Sixty percent of creative managers plan on expanding their teams in the first half of 2019, according to The Creative Group’s latest State of Creative Hiring research. But while many design and marketing agencies and departments may be in growth mode, that doesn’t mean adding staff is easy.
Tag: Company Culture
While the candidate experience is important in the recruiting process, how you treat your workers once the “honeymoon phase” wears off is of vital importance. Many companies are focusing on the employee experience to help retain top talent, but what does this entail?
This past year the United States unemployment rate sank to the lowest it’s been since 1969, holding at only 3.7%. This is also the eighth consecutive year that jobs have been added to the economy and wages have increased. Clearly, a rate of low unemployment is positive for the job market and U.S. economy as […]
A good “fit” has long been an important consideration for employers when evaluating job applicants. Even an employee with stellar work and academic credentials may not be a great hire if he or she doesn’t seem to have the personality and values that mesh with the organization’s culture.
In part one, we covered how improving your hiring process by focusing on the candidate experience is a sure-fire way to progress your overall employee experience, which in turn will keep top talent sticking around.
A workplace that supports employee engagement is a healthy, positive one. Unfortunately, it seems such working environments are uncommon. Surveys indicate that approximately 87% of workers throughout the globe are not engaged with their jobs.
As fitness gurus across the country shout “New Year, New You” across the country, maybe it’s time for businesses to adopt the same mantra. The old ways of talent attraction just aren’t cutting it, and what may have attracted one generation won’t necessarily attract the next. What’s more, as companies try to get ahead of […]
When we look back at 2018, what’s the most common trend that comes to mind? A tight labor market due to low unemployment. Sadly, it looks like 2019 is shaping up to be similar, however, recruiters and hiring managers can stay ahead of the curve by being prepared and knowing what’s being predicted for the […]
Yesterday, Rachel Hutchisson discussed the role that corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs play on attracting talent, and how Blackbaud, Inc.’s CSR strategy worked well for them. Today, Peggy Anderson—Blackbaud’s vice president of Talent Acquisition—explores a few of the findings of the new Workplace Giving Report, commissioned by the Giving USA Foundation and supported by Deloitte, in the […]
As you know, it’s really tough to find great talent right now. In a super tight labor market, the old ways of hiring no longer hack it. Danny Iny—author of Leveraged Learning: How the Disruption of Education Helps Lifelong Learners and Experts with Something to Teach—offers eight tips to improve your chances of finding a […]