

Featured below are the top twenty-five who are listed [...]

Compensation Trends & Statistics

Last month, we featured some of the latest findings from a 2017 published report on HR Statistics and Recruiting Trends.  This particular segment in the report included key information on Millennials, Women, CEO advice and more, helping employers and hiring managers understand the hot topics trending in the recruiting world.  Additionally, we added some of our best recommendations on [...]

What Recruiters Think About Recruiting Today

A recently published report surveyed over 400 human resource and business professionals in the first quarter of this year to determine what are the hottest issues they’re experiencing today when recruiting or hiring.  Highlighted below are some of their key findings and our recommendations on how to improve your recruiting practices when you have the same issues.

* The majority [...]

Interview Hacks & Tips for Employers

Hiring objectives today seem to be nothing but constant challenges for human resources departments.  It can often be overwhelming too, especially when upper management has higher expectations with every full-time position they bring onboard.  At Corporate Resources of Illinois, we’ve spent over two decades sourcing some of the best talent in the Chicagoland area.  We understand the demands employers face [...]

Employer Hiring & Recruiting Statistics 2017

Keeping up with all the hiring trends in this revived and somewhat still volatile economy is incredibly essential.  There are loads of factors that impact hiring besides the economy to include, the different generations of candidates and emerging technology.  The list goes on we assure you.  Staying informed on the various trends is something companies have to watch closely and [...]

Getting the Most out of LinkedIn

Last year, we highlighted the recent purchase of LinkedIn by Microsoft and discussed how the changes would potentially change the professional online network.  Many changes have taken place since that announcement.  Today, we’re discussing those changes and more so that you are “in the know” about how all these changes affect your career.

Overall Changes

By now you’ve seen the [...]

Hiring During a Gig Economy

With the job market changing, many employees are moving toward freelance opportunities or better yet the gig economy.  Companies are planning to change the way they hire to accommodate that shift and to find the right candidates.  According to a recent report on Trends that will Shape the Next Decade, “more than 80 percent of large corporations are [...]

Getting More Out of Your Career In 2017 – Part 3

At the beginning of the year, we began posting some helpful articles called “Getting More Out of Your Career in 2017” which is a three-part series. These articles are a complete guide to all Job Seekers and are a must-read if you’re trying to make an impact when searching for a job.  This month marks our final segment in the [...]

The Perks that Matter Today

In the past most candidates cared only about their salary when negotiating their compensation package.  The more money they received for a job offer, the better.  Within the last decade other benefits have moved to the forefront of a compensation package such as medical, vacation and other perks.  We’ve discussed many of those demands in previous posts here and here [...]