How to Attract the Best Talent in Your Industry in Today’s Candidate-Driven Market

There’s no denying that hiring and retaining top talent has become harder than ever before for many organizations. Between the skills gap and an increase in job-hopping, there are many barriers to finding candidates who are not only highly qualified but who have the potential to be long-lasting employees. Unfortunately, many hiring managers are discoveringRead More

Are Your Top Employees Dropping Like Flies? It’s Time to Focus on Retention

As the hiring landscape continues to evolve, companies must focus not only on attracting future talent, but on keeping their current workforce happy. In a candidate-driven market, it’s become clear to leaders in all industries that employee retention needs to be a top priority for maintaining talent for the long term. Employees of today haveRead More

The Guide to Forming A Positive and Productive Company Culture

Almost any knowledgeable workforce development specialist will tell you how important culture is for a company’s success. Without a clearly defined culture, an organization is at serious risk of losing employees and experiencing an inevitable loss of growth. However, despite the attention frequently garnered by this concept, it’s often unclear what truly forms a positiveRead More

Are Your Hiring Processes and Company Brand on the Same Page?

Are Your Hiring Processes and Company Brand on the Same Page? When running a business, it’s important to try to be as transparent and authentic as possible. Doing one thing – but meaning or saying another – can have huge negative implications for your organization, especially when it comes to recruiting and retaining top talent.Read More

Inner Workings of the Successful Interview – Before, During, and After

In today’s fast paced, technology-driven world and candidate-driven market, companies can no longer afford to interview without a search process in place. Perhaps this article will give you the ideas and structure to move your process from good to great, while landing the top talent you deserve! Pre-interview tips Once you’ve located and pre-screened yourRead More

Millennials Are Not Job-Hoppers, Studies Find

Job candidates between the ages of 18 and 35 also prize learning opportunities over career advancement and salary, according to recent research. By Andrew R. McIlvaine Tuesday, May 9, 2017 Millennials have been stereotyped as nonstop job-hoppers for quite a while now, but that stereotype is turning out to be false. A recent analysis ofRead More

Working with a recruiter

Have you ever been frustrated when a recruiter doesn’t call you back? The following information will help you set realistic expectations and hopefully obtain better results. It’s important that you understand the following realities about Staffing and Recruiting Firms: 1.  Most specialize in a specific industry, profession or geographic location. ACTION ITEM: You must identifyRead More

ASA Skills Gap Index: Top Hard-to-Fill Jobs by Sector

February 23, 2017 Most Difficult-to-Fill Occupations in Each Sector The American Staffing Association’s Skills Gap Index has identified the hardest-to-fill occupations in the U.S. for the fourth quarter of 2016. The two hardest-to-fill jobs in each staffing industry sector are Engineering, information technology, and scientific Computer and information research scientists Information security analysts Health careRead More