ASE recently released the results to the 2019 Starting Salaries for Co-op Students and Recent College Graduates Survey. The annual survey provides a comprehensive look at the current state of wages and benefits provided to co-op students and recent college graduates. The survey also presents employers a snapshot of the recruitment trends associated with these new entrants to the workforce. The outlook for 2019 graduates is good.
When many HR Professionals think of social media tools and platforms that can be used for recruiting, the app Snapchat is probably one that doesn’t come to mind. For those that are not familiar with Snapchat, it is a mobile messaging application used to share photos, videos of up to 10 seconds, and drawings that are called “snaps”.
It’s hard to tell by the weather we had last week, but it is spring. Spring is that time of year when we start to see that change from everything being gray and dirty, to becoming green and colorful with the flowers that start to grow. It is also time for spring cleaning. Most people think of giving their home a thorough cleaning, putting the winter accoutrements away, and generally getting things in order for the new season. But when is the last time you gave your background process a...
The North American Talent Board Candidate Experience Awards Benchmark Research, or CandE Program, found that there was improvement on the candidate experience from 2018. The research included 200 participating companies and over 30,000 job seekers. 70% of the employer participants were from the technology, services, financial, and healthcare industries, with financial employers increasing 34% from 2017.
CareerBuilder released the findings of its annual hiring study, which revealed that 40% of employers plan to hire full-time, permanent employees in 2019, and 47% plan to recruit part-time workers. The war for talent continues on.
Due to many factors that are changing the landscape of recruiting, hiring managers are seeking the assistance of staffing firms to support their hiring efforts. In fact, after surveying over 850 hiring managers and over 650 internal staffing employees CareerBuilder recently released a study reporting an anticipated increase in the use of staffing firms within the next five years.
A new Accountemps survey found that more than nine in 10 senior managers (94%) are open to rehiring boomerang employees – staff members who previously left the company on good terms. However, the survey also revealed that former employees were not quite as eager for a reunion, with only 52% of workers likely to apply for a position with a previous company.
Perspective candidates have access to your employment brand 24/7. When you recruit for an organization that has a solid and stable brand, it’s a thing of beauty. Candidates will click away on your website, fill out that application, and even join your talent network. A good employment brand will pull candidates toward you. A bad one can turn them off; forever.
The future of recruiting is changing rapidly. With a labor market that is tight, recruiting dollars are being reviewed as to the return on investment (ROI). The traditional recruitment model is coming to an end. Online consumer marketing techniques are coming to the forefront of recruiting. Instead of the shotgun approach of job boards, programmatic job advertising is a focused approach to specific job seekers. Using programmatic consumer advertising principles and tools,...
Set yourself up for hiring success in 2019 by ensuring that your hiring process is well structured and organized. Below are a few tips that are trending in Talent Acquisition and are proven to optimize your hiring process in the new year.
West Monroe Partners, a business and technology consultancy, released a study earlier this year entitled, “Closing the Technology Leadership Gap.” The report investigates the state of soft skills, defined as communication, collaboration, conflict resolution, and leadership in technology and IT hiring decisions. It pinpoints the lack of focus on soft skills in today’s workplaces as the cause of productivity, innovation, and growth issues.
Whether your preferences lean toward shortbread or gingerbread, this holiday season’s cookie exchange could possibly be the sourcing tool you are looking for. Sourcing “jam sessions” are a newer concept taking shape within organizations that welcome the input of their hiring managers, talent acquisition (TA) professionals, and subject matter experts into the selection process. And they do it over food.
Emotional Intelligence is critically important at the workplace, yet it can be difficult to assess during the interview process. Even so, it’s often considered even more important than technical skills.
Hiring managers and talent acquisition professionals have all heard the term, go with your gut, but when it comes to making solid hiring decisions, using your head is the best choice.
It’s that time of year when many employers are deep in the middle of their benefits open enrollment period. With unemployment at record lows, employee retention and engagement remain the two most pressing issues in HR today. In order to differentiate themselves from their competitors, many employers are finding it imperative to utilize their benefit packages and employee perks as another tool in their arsenal to help promote loyalty and retention. Recent data indicates...