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BY: RACHEL BLAKELY-GRAY As the unemployment rate has dropped, attracting talent has become increasingly difficult. To set themselves apart from competitors in this climate, businesses must craft and maintain strong employer brands that catch candidates’ attention. Determining your employer branding strategy takes careful thought, planning, and consistency. For your employer brand to attract the right talent, it needs to speak to what workers want from their jobs. So, what do workers want? Some employer brands emphasize fun office spaces, work/life balance
BY: TRACY SWITZER With the economy booming and unemployment at record lows, talent management has become more critical for business success. While many organizations offer huge sales commissions, signing bonuses, and nontraditional perks like flextime and ping-pong tables in Google-esque offices, these same incentives don’t necessarily work in a manufacturing setting. What can organizations in this sector do to keep their workforces happy and engaged for years to come? Here are the 10 secrets of retaining great employees in manufacturing roles: 1. Pay Fai
BY;DAVID KEENAN We all like to think our shot at securing a dream job is solely a matter of our abilities. Unfortunately, this isn’t entirely the case. A number of factors can influence your success in an interview, and whether or not we like to admit it, image and looks are two of them. This might sound superficial at first glance, but the way you present yourself truly does say a lot about how you see yourself. Employers want to know you are confident, take pride in yourself, and take yourself seriously, all of which can be deduced by an interviewer in
BY: WILLIAM CHALK Good cybersecurity talent is hard to find. With cybercrime damages expected to reach $6 trillion annually by 2021, the increased demand for qualified workers is putting pressure on an already tight talent market. As it stands, the lack of labor power in this sector may be the biggest cybersecurity risk of all. It is estimated there will be upwards of 3.5 million unfilled cybersecurity roles by 2021, and 51 percent of companies currently reporta “problematic shortage of cybersecurity skills.” Finding experi
BY: JOSH WRIGHT Every year, there’s some shift in the competition among retailers for workers, just as in retailers’ competition for shoppers. iCIMSrecently looked through its own data and uncovered three significant developments for this industry that employs 1 in 10 Americans. In 2018, there were more jobs and less competition among candidates for them, yet retailers were quicker to fill their open roles. As holiday hiring also started earlier than in years past, it looks like there is an increased emphasis on timing and speed in retail hiring