Tag: recruiting

Overselling a Job

An often-overlooked aspect of the HR and recruitment functions is the sales/marketing element inherent in recruiting employees. Of course employers want to hire the best, brightest, and most diligent workers, but jobseekers also want to work for the best employers and do the most prestigious, lucrative, and rewarding job they can find. Expectation Gaps Some […]

5 Ways to Recruit Top Gen Z Talent

If you’re a hiring manager, you know hiring can be difficult. It’s not just about finding someone who meets the qualifications and can do the job; it’s about finding someone who will fit into your culture and your team. Your hiring strategy must account for the personalities and expectations of different generations. And if you’re […]

5 Benefits to Include in Your Employment Package

It’s no longer news that companies worldwide continue to grapple with unprecedented labor shortages. Under such challenging economic conditions, it might seem wise to reduce or eliminate employee benefits as a cost-saving measure. However, that’s merely a short-term “fix” that will lead to a long-term talent shortage as top candidates seek employment elsewhere. Unfortunately, the […]

5 Total Rewards Predictions for 2023

As the calendar opens to 2023, employees and employers alike have their minds set on budgeting and goals for a new year. The past few years have shown us that recruitment and retention in an increasingly remote world require vastly different strategies than in times past. The state of the economy and new regulations around […]

3 Principles of a Human-First Approach to Hiring Talent

Technology continues to transform the HR space, but companies must not lose sight of the human element of hiring and recruiting. Hiring managers must step back to mold processes, tools, and culture around candidate needs. After all, the current number of job openings in the United States exceeds 11 million. And with more open positions […]

The Biggest Employee Retention Challenges Employers Face in 2023

A dynamic and volatile global environment has created tremendous challenges for organizations looking to not only keep their heads above water but also outperform and outcompete their competitors. In the modern global economy, it’s people who drive the success of the best companies, which means organizations are constantly striving to recruit and retain top talent. […]

Faces of HR: Erin Dertouzos on the Value of Pivoting, Psychological Safety and Probity

Meet Erin Dertouzos, Chief People Officer at strongDM – a people-first access platform that gives technical staff access to the infrastructure they need to be productive. Erin believes that recruitment is about having the right people in the right roles at the right time and leaders are responsible for creating a North Star with clear […]

How to Take the Guesswork Out of Talent Acquisition

Talent acquisition (TA) technology is a complex landscape that continues to evolve at a rapid pace. According to industry analysts at Aptitude Research, 73% of companies have increased their TA tech investments in 2022, and 70% say they will continue to do so even during a recession. A desire for efficiency in hiring has driven […]

Why the Old Hiring Paradigm Needs Rethinking

You have critical job openings and you need to recruit quickly. Traditionally, you go to market for a top external candidate or look for an internal promotion or a horizontal move by a talented employee.  Continuing with time-tested HR approaches, your selection criteria focus on the candidate’s previous relevant experience, educational background and area of […]

5 Ways to Align Sustainability with a Company’s Values When Searching for Talent

Sustainability has become an all-encompassing term to capture how businesses approach timely issues that affect society, the environment, the economy, and even global politics. But it’s not just that everything old is new again; sustainability has evolved, and so has the power and reach behind it. Organizations of all kinds are now weaving it throughout […]