Tag: Recruitment Strategies

4 Recruitment Challenges (And How to Overcome Them)

Anyone in HR knows this is a difficult time to be a recruiter. Whether you blame it on the downward-trending economy, the Great Resignation, or the number of companies desperate for labor, the fact is, the power balance right now rests in the hands of talent. Finding the right employees for open positions at your […]

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3 Creative Strategies for Attracting Top Talent Today

The days of jobs “selling themselves” are long gone. Candidates, especially high-performing ones, are no longer satisfied with just collecting a paycheck. They want to work for employers that match their needs and expectations. Talented jobseekers’ desire for more has helped spark an ultra-competitive hiring environment and led to some of the most creative recruiting […]

3 Secrets to Recruiting Recruiters

As the job market continues to heavily favor applicants, it’s become more and more difficult to attract top talent and get them to commit to your business. Those help wanted signs in store windows can make companies nervous—it seems as if everyone’s hiring, and in that type of economy, the stakes are high when trying […]

What are ‘Bespoke Perks’?

As millions of Americans continue to retire or otherwise opt out of participating in the workforce, companies are scrambling to secure a share of the best and brightest of those who remain. Clearly, continuing to offer the same compensation and perks in the midst of a fundamental realignment of the labor force won’t cut it. […]

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The Importance of Soft Skills in the Modern Workplace

In the realm of employee development, soft skills bear an unfortunate name; once skills are labeled “soft,” the implication is that they are somehow less valuable than other skills, which, in a binary world, are thought of as “hard skills.” When people hear the term “soft skills,” they often think of fluffy concepts like “being […]

Low Unemployment Rate Makes It a ‘Buyer’s Market’ for Job Candidates

The Bureau of Labor Statics (BLS) has released its April 2018 Employment Situation report, which highlights that the shrinking unemployment rate is making it a buyer’s market for job candidates, according to Nick Cromydas, Co-founder and CEO of Hunt Club, a tech-enabled recruiting service based in Chicago, Illinois.The BLS reports that the unemployment rate has […]