A recent study found that government employers aren’t embracing digital recruiting methods, pitting them against their private sector counterparts in the war for talent.
Category: Recruiting News
What’s happening in the world of recruiting, including new approaches, new technology, surveys, legal issues, and more.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) June 2018 Employment Situation, the unemployment rate has risen 0.2% for the month of June, making the new rate 4.0%. Unfortunately, it looks like our record low unemployment numbers may become a thing of the past, which is good news for employers looking to attract workers!
If you’re unfamiliar with the term “purple squirrel,” it’s basically a phrase used to describe a job candidate with precisely the right education, experience, and range of qualifications who perfectly fits a job’s requirements. Over the next few years, as technology continues to evolve the way we work, the need for technical skills is going […]
With the low unemployment rate, finding top talent has been a recurring theme for 2018. Many companies are continuously reporting that they struggle to find skilled workers to fill roles. And new research, released by ManpowerGroup, drives this point further home. However, ManpowerGroup is now offering some suggestions to help fix the talent shortage issue.
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.
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”?