Category: Recruiting News

What’s happening in the world of recruiting, including new approaches, new technology, surveys, legal issues, and more.

benefits

Optimistic Employers Embrace Benefits for Talent Attraction

2017 saw job satisfaction among U.S. employees fall. However, the American workforce might be out of its funk! According to new research, there is strong evidence that both workers and their employers have renewed feelings of workplace optimism and satisfaction. What’s driving these renewed feelings is also the key to attracting top talent: robust benefits.

unemployment

Low Unemployment Rates Drive Higher Expectations

While the record low unemployment rate continues to burden employers, who are struggling to find and retain talent, workers and candidates alike are using this opportunity to benefit themselves, according to a new survey released by TD Ameritrade.

location

‘Location, Location, Location’ Is Not Just for Real Estate Anymore

The real estate mantra “location, location, location,” doesn’t just apply to houses anymore, it can also apply to the recruiting world. According to Ceridian, a global human capital management technology company, where a company is located is an influential factor when candidates accept a job offer.

8 Million Jobs Will Be Added Over the Next 5 Years

Yes, you read that headline correctly, eight million jobs will be created over the next 5 years! Even though employers are already struggling to attract new talent, more and more new roles are being created every minute. However, a new study from CareerBuilder finds that there is a hollowing effect in the labor market where […]

skills

Small Businesses Place Blame on Big Businesses for Hiring Challenges

Results from a recent survey of small business owners conducted by Survey Monkey and CNBC found that “16% of small business owners (but 41% of small businesses with 50 employees or more) have had open positions for at least three months.” That’s a pretty big number for those 50+-employee companies. And those businesses have some thoughts on […]

jobs

iCIMS: September Hires Rose 0.1%, Job Openings Rose 0.8%

There’s good news and bad news regarding September hiring insights, recently released by iCIMS. The good news is for jobseekers as the number of job openings rose to 0.8%. While the number of new hires also increased, the bad news for employers is the struggle remains for finding talent.  

search

The Current State of Job Searches

We’ve talked a lot about the candidate experience and how many jobseekers are looking for a more high-tech, high-touch approach to applying for a position with your company. In order to fully understand what jobseekers are looking for, you must understand the current state of job searches.