According to Sifted, Europe currently has almost four times as many unicorns as it did this time last year. 2021 was a record year for unicorns, especially in the UK, as 25% of the country’s Unicorns were founded in the last 12 months. As you probably know, a unicorn is a term used in the […]
January has always been a hectic month for recruitment. Jobs always factor into induvial goals for the year, and as a result, the New Year, New Job mindset is strong. After the downtime of Christmas, January seems like the perfect time for businesses to start hiring new roles and for candidates to start looking for […]
The 2021 Recruiter Nation Report claims that 80% of recruiters’ priorities have shifted when it comes to talent acquisition. It’s no surprise, as the talent market has changed dramatically after the last two years. We’ve gone from employers holding power to a candidate-driven market, with more vacancies than available talent leading to never-seen-before levels of competition. Candidates […]
It’s the time of year when we all start thinking of new year’s resolutions, promises that we make to ourselves and try our hardest to keep. Although they’re usually personal goals, there’s no reason that businesses can’t adopt the same approach. A new year is a great time to establish new goals, reassess strategies, and […]
There’s a phrase dominating recruitment headlines at the minute, and that phrase is “boomerang employees.” But, what does this mean? And how can employers use this to their advantage when planning tech recruitment strategies for 2022? For the last few months, data showed that more people were resigning from their jobs than ever before, which […]
MassTLC President and CEO Tom Hopcroft talks to Talent Works’ Jody Robie about the technology leadership council’s recent Tech Pulse Executive Survey, and top investment areas cited by Massachusetts tech leaders. Key report highlights can be found here. Q: The research found that companies are seeking greater visibility to support talent acquisition – what did […]
For tech businesses, remote working isn’t going away any time soon. What was seen as a perk a few years ago is not only becoming the norm, but many businesses are choosing to be remote-first and having office spaces as optional, occasional meeting spaces. Over the last two years, hiring managers have concluded that the […]
People analytics is defined as the data-driven and goal-focused method of studying the people processes, functions, challenges, and opportunities at work and using the learnings to achieve business success. When it comes to bringing in talent and retaining teams, a data-driven approach could revolutionise the results of talent teams in a range of industries. As […]
At the time of year when many of us are drawing up plans for talent acquisition and hiring in the next year, knowing which skillsets to look out for or which will take a little longer to source could give you a competitive advantage. For example, it can help you to plan when you begin hiring for specific roles to align with your growth plans; some high-demand skills may take longer to recruit for. Plus, it can help you to identify a high-quality candidate, as you’ll know which skills are seen as most valuable in your industry.
The most in-demand skills are constantly changing. As consumer needs change, business priorities alter, and so do the skills needed to achieve goals and objectives. Right now, we’re seeing a surge in demand for digital and tech skills, as this is where consumer behaviours are going. But will the skills in demand in 2022 be the same as those everyone is searching for right now?
The world of HR tech is growing rapidly. New programmes and software are emerging every day to help with the recruitment process and your people strategy and employee engagement. For example, talent management technology can help identify staffing requirements, develop employees and recruit or onboard new team members. In addition, tech can be used for the entire hiring process and performance management, succession planning and learning and development.