Coronavirus / COVID-19 Articles

  • Regions that currently have the most open jobs for nurses  1. New York City Area 2. Boston Area 3. San Francisco Bay Area 4. Los Angeles Area 5. Seattle Area 6. Chicago Area 7. Dallas/Forth Worth Area 8. Washington D.C. Metro Area 9. Detroit Area 10. Atlanta Area  *Based on LinkedIn data

    An Inside Look at Healthcare Hiring in the U.S. Right Now

    May 19, 2020

    It was early March when Shane Jackson first felt the impact of COVID-19. His healthcare staffing agency, Jackson Healthcare, was getting a wave of cancelled assignments. Healthcare facilities didn’t need people like surgeons and anesthesiologists because elective surgeries were off, per state mandates. Then another wave hit — urgent requests for critical care...

  • How GM’s Fast-Moving Recruiters Helped Save Lives

    May 12, 2020

    For recruiters, finding talent is always critical. But recently, for the recruiting team at General Motors, it became a matter of saving lives. In mid-March, GM and Ventec Life Systems of Bothell, Washington, began working on a plan to rapidly expand production of Ventec’s VOCSN critical care ventilators to help COVID-19 patients in the United States. Virtually...

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    5 Ways Companies Are Making Their Remote Candidate Experience Stand Out

    May 7, 2020

    For companies that are currently hiring, providing an exceptional candidate experience may look a little different than it used to. In the age of social distancing, in-person coffee chats, on-site interviews, and lunches with the team are no longer an option. As a result, many companies are finding new ways to make their candidates feel valued — or creative ways...

  • Screenshot of graph from blog post:  Public Safety +28% Education +23% Recreation & Travel +19% Wellness & Fitness +5% Nonprofit +4%

    Data Shows Which Workers Are Looking at Jobs More Since...

    May 5, 2020

    COVID-19 has impacted every sector of the economy, and it's beginning to affect how often professionals look at open jobs. Compared to...

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    How to Become a More Empathetic Communicator — and Why It...

    May 4, 2020

    In a recent article on his blog, industry analyst Josh Bersin wrote that leaders must respond to the coronavirus by putting “empathy...

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    How Recruiters Can Stay Resilient in a Crisis, According to...

    April 30, 2020

    Over the course of his career, Brendan Browne, LinkedIn’s head of recruiting, has faced multiple economic downturns, from the dot-com...