We may be living and working in a new world with unique challenges, but the world of video interviewing is not new. Many in the younger generations have already adopted casual use of video conversations via FaceTime, Facebook and Instagram before it was a necessity, the challenge is to help other demographics utilize the medium effectively for recruiting and hiring.Read More
Companies in the hospitality, food service, manufacturing and tech sectors are facing hiring challenges that threaten their return to pre-pandemic business levels. In some cases, these challenges are so extreme that they will cause smaller businesses to close and require others to raise prices.
I addressed the root causes for these challenges in a previous post, What’s Causing Today’s Acute Labor Supply Challenges. In this post, I’ll share insights on what companies are doing to jump-start their recruiting efforts for hard-to-fill positions.
We are amid an acute labor shortage. Hiring managers, under pressure to fill positions for skilled and low-skilled workers, are getting increasingly worried. I hear it every day in conversations with Human Resource and Talent Acquisition leaders across industry sectors. Today's labor supply gaps are among the worst I've seen in my 35 years as a recruiting professional.
At the HR Technology conference this year, HR analyst Josh Bersin observed that while HR technology is rapidly changing across the board, the most dynamic area of growth is in recruiting technology. New advancements in AI, assessment, sourcing tech and mobile functionality have radically altered the recruiting experience for both recruiters and candidates. As we stand on the threshold of a new decade, we can expect these advancements to pave the way for significant change. Here are six trends we expect to see more of in 2020:Read More