Trends

The Acara recruiting trends blog is your source for the latest breakthroughs in corporate hiring. Read our featured articles to hear from Acara’s recruiting experts on what’s trending in the job market today. Whether you’re looking to build your contingent workforce or need your next C-level executive, the Acara blog is your source for the latest industry insights, observations, and jobs that are on the rise.

By Rosanna Talese, Account Executive In my 8 years as an HR professional, I’ve seen it all in the interview room—for better or worse. Yet there’s one thing that, without fail, always makes me cringe—when a job candidate lies to me. Whether you’re meeting face-to-face or conducting the interaction virtually, here are three ways you…

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By Ryan Stenvick, Vice President of Business Development Since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic in mid-March, our country has been completely flipped on its head. Prior to the spread of COVID-19, the United States was riding high on record-breaking economic growth and historically low unemployment numbers. But since the virus made its way to…

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By Damian Scandiffio, Client Services Director As businesses have roared back to life in recent weeks, is your organization ready to explore the possibility of bringing back your furloughed or laid-off employees? If you’re an Oregon company, here are some valuable resources to prepare for the road ahead. Question: What’s the difference between a furlough…

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By Jeanne Remik, Regional Manager As government unemployment payouts are set to decrease, a large percentage of America’s unemployed population will be looking to return to the workforce. Whether you’re a recent college graduate seeking an entry-level role, a laid-off tenured industry professional looking to get back in the saddle, or a currently-employed worker craving…

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By Nigel Hapuarachchi, Director of Business Development Learning and development (L&D) programs are crucial for employees’ short- and long-term success. Even as organizations look to cut costs and reduce general expenses and overall spending during COVID-19, the importance of maintaining a culture of learning cannot be understated. Companies cannot simply postpone critical learning and skill-building;…

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By James Beyer, Associate Counsel In recent weeks, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has continued to guide employers on how to manage health concerns and maintain worker safety during a transition back to the workplace. In its latest publication, “What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO…

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By Nigel Hapuarachchi, Director of Business Development Let’s face it – no one wants to work for a bad boss. Yet not surprisingly, everyone seems to have had experience with one in the past. Whether you’ve dealt with a boss who is “too busy,” self-centered, or always looking over your shoulder, the negative aftereffects that…

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