Running a team of any size involves a lot of admin. You have to organize payroll, administer benefits, oversee recruitment, and deal with queries from the team—all while ensuring that you stay compliant with labor laws.
Hiring in the IT field is more difficult than ever right now. In the private sector, around 59% of employers say that their businesses are suffering because they don't have access to the digital skills they require.
If you’ve had trouble recruiting recently, don’t worry. It’s not just you. A worldwide survey of employers found that 45% of companies can’t find the people they need, with 67% of larger companies reporting recruiting problems.
Is the cover letter officially dead? As a recruiter for 20-plus years, I have seen it all. There was a time when candidates always needed to submit a covering letter if they wanted employers to take their applications seriously.
When you work in HR outsourcing, one of the hardest questions to answer is: what does an HR consultant actually do? It would be easier to answer the question, “what does an HR consultant not do?”
Are you experiencing problems with your top candidates not accepting your job offers? Have you ever thought about how the questions you ask in your interview process may be hurting your chances? A positive candidate experience is always essential to hiring, especially in the current candidate-driven market. People are more empowered than ever to decide where they want to work, and the interview process is their preview of what the job would be like. Make sure your interviews leave candidates excited about the prospect of taking the job and working with your company.