Tag: Randstad Sourceright

Finding Skilled Talent in this Market Requires an ‘All-of-the-Above’ Approach

The recent Bureau of Labor Statistics’ jobs report reflects the ever-tightening labor market, one in which employers are stretched to find and keep skilled talent. As companies try to drum up inventive ways to source new labor pools, one direction they might be wise to look into is inward.

Tight Labor Market Gives Recruiters a Chance to Try New Tools and Methods

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recently reported that employment has increased for the month of August, while the unemployment rate remains unchanged at 3.9%. The BLS reports that job gains occurred in professional and business services, health care, wholesale trade, transportation and warehousing, and mining. While employers struggle to hire top talent, they’re […]

Talent Experience Is More Important Than Ever Before

When it comes to attracting and retaining talent, the experience a company offers its workforce is more important than it’s ever been, especially in this tough hiring market.

Quantity Is Out, Quality Is In: 5 Ways to Enhance the Quality of Hire

When it comes to recruiting metrics, most companies rely on “time to hire,” retention rates, and other numbers that don’t necessarily show the overall picture of your company’s talent needs. While it’s great to show executives that you were able to fill “X” number of roles in “X” amount of time, if those new hires […]

It’s a Jobseekers World, Employers Just Live in It

2018 has been a tough year for employers looking to attract new talent into their companies, but it’s the exact opposite for jobseekers. As employers grapple with a highly competitive hiring environment that is causing prolonged job vacancies across the U.S., workers are reaping the benefits.

The Benefits of Using MSPs for Recruiting in Midsize Companies

The way people work has changed, let’s face it. Gone are the days of a 9–5 desk job; now, we have Uber, Lyft, and telecommuting. People are craving flexibility and switching to contingent careers where they aren’t tied down to just one employer. This new way of work is causing some employers to find it […]

2018: Here Come the Gig Economy Consultants

Recruiting Daily Advisor previously reported on research from talent solutions provider Randstad Sourceright which finds companies are converting more full-time positions to freelance roles. Now, research from Business Talent Group (BTG), a provider of on-demand business talent, finds use of freelance consultants is also widespread, including in critical roles previously held by full-time staff.