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The Scoop: Recruitment Trends & Industry Insights | February 2018

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Here is your February guide to the latest in recruitment trends, technology, and industry insights! Each month, we highlight the biggest news affecting the industry, and we’ll explain what to expect as new trends continue to emerge.

What’s Ahead for Jobs?  Glassdoor’s Chief Economist, Andrew Chamberlain, shares his five disruptions to watch in 2018, including the importance of informed candidates.

“In 2017, we saw an escalation in the number of employers saying their main hiring problem is attracting high-quality, informed candidates – candidates who’ve researched the employer, understand the requirements for a role, and set reasonable pay expectations before applying.”

TMP’s proprietary data has continuously shown that candidates who interact with Glassdoor tend to have longer overall consideration cycles and are ultimately more hireable; these observations go all the way back to 2014.

See the full Glassdoor research report here: https://www.glassdoor.com/research/app/uploads/sites/2/2017/12/Final_GD_ResearchReport_5Disruptions2018.pdf

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New research from Gallup suggests employees who use their strengths every day are 15% less likely to quit.

“Focusing on innate talent as a foundation has become increasingly important as the pace of technological change has quickened, because in many industries specific skills and knowledge have a shorter lifespan than they once did.”

This and other employee engagement-focused research available here

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Is Stanford offering a class titled “Governance Gone Wild: Epic Misbehavior at Uber Technologies”?  Why, yes they are.  https://www.gsb.stanford.edu/faculty-research/publications/governance-gone-wild-epic-misbehavior-uber-technologies

 

Todd Maycunich

About Todd Maycunich

Todd is responsible for helping create unique opportunities for TMP Worldwide and their clients through the observation and implementation of emerging technology and defining the future of how it will all be measured. Todd is also co-founder of TMP Labs: a design thinking focused innovation lab.

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