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The Myths & Realities of the U.S. Gig Economy
Industry Trends
November 30, 2018
The “gig economy,” “on-demand economy” and “contingent workforce” consist of people taking short-term jobs instead of open-ended full- or part-time employment, and the participants fall into four categories: indepe ...
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The Missing Pieces of the Hiring-Strategy Puzzle
Industry Trends
November 13, 2018
Think of hiring like solving a puzzle.   Employers can only determine their hiring strategies after they put together numerous pieces of information that provide them with a full picture.   First, they must look inward. What areas of the bu ...
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Our Essential Guide to Better Recruiting
Industry Trends
November 1, 2018
For the first time ever, there are more job openings (7 million) than Americans (6.5 million) actively looking for work. Competition for talent is fierce, and power has shifted from employers to candidates. So, what do employers need to do bette ...
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3 Big Takeaways from the 2018 HR Technology Conference
Industry Trends
October 8, 2018
It’s the most wonderful time of year at iCIMS! Thirty-four employees have just returned from the 2018 HR Technology Conference in Las Vegas. From September 11 through September 14, iCIMS had a major presence in the HR Tech exhibition hall – but i ...
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The Candidate Experience Report
Industry Trends
July 16, 2018
Today’s available jobs are outpacing the number of active job seekers in the market, according to recent unemployment reports, making it a competitive job market for employers.If companies do not put time and care into the candidate experience they ...
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How GDPR Affects Your Talent Acquisition Platform
Industry Trends
June 8, 2018
If you’ve noticed that every online provider has been updating their privacy policy lately, from social media sites to news outlets and retailers, it’s likely a response to the European Union’s (EU) new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR ...
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How Could Blockchain Affect the Recruitment Industry?
Industry Trends
June 5, 2018
Can you imagine a world where job candidates could only provide employers with one verifiable set of records, enabling recruiters to easily access their entire work history? While this may sound like the premise of a new sci-fi film, blockchain techn ...
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Text Recruiting and the Revolution of Reaching Out
Industry Trends
May 22, 2018
Why aren’t your job candidates getting back to you? In all likelihood, it’s because your proven methods of communication aren’t working as well as they used to.This is a big problem for two reasons. First, when communication is off, candidates  ...
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GDPR Compliance: Keep Your Eyes Out for Continuing Guidance
Industry Trends
April 11, 2018
As the General Data Protection Regulation’s May 25, 2018 compliance date draws closer, GDPR-related activity continues in the various EU Member States.EU Member States are continuing their work on the national legislation needed to exercise the dis ...
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How Google Begins and Ends the War for Talent
Industry Trends
March 7, 2018
The average member of the workforce is well aware that today’s job hunt looks very different than it did just a few years ago. Now, virtually all applications must be completed online, and there’s usually an opportunity to populate applications  ...
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