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Responding to Mental Illness in Your Workforce: Part 1, Leading a Culture Change

Tavorro Mental Illness in the Workplace

As a leader in your organization, you’ve undoubtedly had to handle situations when you’ve been made aware that employees are dealing with emotional distress or mental illnesses. In simple terms, you have a responsibility to not only your organization, other staff and mid-level managers, but also to the people who work for you who are also part of the 25% of the U.S. population diagnosed with a mental illness.

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What’s Troubling Tech Pros At Work?

Tavorro Career Blog

Nearly Half of Information Technology Workers Surveyed Point to Lack of Advancement as Top Job Frustration In today’s competitive hiring environment for technology professionals, how can executives retain their top talent? Keep them engaged with a defined career path, achievable goals and training opportunities, suggests a new Robert Half Technology survey. Forty-five per cent of information technology (IT) workers polled said being stuck in a job with few opportunities for professional advancement would cause them the most frustration on the job. Closely following were an unmanageable workload (43 per cent) and limited ability to learn new skills (39 per cent).

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Americans Want to Work for CEOs Committed to Corporate Responsibility

Americans Want to Work for CEOs Committed to Corporate Responsibility Tavorro Career Blog

Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine, in conjunction with Alexander Mann Solutions, today announced the findings of the publication’s annual corporate reputation survey, which found that when making decisions about their future employment, the majority of Americans (71 percent) want to work for a company whose CEO is actively involved in corporate responsibility and/or environmental issues.

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2015 Salary Guides Show 3.8 Percent Average Starting Salary Increase in Professional Occupations

2015 Robert Half Salary Guide Tavorro Career Blog

The just-released 2015 Salary Guides from Robert Half show that U.S. starting salaries for professional occupations are projected to increase an average of 3.8 percent next year. The largest expected gains in salaries among all fields researched are in technology, with an anticipated 5.7 percent overall increase in the average starting salary for newly hired information technology (IT) workers. Accounting and finance and creative and marketing professionals can expect starting salaries to rise an average of 3.5 percent, according to the research.

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Nine in 10 Candidates Are Still Looking for Personal Approach in the Recruiting Process

Recruiting talent Tavorro Career Blog

Understanding Job Seekers’ Preferences and Profiles is the First Step to Attracting Top Talent Survey Shows Employers Must Tailor Talent Acquisition Practices to the Talent They Want to Attract More than 200 active and passive U.S. job seekers representing a cross section of ages, incomes, career levels and industries, were asked about their use of and preferences for technology, social media and online platforms when researching and interviewing for jobs. Study results show that the nature and frequency of employer-candidate interactions should be driven by the type of talent employers wish to attract. Candidate-Focused Online Content and Customized Experiences Attract the Right Talent In the first of the five-paper series based on the survey, ManpowerGroup Solutions RPO recommends employers provide candidate-focused online content to create a customized and candidate-friendly experience in order to attract and engage the right talent. Employers must understand that while technology and social media can reinforce their brand and enhance their reach, technology cannot replace the impact of human interactions. Jim McCoy, vice president ManpowerGroup Solutions and North America RPO practice lead added the following observations: “Even as technology – and the awareness of new tools – continues to rapidly advance, the tried, but true methods …

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