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.
Unemployment and the Gen Xers
Gen X workers who are 45 and older may be at the greatest risk during the global unemployment crisis. A new report suggests the lingering Covid-19 pandemic is adding to the already existing challenges for older workers.
Many businesses closed their doors while others cut back during the coronavirus pandemic. As the nation reopens, businesses play a pivotal role in supporting a safe return to work for their employees.
A staffing agency saves your business time and money in their role as a middleman, finding well-qualified candidates to fit your job opening. This time saved otherwise would have been spent sorting through and interviewing multiple applicants. There are at least five things you should expect from a staffing agency.
We exist to help job seekers find employment while assisting companies in finding the perfect fit for their open positions. But there are at least seven additional benefits that come with using a recruitment agency.
The competition to attract and retain exceptional workers remains fierce. Very fierce. Job openings pile up and go unfilled. Employers are desperately seeking skilled candidates who will integrate well with the mission and the team. And the needs of today’s talent, particularly those in millennial generations, have taken more nuanced turns. Cultural fit, skills development and exposure to opportunities for professional growth are key considerations. For recruiters, the process of sourcing and interviewing prospects has reached new levels of complexity. What creative interview questions should you ask? How can you really judge attitude and aptitude? While labor regulations make it clear that we can’t get too personal in our inquiries, there is one bygone line of questioning we should consider reviving — asking talent about their interests outside the office.
Helpless? Discouraged? Frustrated?
That’s no way to feel when you’re looking for jobs in Arizona
But if you’ve been conducting a fruitless job search for any length of time, it’s only natural to feel like you’re at the mercy of HR and hiring managers. You may even imagine them sitting at their computers, chuckling to themselves as they ruthlessly plow through candidates’ resumes and determine their fate with the click of a mouse…
Okay, maybe that’s a bit extreme. But believe us, we know how tough it is to find the opportunity you want. It takes planning, persistence and lots of mental fortitude. So if you’ve been on the hunt for awhile and are feeling a little forlorn, use these quick tips to stay motivated.
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.
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.