When you’re competing for talent in the recruitment market, it doesn’t always come down to salary. Around one in four candidates say that they’ll choose the employer with the best organizational culture, even if it means turning down more lucrative offers. That’s why it’s so celebrate your culture and share it with the outside world.
The recruitment market is more daunting than ever right now. Around 80% of hiring managers say that they can’t find skilled applicants, which means that there’s an intense feeding frenzy whenever a new candidate starts applying for jobs. Small wonder then that so many companies are turning to RPO, or Recruitment Processing Outsourcing.
When you start a new business, you do so knowing that the odds are against you. Two-thirds of startups don't survive more than two years. To find ourselves still growing and expanding after two decades is an incredible and humbling feeling.
The Covid-19 vaccination program is now entering its final phase. As it stands on September 1, just under 52% of Americans are fully vaccinated, with another 10% having had their first shot. All of which means that employers can now start thinking about asking people back to the office.
I’ll never forget the first time I got a Total Rewards statement. I remember looking at it and thinking, “The benefits I get from these people are worth HOW MUCH?!” At the time, I was just beginning my HR career, still working to understand the difference between an FSA and an HSA, so seeing all of these benefits at once blew my mind. Looking back on that moment with years of HR experience, I know that this was not a good thing. Let me tell you why.
We’re experiencing a hot recruitment market right now, and leaders in all industries are finding it difficult to fill vacant positions. Even if you’re not actively recruiting right now, these conditions pose real challenges. A competitive market means that rival employers will go to extreme measures to headhunt the best people on your team.