Tag: shortage

What the Chip Shortage Means for Hiring at Your Dealership

The events of 2020 and beyond have impacted the manufacturing space in many ways. But the production of semiconductor chips — which power anything from toothbrushes to Playstations — has been hit particularly hard. And few industries have suffered the consequences of the chip shortage more than the auto industry. For dealerships, the chip shortage … What the Chip Shortage Means for Hiring at…

Workday Podcast: How JOANN Helped Address PPE Shortage

Just as companies stepped up during World War II to assist the war effort, businesses today are using their resources to help fight the spread of COVID-19, producing products ranging from hand sanitizer to respiratory care equipment. JOANN, a fabric and craft retailer operating in 49 states, recently gained attention for supporting the creation of personal protective equipment during the pandemic.  In this episode…

nextstep raises $3.6 Million to Close the Healthcare Skills Shortage By Combining Training and Jobs

  Several new startups have emerged that aim to connect a pipeline of certified students with a targeted curriculum with employers in need of the resulting skills. In this case, NextStep is trying to help help displaced workers retrain for jobs in healthcare. They’ve announced another $3.6 million investment to help them do so. The […] The post nextstep raises $3.6 Million to Close…

Fixing the Talent Shortage: Drop the College Degree Requirement

After serving their country and gaining valuable experience in the process, many of our nation’s veterans still struggle to find jobs when they return home. Veterans without college degrees are often overlooked for high skill jobs. Companies should consider veterans’ experiences to be as valuable as a college degree and prioritize technical, leadership, and critical thinking skills that make veterans some of the strongest…

Facing a Shortage of Candidates? Discover and Use the Right ‘Attraction Factors’

They call it talent attraction for a reason. Because, obviously, the primary role of the function is to literally “attract” the very best candidates. But when a recruiting function is only guessing about what draws in desirable candidates, it will face a perennial shortage of applicants. In fact, I estimate that the average corporation loses up to 40 percent of its targeted candidates as…

Will Fighter Pilot Shortage Change Military Retention Practices?

If you get three talent acquisition folks around a table, they’re pretty often going to start talking about the hardest job they ever had to fill. “Oh yeah, I once had to fill a nuclear physicist who could read Sanskrit in Dubuque, IA.” I know….sexy, right? Downright hot. Bloomberg had an article last week that made me think of those silly conversations framed around…