Recruiting

Welcome to the Acara recruiting blog! If you’re looking to amplify your corporate talent acquisition strategy, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve spoken to industry experts and studied the latest technology to develop a definitive resource for helpful recruiting tips, staffing best practices, and talent acquisition trends.

In 2016, millennials—people born between 1981 and 1996—became the largest segment of the workforce. By 2025, 75 percent of the global workforce is expected to be comprised of millennials. The oldest millennials are now entering their 40s and moving into management roles. To attract and retain this generation, companies must foster a corporate culture formed…

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An organization’s employees are its most important asset. In today’s candidate-controlled job market, they are a priceless commodity that companies do not want or can afford to lose. In today’s market, companies are faced with talent acquisition challenges that have contributed to a blurring of workplace boundaries and increased employee burnout. When a manager consistently…

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The ghosting of candidates by hiring managers and recruiters has become all too familiar in today’s virtual world of talent acquisition and recruiting. Gone are the days of formal rejection letters, emails, and phone calls. Ghosting occurs when a recruiter, or hiring manager, stops responding to email messages, fails to appear for an interview, or…

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Businesses never want to make a bad hire. Hiring an employee that isn’t a long-term fit for your organization is counterproductive to your overall success. Not only can time spent on functions like screening, recruiting, and interviewing add up in a hurry, but onboarding and training costs bring additional—and unnecessary—costs into the fold. The Secret…

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As COVID-19 restrictions ease and vaccination rates rise, employees are asking when and how they will return to the office. As organizations explore the shift away from a fully remote work environment, they need to recognize that the pandemic had a permanent effect on how their employees want to work. Before 2020, remote work was…

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Modern-day job postings have become less about recruiting and more about marketing. Due to such a competitive labor market, organizations need to view their job postings as a valuable opportunity to strategically advertise. Ultimately, how are your HR, recruiting, and talent acquisition teams going to sell prospective candidates on their open job? Here are five…

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Ontario lawmakers are set to introduce new legislation that will require temporary staffing agencies and recruiters to be licensed to conduct business in the province. The law is designed to ensure that all talent acquisition firms and recruitment specialists operate morally and ethically while placing temporary workers on assignment. Why Use Temporary Staffing Services? Here’s…

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Temporary staffing has historically been a widely utilized hiring solution for organizations of all shapes and sizes. Due to tight labor market conditions pervasive throughout the United States, companies are having a hard time finding talent to service the needs of their business. Instead of relying solely on full-time employees, has your organization considered utilizing…

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Throughout my 10+ years of recruiting for Acara Solutions, I’ve seen it all when dealing with candidates and clients alike. From painfully awkward conversations to moments when I was left utterly speechless, I’ve tucked many of these recruiting horror stories away in my memory bank. As Halloween is just around the corner, I thought I’d…

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Learn how large businesses are handling employee COVID-19 vaccinations.

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