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
Unfortunately, most employer neglect exit interviews and surveys. In the current candidate driven job market, it is understandable that most employer rush into recruiting to find a suitable replacement.
However, conducting exit interviews or surveys is a crucial part of the offboarding process, both for the departing employee and the employer. Exit interviews provide closure for both parties.
More information: https://recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/top-25-questions-you-should-ask-in-your-exit-interviews-and
With the new year upon us, you’re probably starting to think of different recruitment techniques that will help move the dial for your company in 2019. Looking back at the last few years, there’s been a definite shift toward the importance of employer branding, smart inbound recruitment, improving the candidate experience, and using big data and AI to find the right candidate.
As the technology needed to streamline these modern recruiting techniques becomes more sophisticated, expect each of these trends to become more prominent this year.
More information: https://blog.recruitee.com/recruitment-techniques/
If all of your employees were happy all of the time, running a company would be a lot easier. Unfortunately, odds are, at least one of your employees will ultimately become dissatisfied with their job and bring a bad attitude into the workplace. These problem employees can be deadly for team morale and company productivity. According to a recent survey from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, more employees are quitting their jobs and they’re coming from a wide variety of industries. As leaders, it is essential that you know the pulse of your organization, as the cost to the business is staggering and the future viability of the company could be at-risk.
More information: https://www.talentnow.com/signs-of-unhappy-employees/
From last-minute gift hunting to wrapping up work before the office closes, the holiday season can contain as much stress and chaos as it does magic and joy. And that’s especially true if you’re a recruiter trying to meet your year-end hiring goals, keep candidates engaged, plan for next year, and more.
To keep your sanity, it’s a good idea to take some you time by kicking back with a great holiday movie.
More information: https://business.linkedin.com/talent-solutions/blog/recruiting-humor-and-fun/2018/5-holiday-movies-that-are-secretly-all-about-recruiting
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
Most organizations would pay top dollar willingly if an employee is a befitting choice and brings value to the company. However, salary negotiations are still going to be an essential part of the recruitment process.
Recruitment managers have the crucial responsibility of negotiating a compensation that’s suitable for both the candidate as well as the company. If you pay too much, your boss isn’t going to be happy.
More information: https://recruitloop.com/blog/7-things-hiring-managers-should-never-forget-when-it-comes-to-salary-negotiations/
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/
When the countdown is on, and there’s a deadline looming, it often seems like the whole world is making a concerted effort to slow you down. And short of moving your bed into the office, there’s very little you can do to fill those reqs in time. Thankfully, just a few small changes to how you handle your work means that you don’t need to worry about bringing pillows to work.
More information: https://recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/up-against-the-clock-6-productivity-hacks-for-speedy-recruitment