In an increasingly service- and skill-driven economy, talent acquisition, development, and retention are immensely important for companies that want to stay competitive in the long run.
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.
If you’re looking to make your workforce more diverse and are considering recruiting talent outside of your city or state lines, you may want to think again—or at least take a different approach, otherwise, you run the risk of having a less diverse workforce.
The candidate driven market is a reality many companies are facing in the wake of record low unemployment and a growing skills gap. If you’re a recruiter who works for a staffing firm or job placement company, you may be struggling to help qualified jobseekers land their dream job.
The current job market is hot, and with unemployment at a low, many employers are struggling to attract top talent. While most industries are struggling to recruit the best people, those who are looking for qualified cybersecurity personnel might need to dig deep into their reservoir of patience. Hiring managers tasked with posting cybersecurity jobs […]
Generation Z entered the workforce last year. This means some of its oldest members—those born as early as 1997—are already embedded as our colleagues.
In a recent post, we discussed an economic letter written for the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (FRBSF) in which it argued that the gap between U.S. and Canadian policies and structures around support for women working while raising children is the primary contributor to a large gap between the labor participation rate for prime-age women, costing […]
As a recruiter, hiring manager, or HR professional, are you interested in helping your company grow its business but unsure of how to do so? The key to growth may come from your company’s talent strategy. However, for some companies, investing in a talent strategy may not be an option, that’s where a total talent […]
Even with the seemingly endless amount of TV shows to watch, finding a series to view with one’s significant other can sometimes prove a difficult task for a couple. After watching eight seasons of The Office together, it was challenging for me and my wife to find a show that fell somewhere in between Real Housewives of Orange […]
When workers voluntarily leave the company, one would assume that the employee is leaving for better opportunities. However, in a tight labor market, rehiring former employees is becoming more popular among employers. But research finds that former employees are hesitant to go back.
As a new year is upon us, it’s that time to reflect on the year past and what may come for the year ahead. Certainly, the market has shown that when it comes to employment, 2019 is set to continue the trend of record-low unemployment rates, an aging workforce that continues to remain involved in […]