It’s no secret—recent hiring surges have led to a more competitive job market. And, as a result, recruiters and hiring managers are now operating within what is referred to as a “candidate-driven market.” This means high-quality candidates can be selective about which interviews they take and, ultimately, which company they work for.
For the HR team, recruiting and hiring can take up a significant amount of time, and it’s easy to wonder, would the company be better off hiring a recruiter to handle the most arduous aspects of finding new hires? Let’s take a look at some of the pros and cons of taking this route.
The online job application is one of the best things to happen to employee recruitment. That’s the myth. The reality may be something entirely different.
In part 1 of this article, we were discussing the employee value proposition (EVP), which is the set of things that employees value that are received as part of working there. It’s essentially the reasons employees should work for you rather than the competition. Every organization has an EVP, but not every organization takes steps […]
Whenever a potential employee considers working for your organization, there are a lot of factors they will likely be considering—things like pay, benefits, company image, organizational values, and more. All of these things put together are the things that make up the EVP—the value that an employee derives from working there.
EPISODE 30 Given the current talent economy, organizations are challenged to consistently attract and retain the right caliber of talent. BLR®, with the kind sponsorship of SilkRoad, has just completed a survey about several interesting aspects of recruiting today. To help us interpret some of the survey data, we’ve asked Alexandra Levit to join us. […]
In yesterday’s Advisor, we talked about the benefits of having a diverse workforce and took a look at a few recruiting tips to ensure that the recruiting process promotes inclusion. Today let’s outline a few more tips:
A diverse workforce can be a major benefit for an employer. And diversity certainly isn’t limited to simple gender diversity or race diversity. Diversity in the workplace can mean ensuring that individuals of different ages, sexual orientations, national origins, physical ability levels, religions, and even different upbringings or social backgrounds are included.
Newly released research finds the small business climate has greatly improved, and small companies are confident about the future.
Job descriptions—usually seen as just another task on the to-do list for HR professionals—are generally an underused resource. But you can rely on them for a variety of reasons, including recruiting, performance reviews, reasonable accommodations, and employee classification.