Tag: staffing

Hiring Struggle: Which Industries Are Increasing Headcounts?

The latest Bureau of Labor Statistics Jobs Report highlights just how difficult the hiring landscape has become. With more employers increasing headcounts throughout the remainder of 2019, the odds of finding qualified candidates becomes smaller. Kiss that candidate pool goodbye, we’re looking at three fields that anticipate a hiring increase.

Future Human Capital Trends: How to Hire 5 to 10 Years from Now

In part one of this article, HR Daily Advisor Editor—and Recruiting Daily Advisor Contributor—James Davis, recently spoke with Brad Denny, Principal at Deloitte, to discuss what its “2019 Human Capital Trends Report” found about what work will look like in 5–10 years and the value of social enterprises. In the conclusion of the interview, we’ll look at the business-critical […]

Taking Advantage of the Gig Economy for Staffing Needs

The emergence of the gig economy has been a boon for many workers. The gig economy is defined by temporary or freelance jobs, typically with the worker employed as a contractor instead of as a traditional employee, who’d be issued an IRS 1040 form at the end of the year.

What You Can Learn from the Blue-Collar Gig Economy

The U.S. unemployment rate is at its lowest in years, and there’s a growing demand for blue-collar workers, with many workers turning to gig opportunities—a sector that is booming right now. Rather than freelance work and creative services—like white-collar gig work—blue-collar gig work focuses on labor, manufacturing, warehouse, and delivery jobs and is often temporary.

Retain Top Talent with Employee Recognition Programs

If you’re one of the many employers across the country who struggle to recruit top talent, you may want to look at your rewards and recognition programs to see if you can retain your current workforce. As we know, it can be pretty expensive to replace these workers and even more so in a tight labor market.

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Should You Implement a 4-Day Workweek?

Modern-day employees claim they want a better work/life balance and more flexible work schedules; one such flexible schedule is a 4-day workweek, during which employees work 35 to 40 hours in 4 days instead of the traditional 5.

Training New Hires Becoming More Popular as 42% of Applicants Lack Key Skills

As more Gen Z workers start entering the workforce, and more Millennials start taking on leadership roles, employers are beginning to understand the importance of upskilling workers. Not only do these generations seek out employers who offer meaningful training, but it’s also something that might become necessary in order to overcome the growing skills gap.

4 Tips for Helping Jobseekers with References

As recruiters, you may work directly with jobseekers to perfect their résumés and help them stand out among a sea of applicants. Besides making sure the résumé is flawless, you should also work with candidates to make sure they have a solid reference list—otherwise, the candidate runs the risk of being passed over.

Massive Desire for Cultural Fit Among Workers

When companies look to hire new employees, there are some baseline credentials that typically must be met: education, certifications, years of experience, experience in certain specific areas, etc. By and large, these credentials can be ascertained from a résumé or online job application.