In today’s recruiting environment, employers that are hiring are encountering the same familiar hiring conundrums. An issue some employers struggle with is what to do when a clearly overqualified candidate applies for a job opening they’re looking to fill.
HR departments can optimize their remote recruiting and hiring efforts. As work from home has been implemented into many companies’ new remote work policies, it is still important for HR teams to keep their recruiting process running smoothly, even from a distance. Recruiters and hiring managers can utilize remote recruiting steps to ensure their operations are efficient and effective and provide an overall great candidate experience.
You probably already know that if you’re not sourcing candidates, you’re missing out on discovering top talent for your company. If you don’t supplement your inbound applicants with sourced candidates, you’re missing a huge chunk of the market that just never considered you in their job search process.
In a job market with high unemployment, employers may find themselves with hiring needs but few available applicants who meet their requirements. What often ends up happening is employers have too many applicants but not enough who are qualified. In today’s unique situation, we’re faced with high unemployment levels but difficulty hiring.
Employers recruiting today are faced with candidates who have lots of ways to find jobs, easy access to information about employers, and lots of options, despite high unemployment levels. This means employers still need to be diligent in their recruiting process. Unfortunately, there are a lot of ways recruiters may be self-sabotaging their own efforts.
The pandemic prompted massive layoffs that sent millions of people back into the job market. In just under a month, U.S. unemployment claims reached 26 million, effectively erasing all job gains since the 2008 Great Recession and likely signaling the start of a new historic recession.
Although racial and gender disparities exist in a variety of industries, the tech world has shown persistent gaps within its ranks. According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), white men make up a larger majority of the tech industry than they do in the rest of the private sector, making it harder for people of […]
Finding great employees is a fundamental challenge for you and your HR team. A new employee must combine traits like honesty, reliability, and integrity with the right skills and experience. And during COVID-19, many employees are hired and work remotely, so you do not have the chance for in-person interactions. Companies struggle to find the […]
While we’re clearly not post-coronavirus yet, employers are currently trying to figure out how to create a recruiting pipeline during these times of uncertainty. For any employer currently hiring, there have been a lot of ups and downs recently, and recruiting—despite high levels of unemployment, which typically bring more interest in any job post—has been […]
The Black Lives Matter movement has swept the nation once again in the wake of George Floyd’s murder and this time, change will occur and it starts with your workplace.