In part one of this article, we covered the top three trends that are expected to dominate the 2019 workforce. Here, we’ll cover four additional trends you should be aware of in the year ahead.
Tag: skills gap
Automation and artificial intelligence (AI) have proven to be useful to recruiters and hiring managers, who were early adopters of the technology. While many fear that this technology will eventually replace human jobs, there are just some roles that require that specific human touch.
The growing skills gap continues to be a headache for recruiters and hiring managers across the country. In order to have talent demands met, companies are now turning to consultants to help fill the void where skilled workers are scarce.
We’ve previously discussed the growing skills gap and how small businesses are blaming larger companies for their hiring challenges, but the blame can be pointed somewhere else if you’re offering the types of benefits candidates are searching for.
Results from a recent survey of small business owners conducted by Survey Monkey and CNBC found that “16% of small business owners (but 41% of small businesses with 50 employees or more) have had open positions for at least three months.” That’s a pretty big number for those 50+-employee companies. And those businesses have some thoughts on […]
The recent Bureau of Labor Statistics’ jobs report reflects the ever-tightening labor market, one in which employers are stretched to find and keep skilled talent. As companies try to drum up inventive ways to source new labor pools, one direction they might be wise to look into is inward.