Median Cost Per Job Posting Increased by 43%


On March 1, President Biden discussed workforce issues and inflation as part of this State of the Union address. He encouraged employers to avoid decreasing wages as a reaction to inflation. He went on to highlight that 6.5 million jobs were added to the U.S.

Employees Moving on to New Opportunities Find Lucrative Pay


When the Gen Z demo job hunts, the top two factors they consider when looking at a job opportunity are ‘increased learning opportunities and training. The option to learn new skills and to practice these new skills holds a lot of weight during the job search process.


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Jobs Recovery in the U.S. Moving on to a New Phase


In February, job openings were up 43% year over year in February with 11.3 million openings – a near record level. Job openings fell by 63,000 in “finance and insurance” and by 39,000 in “nondurable goods manufacturing.”

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Learning & Development Budget Increase to Continue


Global companies continue to work toward gender equality – 18 out of 3,895 participating in a recent survey say they qualify as gender balanced…that’s up from 10 last year. Pay parity, parental leave policies, and the number of female executives are some of the criteria considered.

The Top Trends in Talent You Can’t Miss

Speaker: Teresa Smith - Senior Managing Partner, HCM Strategic Advisory Group

During this session, Teresa Smith, Senior Managing Partner, HCM Strategic Advisory Group, will share insights on launching a multi-pronged approach to hiring and retention, as well as how this can set you up for long-term success.

C-Suite Execs List Their Top Concerns for 2022


Job applications need to cater to attention spans of a gnat. If it takes a candidate more than 15 minutes to get through your form…you’ve lost them. Around 70% of applicants drop off at the 15-minute mark, per a recent survey.

The Great Resignation or The Big Burnout?


The Great Resignation might as well be called The Big Burnout – most workers that left their jobs during this time did so due to burnout. A recent report found that more than 1 in 4 workers left their job without having another job lined up. In fact, in August not only did job openings decrease 5.9%

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Texas In Need of 6,500 Travel Nurses


The headlines are everywhere, reporting a surge in COVID-19 cases nationwide. With that comes a high demand for healthcare workers. It’s not only the active cases of the pandemic causing the strain on healthcare talent. Exhaustion and burnout are playing a role too.

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July Jobs Report Crushes It


A more than encouraging jobs report came out today – jobs growth crushed all expectations with an addition of 943,000 jobs! That’s the most new payrolls in almost a year. The unemployment rate also continues to go in the right direction, falling from 5.9% to 5.4%.

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Top Two In-Demand Skills in 2021


Project managers, it’s your time to shine! Per a recent report (thanks Business Talent Group ), project management is the most in-demand skill for 2021. Following behind in the second slot is market landscape and research.

What You Really Need to Know to Build an Effective Global Hiring Strategy

Speaker: Carrie Corbin, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Hope Leigh Marketing Group

Join Carrie Corbin, Global Workplace Executive, Strategist, and Consultant, for this discussion on some of the most common questions around building a global hiring and attraction strategy.

Incentives Abound as Companies Scramble for Staff


Things are looking up, everyone. A recent survey found that over half of senior managers in the U.S. plan on adding new (permanent) positions in the back half of 2021. An additional 48% are still planning on filling empty roles or bringing back furloughed employees – HAPPY DANCE!

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Nurses Demanding Triple Pay


Some nurses in Minnesota are demanding triple pay for their hours while travel nurses are being utilized. Members of the Minnesota Nurse Association (672 to be exact) filed a petition with hospital management at six Mayo Clinic facilities. Wage fairness and retention bonuses were also listed.

25% of $100K+ Salaried Roles Expected to Be Remote by End of 2022


Jobs with a salary of $100K+ have shifted to being remote more now than before the pandemic. Pre-COVID, about 4% of all jobs were remote. By the end of 2020, that rose to 9%, and by the end of 2021 it increased to 18%.

8 Recruiting Strategy Game-Changers from 2021 to Impact 2022


Wrapping up our webinar series in 2021, we had three talent acquisition leaders form our latest peer forum. It was a lively, no holds barred discussion focused on having gone through the ringer this past 20 months but also a look toward talent acquisition in 2022.

Do You Have an Immediate Need for Skilled Offshore Staffing?

Using talent from overseas is creating new challenges for managers. Here’s a closer look at common offshoring complications for HR managers and best practices for overcoming them. Download this comprehensive guide, "Overcoming Human Resource Management Challenges in Offshoring Teams," to learn more!

Current Hiring Outlook is Most Optimistic on Record


Taco Bell joins the ranks of restaurants working to increase their minimum wage. The company plans to implement the hike to $15 an hour by mid-2024. In addition, employees will receive benefits such as complimentary therapy for corporate employees at restaurants and its headquarters.

92% of Employers Across the Globe Plan to Hire in the Next Three Months


Have Bonus, Will Travel. This trucking company is guaranteeing every newly hired driver a $15,000 sign-on bonus that will be paid out within 18 months (with over half in the first 6 months). In addition, drivers who sign on by October 1 can earn up to $20,000 in incentives.

40% of Senior Managers: Candidate Ghosting Increasingly More Common


Over 30% (34.5% to be exact) of private-sector employers increased remote work due to impacts felt from the pandemic. That climbed to over half for industries such as business services, financial activities, educational services and the information industry.

Cash Bonuses Are on a High to Hang Onto Talent


Cash bonuses are queen as employers grapple to hold onto talent. Per a recent report, 68% of HR leaders surveyed said they “increased the number of employees eligible to get a cash bonus”. Over 50% surveyed expected to “grant average merit increases of more than 5%”.

