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Employers — Plagued by Talent Shortages — Must Shift Focus to Front of Hiring Funnel
Industry Trends
February 8, 2019
Imagine employers’ frustration. Employers invest an estimated $200 billion on recruitment worldwide, according to Josh Bersin, the founder, president and chief editor of Bersin by Deloitte, an analyst firm that covers the recruiting industry. O ...
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3 Secrets to Combat a Shrinking Manufacturing Workforce
Industry Trends
January 23, 2019
More and more manufacturers are short-staffed, and that’s unlikely to change anytime soon. The industry is enjoying a period of modest growth; coupled with the fact employees are retiring faster than recruiters can replace them, and manufacture ...
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The 5 Trends Driving Change in Healthcare Recruiting
Industry Trends
January 17, 2019
In the 20th century and the first decades of the 21st century, retail and manufacturing were the largest job providers in the United States. But by 2018, healthcare reigned supreme. Over the course of almost 20 years, manufacturing and retail yielded ...
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4 Predictions for HR and Talent Acquisition in 2019
Industry Trends
December 11, 2018
It seems like the recruiting industry was in a constant state of change throughout 2018.   In the last 12 months, we faced a historically tight labor market, the initial impacts of Google’s entry into the talent acquisition space and geari ...
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The Myths & Realities of the U.S. Gig Economy
Industry Trends
November 30, 2018
The “gig economy,” “on-demand economy” and “contingent workforce” consist of people taking short-term jobs instead of open-ended full- or part-time employment, and the participants fall into four categories: indepe ...
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The Missing Pieces of the Hiring-Strategy Puzzle
Industry Trends
November 13, 2018
Think of hiring like solving a puzzle.   Employers can only determine their hiring strategies after they put together numerous pieces of information that provide them with a full picture.   First, they must look inward. What areas of the bu ...
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Our Essential Guide to Better Recruiting
Industry Trends
November 1, 2018
For the first time ever, there are more job openings (7 million) than Americans (6.5 million) actively looking for work. Competition for talent is fierce, and power has shifted from employers to candidates. So, what do employers need to do bette ...
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3 Big Takeaways from the 2018 HR Technology Conference
Industry Trends
October 8, 2018
It’s the most wonderful time of year at iCIMS! Thirty-four employees have just returned from the 2018 HR Technology Conference in Las Vegas. From September 11 through September 14, iCIMS had a major presence in the HR Tech exhibition hall – but i ...
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Shifts & Trends in Tech Talent Qualifications & Needs
Industry Trends
September 17, 2018
Technology companies are often regarded as highly desirable workplaces, known for positive work cultures and often offering unique perks to attract and retain top employees. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of computer and info ...
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The Candidate Experience Report
Industry Trends
July 16, 2018
Today’s available jobs are outpacing the number of active job seekers in the market, according to recent unemployment reports, making it a competitive job market for employers.If companies do not put time and care into the candidate experience they ...
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