talent gap

3 Theories that May Explain the Persistent Talent Gap

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Even in the face of a slowly recovering global economy and healthy unemployment numbers, employers are still struggling to find, hire, and retain quality talent. Organizations may be seeking to better understand the causes of this so-called “talent gap”, as these insights may help them address this challenge and subsequently bring in the best people […]

Hiring Trends in Health Care Show High Demand and Heavy Competition for Talent According to HireRight Employment Screening Report

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Facing considerable competition for talent and addressing the ever-changing regulatory landscape continue to be top concerns for health care institutions, according to the HireRight Health Care Spotlight. Derived from the 2013 HireRight Employment Screening Benchmarking Report, the Spotlight focuses on the hiring and screening practices in the health care industry and includes survey responses from […]

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Transportation Employers Feel the Pressures of a Growing Workforce

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While the transportation industry continues to have an optimistic hiring outlook, increases in workforce size have created added pressures for hiring managers. As revealed by HireRight’s recently released Transportation Spotlight from its 2013 Employment Screening Benchmarking Report, more than 70 percent of surveyed respondents expect to see an increase in their workforce over the next […]

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More than Half of Employers Report Making a Bad Hire

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Despite continually high unemployment rates, employers are still challenged with acquiring qualified talent, as evidenced in a recent CareerBuilder survey. More than half of employers from the world’s ten largest economies reported that they have experienced a bad hire. In the United States, the rates are even higher: two out of three U.S. employers reported […]

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Employers Continue to Struggle with Talent Acquisition Challenges

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Talent acquisition and retention remains a critical issue for many employers, as found by HireRight’s recently released 2013 Employment Screening Benchmarking Report. For the second year in a row, employers responding to the survey have indicated that their top business challenge is “finding, retaining and developing quality talent.” In fact, more employers named this as […]