Using the Candidate Experience to Gain a Competitive Advantage

Speaker: Kevin W. Grossman, TAS, HCS | Talent Board and the Candidate Experience (CandE) Awards President

In this informative webinar, Kevin Grossman, President of Talent Board and the Candidate Experience (CandE) Awards, will share insights from their candidate experience benchmark research and teach you how the candidate experience is your competitive advantage.

Staffing Becomes Top Concern for Hospital CEOs


In 2021, labor shortages were the biggest obstacle hitting hospital CEOs. This marks the first time since 2004 that financial challenges fell from being the #1 challenge. More than half, 63%, of employees have reported a lack of pay transparency from employers, according to a recent survey.

Small Businesses Turn to a Record Increase of Wages to Win the Talent War


Small businesses have implemented the biggest percentage increase in hourly wages (since 2011, when the data was tracked). Businesses with less than 50 workers have had a $1.17 increase since November 2020 bringing the average hourly rate to $29.88. This marks a record 4.1% annual increase.

Is There a Wonder Woman for Hiring?


New Job Posting: Superhero Needed to Help Shifting Talent Acquisition Market. We called it.

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Tech Hiring Turns to Junior Candidates, Driving Salaries Down


Tech salaries in the U.S. have decreased a bit (1.1%) as companies look to hire junior candidates for senior roles. A rising competition for software developers and other tech workers, partially due to the “Great Resignation” has caused companies to bring on cheaper, less experienced workers.

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Hire Global to Grow Global: A Conversation with A Global Recruiting & HR Expert

Speaker: Janice Stack, CEBS, Global Human Resources Executive

The digital age has given us access to a workforce beyond geopolitical boundaries. While this new access can increase productivity, it often comes with its own set of obstacles. Join Janice Stack, Global Human Resources Executive, for this insightful webinar on the ins-and-outs of expanding your team globally.

Quits in September Hit a New High


Over 4 million U.S. workers called it quits in September, marking a new high. Many industries saw an increase in quits, but the one that saw the most was “arts, entertainment, and recreation” – quits increased by 56,000 from the prior month. However, in October the U.S. workforce saw more than 2.5%

15% of Workers Looking to Quit by End of 2021


FedEx Planning Hiring Swell for Holidays. FedEx Corp. is looking to hire 90,000 roles for the holiday season in addition to 500 professionals for STEM roles. They join UPS (hiring 100,000 roles) in the staffing ramp-up.

72% of Technology Workers Are Eyeing the Exit Doors


Pretty soon we’re going to start seeing people donning sandwich boards at every corner advertising their open roles – from entry level to senior executives. Just picture it – “will pay to train…any (breathing) human…”.

Majority of U.S. Workers Considering New Jobs Due to Inflation


jobless claims haven’t been this low since September 1968 – for the week ending April 2, initial jobless claims fell to 166,000 (a decrease of 5,000). Over half (66%) of workers in the U.S. are considering a job change in order to keep up with inflation.

Management Techniques for Offshore Employees

This whitepaper looks at the changes and challenges that stem from remote hiring and current HR trends that address them. Download this comprehensive guide to learn more!

See Ya, Tech Hubs: ‘Zoom Towns’ On the Rise


Workers within the ‘Great Resignation’ or ‘Great Reshuffling’ who quit their jobs last year cite low pay, no advancement opportunities, and feeling disrespected in the office as the top reasons for leaving.

Wages in the U.S. Have Increased the Fastest in 20 Years


This Year Wages in the U.S. Have Increased the Fastest in 20 Years. As many Americans clamored to get their COVID-19 vaccination so too did employers race to increase their leverage in attracting ideal candidates.

74% of U.S. Companies Are Turning to Contract Workers for Strong Year-End Close


Over half (55%) of key decision-makers in hiring in the U.S. state that senior-level positions are the most challenging to fill. Every skill level is hard to recruit right now, but it seems that unskilled workers are a tad easier to recruit.

Contingent Hiring Surpasses Pre-Pandemic Levels


Walmart Increases Hourly Pay for Half a Million Workers. The holiday season is almost upon us, and with it comes the annual ‘battle for holiday labor’ for the usual retail big guns. Walmart announced the organization is increasing hourly wages by at least $1 for 565,000 associates.

Championing Different Abilities as Opportunities: Understanding Neurodiversity in the Workplace

Speaker: Janine Nicole Dennis, Chief Innovations Officer, Talent Think Innovations

In this session attendees will learn how how to hire and accommodate neurodiverse talent while also redesigning the system to work better for both current and new employees.

Large Companies Making Big Hiring Moves


A Widening Skills Gap Looms for Workers. More than half of respondents to a recent poll stated they’re concerned about their future status as an employee due to a skills gap. If their current employer offered skills training, 45% of workers would stick around longer.

2021 Content Roundup: Our Free Resources of the Year (so far)


Raise your hand if you feel like it can’t possibly be the holiday season already because you swear you just celebrated 4 th of July (if you’re in the States). . But, here we are.

A Recovering Labor Market Faces Challenges of Burnout, Salary Woes, and Increased Turnover


We made it to Friday everyone! Before we jump in with this week’s news, I’m hoping you had this moment this week: No? Well that’s my homework for you – do something this next week to elevate your meetings! Life is short, meetings can be too. Onward… Almost half of U.S.

Anticipation and Expectations Around October Jobs Report Climbs


A sharp increase from the 195,000 U.S. jobs in September, 450,000 jobs are expected to have been added in October according to Dow Jones estimates. As well, hourly wages are seeing an increase of 4.9% year-over-year.

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Why Offshoring is Better than Outsourcing

Offshoring and outsourcing are not interchangeable, as they differ in purpose depending on what drives the need behind the hiring decision. In this whitepaper, we clarify what offshoring and outsourcing are, along with the unique use cases they address.