Achieving workplace diversity was the top priority for employers in 2018.
The first step in building a diverse workforce is to hire more diversified candidates.
According to LinkedIn’ survey of 9,000 talent leaders and hiring managers across the globe, the number one global recruiting trend was diversity.
More information: https://recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/10-ways-to-attract-and-hire-diverse-candidates
In the United States this year, job attrition reached its highest rate since records began in 2000. Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics reveals that 3.5 million people voluntarily left their jobs in October — a quit rate of 2.3%. And with the number of open jobs exceeding the number of unemployed people by almost a million, it’s a candidate’s market out there.
More information: https://business.linkedin.com/talent-solutions/blog/employee-retention/2018/job-quit-rates-are-soaring-5-tactics-to-keep-your-employees
Being a recruiter is awesome only if you update yourself with the latest technology and trends. Do you agree with this or not? This is why you must attend events.
We have listed a few recruitment events that you should attend to know what’s happening in the market and what are the latest technologies that will be helpful for you to hire the best talent.
Let’s have a look at the top conferences that you should attend in 2019.
More information: https://recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/top-11-recruiting-events-every-recruiter-must-attend-in-2019
Without a crystal ball, it can seem impossible to plan for the unknown. This is why, despite the dynamic nature of hiring, embracing change continues to elude many recruiters. And yet, given low unemployment levels, omnipresent economic uncertainty, and evolving business objectives, future hiring will require more than just understanding all the features and functionalities of an ATS.
More information: https://recruitingdaily.com/creating-a-recruiting-strategy-that-embraces-change-5-steps/
Employees are the heartbeat of every organization—that’s why it’s so important to hire the very best candidates for each position you fill.
“I am convinced that nothing we do is more important than hiring and developing people. At the end of the day, you bet on people, not on strategies.” – Lawrence Bossidy, GE
If you’re like most in the talent acquisition biz, you’re probably looking for different ways to improve the quality of recruiting and hiring practices at your organization.
More information: https://harver.com/blog/improve-quality-of-hire/
In the current age of technology, everywhere you turn, companies are offering mobile apps, smart gadgets and innumerable other ways to stay connected. That’s why it is so important for recruiters to understand that they can no longer simply rely on traditional recruiting methods to engage the best possible candidates.
More information: https://www.jobvite.com/recruiting-process/is-your-recruitment-strategy-missing-these-two-critical-components/
A recruiter’s value to an organization is measured by the number of open jobs they can fill and how quickly they can fill them. When positions go unfilled, organizations lose money – bottom line.
So even while candidate engagement and quality of hire grow in importance, recruiting is still a numbers game.
More information: https://www.jobvite.com/reporting-and-analytics/real-time-recruiting-analytics-dashboard/
I’m sure by now if you are working in recruitment you have heard of the term ’employer branding’. But what exactly does it mean?
For many people, it means various things, but to simplify it, it is how your company promotes itself in a unique way to attract talent. This may be through storytelling, visual elements, benefit packages, company culture or all of these combined.
More information: https://recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/5-reasons-why-you-should-focus-on-employer-branding-for-2019
Data released by Companies House shows there were fewer new businesses started in 2017 than the previous year. However, research shows that this hasn’t affected technology firms – in fact the number of new tech start-ups increased by 60% last year. To put it another way, a staggering 10,016 programming and software development businesses were launched in the UK in 2017.
More information: https://www.recruitmentrevolution.com/blog/2018/11/digital-recruitment-how-to-recruit-the-right-positions-in-a-digital-business
Why do companies turn to recruitment agencies?
In today’s highly competitive, candidate-driven job market, finding and hiring the ideal job candidate is quite hard. This is why many companies turn to recruitment agencies to help them recruit the right people for their open job positions.
Should you do the same? How can a recruitment agency help you fill your open job positions?
More information: https://recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/4-good-reasons-to-use-a-recruitment-agency