Jan 2020 - Recruiting and Hiring Continue to Be Challenging in 2020
More than 30% of business leaders surveyed by XpertHR, named recruiting and hiring as their most critical challenge. Most of all, of those who reported recruiting and hiring needs, 51% are “extremely challenged” in finding high-quality candidates—more than twice the number (22%) from just two years ago.
“Finding skilled, qualified applicants is a struggle for many,” says Beth Zoller, JD, legal editor at XpertHR. She adds that building a culture where employees want to work; seeking out untapped job markets such as older employees, veterans and those with criminal convictions; and taking advantage of non-traditional candidates (for instance, gig workers, remote workers and job shares) might be a few solutions.