In the quest for the perfect candidate, many companies rely too much on software to weed out applicants, experts say. It could be one reason qualified candidates are being overlooked for good jobs.
In 2011, the TalentBoard, a San Francisco not-for-profit founded by talent management experts, released its first set of Candidate Experience Awards, recognizing companies with model recruiting programs, and the board is in the process of selecting a second set of winners for 2012.Read More
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With the national unemployment rate for Web designers at just 3 percent, demand for their skills in animation, graphics, social media, apps design and video is at an all-time high, says one staffing firm executive.
About 78 percent of employers lack a workforce strategy to garner hard-to-find talent, according to the survey conducted by the ManpowerGroup's Strategic Workforce Consulting business.Read More
Until now, in recent decades, General Motors has peopled its new factories mostly from banks of laid-off workers and employee transfers from other locations. GM is now forecasting enough manufacturing expansion to require large-scale employee recruitment.Read More
A recent study finds that while 86 percent of adults agree manufacturing is important for the country, only one-third would encourage their children to pursue manufacturing careers.
How important is the time-to-fill metric in the health care industry? Our top management puts a lot of stock in this, which is understandable. However, I want to make sure that not only do we fill positions quickly, but more important, we get the best available candidate.
—Quality Not Quantity, health care recruitment specialist, health care, Poughkeepsie, New York
It's not a charity program, one executive cautions. And supervisor buy-in is crucial. But workers with autism can provide a dedicated, focused workforce in the right setting.