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It’s Not Me. It’s You – Candidates Abandoning the Recruiting Process

March 4, 2022 in Ask a Recruiter, Business Trends, Dallas IT Recruiting

 

Even as the pandemic takes a breather, recruiting remains a challenge, especially in IT. For many, it’s a candidate’s market, and business is booming. But according to an article by Kevin Grossman, citing the Talent Board’s 2021 Candidate Experience Benchmark Research Report, candidates are leaving the recruiting process for three common reasons described below. R-E-S-P-E-C-T […]

 

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Seeing Past The Great Resignation

February 18, 2022 in Ask a Recruiter, Business Trends, Dallas IT Recruiting

 

Although signs point to tapering, The Great Resignation is still going strong. Despite the panic this has created in talent acquisition, it has opened a new opportunity for employers and recruiters to explore hiring and retention practices. Roy Maurer, in an article for SHRM, explains. Challenges Remain Says Jennifer Shappley, vice president of global talent […]

 

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Lessons on Employee Well-Being

February 4, 2022 in Ask a Recruiter, Business Trends, Dallas IT Recruiting

 

It’s no secret that employee retention is more challenging than ever, but Jen Fisher, Deloitte’s first well-being officer, shares some tips in this article from LinkedIn by Phyllis Furman. Below is a summary of some of her suggestions that may help you improve your employee culture and strengthen retention. What’s Broken? Although most employees have […]

 

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Skills-Model Switch for IBM Recruiting

January 28, 2022 in Ask a Recruiter, Business Intelligence, Business Trends, Dallas IT Recruiting

 

Corporate and IT heavyweight IBM has created a novel solution to recruiting and retention that’s beginning to pay dividends. Switching to a skills-based model, IBM is pioneering the birth of the “new collar” worker. Mastufa Ahmed with People Matter Global shares his discussion with Obed Louissaint, Senior Vice President, Transformation and Culture at IBM, here. […]

 

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Global Talent Trends

January 21, 2022 in Ask a Recruiter, Business Trends, Dallas IT Recruiting

 

LinkedIn’s 2022 Global Talent Trends Report found here illuminates changes in how people view work and what they expect from their jobs. With uncertainty being the prime characteristic of daily life, a global re-evaluation of values has come about. So what’s the primary trend? People now want to know how to fit work into their […]

 

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Article Spotlight Surging Covid-19 Puts an End to Projected Return-to-Office Dates

January 14, 2022 in Ask a Recruiter, Business Trends, Dallas IT Recruiting

 

Earlier in 2021, many major companies announced plans for a mandatory return to the office, even disincentivizing remote work. But as described in the WSJ article Surging Covid-19 Puts an End to Projected Return-to-Office Dates by Peter Grant, a new strategy is required. Article highlights follow. Lessons Learned There’s a fundamental problem setting deadlines around […]

 

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Emerging Hiring Trends for 2022

January 7, 2022 in Ask a Recruiter, Dallas IT Recruiting

 

Hiring in 2022 will continue to be a challenge, requiring HR departments to increase their ability to acquire and onboard more efficiently than ever. Some points from Roy Maurer’s article from SHRM.org are below, but you can see the full article here. Challenges Related to the Pandemic Similar pandemic-related challenges include “health and safety concerns; […]

 

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