We all see it! The increased construction, traffic & list of unfilled positions. What’s going on? The simple answer is growth. The Arizona job market is expanding at a tremendous rate. Our employment is projected to increase by 165,000+ new jobs in 2020. There’s no question that Arizona’s job market is booming. “Arizona is open for opportunity — and the word is out,” said Governor Ducey “. For the third year in a row, more people are moving to Maricopa County than any county in the nation. New companies, corporations, & open positions flood the streets of The Grand Canyon State. So, what are the top industries currently dominating the job market? Why is Arizona growing so rapidly?
The unemployment rate continues to decrease but the industry workload continues to grow. Finding the right employees to fill your company’s workload has never been more difficult. The talent landscape has transformed in the last decade. Gone are the days when you could post a listing on a job board and wait for the top candidates to beat down your door. The rules of the talent game have fundamentally changed. Now, rather than waiting for the best talent to show up in your inbox, you need to reach out and actively connect with the people who could make an impact on your organization. In other words, we all need to get proactive when it comes to talent acquisition.
Devoting the time and energy necessary to find the right candidate might be costly, but not nearly as costly as hiring the wrong candidate. Experienced hiring managers know that it’s well worth the extra effort to find the right person, the first time. Bad hires can cost companies many thousands of dollars in lost revenue and decreased productivity. You might be able to replace a bad hire but you can not replace the time and effort you invested.
If you’re visiting a staffing firm for the first time, you probably have mixed emotions like, “Why am I here?”, “What does this place even do?”, or “They probably just have temporary jobs.” I get it. The same thoughts went through my mind the first time I walked into a staffing agency. It’s no secret that staffing firms haven’t always had the best reputation. But it is 2019 and staffing firms are playing a very important role in today’s workforce. We are most definitely NOT here just for temporary Positions.
You might have had plenty of experience with interviewing, but even the best can blow an interview with the smallest mistake. If you don’t do proper research and put in the time before the interview, your unpreparedness could easily make the wrong impression. The following are 6 areas you should research before your interview
Hiring managers rarely have the time or resources to look at each résumé closely, and they typically spend about six seconds on their initial fit/no fit decision. If you want to pass that test, you need to have some solid qualifications — and the perfect resume to highlight them.
You’ve done it! Applied for the position, went through your phone screening, & now it’s time for your in person interview. The next 15-30 minutes will make or break your opportunity of employment! No need to stress we’ve compiled a list of Do’s & Don’ts Of An Interview.
Job hunting can be a stressful and emotional process. You’ve put a ton of time and effort into sorting through job listings, tailoring and perfecting your resume for each position, filling out application forms, and following up with hiring managers.