Organizations Flounder When Tracking ROI Of Talent Development Initiatives

Geography: United States Research Source: Career Advisory Board Date: February 2017 Findings:  Only 13 percent of senior-level hiring managers believe their talent development initiatives are very well-aligned with their overall business strategy In order to ensure employees are adequately trained to do their jobs, 80 percent of respondents rely on on-the-job training, one-third use formal mentorships and nearly two-thirds […]

Skill Gaps Lead To Mass Relocations Across America

Geography: United States —Research Source: LinkedIn Workforce Report —Date: February 2017 —Findings:  Hiring across the U.S. was 11.4% higher in January 2017 than January 2016. Hiring was 3.5% lower in January 2017 than January 2016, and seasonally-adjusted hiring was 6.6% lower in January than December. For every 10,000 LinkedIn members in Seattle, 68.2 workers moved to the city […]

Missing Out On Top Talent Due To Lengthy Recruiting Times

Geography: United States —Research Source: 2017 Execu|Search Hiring Outlook Survey, 2017 Execu|Search Candidate Career Outlook Survey, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Forbes —Date: February 2017 —Findings:  Millennials are projected to make up 75% of the workforce in 2030. 65% of the working professionals we surveyed are open to freelance or contract work. 61% of respondents to our candidate survey reported […]


Geography: Global —Research Source: Harvey Nash —Date: February 2017 —Findings:  15% of HR leaders were affected right now by AI and automation, while a further 40% think it will have an impact in the next two to five years. 60% of the survey respondents felt that technology-enabled HR had become more central to their role in the past […]

The Power Of Positive Body Language

Geography: Unites States —Research Source: Harris Poll —Date: February 2017 —Findings:  51% of employers know within the first five minutes of an interview if a candidate is a good fit for a position — on par with last year (50%). When asked to identify the biggest body language mistakes job seekers make during an interview, hiring managers named the […]

Latest Jobs Seeking Trends For 2017

Geography: Unites States —Research Source: Linkedin —Date: February 2017 —Findings:  90% of global professionals want to hear from a recruiter. The percentage of professionals actively searching for new opportunities has grown over the past 3 years from 25% in 2013 to 36% in 2016. 34% of global professionals are worried about no knowing what it’s really like work at […]

How Will You Recruit In 2017?

Geography: Global —Research Source: LinkedIn —Date: January 2017 —Findings:  83% of recruiting leaders state that talent is the number one priority in their company and that their team regularly meets with the C-suite. Employee referrals (48%), third party websites or online job boards (46%), social professional networks (40%) are the top 3 sources of quality hires for most companies. […]

United States Pulls Talent With Unparalleled Agility

Geography: Global —Research Source: Indeed —Date: January 2017 —Findings:  29.6% of international job seekers using the Indeed site between April and August sought jobs in the U.S., more than double the total of second-place United Kingdom (12.7%), and triple that of third-place Canada (9.5%). 4.5% of job searches conducted during the surveyed period were for outside the job […]

When The College Major Meets The Real World

Geography: United States —Research Source: GradStaff —Date: January 2017 —Findings:  Nearly 70% of respondents were either unemployed or working in a full-time non-professional job to make ends meet. Another 20% had full-time professional jobs, but were already looking for a new one. Respondents had been looking for work an average of 3.6 months and applied for about 23 jobs […]

Companies Stall Compensation Bidding In 2017

Geography: United States —Research Source: Aon Hewitt —Date: December 2016 —Findings:  Base pay is expected to be 3% in 2017, up slightly from 2.8% in 2016. Spending on variable pay is expected to be 12.8% of payroll—unchanged from 2016. 52% of U.S. workers said they are open to new job opportunities and 44% are actively looking for a […]