Recruitment / Staffing

Employee Background Screening is Escalating – According to New HR Research Study

By HR Vendor News | August 3, 2020

Employee background screening has grown even more common over the last several years, and such screening applies to a broader range of workers than ever before. Today, 90% of employers screen all full-time employees, up from 86% in 2019 and 83% in 2017. What’s more, employers have also become more likely to screen part-time employees…

Hiring the Best Talent Is Still a Priority for Businesses – According to New Study by the HR Research Institute

By HR Vendor News | July 16, 2020

Despite the economic setback and higher unemployment rates associated with the coronavirus crisis, talent acquisition (TA) remains a high priority for most organizations. Recent human resources (HR) research found that most HR professionals (81%) say their organization considers hiring the best talent to still be among their top ten priorities. Fewer, however, say hiring great…

Companies View Coaching and Mentoring as Critical in the Covid Crisis – According to New Study by the HR Research Institute

By HR Vendor News | July 15, 2020

In the age of the Covid-19 pandemic, employee coaching and mentoring are not being put on the back burner. Instead, they are quickly adapting by relying on videoconferencing and other virtual technologies. This adaptation has happened so quickly that HR professionals still see coaching as important (57%) and half still view mentoring as important.  In…

HR Is Facing Serious Skills Gaps that Need Attention, Especially Right Now – According to New Study by the HR Research Institute

By HR Vendor News | June 25, 2020

Although HR professionals tend to be highly educated, with 41% holding a master’s degree or higher, their professed areas of expertise do not often align well with today’s crisis. Whereas a majority consider themselves experts in the area of “employment, recruitment and placement,” relatively few say they have expertise in risk management or health and…

InfoMart Debuts SymTem, a Daily COVID-19 Screening Solution for Symptom & Temperature Assessments

By HR Vendor News | June 23, 2020

Atlanta, GA – June 23, 2020 – InfoMart announces SymTem, an app that enables employees and contractors to complete a daily COVID-19 symptom survey and temperature check before being issued a digital work-ready badge. Powered by InfoMart’s 30+ years of experience as a leader in global background screening and identity verification services, SymTem is the…

Expectations for HR are Higher than Ever Before – According to New Study by the HR Research Institute

By HR Vendor News | June 22, 2020

Even before the current coronavirus pandemic, most human resources (HR) professionals were unprepared to thrive in the future. Now that the crisis has hit, more is demanded from HR than at any other time in history. The free research report, The Future of the HR Function 2020, is now available for download.  HR.com’s Research Institute…

Organizations’ Struggle with Diversity and Inclusion is Real – According to New Study by the HR Research Institute

By HR Vendor News | June 18, 2020

Only 23% of human resources (HR) professionals view their own company’s diversity and inclusion (D&I) practices in the “advanced” or “vanguard” stages of D&I maturity.  Further, of those with direct responsibility for D&I, only 16% say more than half of their role is allocated to that function. The free research report, State of Diversity &…

Initiatives are Lacking to Increase the Proportion of Women in Business Leadership – According to New Study by the HR Research Institute

By HR Vendor News | June 11, 2020

Women remain under-represented in business leadership positions, and most organizations are not doing all they can to remedy the situation. The majority of HR professionals (68%) say their company does not hold senior leaders personally accountable for increasing the number of women in leadership positions. In addition, most companies (77%) are not incentivizing managers to…

Visibility Software Partners with JobTarget to Deliver a Superior Job Advertising Experience

By HR Vendor News | June 9, 2020

Newberry, South Carolina – June 9th, 2020 – Visibility Software and JobTarget are pleased to announce they have formed a strategic partnership that will provide integration of JobTarget’s centralized job posting distribution platform with Visibility Software’s applicant tracking software, Cyber Recruiter. Visibility Software continues to deliver efficiency and increased functionality with their latest integration partnership…

Few Companies Have Top-Notch Learning Cultures – According to New Study by the HR Research Institute

By HR Vendor News | June 8, 2020

Performance of employee learning programs is not where it could be, especially in this time of remote work and increased technology for communications and work processes.  Among HR departments that use at least one learning technology, only about two-fifths (39%) say they are satisfied with their learning technologies. The free research report, The State of…