web analytics

Recruiting News Roundup #FridayReads

Happy Friday! Take a look at the latest must read articles for recruiters:

WOTC Questions: Do I Have To Fill Out the WOTC Forms? (Read @ WOTC Blog)
At CMS, as Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) experts and service providers since 1997, we receive a lot of questions via our website from a new hire.

Candidates are Ghosting New Employers – Here’s How You Can Avoid This at Your Company (Read @ LinkedIn Talent Blog)
And while it may sound like something that’s only relevant for dating ot friendships, ghosting has crept into the employer/employee relationship as well. Companies across the United States are noticing promising candidates vanishing and employees walking out and never coming back. And this phenomenon is on the rise. The Washington Post reports a 10% to 20% increase in candidate and employee ghosting over the past year.

3 Ways to Effortlessly Re-Engage Existing Candidates (iRecruit Blog)
If you’ve used iRecruit, applicant tracking system, for a while chances are you have thousands of candidates in your database that you’ve never hired. These applicants selected your positions and applied months or even years ago. So now, if you have new positions available, the same types of roles that these candidates previously applied to, you have this amazing database of contacts that can help you reach these potential new hires with a few mouse clicks. If you’re in a hurry to find talent, this is a fantastic option to have at your fingertips.

The Growing Shortage Of Job Seekers Will Be A Big Problem For Companies, But A Windfall For Employees (Read @ Forbes)
The unemployment rate is the lowest it has been since the 1960s. This has made it extremely challenging for companies to find talent—with the needed skills and experience—for the their open roles. There is another wave that’s hit the job market, which nobody is talking about. It could be due to the subtle nature of this surge. It’s been slowly and steadily rippling and hasn’t yet caught the attention of the media and corporate executives.

Recruiting in the Tight(est) of Labor Markets (Read @ SHRM)
The Job Market in 2019 is drastically different than the one we all became accustomed to for so many years. The unemployment rate is two percent for college graduates, and an even tighter market in the growth areas of Digital Strategy and Data. The result is more and more companies going after a seemingly shrinking talent pool of available candidates. What is a Recruiter to do?

2019 Hiring Forecast: 6 Things Recruiters Should Be Doing (Read @ Verified First)
It already feels like we’ve been in 2019 for a while now, but recruiters should still plan their year according to the trends around them. From unemployment to industry changes, here are six things that recruiters should keep in mind while they plan to hire new employees in 2019.

Connect and Engage with Job Candidates Using These 5 Recruiting Strategies (Read @ HR Bartender)
Organizations spend hours sourcing applicants, reviewing qualifications, interviewing candidates, and internal discussions among the recruiting team. But one of the most important steps in the recruiting process is one some companies spend very little time doing – selection. When it comes time to evaluate and select a candidate, some hiring managers will spend minutes making a final decision on who to extend an offer to.

Recruiting Trends to Watch for in 2019 (Read @ HR Morning)
If you thought recruiting top talent was tough going in 2018, experts predict 2019 will be even tougher. Why? Because today’s increasingly competitive recruiting challenges are set against a backdrop of ever-changing, more sophisticated and even more costly recruiting trends.


About iRecruit

irecruit-duck-miniiRecruit is a cloud-based recruiting and applicant tracking and electronic onboarding software designed to provide any size of business a cost effective, affordable and truly simple way to manage the recruiting and onboarding process online. With options for ExpressProfessional and Enterprise, you can find a flexible recruiting and onboarding solution that works for your budget, and meets your needs. Join us for a demo or ask a question.

Share Button