It’s no secret—recent hiring surges have led to a more competitive job market. And, as a result, recruiters and hiring managers are now operating within what is referred to as a “candidate-driven market.” This means high-quality candidates can be selective about which interviews they take and, ultimately, which company they work for.
The Bureau of Labor Statics (BLS) has released its April 2018 Employment Situation report, which highlights that the shrinking unemployment rate is making it a buyer’s market for job candidates, according to Nick Cromydas, Co-founder and CEO of Hunt Club, a tech-enabled recruiting service based in Chicago, Illinois.
In yesterday’s article, I discussed Susan Vitale’s RecruitCon 2018 session on the Outlook on the 2025 Workplace: How to Attract the Next Generation of Talent by Effectively Recruiting Millennials and Gen Z. In this article, I’ll focus on the consumer mindset to the recruiting process and how you can ensure your candidates get a good experience.
As part of an effort to engage and retain employees, organizations are offering wellness and well-being programs. A full seven in 10 organizations offer such programs for employees, according to a new study from Brandon Hall Group, an HCM research and advisory services firm.
A significant number of job postings include years of experience as a hiring criterion. Is this a best practice?
Senator Tammy Duckworth recently brought her newborn daughter to work. It was the first time a baby has been allowed on the Senate floor.
As labor markets continue to tighten, companies are pursuing additional strategies for recruiting untapped talent and retaining workers. So finds a new report by The Conference Board, a global business membership and research association.
I find myself particularly drawn to (and often frustrated by) topics related to the generational divide. So, I was particularly eager to sit in on Susan Vitale’s RecruitCon 2018 session on the Outlook on the 2025 Workplace: How to Attract the Next Generation of Talent by Effectively Recruiting Millennials and Gen Z.
It’s been said that companies tend to focus on recruitment, and overlook retention. But in today’s tight labor market, it turns out retention may be getting too much attention.
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.