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Common Misconceptions HR Has About Independent Contractors
The “gig economy," which refers to the large group of individuals who choose to work as independent agents, has been growing rapidly since the mid-2000s. Actually, it’s exploding. According to a 2023 Fiverr survey of 2,000 US workers, “73% said they will either start freelancing or continue freelancing in 2023”. Here are some more amazing statistics to note:
Hiring College Graduates for 2023 | What Employers Need to Know
Recruitment professionals are eagerly gearing up for graduation season, a time when companies can hire some of the top college graduates who will be heading into new careers. Employers must act fast if they want to reel in the freshest talent. With current labor shortages in a holding pattern so far this year, it’s beneficial for organizations to understand what 2023 college graduates want. That way, recruitment efforts can be fruitful.
How to Increase Job Ad Exposure
In today's competitive job market, writing quality job ads is critical for attracting top talent to your organization. While networking and candidate referrals are prime real estate for finding qualified candidates, nothing beats the tried-and-true method of writing an extraordinary job ad. But while writing a great job ad is the first step, what's more important is increasing visibility. You could have the most detailed, well-written ad on the internet, but if no one sees it, then you are wasting time (and potentially money!). Employers often believe that job boards are the root of the problem, but you can learn how to increase job ad exposure by tweaking a few steps of your recruitment process.
How to Navigate Hiring Out of State
The job market has shifted significantly in recent years. The accelerated adoption of technology has not only pushed many companies into remote working arrangements but also increased the availability of supporting tools and technologies (i.e., video conferencing and collaboration software).
Building a Candidate Pipeline Through Internships
Building a candidate pipeline through a great internship program for local college students and recent graduates at local universities is a great and cost-effective way to attract and retain top talent. By offering meaningful and impactful work experiences, regular feedback, coaching, and mentorship, you can create a positive internship experience that will make your organization a sought-after destination for future employees. This not only benefits the organization in the short-term but also in the long-term, as you'll have a pool of well-trained and experienced candidates who may be interested in full-time employment once they graduate. Furthermore, building relationships with local universities and college students can increase brand awareness and build a positive reputation for your organization in the local community.
Transparency in hiring refers to the open and honest communication and information sharing that takes place between employers and job candidates. It encompasses all aspects of the hiring process, from posting job descriptions to providing feedback on performance during and after the interview process. In today's job market, hiring transparency has become increasingly important for both employers and candidates alike.