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May 25, 2022 Read time: 1 minutes

In one of the most difficult recruitment landscapes in history, it’s critical for HR teams to go above and beyond to attract talented applicants. HR teams must leverage their companies’ differentiators to ease hiring woes and smooth candidate friction points. Bolstering their DEI initiatives is a great place to start. Read the full article in…

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Sara Jensen Podcast Interview
April 1, 2022 Read time: 1 minutes

On today’s episode of the RecruitingDaily Podcast, William Tincup speaks to Sara Jensen on from Innovative Employee Solutions (IES) about engaging contingent workers by ensuring a robust benefits package.   Tune in for the full conversation on The RecruitingDaily Podcast with William Tincup.   Interview with: Sara Jensen, Senior Vice President of Growth & Strategy at…

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March 28, 2022 Read time: 3 minutes

Recruitment strategies to attract and retain talent have had to change drastically over the past two years — especially in light of the Great Resignation. In December 2021 alone, 4.3 million workers left their jobs. Employers combating the Great Resignation must understand why workers are searching for new jobs and career paths en masse and what it means for their…

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March 25, 2022 Read time: 4 minutes

When it comes to finding talent for your company, you have high expectations. You dream of filling your workplace with the most intelligent, driven, and passionate people — people who understand your ethos and share your values. With a team full of people like this, you know you could level up your business goals and…

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February 23, 2022 Read time: 4 minutes

Between technology and globalization, the world is much more connected now than it has ever been. However, with a “shrinking” world comes growing pains. As more companies are able to expand globally and in turn, hire from a global talent pool, they must contend with cultural differences in the workplace. However, companies are often so…

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February 14, 2022 Read time: 2 minutes

As the Great Resignation continues, it’s incredibly important to get on top of retaining and engaging your workers this year. After all, it could mean the difference between a workforce that’s ready to tackle the day’s challenges and a widespread sense of burnout. Here are some tips you can integrate.   As we were going…

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January 30, 2022 Read time: 8 minutes

We’re in a worker-centric market, putting companies in steep competition to recruit and retain the talent they need. Workers have more powerful than ever and are comfortable leaving their current positions to find jobs that better meet their needs and workplace expectations. Through November 2021, in fact, more than 3.9 million people on average quit…

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January 26, 2022 Read time: 6 minutes

2021 was a lot of things, but for many people, it was also the year they said “goodbye” to their employers. In May 2021, we began hearing rumblings of the so-called Great Resignation, and what followed were consecutive months of record-setting quit rates that peaked at 3% in September. In November alone, 4.5 million Americans…

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Talent of All Types HRO Today
December 15, 2021 Read time: 1 minutes

The war for talent is heating up, and not many organizations are winning. According to ManpowerGroup’s 2021 survey on employment outlook, 69% of companies are facing talent shortages and hiring difficulties. That’s because in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, an unprecedented workforce exodus known as The Great Resignation is exacerbating an already severe labor…

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December 8, 2021 Read time: 1 minutes

Growth in the contingent workforce has continued to outpace expectations in 2021 due to a variety of factors. Chief among them is the desire for flexibility, an attribute that is now seen as a key ingredient of resilient organizations. Accordingly, HR leaders discovered that highly skilled contingent workers could help them address urgent needs. Of…

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