At the beginning of 2020, recruiting professionals were faced with recruiting in a labor market that had the lowest unemployment levels in 50 years. Fast forward six months, the U.S. labor force had about 142 million workers, down 7% from pre-pandemic levels. As a result, recruiting teams have adjusted their strategies and approach to interviewing and hiring talent.
With the wheels of talent acquisition slowing down globally, this crisis presents new challenges along with new opportunities for TA leaders. The time is now for them to not only demonstrate the value of Talent Acquisition but also to build a solid business case for a modernized TA function.
Companies have responded to Black Lives Matter and racial justice in various ways the past several months. Many Executives are quickly re-thinking their approach to inclusion and diversity, and specifically related to talent acquisition – ensuring their organization has hiring processes and practices in place that are both anti-racist and inclusive. Join us for our upcoming webinar, featuring 4 inclusion and diversity leaders.
As we are faced with finding new ways to do business, we are also faced with new ways to do the work that supports our businesses.With many local governments in the U.S. implementing social guidelines, human resources and talent acquisition professionals have been relied upon to develop creative ways to source, recruit, and onboard new employees