The summer had economists from around the globe embroiled in a debate about a possible recession coming in the next few years (or months). As of October 2022, the U.S. Labor Department data put the current inflation rate at 7.7%. The recent layoffs in the tech industry are just the first of what is soon to be a string of cutbacks by companies looking to save costs. For recruiters, this means freezes in hiring and fewer openings. It will also include the uphill task of finding the best candidates for them from the coming influx of recently laid-off job seekers. Now is probably a good time to brace for tough times in the next few years in the talent acquisition industry. To survive and thrive recruiting in a recession, here are some hard truths you will need to accept.
We’ve all heard how important it is to set professional and personal goals. Developing and establishing goals keeps us motivated and moving forward in life. But not all goals are created equal. If you’re chasing goals that are too lofty, you’ll end up disappointed when you cannot reach them. Setting goals that are achievable and measurable is the key to success.
jobsearcher.com/blog7 Importances of Organizational Culture and How to Build ItThe world of work has drastically changed in the past few years. Where a good salary and a nice office might have been enough to attract talent in the past, employees today expect flexibility, growth opportunities, and a healthy work environment. In fact, 77% of applicants say they’d consider a company’s culture before applying for a job.
jobsearcher.com/blogCollaborative Recruiting: The Key to a Better Talent Acquisition StrategyTalent acquisition is a multi-stage process where candidates undergo various application steps before getting hired. The unfortunate reality is that it is a labor-intense system, with the hiring manager and recruiter often handling all of the work on their own. Ask any one of them, and you will hear about the overabundance of applications and the demanding task of filtering through them to find the best candidates. The quality of talent suffers under the weight of all that work on one person's hands. It's not easy, but as many companies are starting to realize, there is a better way. The future of talent acquisition lies in collaborative recruiting!
jobsearcher.com/blogHow to Practice Fair Chance Hiring for People With Criminal RecordsUsually when you think of your dream hire, you think of someone who is respectful, trustworthy, reliable, and has sound judgment, right? As you envision your ideal candidate with these qualities, the last person you think of is someone with a criminal record.
jobsearcher.com/blogHow to Utilize Keywords for Your Job AdsBefore we give you the scoop on how to utilize keywords in job ads, it would be helpful if we defined what keywords are and why they are important. In simple terms,
jobsearcher.com/blogWhat Makes a Good Paid Time Off (PTO) PolicyThe world of work has undergone some major transformation in recent years. From remote and flexible work to increased emphasis on employee benefits and wellbeing, companies nowadays have to be very intentional about their HR policies and how they approach talent acquisition.
jobsearcher.com/blogInternal Recruiting: Benefits and 5 Internal Recruiting Methods to ConsiderInternal and external recruiting are nearly the same thing. The biggest difference is where candidates are sourced. There are instances where external recruiting may be the best option. However, when you are presented with the opportunity to recruit internally, you should take full advantage of the different internal recruiting methods. Initially you will find that the hiring process gets a little bit easier. Then you'll notice all the other benefits that internal recruiting offers.