2009, 2023

The Forever Labor Shortage

Fewer people will be working by the end of the decade — and employers need to brace for a “forever” labor shortage. It may feel like it’s gotten a bit easier to fill positions. However, this sudden switch in the labor market is only temporary. The Bureau of Labor Statistics paints a stark picture, with the labor force participation rate expected to fall from 62.2% in 2022 to 60.4% in 2032. [...]

1309, 2023

12 Strategies For Hiring Employees Invested In The Long Run

The modern work landscape is dotted with transient employees hopping from job to job, making the recruitment and onboarding journey a costly affair for employers. With the rise of the gig economy and the allure of diverse experiences, retaining talent has become an uphill task. Yet, within this trend, there are candidates seeking stability and a lasting professional journey—you just have to find them. Here, we explore the strategies businesses can [...]

609, 2023

A More Cautious Job Market Could Lead To Better Hires

The United States added 187,000 jobs in July, which was below economists’ expectations. Nevertheless, with 31 consecutive months of job gains, the labor market remains strong. So, what does this look like for employers and jobseekers on the ground? Post-Pandemic Highs The data suggests the job market is in good health – but it feels more subdued compared to last year. In 2022, jobseekers had the upper hand due to [...]

3008, 2023

Information Technology Trend Watch

Foundry reports that 91% of CIOs expect to maintain or increase their tech budgets through the next year. Technologies driving these investments include data analytics, AI, and other means to improve the customer experience, as enterprises seek to drive new revenue to modernize legacy environments. Security and risk management also top the list for most CIOs this year, while developers are skilling up in cloud, blockchain, and machine learning. Technology [...]

2308, 2023

The Evolving Role of the CIO and CTO

CIOs and CTOs are finding their footing as invaluable strategic partners and resources for the business, playing strategic leadership roles with impact that transcend IT. IT is now thought of as a partner and brought in much sooner in the overall rethinking of business processes rather than coming in at the end to digitize workflows. While CIOs are still immersed in cybersecurity, hybrid cloud strategy, or app modernization, they are [...]

1207, 2023

What To Consider When Hiring Talent

One of the most important acts of running a successful business is hiring talent. 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 your potential employee has the right skill set for the job is crucial to ensure you are choosing the [...]

2106, 2023

Hiring (and Keeping) Diverse Talent Is Easier With These 3 Proven Steps

One of the most common diversity, equity and inclusion strategies over the last decade has been to diversify hiring processes. The temptation to hit the "easy button" and fill front lines and open positions with women, people of color, those with disabilities and other marginalized communities is opportunistic and inauthentic. If you're not creating an environment for diverse talent to thrive, diverse talent will not stay. This requires a more holistic approach, [...]

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