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
Hiretual is one of my favorite tools and remains on my list of top recruiting tools every recruiter should have. Think of the platform as an AI powered sourcing tool combined with a light-weight CRM that also provides key market insights on your needed talent pools. One of the aspects of Hiretual I enjoy most … Continue reading Hiretual Adds Game-Changing Features
What is the one trait of every successful recruiter? They have the right mindset! While it may sound like a pretty fundamental attribute to look for, most recruiting leaders fall into the trap of hiring high performers because of what they can bring to the business. This can bring trouble to your team and change … Continue reading What’s the secret weapon for every successful recruiter?
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!
Successful companies have learned that quick feedback is not the only necessity for success but also most powerful when it’s brutally honest. This combination is what makes the recruiting feedback loop a powerful competitive edge. Continue reading Why Radical Candor is Important in the Recruiting Process
If you are unfamiliar with Eightfold, it is the provider of the Talent Intelligence Platform™, one of the most effective ways for organizations to retain top performers, upskill and reskill the workforce, recruit top talent efficiently, and reach diversity goals. The firm leverages its deep learning artificial intelligence platform to empower enterprises to transform their … Continue reading Eightfold Adds a Powerful New Tool for Workforce Analytics
Everyone knows my passion for AI to make the lives of recruiters more efficient. There are a number of AI tools to choose from but Visage has a unique edge. I wrote about their combination of AI and human sourcing in my post How Visage Leverages AI earlier this year. They recently released an update … Continue reading AI+Human Sourcing Company VISAGE gets an update!
The recruiting feedback loop is a vital component in success. It must be as quick and efficient as possible to ensure the process allows you to make the first move on the most qualified candidates. When you place feedback requirements and deadlines, you will begin to notice slight efficiencies early on Continue reading Recruiters: Do you want quicker feedback on candidates? Identify a Sprint Owner
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?
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