After a hiatus due to the COVID pandemic, internship programs are back and present an opportunity to select and develop future talent. According to ASE’s 2022 Salaries for Co-Op Students and Recent College Graduates Survey, 88% of the 105 respondents maintain a formal internship program.
We have all heard of The Great Resignation and now The Great Regret, but have you given thought to what those movements are really saying about our workforce? Workers' values and expectations of their employers have changed. Period. Whether they are still planning on leaving your organization or may boomerang back, workers are ultimately prioritizing what is important to them rather than accepting inflexible cultures.
Employers of all types are facing unprecedented employee retention challenges. With the recently released Employee Turnover Survey, we now have some concrete data to show just how significant these challenges were in 2021.
2.5 million people retired during the pandemic and experts estimate that of those,1.5 million would not have retired had it not been for the pandemic. Were you ready for these resignations? To compete in today’s marketplace, you need to build your leadership bench, invest in attracting top talent, and develop a culture of succession.
New sources of talent and changes in skills required to get work done are needed to address ongoing labor market challenges, according to an increasing number of employers in WTW’s recently released Reimagining Work and Rewards Survey.
Recruiters are feeling the effects of the pandemic and the current market for recruiting quality employees to your organization. The constantly changing trends make it harder to recruit top talent, and right now it is definitely a candidate’s market. In addition, there are trends all recruiters should be aware of as you are working harder than ever to source good candidates.
Diversity and inclusion have been hot button issues for employers for several years now. Most employers look at things like sex, race, self-identification, etc. There is one group of people that is too often left out of the discussion and employment practices, and that is the group of people who need a second chance.
Human Resources conducts many surveys each year that may include compensation, benefits, interest in activities, wellness, employee engagement, etc. These surveys give employers insight into the employee experience and provide an opportunity to improve and become more competitive.
The answer to this question can vary from time to time, era to era, etc. There are always jobs that are “hard to fill” and professions or skill sets that aren’t as popular as others.
Raise your hands…how many of you have said hiring for culture fit is as important, or more important, than hiring for skillset? We can train people on the skills needed to perform a specific job, but we cannot change who a person is. But, have you thought that hiring for culture “fit” could cause an unconscious bias and result in a culture that ends up being discriminatory?
Hiring managers want to know if candidates have been vaccinated against COVID-19, even when their companies do not require vaccination as a condition of employment. That's the central takeaway from a major new survey of 1,379 hiring managers published by career-development experts ResumeOK.
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