People who develop code are needed in almost every industry nowadays. The issue is that finding talented coders is challenging. In fact, it might be the most challenging thing a company will ever accomplish. Because, unlike many other professions, talented developers may be several times more productive than their colleagues, developer recruiting is such an […]
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“Employees are a company’s greatest asset – they’re your competitive advantage. You want to attract and retain the best; provide them with encouragement, stimulus and make them feel that they are an integral part of the company’s mission.” I couldn’t agree more with this quote by Anne M. Mulcahy, former CEO and chairwoman of Xerox […]
In a previous post, we discussed the challenge of ageism in organizational recruiting. Many organizations, whether wittingly or unwittingly, tend to favor applicants of a certain age in their recruitment efforts. This might take the shape of giving short shrift to an application from a 50-something candidate or discarding an application from a candidate in […]
Companies are increasingly seeking to cultivate more diverse and inclusive workplaces. Typically, that effort is viewed through the lens of race, ethnicity, and gender, but age is also an important component of diversity and inclusion. Unfortunately, recruiters and recruitment processes are often impacted by implicit biases that can make them subconsciously shy away from older […]
A new year often means the implementation of new sales strategies. However, as the Bank of England reports, the emergence of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus is the latest disruption to sales expectations for many sectors. For recruiters, this intensifies the need to find talented salespeople. In a year in which many industries hope […]
The ongoing labor shortage is intensifying the competition for talent, as a record 4.5 million workers quit their jobs in November 2021*. To ensure they meet productivity goals and deadlines, many companies are beginning to reevaluate their hiring practices to get workers to their jobsites more efficiently. One solution that is catching on is the […]
As the job market continues to heavily favor applicants, it’s become more and more difficult to attract top talent and get them to commit to your business. Those help wanted signs in store windows can make companies nervous—it seems as if everyone’s hiring, and in that type of economy, the stakes are high when trying […]
Our nation seems to have reached a tipping point in favor of the job hunters, who can now be more selective than ever before. In fact, the best of the best get snatched up in less than 2 weeks, and it’s frustrating hiring managers to no end. A whopping 96% of executives tasked with recruiting top talent say they […]
The HR Daily Advisor recently sat down with Zoe Harte, Senior Vice President of Human Resources & Talent Innovation at Upwork to discuss the current hiring crisis and what can be done about it.
No one denies technology is critical in the world of recruiting. Recruiters understand that online is where most jobseekers spend their time, looking at job boards like Indeed® and CareerBuilder®. Also, jobseekers interested in specific companies spend their time on those companies’ career websites.