Follow These 3 Tips for Hiring Tech Talent Faster

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In so many industries, the ongoing pandemic has accelerated and intensified the tech talent shortage worldwide. Even before COVID, a 2018 study predicted a tech talent deficit in the U.S. alone of more than 625,000 by 2030. And now?! The aftereffects of the Great Resignation of 2021 may feel like the final nail in the tech hiring coffin. But,… Read more »

How to Ace Rapid Hiring Amid the Current Race for Talent

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The stakes involved in finding and landing qualified talent as 2022 gets underway are higher than ever. It’s never been easy, but the challenges have reached new heights in light of the Great Resignation of 2021 and other fallouts from the Covid-19 pandemic.  Regardless of the circumstances, you don’t have to choose between hiring quickly and finding… Read more »

Recruiting in 2022: 3 Trends to Prepare For

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If the mere idea of accurately predicting what recruiting trends to expect in 2022 makes you break out in hives, you’re not alone. If you’ve been in the business longer than five minutes, you know that it’s never been easy. But given the past two years! Yikes.  So. Like most of the world, the job market, its occupants,… Read more »

Keep Morale High in the Era of Hybrid Work Using These 3 Tactics

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It’s been over a year and a half since the sudden onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, which brought office life to an abrupt halt. People previously used to being surrounded by their teammates and humming along to the buzz of the workplace have adjusted, for better or worse. But for many, it’s gotten old, and their positive… Read more »

Don’t Scare Away Top Talent! 4 Company Culture Tips for Attracting Candidates

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The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and LinkedIn reported that recruiting motivated, purpose-driven candidates and matching them up to a culture that matters to them increases employee engagement and retention. Sourcing candidates who will align with your company culture involves finding and reeling in those who share your organization’s values, style, and day-to-day norms…. Read more »

New Model of Hiring: To Attract Top Talent, You Need to Create an Attractive Opportunity

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The best candidates on the market don’t just want a new job. They want a better job.   And with the right hiring strategy, you can attract not only those who are actively looking, but also the superstars known as passive job seekers – those who aren’t really even candidates, at least not yet, but could be convinced to start… Read more »

Virtual Onboarding Might Be Here to Stay: 4 Ways You Can Get it Right

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COVID-19 forced employers to change a lot of things – including their methods for onboarding new hires. And, also like so much that shifted as a result of the pandemic, the end result may be a new normal, where businesses never go back to “the way it was before.”  According to one study, two-thirds of HR leaders plan… Read more »

How to Optimize Your Job Descriptions to be More Enticing and Attract Top Talent

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Job descriptions. It goes without saying that they’re critical, arguably your most critical tool, as you attract top talent. As the starting point in your recruitment process, your job descriptions need to be effective, engaging, and inclusive. Otherwise, things can go south pretty quickly, as candidates become bored or turned off by your opportunity.  The best job descriptions… Read more »

7 Skills Hiring Managers Look For in Non-Technical Recruiters

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Recruiting is a highly competitive and fast-paced business. As you zero in on sourcing non-technical recruiters, here are seven important skills to keep in mind:  1. Communications  Whether it’s in person, in writing, or via email, text, or social media, recruiters need to be capable of conveying clear, accurate, straightforward messages. This includes well-honed listening… Read more »

Are You Overlooking These 3 Important Traits in Your Candidates?

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There are numerous characteristics to look for as you evaluate job candidates. The specifics will depend on the job being filled and the hiring company, among other factors. But there are certainly transferable skills that are particularly important as you assess talent, especially in the HR arena. Here are three such critical traits. This is… Read more »