One of the many complaints from jobseekers is that the hiring process is too slow, which is why many of them are interviewing and applying with numerous companies at the same time. In order to land that purple squirrel, you need to act fast, so you don’t drive these candidates to the competition. Companies shouldn’t […]
Category: Recruiting News
What’s happening in the world of recruiting, including new approaches, new technology, surveys, legal issues, and more.
When employers look to fill vacant positions, they look through the various types of candidate pools that are out there. With Millennials and Gen Z taking over the workplace, older generations are being left in the dust, but a new partnership is putting Baby Boomers back on recruiters’ radar.
For small businesses looking to attract talent, a recent April 2019 hiring forecast shows that job growth was essentially unchanged last month, while hourly earnings growth for workers continues to slightly grow.
While social media has taken over many people’s personal lives, when it comes to using it to recruit top talent, very few employers (18%) have success recruiting from sites like Facebook or Twitter, according to a recent Recruiting Daily Advisor survey.
The gig economy continues to be a lucrative way for freelance workers to earn a living, and more employers are now turning to these workers to help fill short-term needs. When you think about where the work takes place, you may imagine that freelancers are working in rural areas, far away from the hustle and […]
In a recent Recruiting Daily Advisor survey, respondents were asked which types of benefits they use to attract talent. It should come as no surprise that a majority offer health insurance (92%), dental insurance (86%), paid time off (85%), life insurance (83%), and retirement benefits (81%) as a way to get candidates in the door. […]
If you’re losing talent to the competition and having a hard time attracting new talent to fill the void, it may be time to look at your “people practices.” One way to find the cause of the problem is to ask your current staff what is and isn’t working, in their opinions. You can do […]
While many employers like to test their candidates’ skills before extending an offer, one method for recruiting may be falling flat. That is, using observable behavior to determine which role the candidate would be perfect for.
If you want to beat your competition at their own game, you need to understand what makes them tick. This advice goes for recruiting talent as well, but in order to beat your competition and recruit top talent, you need to understand the current state of the American workforce.
If you’re one of the many employers across the country who struggle to recruit top talent, you may want to look at your rewards and recognition programs to see if you can retain your current workforce. As we know, it can be pretty expensive to replace these workers and even more so in a tight labor market.