Skills-Based Hiring, the State of Recruiting, and More!
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Q: How many employees have you made counter offers to in the last 12 months?
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Alaant’s, Tom Schin shares more on employer value propositions and how to use them to attract talent. Plus be sure to subscribe to our new podcast, “HR in the Car”, here…
With each passing year, it might seem like expectations grow for employers to recognize, encourage and improve inclusivity. And, more than likely, you’d be hard-pressed to find any leader who doesn’t support the idea of an inclusive workplace...
Check out this sneak peek of "HR in the Car", a podcast hosted by Alaant’s Miriam Dushane and Tom Schin. Dropping next week this exciting NEW podcast features HR professionals and business leaders sharing HR stories that you can relate to. Check out a sneak peek now, listen here & be sure to subscribe!
Two decades ago, the hiring process at most companies shifted dramatically. Almost overnight, the phenomenon of "degree inflation" took hold. Job posts that had previously not required candidates to have completed higher education now had job posts stating it was necessary to even be considered for the role...
Human resource and hiring managers are well aware of the recruiting challenges with the current job market. This is clearly a candidate-driven environment, the likes of which we haven’t seen in many, many years. But while it’s tempting to paint recruitment with a broad brush, there are trends that are emerging…
Q: What retention strategies are you implementing?
- Compensation (pay increase/bonuses) 22%
- Flexible Work Environment (hybrid/remote) 44%
- Additional Benefits 19%
- Other 15%
We talk to employers and job seekers constantly and we’re asked about this regularly. The reality is that employees have the upper hand in negotiations. As employers, we need to stay ahead of these conversations and do more than you think. Tops on this list are being open-minded about what COULD be done, vs. what you’ve always done. Get creative. This piece from CIO has a number of great ideas to get you going. For more, reach out to the experts at Alaant. We’re your Workforce Solutions experts.
Non-Profit Workshop: Expand Your Team: Attracting, Onboarding and Retaining the Best Staff - A part of The Community Foundation’s - 2022 Summer Workshop Series this session will be held via Zoom on August 4, 2022 @ 9-10:30am and is presented by Alaant. Register, here.
Links to Leadership - 2022 Charity Golf Tournament - Proceeds to benefit to the Capital District Women's Employment & Resource Center (WERC). Monday, September 12, 2022 at the Albany Country Club. Registration opens at 9:30am for 11:00am Shotgun & Clinic Start. Register, here.
Miranda March, Digital Communications Specialist
Miranda has a real knack for connecting the dots between employers and job seekers. She prides herself on keeping a pulse on the national and local hiring markets. In her downtime, she enjoys cooking new foods and spending time with her family. A little-known fact about Miranda is her love of video games, new and old.