Super Bowl 50: Labor Market Edition [Infographic]

Charlotte and Denver are competing for the talent as well as the trophy in 2016

The Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos have proven themselves evenly matched on the field this NFL season and will face off for the Super Bowl trophy on Sunday. But it turns out these cities are competing in more ways than one: With remarkably similar labor markets, employers in both cities are competing for top talent, too.

Charlotte and Denver

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25% of Job Postings Are Still Open After 60 Days: Here’s What to Do About It

More than 25% of jobs in the US are open 60 days or more

Top recruiters and talent professionals of today are becoming more and more proactive. Instead of filling vacancies once they’re open, they anticipate where the business is headed and actively attract best-fit candidates before there is an explicit need.

But even the best planning is subject to forces beyond our control. In today’s labor market, candidates have many options, and this …

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It’s Not All About Free Food—What Really Matters When It Comes to Employee Engagement

Looking out for the best interest of the employee is the surest way to build investment among a company and get people to fall in love with your office.

According to Gallup Poll research, less that one-third of US workers were engaged in their jobs in 2014. Gallup defines engaged employees as “workers that are involved in, enthusiastic about and committed to their work and workplace.” How do you get employees engaged in the office? Is it free food? Better benefits? Funky furniture? There is a business benefit …

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