If there is one certainty in the labor market it is this: the environment will only become more competitive tomorrow. Today, the global pandemic has resulted in a widespread skills shortage, making it even more difficult for companies to find qualified individuals.
It’s a new year and it's a new you! You vowed to stick to that resolution; have you?
Hopefully, most of us are on the right path to rocking that resolution; we have planned out our personal goals and tapped into our friends and family to hold us accountable. Or, maybe you thought about it and... well, that’s where it ended. Regardless of where you fall with your personal resolutions, we need to know…. Have you created your own professional resolution?
The competitive battle for A-players got even more intense in the last year. Covid-19 brought on seemingly overnight cutbacks, and a mind-blowingly quick transition to working remotely, forcing companies to revise their standard hiring practices practically overnight. As we emerge from the pandemic, the way we all operate and work has changed and along with that, what candidates are looking for in their employer.
While your thoughts may still be focused on gift-giving and family gatherings, the New Year is just around the corner, bringing with it a clean slate, and lots of resolutions to do things differently.
Former employees, people that the organization either let go or ones that left at their own behest, can be a polarizing subject amongst managers and recruiters.