HR in the Headlines
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How has your hiring experience changed over the last few months?
Would love to hear what your experience has been like when dipping into the talent market. If you find your job activity and candidates per hire has changed dramatically since summertime, you’re in good company. Our latest Hiring Pulse for December has a lot of data on this: https://resources.workable.com/stories-and-insights/hiring-pulseWhat else are you seeing in the numbers? Let’s hear your thoughts!
Hiring Pulse: November 2022Blog
The latest monthly Hiring Pulse is out, and here are two key highlights:Time to Fill has hit a significant new low for 2022, and is also the biggest month-to-month drop since January to February. The Candidates per Hire metric is now at 112.4, or 24% higher than three months ago.📈 Read the full report Pulse Prompt: What's your reaction? Are you seeing these trends in your own hiring processes?
Twitter layoffs incoming
Obviously a lot going on behind the Twitter curtain – including plans to lay off half of the workforce tomorrow, or roughly 3,800 workers, according to numerous reports: https://www.theverge.com/2022/11/2/23437926/elon-musk-twitter-layoffs-cuts-half-workforceWe can say Elon this and Elon that, but the reality is, this is going to be an incredibly debilitating day for all involved and affected.Which brings up the question – if you were in charge of carrying out this unenviable project, what would your go-to strategy be?
Hiring Pulse: October 2022Blog
The latest monthly Hiring Pulse is out, and here are three key highlights:TTF is decreasing after a seasonal high in May-July. Lots of openings in large enterprise (200+ FTEs), but not so much for SMBs. There’s a serious spike in candidates per hire over the last two months. Why?📈 Read the full report
New World of Work, two years on: Is hybrid really on the rise?
Workable just published its second edition of the New World of Work – the last one was in 2020 just as COVID hit us. We wanted to look at what’s changed, what’s stayed the same, and ultimately, what’s evolved in this new workplace.Here are a couple of awesome findings that I dug up from it:The rise of hybrid is very real. The percentage of businesses in partial remote working environments has nearly doubled since 2020 (59.2% now, 32.3% two years ago). Hiring teams are really tapped out nowadays. Reduced in-house capacity to recruit is much more of a challenge now in hiring (27.5%) than in 2020 (14.9%). What’s jumped out at you in this report? And what’s your own take on these findings? Let’s hear it!
How does your company manage mental health at work?
Workable’s CHRO @Rob Long sat down with Unmind’s Michelle Paschali at RecFest earlier this year to talk about the surprising insights from Workable’s recent survey on mental health in the workplace.Main takeaways are here: https://resources.workable.com/stories-and-insights/recfest-2022-six-unexpected-findings-on-workplace-mental-healthWhat’s your company doing or hoping to do in supporting the mental health of your colleagues? Let’s talk about it!
Quiet Quitting: The buzzphrase that'll quiet away in no time
Our regular contributor the Evil HR Lady tries to decode the various definitions of quiet quitting, and calms employers’ nerves by confirming: this is nothing new. And it’s actually pretty common.https://resources.workable.com/stories-and-insights/quiet-quitting DISCUSS: Consensus is ‘quiet quitting’ is simply the resistance to overachieving. Has a general work ethic shifted? Are your people managers okay with this trend?
Remote work isn't going anywhere.remote work
In 2020, 71% of survey respondents said remote work would be the top paradigm shift in the post-pandemic workplace. So far, they’re right.Hear from CEOs, heads of HR, executive consultants, and equity specialists on why remote work is no longer an option. Discuss: If remote work was implemented at your organization during the height of the pandemic, is it still in place now? Do your senior leadership have a consistent viewpoint of remote or hybrid work models?
Infographic: Employee needs by identity groups
We just published a compelling infographic outlining what it takes to keep employees based on prevalent needs in specific identity groups. And it’s not just competitive pay.📣 What are your organization’s key retention factors?Full report and downloadable infographic: https://resources.workable.com/stories-and-insights/infographic-want-to-keep-your-employees-give-them-what-they-need
Was Josh Bersin right? Predictions from 2021
In Feb 2021, Josh Bersin predicted the key changes in HR mid- and post-pandemic. Lunch and learn with this presentation and see just how accurate these foreseen trends were, and what we can expect moving forward. TL;DWatch? The top ten takeaways are reflected upon here.Sound off: Did your company see the same future, and how did you respond?
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