Top 3 Strategies for Hiring in a Tight Talent Market

This year has proven to be full of surprises: ongoing issues with COVID, confusing recruiting statistics and a labor market that most of us have never experienced. As we continue to navigate through this challenging time, there are three strategies that are critical during such a recruiting season as this. In this post, I’d like … Continue reading Top 3 Strategies for Hiring in a Tight Talent Market

What Can Recruiters Learn from Simone Biles?

Recruiters are innately competitive and will often burn the candles at both ends. Similar to athletes, they strive to consistently perform in the face of adversity, dedicating hours of their work and personal time toward organizational success. I have often pushed myself beyond the limits needed out of a sense of need to prove to the organization my role was vital. I don’t think I am alone in this. Continue reading What Can Recruiters Learn from Simone Biles?

The Pandemic created a Stress Test for Employee Experience-Here’s what we’ve learned

If the pandemic taught us anything, it’s Employee Experience matters! As the economy showed small signs of reopening, analyst and HR influencers began ringing the bell about the Great Resignation. Firms who chose to focus on their employee experience during the pandemic have experienced lower turnover than their counterparts. Corporate culture is an essential aspect … Continue reading The Pandemic created a Stress Test for Employee Experience-Here’s what we’ve learned

How do Leaders Recruit and Retain Top Talent?

Organizations can have the best talent acquisition team and still be ineffective. You can offer the best benefits, the most perks and the best opportunities and still not be able to move the needle. At the end of the day, nothing recruits and retains top talent like the leaders for any organization. If you find yourself treading water, you may need to ask yourself: Do we have the right leaders to recruit the level of talent we need? Continue reading How do Leaders Recruit and Retain Top Talent?

New Dynamic of Candidate Attraction & How to Stay Competitive

Companies are struggling to fill positions are now force to rethink how to attract more talent. According to The New York Times reports,¬†firms aren’t just considering upping the compensation. Some offer more flexibility, or taking risks to train unconventional workers who don’t meet traditional qualifications. A recent study cited “no experience necessary” roles have spiked by two-thirds compared to 2019. Sign on bonuses are now becoming a norm. Data also show minimum compensation requirements for people without college degrees are up 19%, with larger employers acknowledging blue-collar workers have gotten harder to retain. Continue reading New Dynamic of Candidate Attraction & How to Stay Competitive