Tagged: recruiting

Recruiting Is Harder Than It Looks: 74% Of Companies Underperform

This week we launched our new global Talent Acquisition research (all about sourcing, recruiting, and attracting people) and the results are staggering. While nearly every company is trying to hire (the unemployment rate is below 3.6% and the economy is creating more than 400,000 new jobs each month), recruiting teams are not keeping up.... Read more»

Haphazard Organization Design Is Holding Companies Back From Growth

Just released. New Research on Designing Jobs for the Future of Work.

Every day there’s another roadblock to growth. Inflation at nearly 8%, a war in Eastern Europe, more jobs than we have people, and employees leaving companies in droves.

As part of our Global Workforce Intelligence Project we’ve been interviewing CHROs in healthcare, ... Read more»

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The Secret To Growth In Today’s Job Market Is… Organization Design

In this podcast, I discuss one of the most important topics in business: Organization Design. Now that it’s almost impossible to hire people and we’re redesigning everything about work, it’s time to look at perhaps the most important topic of all: how we design jobs, teams, and organizations.

After a year studying this topic we’ve ... Read more»

From The Great Resignation To The Great Inflation. It’s Time To Get Creative.

This month we learned that the US inflation rate is over 7.5%, the US economy is growing at over 5.5%, and more than 460,000 jobs were created in January alone. The global economy is growing at a record rate and companies are finding it harder and harder to hire.

We’ve gone from “The ... Read more»

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What Should We Do About Inflation?

In this podcast I discuss inflation. Why do we have it? How long will it be here? And most importantly of all, what does Inflation do to our wages, recruiting, and pay and benefits programs?

As you’ll hear, inflation really does change your perspective on all aspects of talent management: it pushes you to clarify ... Read more»

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Too Many Jobs, Not Enough People. Why Is The Workforce Changing So Fast?

In this podcast, I discuss the biggest talent issue of the year: the tremendous need for people. As the unemployment rate plummets and it becomes harder to hire, we have to ask ourselves “why is this happening” and “what can we do differently?” The answer is not just raising wages and improving employee experience: there’s ... Read more»

Welcome to 2022: Too Many Jobs, Not Enough People

Welcome to 2022. The job market is a bit crazy and we’re in for one of the most dynamic years in our lives. Let me try to explain what’s going on.

First, let’s discuss the Great Resignation (which I call The Great Migration). People are quitting their companies, changing careers, and upgrading their jobs ... Read more»

The Job Market Is Going Crazy And It’s Going To Get Worse. How Do We Recruit?

The labor market has gone a bit crazy. In the United States, there are more than 161 million people working and 15.7 million jobs open. This means that roughly one in 10 seats in your office are empty, and you’re competing with everyone else for staff.

Adding to this frenzy, the job creation continues. ... Read more»

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Human Centered Recruiting: Tech Is Not As Important As You Think

Recruiting is one of the most difficult challenges in business today, and in this podcast, I talk about what we’ve learned. As you’ll hear in my discussion, the human-centered approach to recruiting is more important than ever, and the role of the recruiter is more important than ever. I also discuss the continued growth of ... Read more»

The Marriage Of Talent Acquisition With Talent Mobility

As the job market heats up again, companies are even more frantic to hire, reskill, and move people into new roles. And this has forced HR organizations to radically rethink what they do.

Let me suggest a major trend, one that we’ll uncover in our upcoming research on excellence in talent acquisition. Is it ... Read more»

Why Service Workers Are Now More Important Than Software Engineers

Here we are, still facing the pandemic, and now we’re in a panic about service workers. Coffee shops, restaurants, and even gas stations can’t find staff, so they’re being “forced” to raise wages. In a recent NYT podcast a hotel owner bemoans how his employees keep asking for more money because “they don’t have the ... Read more»

Secrets To Employee Experience: The Definitive Guide Launches Today

This week we’re launching one of the most important research studies we’ve done: a comprehensive look at Employee Experience. We call it the Employee Experience: The Definitive Guide, and you can download the report here and the detailed infographic here.

About The Study

Our EX study was launched in January of this year. ... Read more»