The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated a lot of trends, including the trend of people quitting their jobs. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that nearly 4 million Americans quit their jobs in July—for the fourth month in a row. In the same month, job openings rose to a record high. According to a Microsoft survey […]
Recruiting talent and continuing to innovate are two of the greatest challenges for any organization. An organization can’t function without talented people to do the work, and it can’t grow and adapt to changing conditions without innovation. One way to shore up both recruiting and innovation may surprise you: building a more powerful diversity, equity, […]
Business publications and workforce commentators have recently embraced the term “Great Resignation” to describe the phenomenon of workers fleeing the labor force and the corresponding challenges faced by employers. While this may be a catchy label, it also represents a very real challenge for companies around the world struggling to maintain basic operations, let alone […]
By 2025, Generation Z will make up 27% of the American workforce. This generation of digital natives is the most diverse generation to date, with nearly half (48%) non-Caucasian. How are employers and HR departments working to attract, retain and engage this increasingly significant segment of the labor force? What challenges are they facing? What […]
We’ve all been around leaders who inspire and motivate us. They consistently demonstrate a positive and optimistic sense of energy and enthusiasm for others to follow and are usually the first ones in the office every day. They are constantly encouraging and supporting their employees and teams and believe in the mission and purpose of […]
Naturally, when a new set of technologies emerges within an industry, we can feel threatened by the implications. The first set of reactions tend to focus on jobs being “replaced” or technology taking away that human element. Companies that embrace technology to complement recruiting efforts will be best positioned to attract and retain top talent […]
While some recruiting tips may hold true no matter who the candidate is, it still pays to understand a bit about the differences found in the latest generation to enter the workforce: Gen Z. With that in mind, we’re going to look at some things employers may want to consider when recruiting this generation. Gen […]
Everywhere we turn, store fronts and restaurants are posting signs seeking applicants for vacant positions. And the phenomenon isn’t limited to just the service industry. Employers in the transportation, logistics, and manufacturing sectors are just as desperate for applicants.
Hiring is both an exciting and a laborious process. It can be great to add some fresh blood to your lineup of employees who can bring a welcome burst of fresh air and hope in the new employee’s potential. Whether you’re replacing an employee who left or creating a new position, finding just the right […]
Hiring the perfect employees for your team is a challenge for any business. It’s even tougher when you realize the right fit doesn’t just depend on a person’s skills and qualifications but his or her ability to resonate with your company culture, too.