Let me start with an understatement: a lot has changed in the employment industry during 2020. While the Twin Cities hasn’t suffered the same unemployment rates as much of the country, we’ve certainly followed the trend of COVID’s impact on our economy. As a result, we’ve gone from a candidate shortage so dire that many local employers were facing serious risks of failing to meet plan simply because they couldn’t get enough people on board to do the work – to something of a surge in available talent.
When Customer Loyalty Is Priority #1, Bring In The Best
April 1, 2020
SkyWater Search Partners is pleased to announce the hiring of Jellybean to lead their newly expanded Customer Loyalty placement practice area.
Companies often turn to recruiters when looking to find the top talent in their market. However, choosing which recruiter to work with can often prove to be a challenge. There are undoubtedly a wide choice of good recruiters, but today’s employers have high expectations. How exactly can an under pressure hiring manager differentiate between ‘good’ and ‘great’?
Think HR is obsolete? Maybe you’re just not doing it right.
Deloitte’s Human Capital Trends report has for years, identified concerns over leadership as one of the main issues affecting global employers. Positive leadership helps organizations to attract, hire and retain passive talent to drive your business forward.
In today’s candidate driven market, a lack of authentic executive leadership will result in your company struggling to recruit the high achievers you need to achieve your goals.
Here we’ve identified some of the essential characteristics of great leadership essential to successful talent acquisition:
5 Ghost Busting Tricks to Eliminate No-Shows
You’re under pressure. After sorting through a small stack of fair-to-excellent resumes and sitting through hours of (mostly lackluster) interviews, you’re beginning to wonder if, in this ever tightening job market, the right candidate will ever come along.
Today’s Minnesota jobs market favors candidates, but finding a job can still be a daunting prospect for many applicants. For ‘first time’ job seekers one of the most difficult aspects of the entire hiring process is salary negotiation.
What Every Recruiter Can Do to Reduce Candidate Flake-Outs
How many times have you gotten word from your client that a top candidate you presented and endorsed has failed to show up for their interview?
A successful job search is all about nailing the interview. But you’ll never have the opportunity to do that if your resume can’t pass the automated screeners – and dazzle the human ones.
The delicate matter of setting and managing client expectations in a competitive industry sector can present a dilemma for even the most experienced recruiters. Achieving the all-important retained or even exclusive assignment can be at times be a feat in itself in markets where candidates are queueing up for vacancies – but what of the industries where the so-called ‘war for talent’ is well and truly raging?