Employers have long had difficulty acquiring information technology workers, as candidates are in demand, regardless of the job market. New research provides insight into IT hiring challenges and tips to help overcome them.
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.
They are fleeing war, genocide, and other horror. They come to the United States from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Syria, Burma (Myanmar), Iraq, Somalia, Bhutan, Afghanistan, Ukraine, and other countries. All must meet strict standards for admission.
More than 650,000 ex-offenders are released from America’s state and federal prisons every year. Studies show that approximately two-thirds will likely be rearrested within three years of release.
Newly minted MBAs are increasingly looking beyond Wall Street for career opportunities.
It’s a rather natural tendency among many in the management ranks: the temptation to hold on to star performers in current roles, rather than encouraging their promotions, succession plans or transfers to other areas of the company.
Yesterday we heard from iCIMS’s Kelly Martin on how to best use your talent pools. Today, more tips from Martin.
As employers struggle to find candidates for open positions, a new series of public service announcements (PSAs) encourages companies to consider “opportunity youth”: unemployed young adults between the ages of 16 and 24.
Everyone’s looking for quality talent these days, but there might be one you’ve already considered in the past. It’s time to look into your talent pool.
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.
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.