2019 was a challenging year for talent acquisition professionals! Unemployment continued to trend at the lowest levels seen in over 50 years, causing candidates to become more selective in the employers they choose to work for.
Employee feedback, compliance, government forms, leave policies, recruiting: the list of tasks that an HR professional have to perform is nearly endless. Just as important as any one task is how professionals put them all together into a united front. Welcome to the Strategic HR topic.
Talent management is even more important in the current candidate-driven market. Record-low unemployment is causing workers who are unhappy with their employer to head for greener pastures. There are so many jobs available right now but not enough workers to fill them, which means you must create a favorable employee experience to retain the talent […]
According to a study published by CareerBuilder, nearly a third of all workers (32%) were looking to change jobs this year. As a process, this is a fairly easy thing to do. There are dozens of online portals that let jobseekers create résumés on the fly and apply for multiple positions with just a few […]
Record-low unemployment, a growing skills gap, artificial intelligence (AI), and the gig economy—what do these have in common? They were some of the most common topics employers discussed throughout 2019 and for the latter half of the past decade. As 2019 comes to an end, we’re continuing on with the 2020 predictions.
Knowledge sharing is a key issue in many organizations. The transfer of knowledge from experienced industry experts with a long history in the organization to newer, less experienced colleagues is usually the goal.
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.
If you want to stay competitive in an increasingly competitive market, McKinsey found that “growth trumps all.”
Training employees is a crucial means of making them more effective and productive, as well as reducing risk. But many employers fear that spending money on training employees will make them more attractive candidates in the labor market, thereby making them susceptible to leaving the organization. Here are some reasons you should not let that […]
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.
Leading a team is about not only driving success and achieving goals but also fostering trust among employees. Trust in a leader leads to success for many reasons, one being that those who trust a team leader are 12 times more engaged than those who don’t, according to a recent global engagement survey.