Tag: Talent Attraction Strategy

tech

Need to Hire Tech Talent? Better Up the Ante

Recruiting tech talent continues to remain a challenge in 2019, as many workers are holding out for bigger salaries and better job offers. “If employers are having trouble bringing on technology talent, they may need to take a second look at their salary offers,” suggests staffing firm, Robert Half Technology.  

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What Efforts Are You Taking to Win the War for Talent?

Some recruiters feel the term “war for talent” has been grossly overused—implying that we’re literally at war with other companies to attract talent, while this may be true in some cases, we’re actually at war with ourselves trying to figure out what attracts workers to our companies, and what keeps them sticking around.

Certifications

Benefits Trend: Employer-Provided Professional Certifications

For some roles, like human resources, specific credentials are required—think Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR). For some industries, like finance and accounting, professionals need certifications that show they’re licensed to offer the services in those industries—for example, a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) working with banks and lenders.  

pig

Porky Perks: New York Employer Allows Pigs in Its Pet Policy

Do you allow employees to bring their dogs to work? It’s a growing trend some employers (9%) are implementing in order to help attract and retain talent. Sure, we’ve all heard of “Bring Your Children to Work” (April 25, 2019) and “Bring Your Dog to Work” (June 21, 2019), but could “Bring Your Pig to […]

retention

Turn Employee Retention into a Talent Advantage

Competition for talent is fierce. Unemployment rates hover near historic lows around the world, new technologies are raising the demand for new skills, and older workers are retiring at a rapid pace. As a result, employers need every advantage they can gain in competing for workers, and that includes protecting the talent they already have.

benefits

Are You Offering These Benefits to Attract Top Talent?

To get candidates interested in your company, you need to know what they’re looking for. Offering a competitive salary and health insurance isn’t enough. In order to win the war for talent, your company should be offering a robust benefits package that stands out from your competition.

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Competing with Google and Amazon to Retain Talent

Amazon recently announced that it would be building a new headquarters in New York City and Virginia, causing widespread panic among employers in those regions. Now another big name is slated to move into New York City, as well: Google. With these two corporate giants headed to the East Coast, what does this mean for […]