The 2015 edition of MRIC’s Talent Report: Greater China & Singapore says there’s a regional trend toward more stability in the labor market as mid- and senior-level managers and professionals turn more cautious about changing jobs or relocating. (The MRIC report, in partnership with market research firm Ipsos, is based on more than 4,500 surveys.)
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Our biggest client has told us that they don’t want us to use job boards to find candidates. They have in-house recruiters that were hired to screen resumes sent to their website postings and job board ads. How do they expect us to find candidates if we don’t use job boards? We still find candidates that their inside team doesn’t.Michelle D. Alpharetta, GA
What’s behind the dramatic rise last year in agency placements? Is LinkedIn now a job board? And what’s the significance of more temp conversions?
Watch our interview with Gerry Crispin, co-founder and partner at the recruiting consultancy CareerXroads, as he discusses the firm’s source of hire study.
Learn what’s behind the numbers and what it means to your recruiting efforts.
Evidencing the increasing difficulty of recruiting quality talent for key positions, employers turned to search firms to fill more of their openings last year, nearly doubling the percentage of jobs filled by independent recruiters from 2012.
The 50 employers, some with more than 200,000 workers, who took part in the just released source of hire survey by the recruiting consultancy CareerXroads, reported filling 5.9% of their external opening with candidates from third party agencies.
It’s the largest agency share since CareerXroads began asking about third party placements in 2003. That year, employers attributed 1.2% of their external hires to agencies. In 2012, employers said 3.1% of their hires came from agency referrals.
By its very nature, a startup has no track record, little or no story to tell, and it may not even yet have a website. This is particularly the case if the startup is in stealth mode, a sort of secret early stage, when the founders make an effort to be as invisible as possible. So how do you research such a company?
Here are three suggestions to get you started: