The sun’s shining, festivals are in their plenty and mumbles of failed air-conditioning systems are haunting the corridors of businesses everywhere. There’s no doubt about it, summer’s finally here.
But before we crack open the champagne, for Recruitment teams (both Agency and In-house) the summer period can prove very challenging. It’s the holiday season, which means exactly that – everyone is on holiday! Lining up interviews between hiring managers and candidates is arduous and as such it’s inevitable that time-to-hire windows can increase.
We’re not for a minute suggesting that the summer provides an opportunity for ‘down time’ but perhaps it’s the time to step away from the coalface and reassess the strategic direction of your function…
LinkedIn reveals the top five most important trends shaping the future of recruiting. Would you agree with these and what steps has your business taken from a resourcing perspective to stay ahead of the curve?