Searching for a job can be stressful, time-consuming, and arduous…when you are actively seeking a job, whether unemployed, or in an employment situation that you need to get out of.
Nowadays, hiring managers have lots of jobs to fill and a limited time to do it in. Even in this candidate-driven market, many must still wade through hundreds (if not thousands) of applications.
Posting jobs, sifting through resumes, and trying to make the best decision as a manager can be daunting, time consuming, and expensive. Employee referrals offer an alternative to the traditional hiring methods.
With more jobs available than people to fill them, candidates are truly in control. Furthermore, 45% of candidates are using their mobile devices to look for and research job opportunities. With this in mind, HR managers and other recruiters should embrace digital marketing to attract top talent.
The unemployment rate is lower than ever, meaning there are fewer talented workers on the market. Companies looking for qualified employees are no longer satisfied with sifting through applications, they are actively pursuing your best talent as well. How can you compete?
Last year, the U.S. unemployment rate was the lowest it has been in fifty years. This means that there are more jobs available than there are qualified personnel to meet it. As with the law of supply and demand, it puts the reins of power squarely in the hands of job seekers. We are in the middle of the new phenomenon of the candidate-driven market.
Getting that interview is more than a matter of submitting a flawless application and resume. In today’s technologically advanced world, your online reputation can increase or decrease your chances of working for your dream company.
Finding the best fit for a job opening means more than just posting and interviewing. Among the best candidates for companies are passive job candidates, those who are not currently seeking a new job and therefore, not searching your employment opportunity pages or searching job boards regularly.
An effective job description is central to attracting top talent to your organization. One that’s engaging and clearly (but concisely) conveys the duties of the position, the benefits of working with your organization, the required skills, and other pertinent information.