Hurry Up and Wait – Why It Make Take Longer to Land a Job
According to a just-published new survey, there’s a wide disparity in how long it takes to get hired for a job.
Smart business owners and company executives are sweetening the pot in attracting workers by offering better workplace environments and benefits. Among these is more emphasis on a work-life balance, which employees today value as a perk that positively impacts their well-being.
Companies worldwide cut a record number of jobs in 2020 as the Covid pandemic swamped countries like a wave. As a result, nearly 10 million Americans were unemployed as of March 2021, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. But since then, a hiring spree has seen companies and businesses bring on new talent. Recent data also suggests that many people sheltered in their jobs during the pandemic. Some of them may now be willing to make a move.
In today’s market, everyone is looking for the same creators and innovators at the same time, and seemingly in the same places. As a result, true creative talent has become a highly sought-after commodity, and you’re going to have to bring your A-game to the recruitment process if you want them to join your crew. You have a small window of opportunity, and if you aren’t prepared, reality is going to slam it shut on your fingers. If you follow the 5 steps below, you’ll have a staff of creatives to help you prop that window open for the foreseeable future.
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.
Ghosting, if aren’t familiar with the term, is a new slang word that can be used in many different contexts, from dating to the workplace.
The age-old saying that there is a season to everything is true of the jobs industry as well.
Ask any good business man or woman, and they’ll tell you that planning for the future is an essential key to success.
Whether you’re looking for a full-time employee to fill a position, or you just need a temporary worker who is qualified to help with your company’s current big project, finding quality talent is not an easy task.
No matter how incredible you may be to work for, employee turnover is an unavoidable reality that every business will experience.