Science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education is becoming vital to workplaces powered by automation, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and advanced mobile and technology platforms. But should all new hires come pre-equipped with such STEM education or work experiences?
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One of the factors often cited as contributing to racial and gender disparities in the workplace is discrimination in the hiring process. This could come in the form of explicit discrimination against women or people of color by a hiring manager.
The nation’s unemployment rate is at a near record low, with more open jobs than candidates to take them. And technology is a sector with some of the fewest people available for all the vacant positions. This tight job market is great for IT workers, but it is stressful for hiring managers struggling to keep […]
As a recruiter, hiring manager, or HR professional, are you interested in helping your company grow its business but unsure of how to do so? The key to growth may come from your company’s talent strategy. However, for some companies, investing in a talent strategy may not be an option, that’s where a total talent […]
If you were part of the select group of people that thought machines were slated to take over the entire workforce, think again! New research finds that despite automation taking over certain roles, humans are still needed to help operate these new technologies.
With the rise of artificial intelligence and automation, many industries are facing talent shortages right now and will continue to do so over the next decade or so. And current studies and research indicate that the skills gap is widening and that this will cost companies over $8.5 trillion in economic opportunity.
Now that we’re starting to settle into the new year, it’s time to start planning your talent needs. Do you plan on increasing staff over the next 12 months? If so, you’ll be on par with nearly 55% of companies who say they plan to hire in the coming year, according to a survey conducted […]
At the end of the day, you can only tell so much from someone’s credentials. You need to understand how the person thinks—and how you think. Surprisingly enough, neuroscience can be a great help in that regard. After all, the more we know about and understand the human brain, the better equipped we will be to optimize our talent acquisition process.
As technology keeps evolving over time, so does the need to have talent to support this evolution. As we’ve seen with many industries over the past year, there is a shortage of skilled talent and this is especially true for the technology industry.
We’ve seen the importance workplace flexibility has on attracting and retaining workers, but to drive this point further home, here are the top five flexibility trends uncovered by FlexJobs in 2018. FlexJobs also provides two predictions about workplace flexibility in 2019, that employers and recruiters should keep in mind.