In the News & Around the Web – January 4, 2017

Each week we rifle through the world wide web to bring you news, blog posts and any other information we find relevant. Below you will find a few useful, interesting, or otherwise relevant links from around the world of career exploration, talent acquisition, and more.

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1. UNC Kenan-Flagler’s Director of Alumni gives you Reasons why you should be applying for jobs during the Holidays: Read the story on ClearAdmit
 “There’s less competition.” Perhaps most importantly, your potential competition is taking time off, allowing you to take advantage. Job applications usually drop by about 75 percent during this time of the year.
 2. Employees make Job Related New Year Resolutions for 2017: Read the story on CareerBuilder

The number one Resolution: “Save More of My Pay!” (49% of Respondents). That is up from 37% a year ago.

3. Entrepreneur.com has Tips for Employers to Retain Top Talent: Read the story on Entrepreneur.com

#4 of 10: ” Ensure your onboarding processes are as streamlined as possible. 70% of workers say they are more likely to stay at their new company for 3 years or more if they experienced a favorable application process.”


In the News & Around the Web – January 4, 2017 by Zach Mayo on January 4, 2017