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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 yesterday’s Advisor, we looked at some risks perceived by employers that consider hiring ex-convicts. Today, we’re going to be taking a look at some of the potential benefits.
Many employers are realizing that it’s probably inappropriate and even counter-productive to have a blanket ban on hiring anyone who has ever been convicted of a crime. After all, many crimes have nothing to do with someone’s ability to perform the job at hand. And by default, having a blanket policy will exclude anyone who […]
Recruiting Daily Advisor recently reported on tech hiring in the United States, citing a survey that finds companies nationwide except to increase staff during the first half of 2018, creating increased competition for tech talent. In Europe, employers are also confronting tech talent challenges.
Career coaches often recommend that job seekers set up informational interviews, in order to explore career paths and employment opportunities. Although typically initiated by job seekers, informational interviews have advantages for employers as well.
Companies may not want parents attending job interviews with their adult children, but a number of employers aren’t above targeting parents in an effort to recruit their offspring.
The latest trend among older Americans is one that may benefit your company. A significant number of retired Baby Boomers want to rejoin the workforce.
Recruiting Daily Advisor previously reported on research from talent solutions provider Randstad Sourceright which finds companies are converting more full-time positions to freelance roles. Now, research from Business Talent Group (BTG), a provider of on-demand business talent, finds use of freelance consultants is also widespread, including in critical roles previously held by full-time staff.
Conventional wisdom says, when you realize you’ve made a mistake, cut your losses and move on.
A new survey from Robert Half Technology, a leading IT staffing company, finds technology executives anticipate strong IT hiring activity in the first half of 2018.