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When Will The Labour Shortage End?

Bars and restaurants are unable to open to full capacity despite restrictions being lifted. Manufacturers are struggling to find specialized and entry-level workers to keep up with high production demand. Overwhelmed builders are turning away projects in a booming housing market. Trucking companies are unable to keep supply chains moving, while ride-hailing services are leaving […]

A Guide To Gender Pronouns In The Workplace

Many companies seek to emphasize diversity and inclusion in today’s workplace, and gender pronouns are an important part of the puzzle. In fact, recent Pew Research revealed that about one in five adults know someone who goes by a gender-neutral pronoun, According to the Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion, gender pronouns are “words that a person […]

Will The Hybrid Workplace Last?

Vaccine distribution is widespread and restrictions are easing across the country, which can only mean that the “great return” to the office is upon us-sort of. While some workplaces are staying remote and others are already back in the office full-time, there’s another approach that employers and employees alike seem to prefer: the hybrid workplace. […]

Corner Office Q&A: Monster's Bob Melk

Bob Melk has been Monster’s chief commercial officer for four years, joining the executive leadership team after serving as president at tech jobs site Dice, and a long career in media, sales and business leadership. Here, he talks about his path to Monster, bringing diversity and inclusivity to the workplace and why it’s important to […]

How to Support Your Asian Employees

There’s no doubt that workplaces are becoming more inclusive, and employers are doubling down on their commitment to DE&I Initiatives to be welcoming to all candidates. With recent hate crimes against Asians dominating headlines in the U.S. and more anti-Asian racism occurring in Canada after COVID-19, you might be wondering, how can I support my […]

Make the Mental Health of Employees Central to Your Recruitment Strategy

Work stress is no joke, and it’s on the minds of today’s job seekers. In fact, 1 in 3 candidates stated in Monster’s State of the Candidate survey that their jobs were having a negative impact on their mental health and wellness. Understanding these stressors and supporting the mental health of employees will go a […]

What is an Employer Value Proposition and Why Do You Need One?

Before you even think about creating an employer brand strategy, you’ve got to start with the foundation: your employer value proposition (EVP). So just what is an employer value proposition and what role does it play in recruitment? A company’s EVP essentially answers the question: “Why should I (a candidate) work for you?” Communicating the […]

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 […]