Category: Recruiting News

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

Compensation

Compensation Is Key for Attracting and Retaining Top Talent

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!

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Candidates with Great Technical Skills Will be Your Purple Squirrel Over the Next 5 Years

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 […]

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Build, Buy, Borrow, Bridge: 4 Solutions for Solving the Talent Shortage Issue

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.

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Accounting, Finance, and IT Roles: More Industries Report Open Positions for Q3 2018

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.