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As families celebrate college graduations across the U.S. this month, there’s good news on the job front. Employers plan to hire 26.6 percent more 2022 new graduates than they did from the class of 2021. Members of the 2022 graduating class have spent at least half of their college experience navigating the uncertainty that the…

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Workplace diversity has become top-of-mind for organizations across the country. According to SHRM, diversity hiring is defined as when companies recruit individuals with a collective mixture of differences and similarities that include individual characteristics, values and beliefs, experiences, and backgrounds. Four Benefits of Workplace Diversity—And How to Achieve It With more collaborative and team-oriented cultures, today’s…

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The COVID-19 pandemic created challenges for employers and workers across all industries, some of which we are still trying to overcome two years later. Facing school and daycare closures, many working mothers had no choice but to leave their jobs. Others felt compelled to take a step back as they tried to juggle the demands…

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Acara is committed to promoting community engagement, economic empowerment, and inclusivity in the communities we serve. To that end, our organization has supported the worthwhile causes of many local and national partners for decades. Oftentimes, our passionate colleagues bring these causes to our attention! As a way to give back to his local community, Acara…

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Jobs are no longer viewed as merely a means to pay the bills. Candidates are seeking experiences that align with their values and beliefs, provide growth opportunities, and offer fulfilling work. Through your organization’s employee value proposition (EVP), you can communicate how your company will meet these expectations to stand out from your competitors to…

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Once the interviews and salary negotiations are over and you’ve accepted the offer, it’s easy to believe that the most stressful steps of your job search are behind you. But you’re not out of the woods yet. During the first few weeks in your new position, you’re laying the groundwork—and establishing relationships—that will prove beneficial…

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As a result of the pandemic, talent acquisition and recruiting have shifted to a virtual environment. Technology and software applications have dramatically increased efficiencies and there’s no question recruiting has been streamlined and improved. Candidates are now much more comfortable with the use of technology in the hiring process and have come to expect it….

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In recent years, the demand for qualified tech talent has soared. Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, IT has played a crucial role in maintaining stability as organizations embrace a hybrid work model, and security and risk management have become a high-level issue. It’s more important than ever to differentiate your organization to attract…

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Any hiring manager or HR professional will preach the importance of workplace diversity—but what are we actually doing to diversify the workplace? For me, there are four key benefits of creating an inclusive workplace. Here’s what they are and—more importantly—how you can bring them to life at your business. 1. Workplace diversity increases creativity. With a…

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