The start of a new year is a great time to hire new legal staff. If you’re like many law firms and corporate legal departments in the United States, that’s good news, as litigation and other specialty areas are driving organizations into hiring mode in the beginning of 2019.
All throughout 2018, we reported on the record low unemployment rates, which resulted in massive hiring challenges for employers across the nation. While artificial intelligence (AI) and automation have made recruiters lives easier, it still doesn’t make up for the fact that getting a job these days is still tough for many jobseekers.
If you aren’t using automation to help speed up your hiring process, you’re missing out on top talent. By using automation, recruiters and HR departments will continue to focus on creating a completely seamless experience for new hires as they move through recruitment, induction, onboarding, and training; but not necessarily in that order.
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.
As a new year is upon us, it’s that time to reflect on the year past and what may come for the year ahead. Certainly, the market has shown that when it comes to employment, 2019 is set to continue the trend of record-low unemployment rates, an aging workforce that continues to remain involved in […]
Consumers today are hot on conversational artificial intelligence (AI), whether they’re shopping online via mobile-based digital assistants (e.g., Siri or The Google Assistant) or tapping their smart speaker (e.g., the Amazon Echo or Google Home) for flight updates, travel tips, and local weather information for their travel destinations.
Each year, companies add to their seasonal workforce to address anticipated customer demand—by how much depends in part on the state of the overall economy and forecasted holiday spending levels.
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.
2019 is quickly approaching, and with it comes the predictions of what organizations can expect for the following year. So what will 2019 have in store?