Hiring the right people is essential, and it’s not always easy. That’s why recruiters must partner with hiring managers and interview teams to make sure that the right candidates get in front of the right people.
The need for highly skilled tech employees is rapidly increasing; unfortunately, it's also increasingly difficult to find those skilled employees. The skills gap is already impacting many sectors, including technology. Research predicts that the technology, media, and telecommunication industries could be short by more than 1.1 million skilled workers globally by 2020.
Recruiting talent is an integral part of every business, and savvy HR leaders understand that recruiting efforts that produce bad hires are costly. AI-assisted recruiting can reduce bad hires by ensuring hiring managers focus on the human elements of recruiting.
We get it. You have a fantastic product, an outstanding team, and a workplace environment that puts you at the top of the “best places to work” list. All things considered, candidates should be knocking down your door.
As recently published in Staffing Stream. There is often a barrier between recruiting departments and hiring managers when it comes to working together to staff an organization. This problem frequently originates due to miscommunication between the two groups regarding the qualities and skills required for the role they want to fill. It also arises when organizations are understaffed and experience urgency around the need to fill open seats.
Unemployment rates are some of the lowest the United States has seen since 1969; while this is a sign of economic confidence, it’s not always good news for employers. The US Department of Labor reported there are 6.66 million job openings in the United States. But only 6.56 million people are searching for employment, creating a labor shortage for employers looking to hire qualified talent.
The number of available jobs in the U.S. exceeded job seekers by 659,000 in July according to the Department of Labor Job Report. With unemployment at 3.9 percent, a historically low level, and job openings at record highs, many employers are faced with a perfect storm.
In his article about the biggest challenges entrepreneurs face, Entrepreneur.com contributor Larry Alton lists “team building” as one of the most significant hurdles. He points out that picking the right team for a startup is quite stressful, even for those with considerable management experience. This is all the more challenging when you are already spread thin on resources and are looking to fill openings quickly.