With a strengthening global economy, we know employers are more optimistic about hiring, yet technology and changing skills needs are leaving roles unfilled. Forty-five percent of employers globally face difficulty filling open roles, creating new challenges to attract and recruit talent.
Tag: Candidate Experience
With the U.S. unemployment rate at an all-time low and job openings at a 17-year high (with a reported 6.6 million openings as of June 2018), it’s hard to imagine that job growth has slowed and even stagnated in parts of the country. The fact is, rural areas and smaller cities are scrambling to find […]
With the unemployment rate at less than 4%, jobseekers are currently in the driver’s seat and are being more selective with their potential job opportunities. And now, employers must turn to more passive candidates and look at long-term goals and strategies if they’re interested in acquiring top talent.
In part one, we noted that hiring decisions are imperfect. Despite our diligent efforts, it is quite difficult to consistently get the best candidates who stick around long term. We started to look at some ways to go beyond the standard interview process to further screen candidates in the hopes of making better hiring decisions. […]
Creating a unique and memorable experience is a great way to get candidates excited about working for your company. In order to create an unforgettable experience, you need to start with communication. And what better way to engage a candidate than through text messaging.
Contrary to popular belief, summer employment is not reserved for just the recreation and outdoor industries. And while the summer is already underway, hiring intentions remain constant among many industries.
As a recruiter, there are many mind-sets and principles one must adopt in order to seek out top talent. One of these principles is the Open-Source Talent principle. In part one, we looked at how recruiters are using this principle as a new mind-set to recruit tech talent.
At the 2018 RecruitCon conference in Nashville, this past May, one of the most common themes that was presented was improving the candidate experience. New data, released by recruiting solutions provider Montage, show that this trend is currently top of mind for all recruiters and hiring managers.
In a packed and attentive session at RecruitCon 2018, Susan Vitale, Chief Marketing Officer at iCIMS Inc., offered a series of best practices for recruiters. BLR’s RecruitCon 2018 was held recently in Nashville.
First impressions matter, and the biggest mistake hiring managers can make is to ignore the importance of how they recruit. In today’s world of social media and company review sites, if even just one candidate has a bad experience (during any point in his or her hiring process), the world can hear about it. And […]