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Catalyst Career Group Attract The Best Candidates With Safer Workplaces

Attract The Best Candidates With Safer Workplaces

April 16, 2021

There is positive momentum afoot as it relates to the COVID-19 pandemic, but its impact will undoubtedly be felt for many months to come. When it comes to hiring practices, candidates will continue to seek information about how employers address pandemic-related workplace safety to ensure it aligns with their needs and expectations.

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A 2021 Spotlight On How Restaurants & Hospitality Are Performing

March 29, 2021

Some of the industries hit hardest by the pandemic-induced recession rely on travel and tourism for the vast majority of their business. According to the AHLA State of the Hotel Industry 2021, the hospitality industry workforce is down nearly 4 million jobs compared to this time in 2019. 53.4 percent of job losses in this industry were experienced by women, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and people of color and older workers This sector added 355,000 new jobs in February, making up most of the nonfarm payroll gains in the market, and another 200,000 jobs are expected to be filled this year, though half of U.S. hotel rooms are projected to remain empty in 2021. Airlines have resumed hiring and training new workers as well.

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Retail Hiring Is Gaining Noticeable Momentum

February 28, 2021

The home improvement retail chain Lowe’s has announced a hiring spree of 50,000 front-line workers this spring in addition to $80 million in bonuses to their existing team of front-line workers in North American stores. Rival chain Home Depot has not made any such announcement in 2021, though last year they announced a more ambitious goal of hiring 80,000 employees around this time.

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Businesses Anticipate What Consumers And Employees Will Care About in 2021

January 24, 2021

For the last several months, the American economy and job market have been slowly progressing back towards pre-pandemic levels. New changing demands for workplace policies have opened up acceptance for home accommodations and flexible hours. Once it is generally safe for employees to return to the workplace across the board, consumer attitudes and expectations of top talent will continue to shape hiring strategies.

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2021 New Year Hiring Highlights

December 24, 2020

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released a report in December 2020 outlining the state of the labor market, and sales numbers from the holiday retail season have confirmed predictions about the explosion in the e-commerce sector. The holiday season brought some new shifts in the kinds of jobs available.

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Remote Recruiting in Uncertain Times

November 23, 2020

2020 is quickly coming to a close, and shifts to remote work across industries are continuing to disrupt the usual hiring trends. We know that many of the jobs that existed pre-COVID aren’t coming back…

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What top talent is looking for in their post-pandemic careers.

October 19, 2020

Today’s Covid environment has made top talent reassess their job needs and goals. With so many requirements and environmental changes taking place over the past year, many have adapted to working from home and have new expectations for how work looks in 2021 and beyond.

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6 Steps To Hiring More Diverse Candidates

September 24, 2020

Diversity hiring has taken an especially significant priority during 2020. As hiring managers look to enhance their diversification, their hiring practices must get a refresh. To make the most of your hiring pool and expand your diversity candidate reach, here are six ways hiring managers can updated their hiring practices to get more diversity in their candidates.

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Benefits of Diversity Hiring

August 23, 2020

As one of the biggest topics in today’s business environment, hiring for diversity claims an impressive role in a workplace’s performance. Not just for political correctness, focusing on diversity hiring gives team members, managers, and customer an elevated ROI. As you are looking forward to your hiring this 2021, these statistics show the benefit of adding new skills and experiences to your organization.

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July Hiring Trends & Market Indicators

July 15, 2020

Wondering what the July hiring trends looks like from countries that have already begun their recovery as this first phase of the pandemic moves along? According to LinkedIn’s data on job postings, China’s job data is currently trending upward. This is a great indicator of where other countries, including the U.S. will be at the same place in a few weeks/months as we follow a similar arch.

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