Employers no longer have the upper-hand when selecting candidates. According to job search expert Hannah Morgan, the tables have turned, and candidates now have more power in the hiring process. In order to determine what candidates expect from companies before, during and after the recruiting process, CareerBuilder and SilkRoad teamed up to survey 1,114 full-time employees and 1,138 employers about the recruitment process.
This month we observed Veterans Day in the US by honoring military veterans, living and dead, with traditional ceremonies acknowledging their service and bravery in protecting our country and preserving our freedom. However, we all know that veterans deserve more than one day of celebration. There is no better way to honor those who have served our country than for your company to focus on recruiting veterans and fully tapping into their talents and experience.
If recruiting high quality candidates to fill your job openings is becoming a bigger challenge in today’s employment market, you are not alone. More and more employers are finding it difficult not only to attract qualified applicants, but also to keep them engaged throughout the hiring process and ultimately bring the best candidates onboard. In the current digital world of employment, there is a rapidly emerging phenomenon called “ghosting.” Primarily associated with dating culture, ghosting refers to the practice of ending a relationship by suddenly and without explanation withdrawing from all communication. However, according to job search specialist Zach Seybert (Are You Getting Ghosted In The Hiring Process?), ghosting is becoming more and more common in the job search as well.
If you’re not sure which career path to pursue as you search for your next job, you’re not alone. Many job seekers and career changers struggle trying to decide what they really want to do with their careers, making the choice of which companies and job openings to apply for especially challenging. If you find yourself uncertain about which direction to take in your job search, you may want to consider a self-reflective process called career assessment to learn more about your work style as well as your true strengths and interests.
Many job experts believe that the holidays can be one of the best times of the year to find a job, and many companies want to start the New Year with the right talent already on board. Contrary to what you may think, experts believe that the holidays can be one of the best times of the year to find a job!