The Shrinking Manufacturing Skills Gap: Is it Real?

2017-10-02T21:40:57+00:00 By |Recruiting, Retention & Turnover|

While there’s evidence that the manufacturing skills gap may be shrinking, it’s still causing headaches for many companies that operate in remote areas or tough labor markets. If you’re one of these companies that’s still feeling the negative effects of the skills gap, here are three things you can do to attract and retain skilled workers.

Top Areas Talent Solution Providers Fall Short

2017-08-23T14:32:26+00:00 By |Recruiting, Retention & Turnover|

A recent report found that companies believe goal alignment with their talent solution provider is good at first, but goes downhill as the relationship progresses. If you're looking for a new staffing partner, here are three things they should offer to ensure ongoing performance success and alignment with your business objectives.

Flexible Work Arrangements: Strategies for Retention

2017-08-22T22:07:14+00:00 By |Recruiting, Retention & Turnover|

In a tight labor market, getting the best people for the job is a big enough challenge on its own. But how do you keep them invested in your company? Flexible work arrangements, like alternative scheduling, have long been popular options, but they carry challenges too. Here are our tips for efficiently implementing flexible solutions.

Distribution Centers, Recruiting & Retention: 3 Tips for Keeping Quality Workers

2017-07-28T01:23:15+00:00 By |Recruiting, Retention & Turnover|

With lower unemployment rates and greater technological sophistication in distribution centers, it can be a challenge to find and retain quality talent. Here are three tips to help you secure high-quality workers and keep them on board.

5 Decisions Your Talent Acquisition Partner Needs to Know

2017-06-20T18:55:06+00:00 By |Recruiting, Retention & Turnover|

Working with a recruiter can broaden the pool of talent from which hiring managers source candidates. But whenever the search team expands, it's important to verify that everybody's on the same page. To make sure that you're headed for success, share these five key decisions with your talent acquisition partner.

How Advanced Manufacturing is Bridging the Interest Gap

2017-06-20T19:40:59+00:00 By |Recruiting, Retention & Turnover|

Advanced manufacturing is growing increasingly complex, and careers in the sector are too often left unfilled for prolonged periods of time. Part of the reason for this skills gap is a lack of interest among young people.To remain competitive, manufacturers are going to need to get tomorrow's innovators interested. Here's how industry leaders are getting kids on board.

5 Commonly Overlooked Factors to Include in Your Recruitment Market Analysis

2017-06-20T19:44:03+00:00 By |Recruiting, Retention & Turnover|

Searching for top talent in today’s competitive recruitment market takes more than an attractive job description and a strong sense of company culture. With unemployment rates near pre-recession numbers, targeting quality job seekers requires an in-depth understanding of your market – an area that many employers often overlook. So, what information do you need to be successful in your search?

The Multigenerational Workforce: How Communication Styles Impact Office Culture

2017-06-20T19:48:03+00:00 By |Recruiting, Retention & Turnover|

Today's workforce can include colleagues from as many as five different generations. How can you ensure that positive communication strategies forward cross-generational collaboration inside your organization? We have tips and advice.