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Attracting the right candidates is one of the biggest hurdles faced by that recruiters. According to research conducted by Get App , the biggest recruitment challenge companies face is a shortage of skilled candidates. The decrease in unemployment rates  points to greater job availability for job seekers. As such, it’s employers who are now fighting over employees. In a job market where candidates can pass over any job,...
Is work making you feel tired and bored? Or the fact that you might be working in an industry which has limited job scopes and wage stagnation frustrating you? Well, it’s never too late to transition to a new career. It doesn’t mean you have to start from the bottom; rather your previous experience will help you in this process. If you are sceptical about making a career change after 30, don’t fret. A national study shows...
According to research  conducted on why startups don’t make it, having the wrong team is among the top reasons, having a 23% contribution to failure. During the early growth stage of a startup, each team member has a huge impact on its performance. Their actions, values, and personalities greatly influence your business’s direction. Therefore, it’s important to choose each team member wisely to improve your...
Applying for a job is an extremely tedious and frustrating process, especially when you’re failing to land one. You might end up feeling frustrated when you don’t know why your application isn’t accepted. Maybe you’re making mistakes with your application or interview process which you could avoid and improve your chances of being selected. We’ll talk about some common application shortcomings and how to...
Your resume gets around seven seconds to make an impression on the hiring managers. Since they have hundreds of resumes to filter, yours needs to stand out for you to secure an interview. Here are some tips that will help you create an eye-catching resume to bring you one step closer to your dream job. Incorporate Keywords Most recruiters use a filtering system to select the most suitable resumes. The only way your resume is...
Promoting diversity and inclusiveness is one of the best ways to foster and incorporate a global, open-minded culture at your organization. This helps the company understand the customers, clients and colleagues better while transforming the workplace into an environment where learning is valued the most. In fact, according to statistics , 69% of executives believe that by including people from all backgrounds it will lead to...
Most people tend to specifically look at the paycheck as the defining factor for a potential job. It’s time to think again. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics , your salary comprises 70.1% of your work compensation. The remaining 30 percent is job benefits provided to employees by the company. When evaluating any job offer, don’t just focus on the salary. Here are some benefits that you should definitely look out...
When choosing any career, it’s crucial to seek out meaningful jobs, with future growth prospects, and allow work-life balance. However, having a high paying job doesn’t hurt anyone. Healthcare jobs are usually considered one of the highest paying jobs. According to BLS , employment for healthcare occupations will grow from 18% between 2016 to 2026. This will add 2.4 million more jobs in the market. There can be many...
The national unemployment rate has plummeted vastly. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics , the unemployment rate at 3.8% is the lowest it has ever been since 2000. This greatly reduces the availability of talent in the market. As a recruiter it means, job seekers have plenty of options available, making the competition tougher than ever for candidates and recruiters alike. Therefore, to attract the best candidates and retain...
Due to their effectiveness at helping determine candidate’s eligibility for open positions, competency based questions are becoming increasingly common. When faced with one, you should keep in mind that the employers are looking to test parameters like knowledge, experience, skills and attitude. The following competency based questions help recruiters assess whether your interpersonal skills, experience and education are balanced or...
Job opportunities in the healthcare and tech industry have been growing vastly. According to the Daily Infographic report , there are now 17% more job openings than workers available in the job market. In fact, according to a Deloitte report, the healthcare industry is projected to increase by 5.4% every year until 2022 , with expenditures expected to increase over $10 trillion. So if you’re looking for a job, you will have...
Gone is the time when only intelligence and skills were used to determine performance. According to McClelland’s research , even when two individuals have the same level of experience, skillset and education, their behavior and performance can vary significantly in the same job role. What differentiates their performance are the underlying behavioral competencies, explained by the iceberg model. The Iceberg Model and Its...