The pursuit of talent has never been more intense. Organizations are scrambling to fill positions that have been vacant since the pandemic-induced Great Resignation. Interestingly, while 63% of employers face talent shortages, 94% of HR decision-makers have trouble finding qualified candidates. Hiring managers need help meeting their staffing needs through traditional recruiting activities. It begs […]
“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 […]
An obvious but often ignored theme of workplace technology is that its business impact depends on the extent of its adoption. For those relying on technology to get their jobs done, dissatisfaction with existing solutions may impact not only performance but also attrition. In fact, “49% of US workers say they are likely to leave […]
More companies are returning to a pre-pandemic head count, and recruiters need to look at other avenues to manage the hiring frenzy. This has created more job opportunities for top talent while removing preexisting geographic barriers. Remote work has allowed a recruiter in St. Louis to expand his or her candidate search from coast to […]
While technology was already becoming more widely used during the recruitment process before the pandemic, since 2020, its use has been ramped up significantly. In 2021, those involved in talent acquisition and recruitment are turning more often to technology solutions like artificial intelligence (AI), video interviews, and Zoom interactions than ever before. That represents both […]
For Fortune 500 companies, hiring is a constant process. A recent report summary from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics revealed nearly 50,000 new jobs have been added to the market since January, and 84% of recruiters are in the process of adapting their hiring processes to facilitate new job openings. Instead of using dated, […]
As we emerge from the pandemic and businesses begin ramping up operations to meet demand, there will be a renewed focus on hiring. The competition for quality talent will increase, and companies will be looking for recruiting advantages that are effective and cost-efficient. For companies involved in high-volume recruiting, the need for smart, economical solutions […]
As a talent acquisition (TA) professional, having a robust talent pool will make your life easier when trying to find that purple squirrel, but having the technology in place to find top talent is equally as crucial. Are you up to speed on the latest trends in recruiting automation and technology?
As today’s talent acquisition (TA) teams continue to fight for top talent in our tight labor market, a recent joint report of TA leaders from Brandon Hall and Montage revealed that 49% of respondents find the evaluation stage of the hiring process the most impactful, with the exploratory stage (24%) and hiring/offer stage (23%) coming […]
Applicant tracking systems (ATS) are a great resource for everyone involved in the hiring process … except, maybe, the jobseekers themselves. Could you be passing over great talent because your “recruiting bots” overlooked something in a candidate’s résumé?