1110, 2023

The Race For Companies To Quickly Hire And Job Seekers Find Work Before The Holiday Slowdown

It’s early October. Within 30-plus days, Americans will be celebrating Thanksgiving Day, which kicks the holiday season into full gear. Across business organizations, there is typically an internal debate about whether or not they should continue hiring during the lead-up and throughout the holiday season, due to the disruptions of vacation schedules and family gatherings. Job seekers get concerned that human resources, recruiters, talent acquisition professionals, hiring managers and interviewers [...]

410, 2023

Is The War For Talent Over? If So, Who Won?

Since 2021, when record numbers of U.S. workers started quitting their jobs—known as the “Great Resignation”—many have been arguing that “The war for talent is over. And talent won.” What that meant, among other things, is that leaders needed to start prioritizing and get personally involved in employee “engagement,” rather than pushing it aside for HR staff to handle. Evidence to support this decisive victory for employees was everywhere. Women [...]

2709, 2023

6 Tips For Hiring The Right People

Depending on your personality (and HR bandwidth at the time), the recruiting and hiring process may be an exciting project to grow your team — or a draining endeavor of resume reading, interviewing, appraising and repeating ad nauseum. Either way, the risks are real. Hire someone who's overqualified for a position or otherwise an ill fit for your company's culture and they might soon leave you back at step one. Nearly [...]

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 [...]

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