The October Bureau of Labor Statistics report on employment, released on November 5, contains broadly positive news, with overall growth in non-farm employment of 531,000 which is the highest since July. The number of US jobs created surpassed the estimated 450,000 wages and recovering from dipping point in September. The Labor Department said Friday that the … Continue reading The October Labor Numbers: what candidates are telling us
The US economy created the fewest jobs in seven months in August as the hiring stalled in the leisure and hospitality industries and a resurgence in infections weighed on demand for in markets like restaurants and hotels that have been driving most of the hiring. August employment report show the US economy added 235,000 jobs … Continue reading The August Numbers are In…. It’s not looking good!
I used to get excited to dig into the analytics and labor data so I could update my hiring leaders on the latest trends. Lately, I feel like I’ve been reading the obituaries. Here’s why! Continue reading The 2 Demographic Challenges for the Workforce-Man, can we catch a break?
Analyzing labor data and trends is essential to the success of any recruiting leader. You have to know what is going on not only in your labor market but at the macro level to identify potential trends. Every month, I prefer reviewing the data from the Bureau of Labor versus reviewing the analysis provided by most news organizations. Continue reading Recruiting Analytics-The numbers are in but do they make sense?
I love technology and data. I probably spend more time reading or listening to content on the two topics than most. Last year during my conversation with Matt Alder, host of the popular The Recruiting Future Podcast, we spent some time discussing my vision for a Recruiting Utopia. Here are some of the highlights: AI … Continue reading Top Posts in Recruiting Technology and Data 🤓🤖
Oh the time to fill (TTF) metric…. such a timeless, useless metric used by most recruiting functions to sell their value. I’ve long had ambivalence towards this metric but lately, I’ve begun to respect it a little more. Time to fill can be a valuable insight but I have found most recruiting organizations only stop at measuring the length of time to fill a job. I think it’s stupid to track time to fill if you are not tracking your Quick Quit rate as well. Continue reading It’s stupid to track Time to Fill if you are not tracking this metric
HR Analytic platforms have been in the spotlight and two of my favorite tools just joined forces. Here are my thoughts on why Visier and Emsi will make a powerful team in the market. Continue reading Two HR Analytic Tools Join Forces > Get ready for some powerful insights!
Early in my HR career, I gorged on the vast amounts of data available and this was way before it was “sexy” to be into data. Here are 3 reasons you should be talking about data analytics in HR. Continue reading 3 Reasons recruiters should be talking about Data Analytics
COVID-19’s effect on the United States over the last several weeks has been traumatic and overwhelming for recruiters. As a recruiting leader, it has become even more critical for me to leverage data to make decisions in this new environment. My friends at Emsi shared a new tool they’ve developed a dashboard to show job postings in real-time as a response to COVID-19. Continue reading How to use a Real-Time Job Posting Response to COVID-19
Prior to implementing Sprint Recruiting, I found it hard to balance what should be done with what needed to be done. Using a point system help us prioritize the work and make our clients happy. Continue reading Applying the Point System of AGILE to Recruiting