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Unleashing talent as a competitive weapon

Aimee Griffin on April 21, 2016 2:42:00 PM EDT

Whether you’re still focusing on traditional “time-to-hire” or agonizing over what an unfilled position is costing your company, you know that when it comes to recruiting and hiring, time is of the essence. This already high pressure situation is exacerbated even further by factors..

the challenges of recruiting in hypergrowth

Aimee Griffin on April 21, 2016 2:39:00 PM EDT

Perfecting your recruitment and hiring process is hard enough during so-called normal conditions, but as Wrede Petersmeyer and the rest of the team at Airbnb found out, it’s even more difficult during a period of hypergrowth. Since Wrede joined the company in 2013, the company has..

Full-Time Workers Increasingly Willing to Work Part-Time

Doug Horn on November 16, 2015 3:55:00 PM EST

Introduction

A new RecruitiFi survey on the career paths of 1,000 U.S. full-time and part-time adult employees found that individuals currently working full-time are increasingly likely to seek part-time work due to the flexibility associated with this career change.

This speaks to..

The Intersection of Ad Tech and IT Recruiting

Neil Ungerleider on November 16, 2015 3:02:45 PM EST

Due to the omnipresence of smartphones and the web’s proven success as an advertising platform, there’s increased demand to place candidates with an intersection of IT and advertising skills in positions. The burgeoning ad tech industry is attracting more and more jobseekers, and..

IT Recruiting: Cloud Computing and Big Data Candidates are in Demand

Neil Ungerleider on October 7, 2015 10:14:00 AM EDT

There are certain areas of IT recruiting where demand far exceeds supply, such as cloud computing and related areas like Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and big data. Moving to cloud-based platforms saves companies money and offers very real benefits in the workplace by increasing..

Maybe You Should be Recruiting Job Hoppers

Doug Horn on October 1, 2015 10:02:44 AM EDT

 Recruiting job hoppers may wind up costing employers a large sum of money due simply to their unreliability. The average cost to replace an employee is 21 percent of that employee’s yearly salary, so hiring a job hopper might wind up costing an organization much more than they would..

IT Recruiting: Mobile Jobseekers are Everywhere

Neil Ungerleider on September 17, 2015 1:40:00 PM EDT

If you’re an IT recruiter, it needs to be said: the more mobile-savvy your strategy, the easier attracting top talent will be. According to a recent set of statistics from Glassdoor, jobseekers are going mobile just like the rest of us, and iPhones and Androids are the preferred..

How Employers are Responding to Job-Hoppers

Doug Horn on August 28, 2015 10:54:49 AM EDT

Millennials have different values and mindsets than the generations that preceded them, causing employers to actively alter how they plan to retain their staff. Companies now recognize that a job and a salary can no longer ensure workplace loyalty, so they are beginning to implement..

The Reasons Why Millennials Switch Jobs

Doug Horn on August 12, 2015 10:28:00 AM EDT

Job-hopping has experienced a tremendous spike in recent years because of Millennials, 53 percent of whom have had three or more jobs despite being new to the workforce.

Currently, 74 percent of employees are actively looking for a new job, while 69 percent say that searching for new..

Millennials Prioritize Differently

Doug Horn on August 10, 2015 10:44:00 AM EDT

Now that Millennials, the children of the Baby Boomer generation, are entering the workforce in staggering numbers, companies are scrambling to understand how to attract, recruit, and retain them. By 2020, 46 percent of the workforce will be comprised of Millennials, so knowledge on..