HR Daily Advisor is no stranger to unusual interviews and wacky jobseeker tactics; you can find proof here, here, here, and here. As the war for talent rages on and unemployment continues to be in record lows, jobseekers want to stand out as top candidates and are trying new tricks to get their résumés to […]
In a tight labor market, jobseekers have the upper hand and will move from company to company until they find the perfect fit. If you thought it was your job—as a talent acquisition professional—to find candidates who would be the best fit for your company, then think again! In the candidate-driven market, jobseekers are the […]
Employer branding has become a hot topic in the recruiting and HR world. An “employer brand” describes an employer’s reputation as a place to work, and its employee value proposition, as opposed to the more general corporate brand reputation and value proposition it presents to its customers.
Artificial intelligence (AI) is great for getting tedious, mundane tasks off your plate, but could voice-activated AI platforms—like Amazon’s Alexa and Google Assistant—help you find that purple squirrel?
Social media can be a simple and cost-effective way to connect with potential job candidates. Most employers today use social media in some capacity, but not all use it for recruiting. Let’s take a look at some tips for doing just that.
When you’re looking to hire talent, you may assess candidates on their skills, traits, and personalities, but in a candidate-driven market, the tables have turned, and candidates are now assessing you!
If new candidates come into your workplace and see how unhappy your current staff is, they’ll decline your job offer in a heartbeat, finds new research from Hibob—a people management platform. Even in a tight labor market, a high salary is not enough as 69% of candidates will reconsider an offer if current employees do […]
When dealing with a labor shortage, employers will pull out all the stops to attract and retain top talent. Yet, some employers are treating the hiring market like it’s the pre-2008 recession era and continuing to use outdated hiring practices like having a long hiring process, non-mobile-friendly job applications, and more—and then they wonder why […]
Earlier this year, we surveyed subscribers to get a pulse on their recruiting strategies in this tight labor market. One question we asked was: Is your organization open to negotiating salary for initial job offers?
Employee attraction and retention are important to consider when formulating a strategy that aids the growth of your company. In the tight labor market, they are becoming challenging to tackle.