As the unemployment rate continues to hover around 4%, one would assume that workers are feeling optimistic about remaining gainfully employed. However, new survey findings show that these feelings are the exact opposite of what you would expect in a tight labor market.
Using benefits to attract talent has become a common strategy many employers across the country have adopted to help fill vacant roles in the war for talent. However, in order to stand out amongst the competition, employers are now getting creative in the types of benefits they’re offering to attract talent.
We know the unemployment rate is low, which has resulted in a candidate-driven market, but could this be the biggest challenge to hiring top talent in 2019?
What was once a taboo subject, is now openly discussed in workplaces across the country. That’s right, we’re talking about employee compensation. With websites, like Glassdoor, that openly showcase the average salary for any given role, gone are the days of trying to keep “pay” a secret. While salary isn’t the only reason why people […]
Winning the war for talent requires a variety of methods to attract jobseekers to your company. One way to attract top talent is through your company’s benefit package. But does your benefits package stand up against the competition?
Millennials have gotten a bad rap over the years—namely the “entitled” generation likes to job hop. As children, many Millennials looked to Barbie for career inspiration. Why? Well, she was a doctor, an astronaut, a chef … you name it, and Barbie probably held that role at some point in her “career.”
As the world continues to become more reliant on technology, more tech-related roles continue to be in high demand. Organizations are increasingly realizing that digital transformation is largely a talent issue. It’s not just tech roles that are in demand, though. Actualizing digital transformation across an enterprise requires the right culture to foster the transformation.
We focus a lot on private-employer hiring trends, but today we’re looking at public employer hiring trends for 2019. The International Professional Management Association for Human Resources (IPMA-HR)—which partners with The Center for State and Local Government Excellence (SLGE) and the National Association of State Personnel Executives on its annual workforce survey—has released a new […]
We’re heading into the second quarter (Q2) of 2019, and more hiring trends are coming to light. Direct-hire, contract, and consulting firm, Brilliant™, released its Q2 2019 Hiring Forecast, which indicates that businesses are reporting an elevated number of open positions in accounting, finance, and IT heading into Q2 2019 with plans to increase hiring over the […]
Whether you’re a climate change denier or not, one thing is certain: jobseekers are more likely to seek out employers who aren’t leaving a carbon footprint and are more likely to stay with that company in the long term.