Talent Acquisition Insights

The 10 Key Recruiting Metrics You Need to Track in 2023

The past few years have been especially challenging for employers. Companies both large and small are still struggling to fill open positions even with economic headwinds, high interest rates, and the threat of recession. Instead, the labor market remains tight starting this new year. The number of job openings stayed above 10 million in the…

What Job Seekers Want in 2023

When it comes to priorities for HR leaders and recruiters in 2023, improving the quality of candidates, increasing the speed of hiring, and getting more applicants for each open role ranks highest, according to the latest Employ data. These priorities, however, are contingent upon recognizing what job seekers want in the midst of a challenging labor market.…

Four Data Insights to Get Your Company Focused on the Candidate Experience

The seismic shift during the last two years has turned the labor market on its head. Candidates are firmly in control of the hiring process and employers have been left scrambling to respond to demands for higher compensation, an improved work/life balance, and focus on overall company values and culture, according to the 2022 Job…

Anecdotal to Action: Today’s Biggest Talent Challenges and How to Solve Them

ADP® Meeting of the Minds 2022 brought business and talent leaders together to highlight last year’s successes and strategize on tomorrow’s opportunities. In my discussions with numerous business leaders, I saw two themes repeatedly raised at this event — macroeconomics and people challenges. Let’s take a look at both of these items individually and determine…

2022 Job Seeker Nation: Key Insights Into What Workers Actually Want

This year’s annual Job Seeker Nation Report is out and it’s clear the labor market has entered an entirely new reality. Priorities and expectations in the workplace have drastically shifted over the past year as the dynamic motivations of the modern workforce continue to dominate the hiring landscape. With millions of available jobs in the…

The Journey to Holistic Talent Acquisition Technology

It may come as no surprise, but the talent acquisition technology landscape is bursting with solutions. An incredible number of tools to help address the multitude of challenges that exist within the most difficult hiring environment ever. This saturated market has led to organizations adopting individual point solutions to solve their most pressing recruitment needs. In…

Three Things to Consider When Evaluating Your Need for Talent Acquisition Tech

Putting in place the right recruiting technology for your business requires knowing your goals for talent acquisition and your overall recruiting complexity — both now and in the future. In response to the Great Resignation, companies are re-looking at their budgets for recruiting technology and planning to invest like never before. According to Aptitude Research,…

How to Apply Lessons Learned From Talent Acquisition Week Throughout 2022

Talent Acquisition Week had it all this year. During the last week of January, the TA community came together for a virtual event that focused on reinventing talent acquisition to move forward in 2022. From strategic budgeting, employer branding, candidate experience, and technology optimization to the essential focus on DEI initiatives and the importance of…

The Great Labor Reset: Has the New Normal of Work Arrived?

Although there are nearly three million jobs less than before the start of the pandemic, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported last week that the American economy added an incredible 467,000 jobs in January, seasonally adjusted. This positive uptick is considerably higher than what was anticipated by economists, many of whom expected the number of…

How TA Teams Can Prioritize Recruitment Marketing in 2022

Talent acquisition (TA) teams are competing for candidates in a tight market and implementing recruitment marketing strategies to win top talent. We recently joined Lori Sylvia, Founder, and CEO of Rally® Recruitment Marketing for the Build Your 2022 Recruitment Marketing Plan webinar as she discussed tips and strategies for planning recruitment marketing tactics for the…