Currently there are no barriers to entry whatsoever in the recruitment industry, so while I don’t want to add a layer of complexity, I think there certain criteria (mostly around business ethics) that should be built in, that just aren’t there right now.
As we move toward a more decentralized workforce, and with location becoming less and less of a factor when recruiting and hiring candidates, organizations need to understand how this shift is not only impacting their ability to find and recruit new talent but also how this new economy is shaping candidates’ outlook and expectations.
Having an effective talent retention plan is vital for the success of your organization. A revolving door of new hires and people leaving your company is not good for business or your brand reputation. Unfortunately for you, good employees quit. They not only quit, they also take with them a wealth of knowledge and experience to your competitors – which can be a double-edged sword.
Just like any other industry, there is a need for continuous training in the recruitment world. How to recruit, where to find candidates, and approaches to hiring continue to change, and recruiters who keep their eye on the prize and stay on top of industry trends are positioned to be successful.
t’s not surprising to hear that technology jobs are in high demand, especially when it comes to specialized skills such as programming. It’s also not that surprising to hear that there are tech jobs that pay well. But what are the skills that are in demand and the positions that offer a great salary?
A tech CEO contact of mine always puts his phone on the table during the start of an interview and sees if his candidate does the same. If they do he casually asks them about their phone and phone choice, to break the ice but also as an opportunity to understand how they make decisions as well as their approach to technology.
Whether you are looking to fill entry level positions, hire talent for middle management or require a new executive to join your leadership team, working with a recruiter is one of the most effective ways to find the right person, one who possesses the skills, experience and cultural fit you are seeking.
Strong companies have an innate ability to keep their top employees. They understand that one of the key success factors for any organization is not only to recruit and hire the best talent, but also have a process in place to retain them.
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