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Talent Acquisition

The Benefits of Apprenticeships in the Trucking Industry

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) reported a shortage of 80,000 drivers last year, an all-time high that could reach 160,000 by 2030. To keep up with demand over the next decade, the trucking industry must recruit nearly one million new drivers to close the gap caused by demand for freight, projected retirements, and other issues. In December … Continued

How to Hire for Hard-to-Fill Delivery Driver Positions

Delivery drivers can take a lot of work to recruit. While the gig economy has plenty of available delivery jobs, it requires licensed, experienced drivers, and the market is incredibly competitive, usually having 16 job seekers per role.  Related: The State of the Job Market: Last Mile Delivery Drivers Research from Scandit’s 2022 Global Delivery Insight – Driver … Continued

Ghosted by Candidates – or Did You Interview a ‘Ghost Candidate’? | A Guide to Spotting Candidate Fraud

Candidate fraud is growing alarmingly, whether misrepresenting skills or experiences on a resume to professional interviewers interviewing for someone else. Glider AI discovered a 92% increase in candidate fraud between the end of 2020 and early 2021. Due to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, remote work and work-from-home gigs have risen in demand. This has dramatically … Continued

What Are Returnships and How Can They Support Your DEI Initiatives?

Public companies must now submit human capital metrics (including diversity initiatives) in annual reports, an obligation that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) mandated in 2020. The new rules have led to renewed interest in diversity recruiting and hiring, and companies are looking to HR and talent acquisition to lead these efforts.   Many qualified candidates … Continued

Guide to Candidate Personas for Recruitment

Hiring the right candidate for the job can be challenging, primarily when recruiting for multiple positions with different skill sets and experience requirements. Figuring out which candidate will best suit your company can be daunting if you still need to define the person you need.  That’s where creating a solid candidate persona comes in handy.  … Continued

How to Reduce Turnover in Restaurants 

The service industry has always been infamous for its revolving door.  But in the last year, the restaurant industry has suffered unprecedented turnover rates. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employee quit rate has more than doubled since June 2021. Additionally, the results of an August 2021 survey reported record-breaking turnover rates in the fast-food industry. … Continued

How To Hire Manufacturing Managers 

A manufacturing manager may be the most important employee a company ever hires. As the next best thing to an owner, a good manager should be willing and able to handle any project and should treat the company like their own. They must know the business inside and out, address issues in-depth with the workers … Continued