Recruiting and HR are always constantly evolving, but with a new decade just around the corner, change is in the air more than ever before. Today’s most proactive organizations are already getting ready for these shifts by reading up on the latest trends and planning for them accordingly. And while we can’t use a crystal ball to show you the future, we can offer the next best thing — a list of recruiting and HR predictions identified by Glassdoor’s Chief Economist, Dr. Andrew Chamberlain.
Years of closely studying the labor market coupled with access to Glassdoor’s vast repository of data provide Chamberlain with unparalleled insight into the direction of the job market and economy at large. In his new report, Glassdoor’s Job & Hiring Trends for 2020, Chamberlain shares what talent acquisition and HR professionals need to know today to prepare for tomorrow. Read on below for a preview, and view the full report for more information!
- 1. Culture Will Come First
- In a world of increasing transparency and corporate accountability, a strong company culture is no longer a nice-to-have — it’s a business imperative. For one, company culture has a significant impact on a company’s ability to recruit and retain top talent.
- 2. Employers Will Brace for a Potential Recession
- We may currently be in the midst of the longest period of economic growth in U.S. history, but as the saying goes, what goes up must come down. Indeed, there are a number of different warning signs than a recession may be around the corner.
- 3. More Candidates Will Embrace the Mobile
- Job Search Today, an estimated 81 percent of Americans own a smartphone, according to Pew Research Center. What’s more, the World Advertising Research Center (WARC) estimates that in just five years, 72.6 percent of internet users will exclusively access the web through a smartphone. So it makes sense that in the twelve years since the debut of the smartphone, mobile devices have become embedded in our daily lives, playing a key role in everything from dating to shopping to navigation to banking and more.
Source: glassdoor, December 9th 2019