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.

Skills

Is the Skills Gap Real?

The “skills gap” has been a hot topic in recent years, with media outlets, HR associations, and consultancies all discussing the plight of companies struggling to find workers with the necessary skills and qualifications to perform key jobs.

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Recruiters Reveal Top Talent Acquisition Predictions for 2020

Kiss 2019 goodbye—we’re heading into 2020! Over the last year, let alone the last decade, recruiters have had to deal with unusually low unemployment, the rise of automation and artificial intelligence, and a candidate-driven market that’s thrown old practices to the wind, resulting in creative strategies to secure top talent.

The State of Holiday Hiring in 2019: Questions Answered

2018 saw a surge of holiday hiring in the United States, with more than 700,000 positions open. The Palmer Forecast predicts an even greater demand for seasonal workers this season. Unfortunately, the need for additional talent is clashing with the current unemployment rate in the country, which remains very low at 3.1%.

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Full-Cycle Recruitment Is the Answer to the War for Talent

Full-cycle recruiting, also known as end-to-end recruiting, is the entire talent acquisition process from start to finish. It begins when the need to fill a new role is identified and ends with onboarding the new employee.

Sourcing

Sourcing vs. Recruiting

The terms “sourcing” and “recruiting” are sometimes used interchangeably, but they can actually have a lot of subtle and not-so-subtle differences in meaning. Let’s take a look at some of the differences when sourcing and recruiting functions are separated.

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How to Attract Gen Z Talent to Your Organization

Here’s a fun fact: This year, the first Gen Z babies officially turned 22. That means they’re graduating college in droves while bringing their generation’s unique strengths and skills into the entry-level talent pool.