Veterans Day is right around the corner (Sunday, November 11, to be exact), and what better way to celebrate it than to hire veterans to help fill your vacant roles! Here, we’ll look at the ways companies can improve their recruitment strategies for hiring this highly skilled talent pool.
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.
The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) is designed to be an incentive for employers to hire people who frequently face difficulty finding employment. As the name implies, this incentive is in the form of a tax credit. As such, it is administered by both the Department of Labor (DOL) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). […]
2018 has been a rough year for recruiters, as ManpowerGroup points out that 46% of employers say they cannot find the skills they need to fill open jobs. It may be a jobseekers’ market, but memories of past recessions are keeping jobseekers from being optimistic about seeking out new opportunities.
Perhaps your organization is looking for someone with the entrepreneurial spirit? You probably have an idea of what that candidate might look like. However, things are not always as they seem. A new investigation by Hiscox explores the true source of entrepreneurs, so you can better spot them when they are sitting in the candidate […]
Much has been said about the problems veterans have transitioning to civilian employment. It’s no wonder, according to a veteran whose civilian job involves linking new veterans with private sector employers. He explains that often the differences between military and civilian life make veterans “lousy jobseekers.”
For decades, the prevailing wisdom in the United States was that to get a good, high-paying career, it was necessary to get a college degree. But there is a large number of well-paying jobs that don’t require a college degree, although they may require more than just a high school diploma.
When it comes to finding employees, location often crops up as a challenge for recruiters, talent executives, and hiring managers. Specifically, when it comes to sourcing top talent who may happen to live on the opposite side of the city, or in another state altogether. How big of an obstacle is it? And what effect […]
Over the last century, the process of reaching candidates has evolved from handwritten letters and carrier pigeons to window signs, in-person interviews, online listings, phone interviews, and now, text recruiting. While technological shifts have transformed how people communicate, these shifts have also created a more dynamic, ever-evolving business world.
Human resources (HR) leaders are shifting from a transactional to a strategic approach to support state and local governments in adapting to changing workforce demographics and the increased competition for talent finds a new report released by the Center for State and Local Government Excellence (SLGE).
In a competitive market, companies must work twice as hard to entice new hires to accept a job offer and because of this, the relationship between recruiters and candidates has never been more important.