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6 ways you can support women in the workplace

By: Roxanne Tashjian, SVP Global Sales Effectiveness and Optimization, Monster Choose to challenge. This year’s International Women’s Day theme is truly built for today’s pandemic-driven world–and it’s a call to action for supporting women at work. A world where 2.2 million women have left the U.S. labor market since the beginning of the pandemic. A […]

Corner office Q&A: Rebecca Henderson

Rebecca Henderson, CEO of Randstad’s global business and executive board member, has over 20 years’ experience as a leader in talent solutions. As a single working mother early in her career, Henderson knows first-hand the balance women have to strike to achieve personal and professional goals. She’s demonstrated her commitment to supporting women through her […]

An optimistic path forward: 2021 hiring trends to watch

By: Scott Gutz, Monster CEO It’s not hyperbole to say that 2020 has redefined the very nature of how we work and what the ideal employer (and candidate) looks like. And this is not just my opinion. The findings of Monster’s just released Future of Work 2021 Global Hiring Outlook, which focuses on global trends among […]

Remote vs. in-person: what's right for your company?

With vaccines rolling out and a hopeful end to the pandemic in-sight, organisations are in the throes of figuring out next steps, and weighing the pros and cons of remote vs. in-person work. On the one hand, the past year has shown that many employees can work just as productively at home as they can […]

8 New Year's recruiting resolutions

When it comes to New Year’s resolutions, finding a new job is usually a big one. Monster Intelligence, which tracks job seekers and other behavior on Monster.com, has the data to back that up. According to Monster data, 90% of people who say they want a new job in the new year plan to look […]

Helping employees cope with work-related anxiety

The coronavirus pandemic is upending work routines and sparking anxiety and uncertainty among workers across every sector. Mental health is being battered. Monster’s new Future of Work 2021 Outlook shows that globally, feelings of  job-related anxiety are overwhelming employees, followed by headaches, depression and loneliness. Our data reveals that anxiety affects 33% of Canadian workers, […]

The Future of Work 2021: A summary of this year's survey

Let’s all take a collective sigh that 2020 is over. Last year – which included record-breaking job losses and skyrocketing unemployment– was a challenge. We saw staffing shortages in health care, warehousing, and logistics and prolonged declines in hospitality, travel, and foodservice. Those are reason enough to say goodbye to 2020 and look to the […]

2021 Hiring Trends: Monster's Predictions for the New Year

Forecasting 2021 hiring trends is a bit of a challenge given all of the unknowns in the economy and with the pandemic. That said, with vaccines being rolled out and the potential return to normal on the horizon, 2021 is poised to be a big comeback year for some hard-hit industries. Based on Monster job […]

How to show candidates you're committed to diversity and inclusion in hiring

Companies are spending a lot of time focusing on diversity and inclusion in hiring right now, and for a variety of reasons. According to Monster research, 86% of candidates globally say diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in the workplace is important to them, so that’s definitely one motivating factor. This is an issue that’s important […]

The gig economy in 2021: New strategies for recruiting temporary workers

The gig economy has been buzzed about for some time, and after a year with a pandemic and economic unrest, more employers and workers have seemed to embrace temporary and contract workers than ever before – giving new life, and perhaps a new definition to the meaning of “gig work.” But how do you go […]