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).
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.
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.
Hiring the right people is essential. Has your talent pool become stale? Here’s how to freshen it up.
When it comes to recruiting strategies, everyone has their own method and generally, recruiters will stick with that method that works best. So is there really such thing as the “best recruiting strategy”?
In part one of this article, we noted that employers are having a difficult time getting enough qualified applicants for all of their open roles. We started to explore some of the reasons why there are fewer applicants. For example, we noted that a lot of people who are of working age are not participating in […]
There may be more jobs available today than there are applicants to fill them. This is a frustrating scenario for employers. Organizations trying to grow, or even simply keep up with current demand, are finding it more and more difficult to keep employees, and they’re finding it’s more and more difficult to find new employees […]
Open hiring, at its core, is hiring individuals without regard to their background. It’s completely open, as the name implies. Open to individuals from all walks of life. Open to people who may have histories that would have excluded them from a more traditional hiring process—histories that may include things like time spent in jail, […]
Recruiters are always looking for the latest technology to make their lives easier. And when it comes to recruiting veterans into civilian roles, recruiters are in luck! Earlier this year, CareerBuilder announced that it was collaborating with Google Cloud to transform the industry standard for job search.
When it comes to recruiting metrics, most companies rely on “time to hire,” retention rates, and other numbers that don’t necessarily show the overall picture of your company’s talent needs. While it’s great to show executives that you were able to fill “X” number of roles in “X” amount of time, if those new hires […]
In order to fill vacant roles, employers are resorting to new methods to recruit new talent. However, one strategy that has been around for years, is the use of internal referrals. Essentially, existing employees are given a bonus if they refer a candidate who is hired and stays with the company for a set period […]