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Kids These Days - Considering Workforce Trends in the Design of Recruiting Strategies

featured / organizational performance / generational research / military research / recruiting
Organizations' future success is facilitated by their ability to generate interest in joining among potential organizational members. As current members retire, turnover, and change positions within the organization, they create vacancies that must be filled with new talent. Social influence, qualification factors, and historic events impact organizational recruitment. Prior research has shown that youth career choices, such as entering military service , are influenced by what they think their friends and family will think; the environment (e.g., unemployment, tuition costs); and whether they can qualify for service. When applicant pools are small or lack qualifications, recruiting becomes a focus. In contrast, selection processes are emphasized when applicant pools are more robust. Although often it seems to be feast or famine and some specialized field regularly... more
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FMG Heads to 122nd American Psychological Association (APA) Conference in DC

conferences / military research / recruiting
Tomorrow kicks off the start of the 122nd Annual American Psychological Association (APA) Convention in Washington, DC. The conference runs from August 7-10 and offers an ideal opportunity for professionals across fields of psychology to attend over 87 continuing education workshops, connect with colleagues at social hours, discuss projects with poster presenters and learn from panelists at sessions. APA 122nd Conference This year, Fors Marsh Group will be represented by Dr. Jen Gibson, Dr. Sarah Evans, and Ron Vega. If you are attending, make sure to join Jen and Sarah at their paper session entitled: New Perspectives on Military Recruiting and Training, which takes place on Saturday, August 9, at 9am. Ron will present a poster, “Parenting Style... more
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