As the school year comes to a close, 4.43 million college students will graduate and set their sights on starting their careers. Entering the working world is exciting, but it also comes with a new set of challenges, including navigating job boards, prepping for interviews, and evaluating if an employer and a job align with […]
The end of the COVID-19 crisis is near, and while it’s not over yet, employers are preparing for its eventual end by increasing head counts. However, due to the high unemployment rate, recruiters and hiring managers must now brace themselves for the influx of job applications and résumés as jobseekers begin applying to companies en […]
As we head into November, new data released by iCIMS reveal that Q3 hiring levels have returned to what they were before the start of the pandemic. And according to Monster’s October Hiring Report, many jobseekers are looking to work in seasonal positions.
The hunt for holiday talent would normally be well underway in “normal” circumstances, but given the coronavirus pandemic, we’ve come to expect that nothing is “normal” these days, and that can be said for holiday hiring, as well.
2020 is like a moody teenager who can’t make up his or her mind! We started the year with the candidate-driven market, and then bam! COVID-19 hit, resulting in the worst unemployment numbers since the Great Depression. In June, states began lifting restrictions and businesses started opening back up, and then by July, businesses and […]
Exactly 6 years ago, Andreea Wade tweeted that she wanted to go on a hike. Three hours later, that tweet turned into an idea and then into a branded event with 40 sign-ups.
Are you using an outdated applicant tracking system (ATS)? If so, it may be hindering your recruiting efforts. As more technology platforms are being scooped up by investors, one expert says these investments could lead to newer, innovative technology to make recruiters lives easier.
Dreams of flexible schedules, the ability to work remotely, and building new skill sets while working for multiple companies—at the same time—are all real reasons why full-time workers are choosing to turn to the gig economy as a main source of employment.
There’s good news and bad news regarding September hiring insights, recently released by iCIMS. The good news is for jobseekers as the number of job openings rose to 0.8%. While the number of new hires also increased, the bad news for employers is the struggle remains for finding talent.
As companies struggle to attract and retain workers, many are forced to turn to new hiring and recruiting strategies to stand out among their competitors. And while some methods aren’t exactly “reinventing the wheel,” one strategy that ALL employers should be focusing on is the candidate experience.