News and Trends

Get the latest news from across the talent acquisition space, as well as the latest from CareerBuilder's proprietary research and product updates.

  • Conducting A Background Check: 4 Things You Need to Know

    Conducting A Background Check: 4 Things You Need to Know

    Here are four myths employers have about conducting a background check, and realities that show the truth.

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  • 3 Things You Should Know From the February 2017 Jobs Report

    3 Things You Should Know From the February 2017 Jobs Report

    The February BLS jobs report exceeded expectations. Here are the key takeaways.

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  • 72% of Employers Expect Talent Acquisition Roles Will be Automated by 2027

    72% of Employers Expect Talent Acquisition Roles Will be Automated by 2027

    While it may be tempting to assume that automation only effects manual labor intensive jobs, that’s not exactly the case. According to a recent CareerBuilder survey, 72 percent of employers...

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  • It’s Not Too Late: Sign Up to Host #FindYourCallingDay Event

    It’s Not Too Late: Sign Up to Host #FindYourCallingDay Event

    March is Find Your Calling month, and we're calling on you to host a #FindYourCallingDay event to help students discover their dream careers.

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  • CareerBuilder's Job Forecast

    CareerBuilder's Job Forecast

    See how employers plan to ramp up their hiring efforts this year with CareerBuilder's latest job forecast infographic.

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  • 83% of Women Over 25 are Postponing Family to Focus on Career

    83% of Women Over 25 are Postponing Family to Focus on Career

    According to a new CareerBuilder survey, a majority of women who are planning to have children are postponing starting a family to focus on their careers.

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  • 5 Reasons You Should Consider HR Automation

    5 Reasons You Should Consider HR Automation

    Here are 5 reasons why employers are automating their talent acquisition and management process.

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  • 2 in 5 Workers Have Dated a Colleague

    2 in 5 Workers Have Dated a Colleague

    Forty-one percent of American workers have had an office romance, according to a new survey from CareerBuilder.

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  • Provo, Utah Has Highest Share of Millennial Workers at 35%

    Provo, Utah Has Highest Share of Millennial Workers at 35%

    A new CareerBuilder study based on data from Emsi, CareerBuilder’s labor market analysis arm, explores the generational shifts and employment trends for the 100 most populous U.S. cities.

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  • Help Narrow the Skills Gap: Host a #FindYourCallingDay This March

    Help Narrow the Skills Gap: Host a #FindYourCallingDay This March

    March is Find Your Calling Month. Find out how you can host a #FindYourCallingDay event and do your part to bridge the skills gap.

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  • The Workforce is Aging – In Some Places More Quickly Than Others

    The Workforce is Aging – In Some Places More Quickly Than Others

    The most valuable resource for any organization is its people – and just like any other resource, the availability of new talent is crucial to long-term success. And with the Baby Boom generation...

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  • 4 in 10 Employers Have Fired an Employee for Being Late

    4 in 10 Employers Have Fired an Employee for Being Late

    While many companies are offering more workplace flexibility, a new CareerBuilder survey found that 41 percent of employers have fired someone for being late.

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  • Temporary Hiring Trends in 2017 and Beyond

    Temporary Hiring Trends in 2017 and Beyond

    According to CareerBuilder’s annual job forecast, temporary hiring is projected to remain strong as employers strive for greater flexibility in their staffing needs.

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  • This Year’s Most Bizarre Excuses for Being Late to Work

    This Year’s Most Bizarre Excuses for Being Late to Work

    More workers say are arriving late to work on a monthly or weekly basis than last year - and some employers are resorting to harsh punishments.

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  • 66% of Employers Plan to Offer Higher Salaries

    66% of Employers Plan to Offer Higher Salaries

    Competition for talent remains tough, and according to CareerBuilder’s 2017 Job Forecast, many employers are resorting to offering higher pay to attract the skilled workers they need. Two thirds...

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  • How to Find the Right Background Check Provider

    How to Find the Right Background Check Provider

    Use these 6 Key Factors when Shopping Around for Background Check Services.

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  • 1 in 2 Employers Know About a Candidate Within First 5 Minutes

    1 in 2 Employers Know About a Candidate Within First 5 Minutes

    There’s a reason hiring managers place so much emphasis on in-person job interviews. A candidate can seem “great on paper,” but it’s that in-person meeting that reveals much more about their...

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  • This Year’s 12 Most Outrageous Job Interview Mistakes

    This Year’s 12 Most Outrageous Job Interview Mistakes

    CareerBuilder released its annual survey of the most outrageous interview mistakes candidates have made, including eating and singing during the interview.

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  • 2 in 5 Employers Plan to Hire Full-time, Permanent Employees in 2017

    2 in 5 Employers Plan to Hire Full-time, Permanent Employees in 2017

    The hiring outlook for 2017 is the best the U.S. has seen in a decade, according to CareerBuilder’s annual job forecast.

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  • 49% of Workers Resolve to Save More

    49% of Workers Resolve to Save More

    For many, the start of a new year is an opportunity to reassess our lives and make plans to improve. And while some workers are resolving to find a new job in 2017, that’s not the only popular...

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