When you are having trouble filling a position, it can be a real temptation to hire any candidate just to fill the position. But we all know that hiring the wrong person can end up being more costly in the long run—especially if the new hire causes any problems.
Category: Candidate Pools & Proactive Recruiting
Recruiting in the past tended to be reactive—there’s an opening, let’s fill it. But many employers are becoming more proactive by building relationships with potential candidates, creating a pool of eager applicants whenever there is an opening.
Earlier this month, online retail behemoth Amazon held a multi-city job fair to help fill more than 50,000 positions. The fair consisted of 12 events in total, including 10 that took place onsite at Amazon fulfillment centers across the country.
By using short message service (SMS), the official name for text messaging, and multimedia message service (MMS), messages that support short videos, single images or slideshows, and audio clips, recruiters are interacting with job candidates in ways that are proving convenient and highly effective.
Job boards often include information for job seekers, usually in the form of articles or blog posts intended to help with the job search process. One job site, Nurse.org, has now taken job seeker assistance to the next level.
A new report from Allegis Group, a global provider of talent solutions, looks at major economic and demographic trends influencing the supply of talent around the world.
A recent study from CareerBuilder, a provider of human capital solutions, sheds some light on where the candidate experience tends to turn negative.
Debate about whether recruiting is sales will likely continue until the purple squirrel jumps over the moon. But one thing talent acquisition professionals can agree on is that recruiting requires communication.
A white paper by ManpowerGroup Solutions tackles the problem of the current talent shortage in many industries—which projections show will only get worse. Their solution? Create an official talent pool sharing system amongst competitors, to the benefit of all involved—from the worker to the C-suite.
In a recent article we explored a white paper by ManpowerGroup Solutions, Amy Doyle, the vice president of strategic client solutions of ManpowerGroup suggests that sharing talent pools among competitors benefits everyone. Here, we present more from Doyle on how this would work and what the potential benefits are.
People with disabilities are job seekers, too. And they represent a very large candidate pool.