Talent Shortage

5 Steps to Knowing and Keeping Your Best People

At the end of the first quarter of 2017, 45% of small businesses reported that they were unable to find qualified applicants to fill job openings. Our own research, The Use of People Science shows that growth can be particularly…

How a CRM Can Help You Hire Faster and Better

Today’s labor market has become candidate-driven. With multiple job opportunities to choose from and easy access to information about companies and their employment brand, candidates act more and more like consumers. At the same time, there’s a strong demand for…

Why Engagement is Important for Contingent Workers, Too

For many years, temporary workers came and went without anyone really learning their names or even acknowledging their existence in offices around the world. Today, however, global talent shortages are forcing enterprises of all sizes to re-think their relationships with…

It Will Take a Cultural Change to Really Deal With America’s Aging Workforce

The American labor force is getting older and will get smaller. Already, one in three American workers is over the age of 50. By 2019, every Baby Boomer — 44 percent of the labor force — will be 55 or…

When You Hire From the Outside, Does It Mean Your Organization Failed?

Henry Ward, the CEO of eShares, wrote a post on Medium recently titled How to Hire. It’s a great piece from an executive point of view regarding the concept of talent acquisition. Basically, Henry feels that if your organization needs to…

The War on Talent Isn’t Easing, But More Are Looking For “Their Next Opportunity”

LinkedIn just released its 2015 Talent Trends report, compiling responses from more than 1,600 professionals in the United States and Canada. Here is a quick breakdown and what it means for you. Competition is increasing, but in unusual ways Only 30 percent of the…