In the span of what feels like 2 seconds, we’ve gone from talking about how to recruit when unemployment is at a low not seen in decades to dealing with the possibility of mass layoffs.
Employers today face a changed hiring landscape. Now, despite best efforts, employers are finding that people scheduled for interviews—even later rounds—simply don’t show up about half the time. And even of those who are offered a position or hired, many don’t come in for their first day. It makes recruiting even more difficult.
Before you begin the process of recruiting early talent, ask these seven questions to determine how to optimize your strategic approach.
Conversations surrounding the future of work often take a similar bent: The robots are coming, and either they will destroy the modern workplace as we know it or everything will be fine. According to one expert, however, we are having the wrong conversation when it comes to the future of work. Forget artificial intelligence (AI) […]
As an HR professional or recruiter, you’re vetting entry-level applicants based on the caliber of their résumé, burgeoning interview skills, nascent networks, and limited professional references. It’s a process that is often more art than science when an applicant’s work history is limited in scope.
Turnover can be one of the largest challenges organizations face—or at least the most expensive. Identifying the causes of turnover can be useful in combating it. But what happens when a bad hire makes it through your applicant process? If you want to avoid further turnover, learn how to convert this bad hire into a […]
Business leaders and heads of human capital know that traditional, time-tested change management and transformation approaches probably won’t hold up to the demands of the future. Rapid shifts in the competitive landscape, fueled by the formidable march of digitization, mean companies and their top teams have to double down on influencing and navigating change in […]
Recruiting has evolved heavily over the last 10 years—and not just because of record-low unemployment rates. Some candidates have become better negotiators. Some ghost interviewers. Others fight back when they are rejected, sometimes with foul language—at least, that’s been the experience of one seasoned recruiter.
Does your organization use the terms “recruiting” and “talent acquisition” interchangeably? Some do. But these terms actually refer to different components of the process of bringing new people into an organization. Let’s take a close look at each.
Making informed hiring decisions is a must when it comes to recruiting talent in a candidate-driven market, but where do you begin? Metrics.