People who develop code are needed in almost every industry nowadays. The issue is that finding talented coders is challenging. In fact, it might be the most challenging thing a company will ever accomplish. Because, unlike many other professions, talented developers may be several times more productive than their colleagues, developer recruiting is such an […]
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At a time when the “Great Resignation” is getting significant attention, there’s a perception that the need to hire has exceeded the growing need for specific skill sets. However, this could not be further from the truth. Businesses will remember 2022 as a year in which data and analytics skills grew in importance and prominence.
We have a lot in common with our border buddy Canada, including crafting recruiting approaches that succeed in highly competitive spaces. Today’s guest works in the video game industry in Montreal, where the competition is steep, but that hasn’t stopped her from onboarding dozens and, in one case, over 100 quality candidates per year. Meet […]
When it comes time to fill an open job position, proactive companies don’t just wait for qualified applicants to come to them. They may already have a list of people they’d be interested in hiring. But how do you start a conversation with someone who’s already employed? Couldn’t that be seen as the dreaded “poaching”?
Over the last 3 months, we’ve watched the labor market lurch from one extreme to the other. This time last year, there were reports of thousands of workers applying for every open position. Fast-forward to the present day, and we’re seeing a jobs market where employers are struggling to hire the workers they need. Supply […]
For Fortune 500 companies, hiring is a constant process. A recent report summary from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics revealed nearly 50,000 new jobs have been added to the market since January, and 84% of recruiters are in the process of adapting their hiring processes to facilitate new job openings. Instead of using dated, […]
When it comes to making sure you have the best of the best on your team, you’ve probably tossed around the word talent. But talent is a vague and imprecise term. Furthermore, attracting talent and then keeping that talent around require totally different skill sets. If your HR department is in charge of creating job […]
HR costs are often viewed as necessary to keep the company in compliance and ensure hiring needs are met. But HR teams have been fighting for years the view that the entire group is a cost sink. HR professionals know there are ways the department can be utilized that are not costly but rather a […]
In 2018, the average time to hire for retail and hospitality industries ranged from 25–46 days. With company teams adapting to furloughed workers, less manpower, and fewer talent acquisition and hiring managers completing HR teams’ day-to-day requirements, it is challenging to keep up. From internal meetings to candidate interviews, all of the necessary communication methods […]
Whether you like it or not, it’s safe to say the “new normal” may be here to stay, and because of that, your HR and talent acquisition practices are going to have to change in order to keep up.