Alyssa Harmon
Alyssa Harmon

Alyssa Harmon is the content manager of Recruiter Today.

The Innovators June 20, 2022
How to Celebrate and Recognize Juneteenth in the Workplace

In 2016, about 1 in 8 people in the labor force were black/African American employees.  While the number has been growing throughout the years, there is a good chance that some of them work at your company. If they do, it's even more critical that you recognize and honor Juneteenth at your company.  But what should you do for this holiday? If you aren't sure what the holiday...

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Success June 19, 2022
Father's Day: Top 10 Ways to Celebrate Dads in The Workplace

Happy Father's Day from! According to some research, 81.7% of fathers were also working. You likely have some fathers at your company who will be celebrating Father's Day soon. It can boost your employee brand, culture, and retention when you show appreciation to these fathers on this special day. But what can you do to show that you care about your employees? Keep...

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The Innovators June 14, 2022
All You Need to Know About Remote Work and the Hire From Anywhere Model

One survey found that after COVID-19, 36% of companies are willing to hire a 100% remote workforce either in the United States or internationally. Before COVID-19, that percentage was only 12%.  Many companies have seen that being able to hire internationally and have a fully remote team benefits their business, and more companies are adopting this model. However, that doesn't mean...

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Smart Tech June 9, 2022
7 Different Ways AI Can Be Used in Recruiting

According to Forbes research, 55% of talent acquisition professionals in the United States use some form of artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm to support their hiring process. While more and more businesses are adopting AI and machine learning into their recruitment process, other companies are still confused about how to implement AI into their technology. But that's one of the best...

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Smart Tech June 3, 2022
Pros and Cons of Using AI in Recruiting

According to Forbes, 84% of business leaders have said that they believe artificial intelligence (AI) is the trend in the future that will help them stay competitive and have an advantage in the job market. While AI recruitment tools are powerful for hiring managers and recruiters, there are still some pros and cons to using them, especially in recruiting. However, do the pros outweigh...

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Success June 1, 2022
9 Ways to Celebrate Pride Month at the Workplace

Some studies have found that between 15 to 43% of LGBTQIA+ people have experienced harassment or discrimination in the workplace. In addition, 90% of transgender employees say that they have experienced mistreatment or harassment while working. Even if you have an inclusive company that focuses on diversity, there still might be instances where LGBTQIA+ employees don't feel comfortable...

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Success May 31, 2022
Interview: How to Prevent Employee Turnovers Through Onboarding

For this interview post, I talked with Tim Rowley, the CTO of PeopleCaddie. He is an expert in human resources and employment, but he also has knowledge in the IT sector. Rowley received his undergraduate degree at MIT and his MBA from Stanford.  Today's topic of discussion is how IT and HR departments can help companies improve their retention rates by providing a great onboarding...

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Inside Recruiting May 24, 2022
How to Use Digital Marketing Strategies in Recruiting

According to some research, 75% of candidates will research the company's reputation before submitting their resumes for consideration.  If you want to ensure that you're attracting the best candidates, you'll need to ensure that your employer branding is positive. Thankfully, you can utilize some digital marketing strategies in your recruiting process.  There are many...

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Smart Tech May 19, 2022
7 Features Every Company Should Look For in Recruiting Software

According to some research, 98% of Fortune 500 companies use recruiting software. When many companies are struggling to recruit talent, using software to find qualified candidates could be the answer to your company's recruitment problems. But if you're going to invest in recruiting software, you need to ensure that you choose the right solution for your business. Keep reading to...

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Smart Tech May 11, 2022
4 Signs Your Company Needs AI Recruiting Software

Did you know that 24% of businesses use artificial intelligence (AI) recruiting software? Many recruiters and hiring managers have discovered the benefits of using AI to enhance their recruiting process, but how do you know if your business is ready to include the software into your business? If you're struggling to find great talent or just feel like your old software and...

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Mother's Day: Top 10 Reasons You Should Be Recruiting Moms

According to some research, working mothers make up one-third of women in the workforce. Because of how prevalent they are, if you're not recruiting moms, you might be missing out on a large chunk of great talent.  Some companies might not want to hire moms who will only work part-time, or some companies may not think that a mom will be able to focus on her professional life if she is...

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How to Support Your Remote Employees' Mental Health

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, nearly half of American employees say they've had a mental illness. Another study also found additional mental health concerns with a 50% rise in depression and a 60% drop in focus in the workplace. While many workers were stressed over the pandemic, this is also when many employees started working remotely as well. While working...

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