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Reopening after COVID-19: What companies need to know

Coronavirus job search and hiring trends

Should you furlough, reduce hours or initiate layoffs during an economic downturn?

Hiring veterans: 5 things you should know

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Employer branding guide: future-proof your brand reputation

Until now, your employer branding strategy has probably encompassed things like your career sites, your social media footprint, a couple of corporate videos, and perhaps some collaboration with internal marketing and PR. While all of these elements are part and parcel of great employer branding, to speak to the next generation of job seekers, you’ll […]

Monster's Veteran Hiring Guide

Every year, more than 200,000 service members transition out of the military, and the vast majority (94%) of them look for jobs after completing their service, according to Monster’s Veteran Hiring Survey. They’re interested in pursuing jobs in fields that range from information technology to health care to customer service, and they’re highly trained. In […]

Monster hiring guide: College grad recruiting after COVID-19

Under normal circumstances, hiring new graduates is an exciting time for recruitment pros. You get to meet fresh new talent, full of the latest thoughts and ideas — as well as enthusiasm about starting their new post-college lives. This year, however, it’s an entirely different story. On the heels of record low unemployment rates, the […]

Monster's video interview solutions for remote hiring

Even before the coronavirus pandemic caused companies to shift to virtual hiring, many employers and recruiters were already taking advantage of video interviews because they help streamline the hiring process, especially at the early phases of candidate screening. But now, remote interviewing is becoming the new norm. When it’s not possible to meet face-to-face, companies can […]

How do I reopen my small business after COVID-19?

For small businesses hit hard by Covid-19, the thought of reopening probably brings much-needed hope and a sense of relief. But before doing anything, you need a solid small business COVID-19 reopening plan. You may have had to cut back or ramp up staff, change protocols and procedures, move to a virtual platform, or close down […]

Reopening after COVID-19: What companies need to know

As the nation begins reopening after COVID-19, companies need to have a smart game plan to protect their employees, customers, and their businesses. It’s not just about following new regulations and safety practices (although that’s important). Reopening safely requires that you bring all of your stakeholders to the table to plan for your immediate and long-term […]

April 2020 jobs report: post-COVID-19 unemployment soars

There has been no shortage of terrible records broken by the coronavirus pandemic, and the latest release of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) monthly jobs report was no different. According to the BLS report, a record high of 20.5 million jobs were eliminated in April, while the unemployment rate increased to 14.7%— the […]

Coronavirus job search and hiring trends

To help make sense of how the rapidly changing world is impacting the way we work, we’ve been looking at coronavirus hiring trends by conducting weekly polls, gathering proprietary Monster data, and asking our community of candidates and employers how they’re responding to the shifts around work and coronavirus. Here’s a look at the most […]

How to find candidates with the crossover skills you need

With Covid-19 lockdowns and slow re-openings, many employers have had to make the difficult decision to lay off or furlough part or all of their workforces. While this is a tough reality, it can also present a silver lining and opportunity for some businesses that are still hiring to consider workers who’ve been made unemployed […]

Hiring veterans: 5 things you should know

Hiring veterans isn’t just good for our military—it’s good for companies who want to add talented and extremely qualified workers to their staff. Veterans of the U.S. military offer unique and diversified skill sets that make them ideal candidates for businesses looking to hire. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), there are […]