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Running on Empty: The Surprising Connection Between Cheap Gas and Jobs

Posted by Matt Rivera

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It’s hard not to pass a gas station and gasp a little at gas around $2.00 a gallon. And while this is generally a great boon for the economy and our wallets, beware; this also spells doom for your retention and recruiting strategies.

You’d have to go pretty far back to see gas prices that low for a sustained period of time. But there was a time, after the dot-com bubble burst, around 2004 or so, when gas was low, stimulus money was flowing and unemployment was dropping. At that time, people were optimistic and hiring was pretty robust. Recruiting became a little harder - however, there seemed to be a willingness on both sides of the recruiting desk to create opportunities. Then, of course, came the Great Recession, but at the time, recruiting was working well for both companies and job seekers.

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How To Avoid a Sony-sized Cybersecurity Breach

Posted by James Parkin

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While the world watched the Sony cybersecurity breach unfold, smart CIO’s and IT professionals made yet another mental note. True, no one had confirmed whether North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un was behind the data breach heard around the world where 47,000 documents where publicly released. But, the fact of the matter remains, with the increased collection of data, comes the real threat of stolen or breached security.

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RPOA Webinar: Help! How to Score Top Talent in 2015

Posted by Alexandra Deck

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The 2015 jobs outlook is still unclear, but one thing is certain - it's a candidate’s market. Learn what employers should be most concerned with when hiring, and how to score top talent in 2015.

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Why MLK Was a Successful Recruiter and Three Recruiting Strategies for You

Posted by Matt Rivera

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Martin Luther King Jr. was a great leader, but he was also a great recruiter. Without his ability to attract people to his cause, it would have been much more difficult to create change.

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