Tag: Workforce Planning

What Efforts Are You Taking to Win the War for Talent?

Some recruiters feel the term “war for talent” has been grossly overused—implying that we’re literally at war with other companies to attract talent, while this may be true in some cases, we’re actually at war with ourselves trying to figure out what attracts workers to our companies, and what keeps them sticking around.

5 Ways to Create Fluid Talent in Your Company

Fluid talent is an approach to career planning that allows—and even encourages—employees to take control of their careers and move between different positions and departments. Companies can increase employee retention and appeal to prospective employees by employing fluid talent in their career pathways. Here’s how HR can facilitate fluid talent in their organizations.

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Robots vs. Humans: Can We Coexist?

If you were part of the select group of people that thought machines were slated to take over the entire workforce, think again! New research finds that despite automation taking over certain roles, humans are still needed to help operate these new technologies.

One Position You Won’t Have to Recruit for in 2019: CFO

While employers across the country are gearing up to attract talent in the coming year, one position that won’t require any recruiting is that of Chief Financial Officer (CFO). A new survey, released by Robert Half Management Resources, finds that almost half of all respondents say their company doesn’t have a succession plan in place […]

Pros and Cons of Job Sharing

Job sharing, as the name implies, is when two or more employees share the responsibilities for what would be one full-time job. In a tight labor market, this may be one option to consider if you’re struggling to attract and retain talent. There are, of course, pros and cons of taking this approach. Let’s take […]

What Are You Doing to Stay in Touch with Employees ‘On a Break’?

Employees leave companies for a variety of reasons, and many are not necessarily permanent. Some employees may move for a significant other or may pursue a long-shot opportunity that doesn’t ultimately pan out. Others may take time off to raise a family or care for a loved one.

Promote from Within or Hire Externally?

When looking to fill a vacancy—especially one that is a position of leadership—does your organization look internally, externally, or both?

Internal Hiring: A Clever Recruitment Strategy in a Competitive Job Market

Scrambling to fill a critical position (especially in a highly competitive market) can result in hiring the wrong person for the job—causing your organization’s costs to surge. The alternative? Look within your own organization for the perfect candidate. Internal hiring is a strong complementary strategy to external recruitment, and it’s how you’re going to quickly fill those critical, yet vacant, roles in your organization.