Remote work is becoming more popular for both employees and employers. Its many benefits include lower stress levels, increased employee morale, a longer working period for older workers, reduced real estate costs, and many others. But remote work may not suit everyone. There are many challenges to working remotely that both employees and employers must […]
Recruitment can be time-consuming and difficult. This is not surprising, as almost every aspect of the business relies on getting the right people in the right positions. As recruiters, we have to stay updated with the latest trends to keep our hiring process as efficient as possible. More recently, “remote” has become the new buzzword […]
The labor pool is constantly changing and moving, and talent professionals must constantly learn how to make the most of the market. In today’s labor climate, what are the main factors that make talent acquisition particularly challenging for recruiters?
The term “degree inflation” may have been one of the 600 new words added to the Oxford English Dictionary last year, but the phenomenon that it’s describing seems to be waning in various sectors, particularly the IT industry. Degree or academic inflation is the practice of an employer requiring a four-year degree for “middle-skill jobs” […]
Resume parsing, or CV parsing, is software that helps speed up the hiring process for human resource representatives and recruiters.
There are a lot of recruiting agencies in the United States: about 20,000 staffing and recruiting companies that operate a total of nearly 40,000 offices. A little over half of the companies mainly provide temporary and contract staffing, but many of them offer recruiting and permanent placement, outplacement and outsourcing, and human resource consulting services.
Companies are constantly screening applicants in the hopes of finding someone of rock star quality to walk through the door. But at the end of the day, most of them discover just one seeming reality: rock star candidates are hard to come by.
According to a report by Preptel, 75% of job applications are rejected before they are viewed by human eyes. Even if you have outstanding skills and impeccable credentials, your resume still may not get past an applicant tracking system (ATS).
One of the challenges that HR departments face is poor recruitment process. Issues arise when recruitment personnel come up with flimsy job descriptions or fail to select suitable candidates. Sometimes, candidates are picked based on their personal characteristics instead of their professional competence. Bad hiring decisions negatively impact productivity and business growth. This may even […]
Employees come and go, and recruiters are involved whether employees are coming or going. When you have to pore over thousands of resumes in a month, process applications, and recommend the right candidate, some help is not unwelcome by any standard.