There is tremendous competition for talent worldwide. If you walk down the street in any U.S. city, you will see multiple “Help Wanted” signs posted. Companies are having to shorten hours; move; or, worse yet, close because they can’t find the talent they need to operate.
Information technology (IT) staffing shortages can have a tremendous impact on businesses. Between missed deadlines, lower worker morale, and reduced productivity, both product and service quality can suffer when staff are unable to access or fully utilize the technology tools that are part of their daily responsibilities. Organizations need to make sure their IT staffing […]
A decade ago, behavioral science was a niche field of study consigned to science journals and academic papers. Now, there are over 300 behavioral companies working with governments and industries across the globe. Even the proponents of the theory did not dare to imagine such an impactful ascendency.
Note: Vicki was an HR Works Podcast 5-Minute Friday guest. Listen to that here. As an HR professional, you undoubtedly know that the landscape of recruiting has undergone massive upheaval, not just since the beginning of the pandemic but also in the last few months. Getting your footing can be a challenge right now, but […]
It’s an understatement to say that 2020 changed the way we do business. Home offices replaced centralized corporate buildings, Zoom calls replaced conference room meetings, and at the same time, the country suffered from an unstable and wavering job market for months. Fortunately, we are finally seeing a light at the end of the COVID-19 […]
As we emerge from the pandemic and businesses begin ramping up operations to meet demand, there will be a renewed focus on hiring. The competition for quality talent will increase, and companies will be looking for recruiting advantages that are effective and cost-efficient. For companies involved in high-volume recruiting, the need for smart, economical solutions […]
Recruiting has become a 24/7 process. To adjust to this reality and attract the best talent, companies must find ways to modernize their talent acquisition. Here are three items to consider along the way.
The pandemic presented significant challenges this past year. Many employees had to live and work at home while socially distanced from close family and friends. Companies also had to adjust by moving to remote work environments to keep employees safe while still responding to issues surrounding equity, diversity, and inclusion. Despite the perceived downsides, business […]
With several COVID-19 vaccine options being rolled out and more states opening up vaccine eligibility to all adults, economic recovery appears to be on its way. More people are feeling comfortable going out, which means employers need to bring employment levels up quickly to meet this rapidly recovering demand.
Right now, the economy is ramping back up, and seemingly everyone is hiring. While unemployment remains higher than pre-pandemic levels, employers are competing more than ever (it seems) for talent. There are a lot of different ways to advertise for jobs and a lot of different avenues to pursue. One tactic many employers use is […]