It is an understatement that the 2020 holiday season was radically different from any others in recent history—and definitely in the years since the end of the Great Recession. Due to COVID-19, companies are grappling with hiring and retaining talent, particularly for positions across the essential supply chains, in support of the consumer buying frenzy, […]
Recruiting can be an intense process. It takes a lot of effort to get from needing to fill a vacancy to getting a great candidate actually into the role and up to full productivity. Time, money, and a lot of hard work go into the process. The last thing an employer wants is to make […]
HR departments can optimize their remote recruiting and hiring efforts. As work from home has been implemented into many companies’ new remote work policies, it is still important for HR teams to keep their recruiting process running smoothly, even from a distance. Recruiters and hiring managers can utilize remote recruiting steps to ensure their operations are efficient and effective and provide an overall great candidate experience.
HR is business critical, and I don’t just mean payroll and benefits. Deloitte Digital’s “2020 Human Capital Trends Report,” which draws on the insights of nearly 9,000 survey respondents from 119 countries, recognizes HR as a “core piece of the organizational fabric” and a driving force in shaping the future of the enterprise and the […]
The pandemic has turned even the most established and well-adopted systems on their head, and that includes hiring. Pre-crisis, the majority of organizations held interviews face-to-face, during which the candidate could get a feel of the physical workplace and managers could evaluate the interviewee according to nonverbal cues.
In a job market with high unemployment, employers may find themselves with hiring needs but few available applicants who meet their requirements. What often ends up happening is employers have too many applicants but not enough who are qualified. In today’s unique situation, we’re faced with high unemployment levels but difficulty hiring.
With everything that’s broken in the world right now, HR and talent acquisition (TA) professionals must focus on creating experiences that can deliver speed, convenience, and help, says Tracey Parsons, President of Parsons Strategic Consulting, in a recent HR Now session.
Editor’s note: Throughout the week, we’ll be featuring exclusive insights into the world of corporate culture. This article will provide tips for conveying your culture to jobseekers and potential candidates.
Employers recruiting today are faced with candidates who have lots of ways to find jobs, easy access to information about employers, and lots of options, despite high unemployment levels. This means employers still need to be diligent in their recruiting process. Unfortunately, there are a lot of ways recruiters may be self-sabotaging their own efforts.
Despite high unemployment, some employers are finding it more difficult than expected to hire new employees right now. As strange as this may sound, part of the issue is how easy it is to apply for jobs.