Baby Boomers – the generation born between 1946 and 1964 – are finally beginning to retire. Their ongoing mass exodus from the workforce is so prevalent, it’s responsible for an overall drop in labor force participation from 66% to 63.9% nationally, according to a recent study by Barclays.
More than 10,000 Baby Boomers are turning 65, or traditional retiring age, per week. That’s a lot of talent preparing to say goodbye to the working world.
As a result, organizations are gearing up to reshape their workforce in response to the loss of many employees now or soon. The problem is, not enough companies are prepared for the changes ahead. Read More→
A qualified candidate applies for a job.
The employer is intrigued by the candidate’s resume and decides to do a little digging.
The employer discovers – via social media – that the candidate is of a minority religion and decides against calling them in for an interview.
Sound outrageous? It’s much more common than you’d think.
A recent study by Carnegie Mellon University proved that looking at candidate information online can be a dangerous practice. Read More→