If you thought the candidate-driven market was a thing of the past, think again! As the vaccine slowly starts to lower COVID-19 rates and the economy begins to get back on track, hiring is also expected to pick back up, which means employers should start planning for the return of the candidate-driven market.
Providing jobseekers with a positive hiring experience is vital for your company’s brand and reputation. Jobseekers are like consumers: If they have a bad experience, they will not hesitate to tell their family and friends all about how your company failed. Even worse, the scorned jobseeker can also take to social media and job boards […]
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.
The pandemic prompted massive layoffs that sent millions of people back into the job market. In just under a month, U.S. unemployment claims reached 26 million, effectively erasing all job gains since the 2008 Great Recession and likely signaling the start of a new historic recession.
Remember the “good ole days” of the candidate-driven market, where jobseekers made all the choices in who they worked for and it was up to employers to offer the best perks and benefits to lure these candidates in? It’s hard to imagine that this was only a few months ago and we’re now living in […]
In the past, one method of recruiting talent was via career fairs, but now that the coronavirus pandemic has ushered in a new age of social distancing, how can you host a job fair while keeping your recruiters and candidates safe?
The employer brand is an essential component of your recruiting and talent acquisition process. A company’s brand helps define the type of culture that’s in place and showcases what it’s like to work there. A strong brand is vital for attracting top talent, but due to the coronavirus pandemic, is branding as important as it […]
When it comes to posting job ads, using generic job titles yield a higher number of applicants. Why is that? Because jobseekers are searching for titles they know, like Marketing Manager or Truck Driver. If you’re using trendy titles that align with your company culture, and nothing else, good luck getting candidates in the door.
As businesses begin to open back up, employers will be looking to staff up their empty workplaces, but the hiring landscape has drastically changed since the COVID-19 pandemic struck, forcing jobseekers to get creative in how they stand out among the plethora of applicants.
By now, it should come as no surprise that the hiring market isn’t what it was at the beginning of 2020. Whatever predictions were made at the end of 2019 have gone right out the window, and now, employers are bracing for the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19).