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.

Filling the Gaps: Strong Hiring Plan Requires Assessing Current, Future Needs

Employers can’t develop effective hiring strategies without knowing the kind of talent they already have on board, what they’ll need in the future, and how to fill any gaps. A workforce analysis can identify those gaps so that employers can develop an actionable plan. And HR professionals who take the lead in this workforce analysis […]

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Holiday Hiring Forecast

Despite upheaval in the retail industry that has resulted in thousands of store closures, price cuts on merchandise, and consolidation, there may be high demand for seasonal jobs this year, according to a forecast from global outplacement and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas.

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Developing a Pipeline of Internal Talent Important Part of Hiring Strategy

Going external to recruit the most qualified candidates is critical to keep up with the demand for talent in most organizations. But that strategy overlooks two important sources of internal talent – current employees with talent and experience not utilized in their current positions or who have the ability to grow into new roles and […]

Who Are Today’s Freelancers?

If you still think of freelancers as people who occasionally take on work assignments, you’re out of step with today’s employment marketplace. Freelance employment is on the increase, and freelancers now represent a significant percentage of the workforce.