Category: Recruiting

Recruiting is changing at a rapid pace. Some organizations are abandoning traditional methods for social media; some think software can do a better job than people.

5 Ways to Align Sustainability with a Company’s Values When Searching for Talent

Sustainability has become an all-encompassing term to capture how businesses approach timely issues that affect society, the environment, the economy, and even global politics. But it’s not just that everything old is new again; sustainability has evolved, and so has the power and reach behind it. Organizations of all kinds are now weaving it throughout […]

How to Improve Your Diversity Recruitment Strategy, Starting with the Hiring Team

Most recruiters and managers agree that a diverse team is critical for developing creativity, innovation, and growth toward a better bottom line. Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) are vital pillars in talent and hiring, especially today. A diverse workforce consistently indicates happier and healthier employees working in an environment where they feel respected—not to mention the countless benefits […]

New Data Reveals How Recruiters Can Overcome Today’s Evolving Job Market

Competition for talent remains tight in today’s uncertain hiring landscape, with the latest Job Openings and Labor Turnover Summary (JOLTS) report sharing that job openings have increased to 10.7 million. And while talks of a recession and hiring slowdown dominate the narrative, employers will continue to experience challenges in attracting and hiring high-quality candidates for […]

Noncompete Contracts Protect Your Business in a High-Turnover Job Market

In a job market with high turnover rates, noncompete contracts are useful ways to protect your business in industries that are susceptible to damage when an employee brings knowledge of internal operations to other companies. This article is meant to help you decide whether your business would benefit from a noncompete contract for your employees […]

Conquer Quiet Quitting and Curb Resignations by Creating a Talent-Centric Culture

Almost 18 months after the term “The Great Resignation” was coined by University College London Professor Anthony Klotz, the number of people voluntarily quitting their jobs is still climbing, according to the most recent Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey by the U.S. Labor Department. Even more worrying perhaps is the rise of “quiet quitting,” […]

Here’s Why Recruiting Will Look Different in 2023

2022 was a challenging year for recruiters. In a tight candidate-driven labor market, HR leaders and organizations needed to remain agile by adopting new strategies, casting wider nets for talent their pools, and rethinking what employees wanted from their employers. This year, experts say some of the most pressing challenges in recruiting include the high […]

To Switch or Stay? That Is the Question Employees Are Asking

In the throes of low labor force participation and high labor demand, the competition for talent is fierce. As it stands, it’s a jobseeker’s market. 2022 labor reports have shown that the Great Resignation shows no signs of slowing down. With high inflation, wages that can’t keep up with increasing rates, and some companies’ reluctance […]

Avoiding Candidate Fraud in the Hiring Process

Technology and remote work have changed the opportunities for cheating in the hiring funnel—we’ve all heard horror stories of the wrong person showing up on day 1 after the person’s camera stayed off for the interview process. But these are exceptions to the rule. Most often, candidates are acting in good faith, trying to secure […]

4 Ways to Limit Employee Turnover and Improve Retention

Employment numbers have been volatile over the past several years. While the pandemic shook up the employment picture, it appears that, for now, the unemployment rate has stabilized and is at the lowest rate the country has seen in years. However, employers with an hourly workforce, particularly in industries like health care, transportation, and food, […]

Job Market ‘Recovery’ in Big Cities May Look Different Than Expected

We live in potentially confusing times. On one hand, the record-breaking rates of inflation we saw this year combined with warnings of a recession from prominent individuals and organizations such as the IMF and World Bank have contributed to a somewhat worrisome economic mood. On the other hand, numerous signals indicate a strong post-pandemic job […]