Author Archives: Audrey Roth

HRO Today Educational Podcast Series – Episode 28: Appcast

Programmatic 101: The Key to Solving a Variety of Recruitment Problems
featuring Leah Daniels, SVP of Strategy, Appcast

As the world begins rebuilding after the initial effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, restaffing and revitalizing our workforces is top of mind for many HR departments. But how can you stand out in your recruitment efforts? The right combination of data, software and math may just be your answer.

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Global Labor Market Report – Q2 2020

The second quarter of 2020 saw business sharply decline amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, with global employment numbers also hitting their lowest levels since the financial crisis of 2008.

Interestingly, as HRO Today‘s latest research findings illustrate, each region of the globe fared differently in response to the virus – and it is reflected in their employment rates.

So, how did your region’s employment numbers fare during the second quarter, and how will it effect the remainder of the year? Download the Global Labor Market Report for Q2 2020 below to find out this and more.

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Finding Clarity in Crisis

An effective, tech-driven data and analytics strategy can help organizations stay ahead in a moment of uncertainty.

By Marta Chmielowicz

The COVID-19 pandemic introduced a period of fear and uncertainty that touched all aspects of daily life, forcing companies to shutter their doors, furlough employees, and implement hiring freezes to stay afloat. Although the world has come a far way from the shelter-in-place orders of March and April, businesses are still recovering, with HR leaders working diligently to adapt to the new normal and do more with less. Many are relying on people data and analytics for insights that can better guide them as they navigate each phase of the crisis.

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HR at the Helm

In a newly remote world, HR technology is enabling hiring teams to be more strategic.

By Marta Chmielowicz

In a moment of nationwide uncertainty, HR leaders are stepping up to provide safety and stability in their organizations. From communicating health and safety guidelines in the midst of a government-mandated shutdown to managing a newly-hybrid workforce, they have had to be more agile than ever, responding to unprecedented market conditions with new business models and talent strategies.

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The Changing Talent Landscape

COVID-19 is driving TA leaders to rethink recruitment strategies.

By Marta Chmielowicz

Just last year, talent shortages and unprecedented competition in the labor market were hot topics in the recruitment space. At the time, there were more than 7 million open requisitions across the U.S. and the national unemployment rate hovered at a low 3.5 percent. But the coronavirus pandemic flipped the job market upside down, driving widespread furloughs, hiring pauses, business closures, economic uncertainty, and an unemployment rate of 11 percent.

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