We’ve previously reported on the construction industry and the manufacturing industry’s struggle to fill open roles, and new data—released by Brilliant™, a staffing and management resources firm specializing in accounting, finance, and information technology (IT)—shows that the accounting, finance, and IT industries are also reporting the same challenges to find top talent.
Category: Recruiting News
What’s happening in the world of recruiting, including new approaches, new technology, surveys, legal issues, and more.
According to new data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), in May 2017, 3.8% of workers—5.9 million people—held contingent jobs in the United States; however, the new data show a slight dip in the number of people working in the gig economy.
The Bureau of Labor Statics has recently reported the lowest unemployment rate in years, but some industries are still facing labor shortages. The construction industry seems to be the hardest hit, as nine out of 10 contractors report that they haven’t been able to find skilled labor for the past year.
New research from ManpowerGroup finds that more people are turning towards alternative work methods, over traditional, permanent employment. Could the gig economy be the demise of the traditional 9 to 5?
Recruiters and hiring managers in San Francisco, California should be aware of the new pay history question ban that takes effect on July 1, 2018. The “Parity in Pay Ordinance” prohibits employers from asking job applicants about their previous salary.
Have you heard of the term “recruitment fraud”?
A new site, OutBüro, aims to fill the void in the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer working and professional community by offering a Glassdoor-like service where LGBTQ employees can rate their employers.
Last month, Catalyst, a non-profit organization dedicated to expanding opportunities for women and business, honored recipients of the 2018 Catalyst Award at its annual awards conference and dinner in New York City.
Remarkably, companies with hiring times of less than a week are looking to trim down their time to hire even further.
On May 10–11, BLR® will be running RecruitCon 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. RecruitCon is the premier event for developing, adjusting, and improving your recruiting program to beat out the competition for top talent. Today, we are joined by presenter Susan Vitale, CMO of iCIMS with a word about her past experiences at RecruitCon.