Category: Hiring & Recruiting

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Which Industries See the Most Candidate Ghosting?

Candidate ghosting—when a candidate stops communicating during the recruiting process—is pretty common these days. According to a recent Recruiting Daily Advisor survey, 58% of respondents report being ghosted at some point during the hiring process. But which industries are being affected most by this failure in communication?

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How to Make Smart Hiring Decisions in a Tight Labor Market

A tight labor market typically means that unemployment numbers are low and that employers will be fighting over a smaller pool of candidates to fill open positions. While those conditions are currently present in the “Gig Economy,” the shifting nature of employment and the pressure on workers to remain upwardly mobile have changed the way […]

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5 Recruiting Trends You Need to Know About

As you are probably well aware, recruiting talent these days is tough! There’s a skills gap, record-low unemployment, and an increased number of workers turning to the gig economy to become their own bosses. Because of these challenges, recruiters must be more creative in the ways they source top talent. To overcome these challenges, there […]

Hiring

Hiring Struggle: Which Industries Are Increasing Headcounts?

The latest Bureau of Labor Statistics Jobs Report highlights just how difficult the hiring landscape has become. With more employers increasing headcounts throughout the remainder of 2019, the odds of finding qualified candidates becomes smaller. Kiss that candidate pool goodbye, we’re looking at three fields that anticipate a hiring increase.

Female

Actionable Tips for Boosting Female Recruitment

In a previous post, we discussed the findings of a recent LinkedIn report that looked at gender differences in the job application process. This report is important because even though women make up the majority of the U.S. population, they are underrepresented in many industries, as well as in leadership and executive positions in particular.

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Small Business Hiring Holds Steady in May

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released the May jobs report last week, which announced that the unemployment rate was unchanged at 3.6% and there were 75,000 jobs added. How does small business hiring stack up against the BLS findings?

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Start EX Early: Humanize the Candidate Experience

It’s easy to forget that every employee hired into your organization was once a candidate applying for a new job opportunity. These applicants chose your company over hundreds of others in the hopes of starting a new career journey. And it’s a jobseeker’s market today.

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How Recruiting Technology Changed the Game for Esurance

Companies who are desperate to attract and retain talent will try every strategy imaginable in order to stand out from their peers. If your company is struggling to recruit workers, take a page out of Esurance’s playbook and try incorporating custom recruiting technology into your processes.