“This Week in Creative Staffing” is a new blog series by Onward Search. Each week, we’ll bring you a quick round-up of some of the most interesting, newsworthy and thought-provoking articles we’ve come across about the staffing industry, in the last week.
Here’s what you missed in the week that was:
- How to Ensure Steady Growth Through Recruitment
Top digital agencies, like New York-based Ustwo, are growing almost as rapidly as the need for digital, creative and marketing talent. However, their growth is largely dependent on their ability to attract and retain these candidates through recruitment. Design week takes a look at the challenges young digital agencies under 10-years-old are facing in the recruitment space today.
- Future Shock: 3 Trends That Will Make Recruitment More Difficult
If recruitment has become a pain point for you and your organization, then ERE contributor Raghav Singh has some bad news for you: Over the next 5 years, it’s about to get a lot harder. Singh provides insight into three trends identified by the World Economic Forum that hiring companies need to take stock of before it’s too late.
- 10 Hiring Challenges Confronting CIOs
A skills gap occurs when an industry’s skill-set demands don’t match that of the skills workers are learning or advancing in. One space that’s been hit hard by a skills gap is the information technology sector. InformationWeek wanted to find out exactly what challenges this has created for CIOs and how their confronting these challenges.
- Research: Narcissist Don’t Like Flat Organizations
Businesses today are trying a number of new initiatives to attract top quality talent and provide a better workplace for their current employees. Open offices had their moment in the news media, but now flat organizations–or companies that have reduced or eliminated hierarchy–are all the rage. Harvard Business Review took notice, and has conducted a study to determine exactly which kinds of professionals are most likely to flock to this new business structure.
- Small Businesses Worry They Can’t Attract Top Talent
Small businesses have a lot to worry about these days, and among their chief concerns is attracting qualified candidates. According to new research by Indeed, 64 percent of small businesses actually identified this obstacle as their number one speed bump in 2016. Check out the survey’s other findings in the link above, and learn how Onward Search can help address your creative staffing needs.
Want more creative staffing news? Check back next week for another round up, and keep an eye out for content for job seekers and hiring companies alike, on the Onward Search blog.