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405, 2022

Taking The Long View With Your Talent Strategy

As the talent market and business climate evolves, there is also an evolution happening to the strategies around talent and culture. We are moving from an industrial era mindset and approach in our education and development to a continuous learning approach in how we grow the talent and the skills that we need for the future of our businesses. The days of long tenures at businesses and thinking that the [...]

2704, 2022

7 Onboarding Pitfalls

88% of employees weren’t thrilled with their onboarding experience. Are one of these common onboarding mistakes hurting your team retention and performance? Onboarding is critical—so why are so many organizations failing at it? You landed the job of your dreams, with a company you’re excited to work for. Everything seems great—until your first day. Yes, it’s onboarding time. If a poor onboarding experience has you second-guessing your decision to accept [...]

2004, 2022

Labor Shortage Strategy: Rethink Job Requirements

The extremely tight labor market is easing—just a bit—but will remain tighter than in the past decade through at least 2030. Businesses trying to hire workers will need to be creative, and one element of a good employment strategy is to rethink requirements for the jobs. The labor market will not return to the “good old days” when job applicants were abundant. The demographics just don’t work. Baby Boomers are [...]

604, 2022

This Is What Job Seekers Want The Most

Although the number of workers leaving their jobs continues to rise, all's not lost. Hiring leaders and their recruitment partners must consider what job seekers want from their employers.  Whatever people are calling the mass exodus of workers nationwide, the point is clear, and complaints about the lack of talent are deafening.  But all’s not lost. Talent is out there. Hiring leaders and their recruitment partners simply need to harness new ways to find [...]

2303, 2022

The Tech Job Market Is Blazing Hot, Salaries Rising And Businesses Recruiting Remotely To Keep Up With Demand

First it was gradual, now it's all of a sudden. The need for tech talent was always in demand, but now the business needs are insatiable. The pandemic compressed ten years of digital growth into two. Now it looks like every company is a tech business. If you check out any job board or online company job site, listings for software engineers and tech talent dominate . As you can [...]

1603, 2022

6 Ways to Diversify Benefits to Attract Top Talent

Leadership, listen up: Why 'The Big Quit' is the catalyst organizations needed to create more equitable hiring practices and attract the best new employees. Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that more than 38 million people quit their jobs between January and October of 2021, and more recent BLS data indicates that this departure was multi-sector: As of the end of January, 4.4% of all positions in education [...]

903, 2022

What To Consider When Hiring Employees

You need someone who can do the job and who fits in at your company. It has to be both. One of the most important acts of running a successful business is hiring employees. A bad decision can hurt your customer base, efficiency and profits. Use these considerations to arm yourself with the right employees when hiring. Consider skills and personality when hiring. Both skills and personality are important to consider when hiring. Making sure [...]

1602, 2022

5 Expert-Backed Strategies for Hiring Top-Quality Talent

Ask any founder about their top three business priorities, and I guarantee one of them will be hiring the right people. And yet, despite the importance we give it, it seems that we still struggle to get recruiting right, evidenced by high turnover rates and general frustration on both sides of the process. On top of that, recent research shows that hiring is particularly critical for startups and smaller companies — but they’re [...]

802, 2022

The Experts Expected A Bad Jobs Report But Instead 467,000 Jobs Were Added In January

Economists and Wall Street experts were expecting a major loss of jobs or modest increase in employment for the month of January. Instead, surprising all of the prognosticators, employment boomed with the addition of 467,00 jobs. The unemployment rate was little changed at around 4%, the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday. Of note, employment growth continued in leisure and hospitality, in professional and business services, retail trade, transportation [...]

202, 2022

Executives Say They’re Worried About Keeping Talent. Less Than A Third Say They’re Committed To Keeping Increased Pay.

Of all the many concerns top executives see as their biggest risks for 2022—a disrupted global supply chain, new Covid-19 variants, rising inflation or government regulatory changes—none ranks higher than their talent acquisition and retention challenges, according to a new survey by accounting and consulting giant PwC released Thursday. Yet despite worries about talent shortages, and 77% of executives saying that hiring and retaining talent is “very important” to their growth, less [...]

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